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Brewshop 101: Homebrewing Essentials

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Our intro classes are designed for the absolute novice brewer. They are a fantastic experience for anyone looking to develop a deeper understanding of beer, its ingredients, and the process by which it’s made in a friendly and savvy environment.

We teach in a concentrated 2 to 3 hour workshop format that focuses on a hands-on learning experience. Our teaching style is casual while also presenting a wealth of information. It is designed provide our students the confidence, knowledge, and experience needed to become proficient home brewers and cultivated beer drinkers.

You will learn all the basics to get you up and running while brewing a batch of beer. You’ll learn about extract brewing, malts, grains, yeasts and how to avoid or troubleshoot the most common problems. All reference materials will be provided as well as a homebrew sample for tasting. The “Student” ticket is all you need to attend! Beginners welcome!

If you would like reserve everything you need to brew your first batch of beer at home ahead of time, please choose the “Student + Brewing Essentials Starter Kit Ticket type,” and we’ll have a Beer Kit waiting for you at the store. Purely optional.

Also, for those who really want to prepare in advance, the “Student + Brewing Essentials Starter Kit + Bottling Supplies + Ingredients” ticket type will get you on your way to homebrew mastery, with everything you need to brew and bottle your first batch of beer!

We don’t issue refunds, but if you need to reschedule your class for any reason, you have up to 2 weeks in advance to do so. If you find yourself missing the deadline, try asking around and see if a friend can take your spot. You’ll get the refund and fill a perfectly good spot. Everybody wins!

Brewshop 501: All-Grain Brewing – Sun, December 7th

Sunday, December 7th -12:00pm-3:00pm
All Grain Slider - no date Are you ready to step into all-grain brewing but not sure where to start? This is an advanced class for the intermediate or experienced extract brewer. We’ll take an in depth look at the mashing process and different styles of mashing/lautering & sparging along with the enzymatic and chemical pathways involved. Additionally, we’ll cover water chemistry, malt diastatic power, and the basic trouble shooting techniques for avoiding/fixing a stuck lauter.

The class will run 2 hours and we will undertake a single infusion batch sparge, but participants are welcome to join us for the boil.

Beer Swap – First Wednesday of Every Month

At this Free Event we invite all Home Brewers to come share their beer with each other. It’s a great way to try delicious homebrewed beers and get feedback on your beer.

Bring a bottle to pour (and two to swap if you’re so inclined). We always have something special of our own to share.

Make a Reservation

Send us a message with your desired room type, arrival date and number of nights you’d like to reserve, and we’ll contact you in no time.

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