Minneapolis – Local events

Call 612-843-4444 or visit our new Events Page to sign up for a class and get 15% off a Northern Brewer Starter Kit*

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, 7/1/2017 (11:00am-2:00pm) with KyleSign up for 7/1
Sunday, 7/9/2017 (11:00am-2:00pm) with KyleSign up for 7/9
Sunday, 7/16/2017 (11:00am-2:00pm) with KyleSign up for 7/16

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 15% off the purchase of a brewing starter kit and extract ingredient kit.

Free Admission!

Going All Grain

Sunday, 7/2/2017 (11:00am-1:30pm) with Christian Sign up for 7/2
Saturday, 7/22/2017 (11:00am-1:30pm) with Christian Sign up for 7/22

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 15% off the purchase of all grain equipment and ingredients.

Free Admission!

Intro to Kegging

Sunday, 7/23/2017 (11:00am-12:30pm) with Jeff Sign up for 7/23

This clinic will cover the basics of kegging; get your draft questions answered. Kiss bottling goodbye! Get 15% off used or new keg systems. Questions encouraged.

Free Admission!

Intro to Cheesemaking

Saturday, 6/24/2017 (11:00am-1:30pm) with Cat Sign up for 6/24
Saturday, 7/29/2017 (11:00am-1:30pm) with Cat Sign up 7/29

Get started making cheese at home! We will show you a variety of techniques, including cutting the curd and separating curds and whey.

You’ll learn about various types of cheese and choosing the right milk for the recipe. We’ll also cover important aspects of cheesemaking, from the functions of rennet and cultures to the effects of temperature control and aging.

Learn everything you need to know to make top-notch cheese in your very own kitchen.

Free Admission!

Hard Cider Made Easy with Justin

Sunday, 6/25/2017 (1:00pm-2:30pm) Sign up for 6/25
Saturday, 7/15/2017 (1:00pm-2:00pm) Sign up for 7/15
Sunday, 7/23/2017 (1:00pm-2:30pm) Sign up for 7/23

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 Kombucha with Justin

Sunday, 6/25/2017 (11:00am-12:00pm) Sign up for 6/25
Saturday, 7/15/2017 (11:00am-12:00pm) Sign up for 7/15

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!

Brewmaster’s Series – Water Chemistry

Sunday, 7/30/2017 (11:00am-1:00pm) Sign up for 7/30

This class will discuss water’s role in the brewing process, how its composition can affect different beer styles, its effect on mash pH levels, and what you need to do to your water to make top quality beer.

Free Admission!

BYOB, Coffee & Cigar Social

Saturday, 7/8/2017 (11:00am-3:00pm) Sign up for 7/8

This isn’t just about puffing cigars, drinking beer, or sipping on coffee; it’s about how you feel when you blend the three hits together to create a flavorful punch. So, bring your cigars and hand-crafted beer and come out, socialize, network, and enjoy our free coffee while scoring limitless rewards with your taste buds and fellow homebrewers. It is the weekend after all.

Free Admission!

The 4 Secrets to Better Beer

Sunday 7/30/2017 (2:00pm-3:30pm) Sign up for 7/30

Looking to take control and immediately improve your homebrew? Come and learn our 4 secrets to better beer. You got to come if you want us to spill the beans!

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 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.


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

Visit Us:

6021 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55419

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Call Us: 612-843-4444


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.