classes

Homebrewing 101

Saturday, August 31, 1–4 pm
Saturday, October 5, 1–4 pm
Sunday, October 27, 1–4 pm
$35

Learn how to brew beer! In this beginner level class, we introduce you to the art and science of homebrewing in our classroom kitchen. We discuss malt, yeast, and hops, partial mash brewing, and how to avoid and troubleshoot the most common problems.

homebrewing 201 - nE IPA

Sunday, September 1, 1-4 pm
$35

Embrace the haze craze! For the intermediate brewer, this class digs into the ins and outs of brewing those juicy, creamy, hop bombs we have all come to know and love. Learn about the roles that yeast, hops, and fermentables play in creating that unique character only found in an NEIPA.

GINGER BEER

Sunday, September 8, 2–4 pm
$35

Learn how to brew a ginger beer! This class will discuss the different approaches to making this spicy, gluten-free beer, and how to avoid common pitfalls, such as bottle explosions, many at-home fermentologists encounter. Taste samples of commercial and homebrewed ginger beer as you learn the steps to making it yourself!

KEGGING 101

Saturday, September 14, 2-4 pm
$30

Tired of bottling your homebrews? Learn to keg! We will discuss the benefits of kegging, parts of a keg, the kegging process, and safety protocol. A must-learn skill if you love to make hoppy beers and sweet sparkling ciders!

HOP SCIENCE I - BEER

Saturday, September 21, 2-4 pm
$30

Bitter. Floral. Citrusy. Dank. What is it that gives hops their unique characteristics? Explore the world of hops in this interactive class: sample singled-hopped beers, do hop rubbings, and learn about the science of malt's best friend.

FLAVOR TRAINING

Session A: Sunday, Sept. 22, 2-4 pm
Session B: Sunday, Sept. 29, 2–4 pm
Session C: Sunday, Oct. 6, 2–4 pm
Session D: Sunday, Oct. 20, 2–4 pm
$45 per session

What does it mean when a bottle of beer is skunked? Why do some beers taste sour? What's a phenol? We answer these questions and more in our flavor training seminars. Each session covers 6–7 different flavor compounds and may be taken independently.

HOP SCIENCE II - CIDER

Saturday, October 26, 2-4 pm
$30

Bitter. Floral. Citrusy. Dank. What is it that gives hops their unique characteristics? Explore the world of hops in this interactive class: sample singled-hopped ciders, do hop rubbings, and learn about the science of hopping cider.

Classes include complimentary samples for attendees age 21+.
Interested in signing up for a class?
Give us a call at 413-829-BEER to reserve your spot today!