Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Local Events and Classes

Call 414-935-4099 or visit our new Events Page to sign up for a class and get 10% off a Northern Brewer Starter Kit*

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 Event & Class Schedule

Intro to Brewing

Saturday, 7/16/2016 (11:00am-2:00pm) Sign up for 7/16
Saturday, 7/30/2016 (11:00am-2:00pm) Sign up for 7/30
Saturday, 8/13/2016 (11:00am-2:00pm) Sign up for 8/13

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, 7/23/2016 (11:00am-2:00pm) Sign up for 7/23
Saturday, 8/27/2016 (11:00am-2:00pm) Sign up for 8/27

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, 7/30/2016 (3:00pm-5:00pm) Sign up for 7/30
Saturday, 8/27/2016 (3:00pm-5:00pm) Sign up for 8/27

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

Sunday, 7/17/2016 (12:00pm-2:00pm) Sign up for 7/17
Sunday, 8/14/2016 (12:00pm-2:00pm) Sign up for 8/14

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, 7/23/2016 (3:00pm-5:00pm) Sign up for 7/23
Saturday, 8/13/2016 (3:00pm-5:00pm) Sign up for 8/13

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!

Northern Brewer Milwaukee’s Strikes and Gutters with Cranky Al’s

Saturday, 8/06/2016 (12:00pm-1:30pm) Sign up for 8/06 at 12:00pm
Saturday, 8/06/2016 (2:30pm-4:00pm) Sign up for 8/06 at 2:30pm

If you like bowling, then you probably like beer and pizza. Nothing ties the store together more than our beer and Cranky Al’s Pizza. Join us as we serve up five of our best beers paired with some inventive pizza toppings from Cranky Al’s.  Everyone gets a free mug and a chance to get 20% off their order if they roll a strike down the main aisle of Northern Brewer.

FREE Admission!

The Mead Making Process 

Saturday, 8/06/2016 (8:30am-11:30am) Sign up for 8/06

We will discuss the key components of Week 1 and 2 self –study and outline what you need to know for the Mead Entrance Exam and Mead Judging Exam.  Focus will be on defining what mead is and how it differs from other beverages. A high level overview of the mead making process and ingredient will be covered. We will sample and discuss different types of meads and varieties of honey. You will be introduced to the Mead Style Guidelines and Mead Score Sheet and as well as common descriptions and terminology used during judging.  Cost is $10, for more information and tickets go to brewumke.com

Evaluating and Troubleshooting Mead

Saturday, 8/20/2016 (8:30am-11:30am) Sign up for 8/20

We will review the key points of Week 3 & 4’s self-study sessions.  The focus of this class will be on the judging and troubleshooting process. We will begin to explore common mead faults and causes. Everyone will complete score sheets on the mead samples and work on enhancing our evaluation and description skills.  Effects of apples, grapes and other fruits on mead. Cost is $10, for more information and tickets go to brewumke.com

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.

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

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.

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:

Fourth of July : 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Closed on:
New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.