Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Local Events and Classes

Call 651-223-6114 or visit our new Events Page to sign up for a class and get 10% off a Northern Brewer Starter Kit*

Visit Homebrewing 101 for a complete online guide to beer making.

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Visit Us

1306 S 108th St
Milwaukee, WI 53214

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Call Us: 414-935-4099

Hours:

Mon-Fri: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Holiday Hours:

Closed on: New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Meet Our Team!

Our employees are a bunch of characters! All are expert brewers with other talents as well. They can give you tips on brewing, advice on things you just “have to have” and more. Ask them to show you the latest and greatest of what we have in store!

In-Store Class Schedule

Intro to Brewing

Saturday, 1/30/2016 (11:00am-2:00pm) Sign up for 1/30
Saturday, 2/20/2016 (11:00am-2:00pm) Sign up for 2/20
Saturday, 2/27/2016 (3:00pm-5:00pm) Sign up for 2/27
Saturday, 3/12/2016 (3:00pm-5:00pm) Sign up for 3/12
Saturday, 3/26/2016 (3:00pm-5:00pm) Sign up for 3/26

Let’s get started! Learn how to brew with our knowledgeable staff in a small group environment. We’ll brew a batch of beer so you can visually see the process from beginning to end. This introductory class will cover malt extract brewing, siphoning, bottling and more. Questions encouraged. Class size limited so please call or register online to reserve your spot. Receive a free pint glass and get 10% off the purchase of a brewing starter kit and extract ingredient kit.

FREE Admission!

Going All-Grain

Saturday, 2/6/2016 (11:00am-2:00pm) Sign up for 2/6
Saturday, 3/5/2016 (11:00am-2:00pm) Sign up for 3/5
Saturday, 3/19/2016 (11:00am-2:00pm) Sign up for 3/19

Go All-Grain! Learn how to brew with our knowledgeable staff in a small group environment. We’ll brew a batch of beer so you can visually see the process from beginning to end. This class will demonstrate a single infusion all-grain batch and cover topics relevant to all-grain brewing. Questions encouraged. Class size limited so please call or stop in to reserve your spot. Receive 10% off the purchase of all grain equipment and ingredients.

FREE Admission!

Kegging and How to Build a Draft System

Saturday, 2/6/2016 (3:00pm-5:00pm) Sign up for 2/6
Saturday, 3/5/2016 (3:00pm-5:00pm) Sign up for 3/5
Saturday, 3/19/2016 (3:00pm-5:00pm) Sign up for 3/19

This clinic will cover the basics of kegging; get your draft questions answered. Kiss bottling goodbye! Get 10% off used or new keg systems.

FREE Admission!

Intro to Wine and Mead Making

Saturday, 2/13/2016 (3:00pm-5:00pm) Sign up for 2/13
Sunday, 3/6/2016 (12:00pm-2:00pm) Sign up for 3/6
Sunday, 3/20/2016 (12:00pm-2:00pm) Sign up for 3/20

Learn the basics of making wine! This class will cover home wine making equipment, techniques and ingredients used and show you the process step-by-step. Questions encouraged.

FREE Admission!

Cheesemaking

Saturday, 2/20/2016 (3:00pm-5:00pm) Sign up for 2/20
Sunday, 3/13/2016 (12:00pm-2:00pm) Sign up for 3/13

This is America’s Dairyland. This class will go over everything you need to make your first batch of delicious cheese. Learn how easy, fun, and rewarding making cheese can be.

FREE Admission!

Milwaukee BJCP Classes

Fermentation – Saturday 2/13, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Fermentation techniques, Importance of temperature control, Lagers vs. Ales. Common technical flaws and its side effects.

The cost of this class is $10. Register here


Conditioning/Packaging – Saturday 2/27, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Proper handling post fermentation. Bottle or kegging- advantages and disadvantage of each. Proper storage techniques. Off flavors associated with conditioning/packaging.

The cost of this class is $10. Register here


Flaws/Troubleshooting Part 1  – Saturday 3/12/2016   (9:30 AM – 12:30 PM)

Learn how to detect various flaws and their causes as well as ways to control the flaws. This session consists of sampling and discussing flawed or doctored beers.  RECOMMENDED to take Part 1 & 2.

The cost of this class is $10. Register here


Flaws/Troubleshooting Part 2  – Saturday 3/26/2016   (9:30 AM – 12:30 PM)

Part 2 – Continuing with our sampling of  doctored beers to develop skills in detecting flaws and their various causes as well as ways to control the flaws.  RECOMMENDED to take Part 1 & 2.

The cost of this class is $10. Register here

Class dates and times are subject to change. Classes may be canceled if a minimum number of registrations are not met. Participants will receive 10% Off their entire purchase on the day of the class. Some restrictions apply.

We will be producing videos of some of the events, classes, demos and lectures taking place at the MPLS location. Please look for updates about these videos on Connect, Facebook, and our YouTube channel. Cheers!

Payment Methods:

Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Sorry, no CODs. Company purchase orders must be prepaid.

Registration:

To register for classes, please visit our Events Page or call 651-223-6114.