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.

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, 8/13/2016 (11:00am-1:00pm) Sign up for 8/13
Saturday, 9/03/2016 (11:00am-1:00pm) Sign up for 9/03

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.

FREE Admission!

Mead Making

Sunday, 9/04/2016 (5:00-7:00pm) Sign up for 9/04

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

FREE Admission!

Intro to Cider

Sunday, 8/28/2016 (5:00pm-7:00pm) Sign up for 8/28
Saturday, 9/24/2016 (11:00am-1:00pm) Sign up for 9/24

In this class, we’ll teach everything you need to know about how to turn your favorite juice into hard cider!

FREE Admission!

Going All-Grain

Saturday, 8/20/2016 (11:00am-1:00pm) Sign up for 8/20
Saturday, 9/10/2016 (11:00am-1:00pm) Sign up for 9/10

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. Receive a free pint glass and get 10% off the purchase of all grain equipment and ingredients.

FREE Admission!

Intro to Kegging and Keezer Building

Sunday, 9/18/2016 (5:00pm-7:00pm) Sign up for 9/18

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

FREE Admission!

Sour Beers

Sunday, 9/11/2016 (5:00pm – 7:00pm) Sign up for 9/11

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!

Brewstorian’s Series – Beers of the British Empire

Saturday, 9/17/2016 (11:00am – 1:00pm) Sign up for 9/17

The first in a series exploring historical aspects of beer and brewing, Beers of the British Empire will explore the relationships between British expatriates and their beer. From the importation of beers from the British Isles to the development of local interpretations of those beers, British imperialism developed many of the styles we are familiar with today, including IPA, Export Stouts, and Scotch Ale. We will explore characteristic examples and discuss techniques for brewing these classic styles.”

FREE Admission!

Off Flavors 

Sunday, 8/14/2016 (5:00 – 7:00pm) Sign up for 8/14

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

FREE Admission!

Cheese Making 

Sunday, 8/21/2016 (5:00 – 7:00pm) Sign up for 8/21
Sunday, 9/25/2016 (5:00 – 7:00pm) Sign up for 9/25

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!

Advanced Winemaking

Saturday, 8/27/2016 (11:00am – 1:00pm) Sign up for 8/27

This class will cover in depth the process of making wine from grapes or fruit.  Best practices will be discussed, along with a complete overview, essential chemicals, introductory chemistry, and finishing.  This class is meant to be interactive so bring your questions!

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.

Visit Us:

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:

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