Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Local Events and Northern Brewer Classes
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Italian/Californian Juice Pre-Orders In-Store ONLY!
Northern Brewer in Milwaukee is now accepting Italian/Californian Juice Pre-Orders. This fresh, never concentrated, grape must will be delivered to our store directly from a vineyard. These juices are prefect for customization, and will begin to ferment once they are brought up to room temperature. This year we have a wide selection of whites and reds to choose from.
Call 414-935-4099 for details.
Brewing at the Brewers
Milwaukee Rally 2015
Friday 9/4, 9 AM – 9 PM
Saturday 9/5, 9 AM – 9 PM
Sunday 9/6, 9 AM – 9 PM
Monday 9/7, 9 AM – 5 PM
Join us at the House of Harley-Davidson at 6221 W. Layton Ave. as we celebrate the 113th birthday of the Milwaukee Icon. We’ll be brewing the first ever beer at a Harley Rally and passing out samples all day long. Close out the summer is style with loud pipes, cold beer, and celebrating what made Milwaukee famous.
Intro to Brewing
Saturday, 9/12/2015 (11:00am-2:00pm) Sign up for 9/12
Saturday, 10/10/2015 (11:00am-2:00pm) Sign up for 10/10
Saturday, 10/31/2015 (11:00am-2:00pm) Sign up for 10/31Let’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 stop in to reserve your spot. Receive a free pint glass and get 10% off the purchase of a brewing starter kit and extract ingredient kit.
Saturday, 9/19/2015 (11:00am-2:00pm) Sign up for 9/19
Saturday, 10/3/2015 (11:00am-2:00pm) Sign up for 10/3
Saturday, 10/17/2015 (11:00am-2:00pm) Sign up for 10/17
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 a free pint glass and get 10% off the purchase of all grain equipment and ingredients.
Kegging and How to Build a Draft System
Saturday, 10/17/2015 (3:00pm-5:00pm) Sign up for 10/17
This clinic will cover the basics of kegging; get your draft questions answered. Kiss bottling goodbye! Get 10% off used or new keg systems.
Intro to Wine and Mead Making
Saturday, 10/10/2015 (3:00pm-5:00pm) Sign up for 10/10
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. Class size limited so please call or stop in to reserve your spot.
Saturday, 9/12/2015 (3:00pm-5:00pm) Sign up for 9/12
Saturday, 10/3/2015 (3:00pm-5:00pm) Sign up for 10/3
Saturday, 10/31/2015 (3:00pm-5:00pm) Sign up for 10/31
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.
Roasting your own Coffee
Never pay more than five bucks for a cup of coffee again. Learn how to make your home the best coffee house on the block with our Coffee Roasting class. We will show you how to prepare your beans for the best cup of coffee you ever had.
The Big LeBREWski – Beer and Pizza pre-party
Saturday, 8/22/2015 (1:00pm-5:00pm)
In a tribute to The Dude and as part of Milwaukee’s Big Lebowski Fest, we are having a pre-party at Northern Brewer Milwaukee with our friends from Cranky Al’s. We will have Lebowski themed beer samples, a limited edition Lebowski Beer Kit, and free pizza from Cranky Al’s. This is to get you ready for the bowling party later in the evening. This party will really tie the fest together, but that’s like our opinion man.
Milwaukee BJCP Classes
This class teaches the basic fundamentals needed for analysis of beer. We will learn the basic analysis process through discussion and sampling of example beers and ingredients, and you will begin developing your palate. We will also cover the judging process, BJCP program and ethics topics. It is recommended to take this class if you plan on taking any other courses.
The cost of this class is $10. Register here
Grains, Malting – Saturday 10/24 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
An overview of grains and the malting process, flavors associate with various malts, beer styles and impact malt choice plays on finished product – Characteristics of base malts and specialty malt such as the impact of the boil on Pilsner malt, Carmel vs. Crystal malts, and when to choose a de-bittered malt.
The cost of this class is $10. Register here
Blichmann TopTier™ Brewing & Tower of Power
Experience a brewing demonstration on the most amazing, modular brewing system on the market. From the monitoring of temperatures, to burner and pump control, to sparging, all fully programmable. Truly a class you won’t want to miss!
Call 414-935-4099 for Details
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.
Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Sorry, no CODs. Company purchase orders must be prepaid.
To register for classes, please sign up on our new Events Page, at our Milwaukee retail store or call 414-935-4099.