St. Paul, Minnesota – Local Events and Northern Brewer Classes

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.

Going Pro: Everything You Need to Know to Start Your Brewery

Going Pro: Everything You Need to Know to Start Your BreweryTuesday, 8/18/2015 (7:00pm-10:00pm)
@ Bad Weather Brewing Company Taproom Sold Out!

Whether you are a brewery-in-planning or a rapidly growing brewery, some of the primary challenges you’ll face is determining the most effective way to finance your growth and expansion.

In this open format session, our panel of financial and legal experts will discuss various growth strategies and answer your questions on topics such as traditional private placements, crowdfunding, SBA and conventional bank loans, and strategic tax planning.

Also on the panel will be a few local brewery founders to discuss their experiences along the way and offer their advice on how to start or expand smoothly.

$20 Admission


Cider Making

Hard CiderSunday, 9/13/2015 (5:00pm – 7:00pm) Sign up for 9/13

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

Intro Brewing ClassSunday, 9/6/2015 (5:00pm – 7:00pm) Sign up for 9/6

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!



Wine and Mead Making ClassSunday, 8/23/2015 (5:00pm-7:00pm) Sign up for 8/23

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!


Off Flavors in Beer

Sunday, 8/30/2015 (5:00pm – 7:00pm) Sign up for 8/30

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 – German Beer Styles

Sunday, 9/20/2015 (5:00pm – 7:00pm) Sign up for 9/20

This class will cover all facets of brewing true to style German beer. There will be an in depth discussion of grain, yeast, hops used to brew and differentiate these German styles. Additionally, advanced brewing techniques such as decoction mashing and lagering will be introduced to take your German beer to the next level! Lederhosen optional.

FREE Admission!

How to Create Your Own All-Grain Recipe

Sunday, 9/27/2015 (5:00pm – 7:00pm) Sign up for 9/27

This class will take you through the process of building your own recipes whether you are an all grain or extract brewer. We will be highlighting which ingredients in combination make your beer either taste like a certain style or break all the rules! The class will also give an introduction to the BJCP or Beer Judging Certification Program style guidelines.

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.