Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Local Events

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

In-Store Exclusive!

Ice Cream Social

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Saturday, 7/7/18 (12pm-4pm) Sign up for 7/7

Celebrate your 4th of July weekend with Northern Brewer! We’ll be brewing outside all day and will be serving up homemade root beer floats -- and Stout floats for the grown-ups! We’ll also have games for all ages set up in the parking lot, so bring the family down. Everyone who registers early will receive a FREE Northern Brewer pint glass, as well as 15% off their in-store purchase that day.

In-Store Class Schedule

Cheesemaking

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

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

Saturday, 7/28/18 (11am-12pm) Sign up for 7/28

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!

Intro to Making Mead

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

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.

Intro to WineMaking

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Saturday, 6/30/18 (12pm-1pm) Sign up for 6/30

Wednesday, 7/25/18 (5pm-6pm) Sign up for 7/25

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.

Brewing Seasonally: Session Beers

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Wednesday, 7/11/18 (5pm-6pm) Sign up for 7/11

Nothing beats summer heat like a cold beer (or two, or three...)

Want to craft the perfect sessionable sipper? Then join us as we explore the lofty art of low abv beers. We'll go over quick turnaround recipes that fit into your busy summer brewing schedule so that you can spend less time brewing and more time enjoying the warm weather!

Going All-Grain

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Saturday, 7/14/18 (12pm-1pm) Sign up for 7/14

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!

Kegging and Keezer Building

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Saturday, 7/14/18 (3pm-4pm) Sign up for 7/14

Tired of bottling beer? Ditch the bottles and switch to kegging! In this intro-’evel 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!

From Boil to Bottle: Brewing Your Own Craft Beer

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Saturday, 7/21/18 (11am-12pm) Sign up for 7/21

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!

Make your own Kombucha

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Saturday, 7/21/18 (2pm-3pm) Sign up for 7/21

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!

Make Mead!

$70 single/small group admission includes everything needed to make a 3 gallon batch of mead.

Sunday, 7/22/18 (1pm-2:30pm) Sign up for 7/22

Ready to heed the call of the honeycomb? Join our mead magicians and discover what all the buzz is about. You’ll find that mead making is surprisingly easy in this hands-on course. Choose from three different types of honey and three different strains of yeast to craft a recipe that’s all your own. We’ll cover all the equipment, ingredients and knowledge you need to create your very first batch of mead.

Groups are very welcome, though we like to keep things hands-on and engaging, so we suggest no more than 3 friends per batch.

Demo Days!

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Sunday, 7/30/18 (ALL DAY!)  Sign up for 7/30

Ever wondered how to filter wine? Have you always wanted to mill your own grains from home but aren’t sure how they work? We will be demoing products both new and old in store all day. Each demo will be interactive and have an associate ready to help guide you through. Each product being demonstrated will be marked down 15. Leading up to the event, if there are any products that you would specifically liked to see demonstrated just give us a call and we’ll make it happen!

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.

Registration:

To register for classes, please visit our Events Page

 

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