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St. Paul, Minnesota - Local events


Visit our new Events Page 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.


In-Store Class Schedule

Beginner Craft Beer Making

Craft Beer MakingFREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Saturday, 2/23/19 (11am-12pm) Sign up for 2/23

Saturday, 3/9/2019 (11am-12pm) Sign up for 3/9

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!

Intro to All-grain: Where to Start

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Sunday, 2/24/19 (12pm-1pm) Sign up for 2/24

Sunday, 3/17/19 (12pm-1pm) Sign up for 3/17

Sunday, 3/31/19 (12pm-1pm) Sign up for 3/31

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

Bypass Bottling: Kegging and Keezers

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

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

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!

Mead Fundamentals!

Mead FundamentalsFREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Sunday, 3/3/19 (12pm-1pm) Sign up for 3/3

Saturday, 3/30/19 (12pm-1pm) Sign up for 3/30

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

Intro to Winemaking

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Sunday, 3/10/19 (12pm-1pm) Sign up for 3/10

Saturday, 3/23/19 (11am-12pm) Sign up for 3/23

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.

Advanced Brewing: Lagers

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

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

Brew Minnesota style utilizing cold fermentation to make a clean, crisp lager. Our knowledgeable staff will walk you through how to craft these traditional beers from Germany to America and how the lager process works. Prost!

Build a Beer Workshop: Recipe Design!

FREE ADMISSION! (+ Exclusive Discounts for Attendees)

Sunday, 3/24/19 (12pm-1pm) Sign up for 3/24

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!

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.

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. Company purchase orders must be prepaid.


To register for classes, please visit our Events Page

Northern Brewer St. Paul
1150 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
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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