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In-Store Events Calendar

Upcoming Classes

Class size is limited! Call 952-562-5300 ext 1060 to Register and Reserve Your Seat!
All classes are FREE unless otherwise stated.

  • Learn to Brew
  • Saturday, November 1, 2014 @ 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m
  • Join us with the Nordeast Brewers in our parking lot where we will be brewing extract, partial mash, and all-grain batches. Stop in, hang out, watch and ask questions.

    No Reservation Required for Outdoor Education. Just Show Up and Have Fun!
  • Intro to Wine Making
  • Saturday, November 8, 2014 @ 11:00 a.m.
  • Learn to make wine from varietal concentrates from all over the world. You can learn to make excellent wines at home for a fraction of the cost of buying them. One of our wine makers will walk you through the entire wine making process so you can see how easy it really is. You'll have the opportunity to taste several wines made from these concentrates.

    Class will last 1 1/2 hours.
    Sign up by calling the store at 952-562-5300 x 1060 to reserve a seat!
  • All About Kegging
  • Saturday, November 15, 2014 @ 11:00 a.m.
  • Tired of bottling your beer? Stop in for the Intro to Kegging class to learn the basics of kegging your beer at home. We will explain the "ins" and "outs" of kegging and force carbonating your beer, as well as sodas, sparkling water, hard ciders and even wine! You may want to hang out for his follow up class of "Building a Keezer (or keggerator)". This step in the brewing process will take your brewing to a whole new level!

    Class lasts 1 hour.
    Call 952-562-5300 x 1060 to reserve a seat or sign up in the store.
  • Build A Keezer
  • Saturday, November 15, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m.
  • This is the perfect time of year to turn your old freezer or refrigerator into a Keezer. Keep kegs of your favorite beers, as well as soda and other beverages perfectly chilled and on tap, ready for entertaining! Our in house guru will help you figure out the best way to build the keezer for your space. You will never want to go back to bottling beer again.  

    Class lasts 1 hour.
    Call 952-562-5300 x 1060 to reserve a seat or sign up in the store.
  • Cheese Making Techniques
  • Saturday, November 22, 2014 @ 12:00 p.m.
  • We will get you started on making cheese at home by showing you a variety of techniques including cutting the curd, separating the curds and whey, using a cheese press and waxing hard cheese, We will talk about various types of cheese, how to use the right milk for the project, explain what the rennet and cultures do to help in cheese making, talk about temperature control and aging. All of these components have an impact on the final cheese product. There will be a variety of cheese samples for you to try and a few wine pairings (from Midwest Supplies wines) to wash it all down. Join us for this very informative class on cheese making.

    Class and tastings will last 1 1/2 hours
    Sign up by calling the store at 952-562-5300 x 1060.
  • Building Your Home Brewery
  • Saturday, November 22, 2014 @ 2:00 p.m.
  • Burners, Chillers and Kettles...oh my! Unlike our intro to brewing class, which focuses on the process of brewing, this class focuses on the vast array of equipment available to you and how to make a wise investment that best suits your home brewery for years to come. No matter if you're new to brewing, looking to upgrade or just looking for a few holiday gifts, this class will help everyone on their next home brewery expansion.

    Class lasts 90 minutes.
    Sign up by calling the store at 952-562-5300 x 1060.