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Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Local Events


Visit our Events Page to sign up for a class and get 15% off a Northern Brewer Starter Kit*

Chilean Must Release Party

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Saturday, 2/23/2019 (12pm -1pm)    Sign up for 2/23

We’re kicking off our Spring wine pail program in style. Enjoy an afternoon with the Northern Brewer winemakers as we present information on Chile’s famous wine regions. Be the first to get in on these wonderful wines!

Beginner Cheesemaking

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Saturday, 2/23/2019 (3pm-4pm) Sign up for 2/23

Saturday, 3/23/2019 (1pm-2pm) Sign up for 3/23

Love cheese? Who doesn’t? Now get ready to make 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 begin!

Learn to Homebrew

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Saturday, 3/2/2019 (12pm-1pm) Sign up for 3/2

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 15% off any in-store purchase, to help with your very first brew day!

    Introduction to Kombucha

    KombuchaFREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

    Sunday, 3/2/2019 (3pm-4pm)  Sign up for 3/2

    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 Kombucha Making Kit! And for a fraction of the price!

    Learn to Grow Hops

    Learn to Grow HopsFREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

    Saturday, 3/9/2019 (12pm-1pm) Sign up for 3/9

    Flex your green thumb and get back to the root of brewing. Whether you’re an established grower or new to growing, our in-house Hop Growing Guru Robb Howard will guide you through an entire growing season. From selecting the right hop strains to harvesting and everything else in between, discover how you can grow your very own hops and craft a beer that is truly your own.

      Going All-Grain

      FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

      Saturday, 3/16/2019 (11am-12pm)  Sign up for 3/16

      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.

      Introduction to Kegging

      FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

      Saturday, 3/16/2019 (2pm-3pm) Sign up for 3/16

      Tired of bottling beer? Ditch the bottles and switch to kegging! In this intro-level class, we’ll take the guesswork out of kegging and show you how to properly set up your draft systems, carbonate your beer, and share your brew-tastic creations. You’ll never have to wait 2-4 weeks to enjoy your homebrew again. Best of all, get 15% off the purchase of any keg system, and kiss bottling goodbye!

      Recipe Design!

      FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

      Saturday, 3/23/2019 (11am-12pm) Sign up for 3/23

      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!

        Beginner Winemaking

        FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees

        Sunday, 3/24/19 (1pm-2pm) Sign up for 3/24

        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 FREE, hands-on class.

        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 YouTubechannel. Cheers!

        Payment Methods:

        Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Company purchase orders must be prepaid.


        To register for classes, please visit our Events Page

        Northern Brewer Milwaukee
        1306 S 108th St, Milwaukee, WI 53214
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        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.

        Black Friday: 8 am – 7 pm (early open)
        Christmas Eve: 10 am -3 pm (close early)
        New Years Eve: 10 am – 7 pm

        Grainfather Brewing

        FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

        Saturday, 2/2/2019 (11am -3pm)    Sign up for 1/12

        Tired of freezing outside in the winter? Thinking about going electric, but you have a lot of questions? Do you have interest in seeing the Grainfather electric brewing system in action? We will be brewing a batch in the classroom from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Stop in, ask questions, see it in action.

        Mead Fundamentals

        Mead FundamentalsFREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

        Sunday, 2/9/19 (3pm-4pm) Sign up for 2/9

        Ready to jump headfirst into the honeycomb? It's surprisingly easy. In this course, we'll dive into the equipment and ingredients needed to create your very first batch of mead and show you how to personalize the nectar of gods for the perfect sweet beverage. Join our experts in this Mead Fundamental course and discover what all the buzz is about.