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Minneapolis, Minnesota – Local events

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

Visit Homebrewing 101 for a complete online guide to beer making.

Introduction to Cider

Introduction to CIderFREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Saturday, 4/27/2019 (11am-12:00pm) Sign up for 4/27

If you love craft cider, you’re going to love crafting it yourself! Let your palate be your guide as you mix and match a variety of flavors in this hands-on cider-making class. Oak, orange peel, cinnamon, grains of paradise… the sky’s the limit! Best of all, whatever genius concoction you make, you can take home with you at the end of class. We’ll supply all the gear and ingredients you need and help you customize the flavors and aromas of your very own cider.

Brew-in-a-Bag Basics

Brew-in-a-Bag BasicsFREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Sunday, 4/28/2019 (11am-12:30pm) Sign up for 4/28

Interested in all-grain brewing, but don’t have the room or have been intimidated by the process? Or just looking to get inside for the winter but don’t want to go back to extract brewing? Then this is the class is for you! We will go over the basics of as Brew-in-a-Bag techniques including equipment needed and the basics of mashing to extract sugars. Come watch and learn as we make a quick and easy BIAB batch.

BEER30 - Sharing Beers and Stories

Free Registration! (+Exclusive Discounts for Attendees!)

Tuesday, 4/30/19 (6:30pm-7:30pm) Sign up for 4/30

Thursday, 5/30/19 (6:30pm-7:30pm) Sign up for 5/30

Give your friends, family, and significant others a break from your 10th level beer nerdery and join us at our Minneapolis retail location to share your homebrew with other fellow fermenters. All creations are welcome - beer, wine, cider, mead and even kombucha! Whether you are just considering brewing your first batch or this is batch #500, this is the perfect place share notes, tips, tricks, and most importantly homebrew! Northern Brewer will provide snacks and feedback. This event will be held on the 30th of every month. So, add this to your calendar. Brew. Share. Enjoy!

Beginner Cheesemaking

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Saturday, 5/5/2019 (11am-12pm) Sign up for 5/5

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!

Craft Beer Recipe Design!

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Saturday, 5/18/19 (11am-12pm) Sign up for 5/18

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!

Learn to Homebrew

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Sunday, 5/19/2019 (11am - 12:30pm) Sign up for 5/19

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!


To register for classes, please visit our Events Page

Northern Brewer Minneapolis
6021 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55419
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Holiday Hours:
Black Friday: 8 am – 7 pm (early open)
Christmas Eve: 10 am -3 pm (close early)
New Years Eve: 10 am – 7 pm
Closed on: New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.


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 Learn, Facebook, and our YouTube channel. Cheers!