Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Local Events and Classes

Call 414-935-4099 or visit our new Events Page to sign up for a class and get 15% off a Northern Brewer Starter Kit*

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Father’s Day Brat Fry

Saturday, 6/16/18 (12pm-4pm) Sign up for 6/16

C’mon over to Northern Brewer Milwaukee and celebrate Dad for all that they do! Enjoy homebrewed samples from our very own brew cave along with homemade sodas and BBQ. We’ll be grilling up delicious brats and hotdogs and brewing up a special Father’s Day brew! So, join us from 12pm to 4pm on June 16 to ‘que, brew, and chill. Sign up today and receive 15% off any in-store purchase the day of the event.

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

In-Store Event & Class Schedule

Intro to Brewing

Saturday, 5/12/18 (11am-12pm) Sign up for 5/12
Saturday, 6/02/18 (11am-12pm) Sign up for 6/02

Jump-start your homebrew adventure! Learn how to brew with our experienced brewmasters in a fun, hands-on setting. We’ll demonstrate how to brew a batch of beer with malt extract, so you can experience the process from start to finish. Learn practical tips and techniques for a successful brew day and get the expert low-down on siphoning and bottling your beer. You’ll also get a free Northern Brewer pint glass and 15% off any in-store purchase, to help with your very first brew day!

Course Overview:

Malt extract brewing
Hop additions
Fermentation
Bottling
15% off in-store purchase
FREE Northern Brewer Pint Glass

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Going All-Grain

Saturday, 5/12/18 (3pm-4pm) Sign up for 5/12
Saturday, 6/02/18 (2pm-3pm) Sign up for 6/02

Making the move to All-Grain Brewing is a rite of passage to be celebrated! But a little trepidation is only natural. Our expert All Grain gurus will show you how to ditch the dread and learn how to mash, lauter and sparge with complete confidence. Build on your extract brewing skills, or learn from the ground up with practical tips and hands-on demos from the pros. Best of all, there will be plenty of homebrews, brewed by our brewmasters, available for you to taste. You’ll also get 15% off any in-store purchase, to help with you level up to All-Grain Brewing!

Course Includes: Overview of the entire hop growing season

Equipment
Terminology
Mashing & sparging
Grain selection

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Cheesemaking

Saturday, 5/26/18 (11am-12pm) Sign up for 5/26
Saturday, 6/23/18 (11am-12pm) Sign up for 6/23

Love cheese? Who doesn’t? Now get ready to sample the most delicious, fresh cheese you’ve ever tasted…Hand-crafted by you! Our expert cheesecrafters will share everything you need to know about the process, ingredients and tools required to whip up your very own artisan-quality cheese in under an hour. Learn key techniques for mastering the art of cheesemaking with live demonstrations from the pros. Plus, get 15% off any cheesemaking kit. Let the crafting (and sampling) begin! And of course, there will different wine and beer pairings to wash it all down.

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Intro to WineMaking

Sunday, 5/27/18 (2pm-3pm) Sign up for 5/27
Saturday, 6/30/18 (12pm-1pm) Sign up for 6/30

You don’t need a fancy pedigree to make great wine! With our help, anyone can become a Master Vintner and learn how to create exceptional wine from start to finish. Master the art of winemaking first-hand as our winemaking experts guide you through the steps, from blending juice, yeast and fruit, to bottling the finished product. Plus, take 15% off everything you need to craft your own wine at home when you join us in this FUN, hands-on class.

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Intro to Making Mead

Sunday, 5/27/18 (12pm-1pm) Sign up for 5/27
Saturday, 6/23/18 (2pm-3pm) Sign up for 6/23

Ready to heed the call of the honeycomb? You’ll find that mead making is surprisingly easy in this hands-on course. We’ll dive head-first into all the equipment, ingredients and knowledge you need to create your very first batch of mead. Plus, you’ll learn how to personalize the nectar of gods to create a beverage that’s perfectly sweet. Join our mead magicians and discover what all the buzz is about.

Course Includes:

Essential cleaning and sanitizing techniques
Profile of flavors from different honey varieties
Fundamentals of fermentation
Overview of different types of mead: Braggot, Melomel, and Pyment
Backsweetening techniques
15% off any in-store purchase

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Make your own Kombucha

Saturday, 5/19/18 (2pm-3pm) Sign up for 5/19
Saturday, 6/09/18 (3pm-4pm) Sign up for 6/09

Unlock the ancient secrets of Kombucha at home! Whether you’re planning to harness the health benefits often attributed to Kombucha, or simply a fan of the tea itself, we’ll show you the best way to tackle your first batch with our new EverBru Kombucha starter kit!

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Hard Cider Made Easy

Saturday, 5/26/18 (2pm-3pm) Sign up for 5/26

Oak, orange peel, cinnamon, grains of paradise… the sky’s the limit! Learn how to craft your own dangerously drinkable cider in a fun, hands-on setting. Our experts walk you through the entire cidermaking process; from selecting the right juice to bottling the finished product. Plus, you’ll learn crucial tips on how to customize the flavors and aromas to create a beverage that’s perfectly crisped to your liking. Join our cidermaking masters and taste the true branch-to-bottle experience of historic, handcrafted hard cider in every sip.

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Class dates and times are subject to change. Classes may be canceled if a minimum number of registrations are not met. Participants will receive 15% 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.

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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:

Closed on: New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.