it creates an enviroment that gets us serious about our homebrewing.
I learned how to make beer in that great state.
Lots of reasons to develop the skill.
Keep it up home-brew Utah.
Interesting how things change....
when I lived there, in a tiny traditional town,
I had an ancient little old neighbor squint at me when I planted hops on the fence,
she told me it had been 70 years since hops had grown there,
as she remembered her grandma had once tended hops in that ground
to make her "barley beer".