St. Paul Minnesota – Local events

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.

Black Friday Retail Exclusive Deals

Take 20% OFF Store Wide! To receive your 20% discount simply bring any qualifying merchandise to the checkout at any Northern Brewer retail location. Offer valid 6 hours, in-store ONLY, from 8am – 2pm CST on 11/27/2015. Offer cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions, or discounts. Offer does not apply to Blichmann products or gift cards.

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1150 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

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Call Us: 651-223-6114


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

Holiday Hours:

Black Friday: 9:00am – 7:00pm
Christmas Eve: 10:00am – 3:00pm
New Year’s Eve: 10:00am – 7:00pm

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!

Take 20% OFF Any Single Item If the Vikings Win! Take 10% OFF if the Vikings Lose.

To receive your discount, Cheer for the Vikings! If they win stop come into retail Monday following the Vikings game. Take 20% OFF any single item. If they lose… Stop into retail, take 10% OFF any single item. Offer valid in-store only through the rest of the Vikings 2015 season. Offer cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts. Neither Blichmann products, nor gift cards qualify for this promotion. Offer only valid Mondays following Vikings games.

Cider Making

Sunday, 10/11/2015 (5:00pm – 7:00pm) Sign up for 10/11
Sunday, 11/15/2015 (5:00pm – 7:00pm) Sign up for 11/15
In this class, we’ll teach everything you need to know about how to turn your favorite juice into hard cider! Just in time for autumn.

FREE Admission!

Intro to Brewing

Sunday, 11/29/2015 (5:00pm – 7:00pm) Sign up for 11/29
Sunday, 12/6/2015 (5:00pm – 7:00pm) Sign up for 12/6
Sunday, 12/27/2015 (5:00pm – 7:00pm) Sign up for 12/27

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!

Intro to Winemaking

Tuesday, 11/15/2015 (7:00pm-8:30pm) Sign up for 12/8

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!

Advanced Brewing Techniques

Sunday, 10/18/2015 (5:00pm – 7:00pm) Sign up for 10/18

Ready to step up to the next level of brewing? Our experts will show you the best ways to brew a better beer. This class will walk through advanced techniques like temperature control, lagering, oxygenation, yeast starters, yeast harvesting and much more!

FREE Admission!

Intro to Kegging & Keezer Building

Monday, 12/28/2015 (7:00pm-8:30pm) Sign up for 12/28

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!


Thursday, December 17, 2015 (7:00 PM to 8:30 PM) Sign up for 12/17

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!

Off Flavors in Beer

Sunday, 11/22/2015 (5:00pm-7:00pm) Sign up for 11/22

Train your palette to detect the off-flavors caused by problems during fermentation, and learn how to prevent them from happening.

FREE Admission!

Brewmasters’ Series – Sour Beers

Sunday, 12/20/2015 (5:00pm-7:00pm) Sign up for 12/20
Go in depth about different styles and procedures make your sour beers shine. Our resident sour expert Chuck will take you through all of the glorious rewards and possible pitfalls of the sour beer realm including types of sours, cross-contamination, and additives that can take your sour to the next level.

FREE Admission!

Recipe Design

Sunday, 12/13/2015 (5:00pm-7:00pm) Sign up for 12/13
Looking to branch out and make your own recipe?  In Recipe Design we will explore the realm of making your own recipes that are either true to style or true to your taste.  This class is open to both all grain and extract brewers.  Feel free to bring questions and recipes that you are interested in making!

FREE Admission!

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.


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