Holiday Shipping Deadlines: Last day for guaranteed Christmas delivery coast-to-coast:
- Standard: Thursday, Dec 14th @ 11:59 PM CST
- 3-Day: Tuesday, Dec 19th @ Noon CST
- 2-Day: Wednesday, Dec 20th @ Noon CST
- Next Day: Thursday, Dec. 21st @ Noon CST
Standard shipping rates apply to all orders under $59.
Qualifying orders over $59 are eligible for free shipping if they do not contain any excluded items.
All items marked “Standard Shipping Rates Apply” are excluded from our free shipping program.
All items marked “Ships Free in Orders Over $59” are included in our free shipping program.
Orders over $59 containing included and excluded items will only be assessed shipping charges for excluded (Standard Shipping Rates Apply) items. No additional shipping charges will be applied to your order for items included in the free shipping program.
*Exclusions: Orders sent to Hawaii and Alaska are not eligible for free shipping. Unfortunately, due to the ever increasing cost of shipping as well as our commitment to having the most competitive prices in the market, we are not able to offer free shipping on orders including clearance items, wine recipe kits, floor corkers, and bulk sacks of grains.
Standard shipping rates will apply to all items when selecting any express or expedited shipping options.
Free Shipping options are not available for customers outside of the contiguous U.S.
Standard orders placed by 11:59 am central time are now generally shipping within the next 3 business days.
When your order ships from Northern Brewer, you will receive an email confirmation with the tracking information. Packages are delivered by UPS Monday-Friday generally between 8 AM and 6 PM.
Many of our products are built on-demand to ensure freshness and many others are custom built with unique components. For further shipping inquiries, contact our Brewmasters via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Standard Shipping Methods:
Orders placed by 11:59 am central (CST) generally ship within 3 business days. UPS Ground estimated delivery date 1-5 business days from the time the order is shipped, depending on the zone.
UPS Ground delivery time within the contiguous U.S. is 1-4 business days from the time the order is shipped, depending on the zone. Find UPS Shipping Costs and Rates.
UPS Ground delivery time to Alaska and Hawaii is 6-10 business days from the time the order is shipped, depending on the zone. Find UPS Ground Shipping details to Alaska and Hawaii.
Physical gift cards ship via USPS First Class Mail. Other items on your order will be shipped via UPS as selected at checkout. The gift cards will be sent separately. USPS transit time within the contiguous U.S. is 1-4 days. Delivery to Alaska and Hawaii will have longer transit times. Physical Gift Card recipient address must be USPS-deliverable.
Email gift cards are sent to the email address provided within 4 hours.
Expedited Shipping Methods:
3 Day Select
Guaranteed UPS delivery time of 3 business days from the time the order is shipped. In-stock orders placed by noon Central Time ship same day, with guaranteed UPS delivery time of 3 business days. Packages are delivered Monday-Friday, between 8AM and 6PM. This service is only offered within the contiguous U.S.
2nd Day Air
Guaranteed UPS delivery time within the contiguous U.S. of 2 business days from the time the order is shipped. In-stock orders placed by noon Central Time ship same day, with guaranteed UPS delivery time of 2 business days. Packages are delivered Monday-Friday, between 8AM and 6PM. 2nd Day Air shipping outside the contiguous U.S. will take 1-2 additional business days for delivery due to extended shipping distances.
Guaranteed UPS delivery time within the contiguous U.S. of 1 business day from the time the order is shipped. In-stock orders placed by noon Central Time ship same day, with guaranteed UPS delivery time of 1 business day. Packages are delivered Monday-Friday, between 8AM and 6PM. Next Day Air shipping outside the contiguous U.S. will take 1-2 additional business days for delivery due to extended shipping distances.
Free shipping over $59 does not apply to expedited shipping methods.
Please note items that ship directly from manufactures are excluded from expedited shipping methods above. These items will have the following notice "Ships directly from the manufacturer." displayed below the add to cart button.
Due to UPS restrictions, some items cannot ship via 2nd Day Air, Next Day Air or outside the contiguous U.S. If your shopping cart contains a restricted product, these shipping options will not be displayed. Please see our list of restricted items below:
- Deluxe Homebrew Starter Kit
- 2.5 Gallon Mini Draft System
- Party Star Deluxe Tap System
- Cold Crash™ Fine Line Draft System Cleaning Kit
- Natural Born Cleaner - Complete Carboy, Keg, and Brewery Cleaning Kit
- Krausen Killer Carboy Washing System
- Vital Brewing Equipment Cleaning Kit
- Brewery Essentials 2 Clean Kit
- Saniclean (all sizes)
- Star San (all sizes)
- BLC Beer Line Cleaner
- CO2 Cartridges - 16g and 74g
- Nitrogen Cartridges
- Phosphoric Acid
UPS Cannot ship to P.O. Boxes. Please do not use a P.O. Box in your shipping address—this may delay your order. If a P.O. Box is used as a shipping address we will contact you to determine alternative shipping methods.
Outside the Contiguous US
We do not guarantee viability of liquid yeast shipped outside the contiguous U.S. and recommend that customers in these locations choose dry yeast instead.
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Northern Brewer does not ship to military APO/FPO addresses.Diplomatic Pouch shipments to Dulles (Postal codes 20189 and 20521):
Shipments to Dulles, VA postal codes 20189 and 20521 must meet the State Department guidelines for the Diplomatic Pouch Services. Order’s that are returned to Northern Brewer for restricted items will be charged a 15% restocking fee. For more information on shipping restrictions, go to 14FAM0720.html - Please contact Customer Service with any questions about the contents of our kits and/or recipe conversions to non-restricted items.
Drop Ship Items
Select products are shipped directly from the manufacturer. These Drop Ship items are identified on the individual product pages. Manufacturing processing and delivery lead times may vary greatly. Please refer to product descriptions on individual product pages for additional details.
Large Freight – LTL (Less than Truckload)
Large Volume orders (over 150 pounds) may be shipped as a pallet load via a LTL (less than truckload) freight carrier. This solution provides you with tracking and confidence that your large order will arrive intact and ready to use.
Personal Checks & Money Orders
Payment by personal check or money order may delay your order. Orders will not be shipped until payment is received. Personal checks, once received, may be held to verify funds before the order is shipped. In order to determine shipping charges, customers paying by check or money order should process the order online, and select “check/money order” as a payment method. Delays are likely if an order number is not included with the payment. If payment is not sufficient to cover current pricing and shipping costs, the order may not be sent.
Make checks or money orders payable to Northern Brewer.
All checks and money orders should be sent to:
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