Free 2000 ml Yeast Starter Kit
with Maelstrom® Stir Plate

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Current In-Store Promotions

5825 Excelsior Blvd., Minneapolis, MN 55416


20% Off Master Vintner® Wine Recipe Kits!

To receive your 20% discount, head to our retail location and purchase any Master Vintner® wine recipe kit, then simply mention this promotion. Offer valid in-store only through 1/14/2018, while supplies last. Offer cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions, or discounts. Offer does not apply to Weekday Wine Products.

In-Store Homebrewing and Winemaking Events Calendar

Upcoming Classes & Events

Class size is limited! Call 952-562-5300 ext 1060 or visit our new Events Page to register and reserve your seat!
All classes are FREE unless otherwise stated.


Intro To Brewing

  • Sunday, January 28, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m. Sign up for 01/28
  • Sunday, February 25, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m. Sign up for 02/25
  • Learn the step-by step process to make great beer at home from our own Midwest Extract Kits. One of our knowledgeable brewers will walk you through the entire process from the boil to bottling, while explaining what each ingredient does and how it affects the beer. This class will be a big help to you if you're just getting started, are considering this as a gift, or have made a few batches.

All-Grain Brewing

  • Saturday, January 13, 2018 @ 11:00 a.m. Sign up for 01/13
  • Saturday, February 24, 2018 @ 11:00 a.m. Sign up for 02/24
  • Bring the process and creations of the professional breweries to your garage. This class will demonstrate a single infusion all-grain batch and cover topics, equipment, and techniques relevant to all-grain brewing. Questions encouraged.

Brew in a Bag

  • Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m. Sign up for 02/18
  • Learn the step-by step process to make great beer at home from our own Midwest Extract Kits. One of our knowledgeable brewers will walk you through the entire process from the boil to bottling, while explaining what each ingredient does and how it affects the beer. This class will be a big help to you if you're just getting started, are considering this as a gift, or have made a few batches.

Intro to Kegging & Keezer Building

  • Saturday, February 03, 2017 @ 11:00 a.m. Sign up for 02/03
  • 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 the follow up class of "Building a Keezer (or keggerator)". This step in the brewing process will take your brewing to a whole new level!

Sour Beers

  • Sunday, January 14, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m. Sign up for 01/14
  • Learn the ins and outs of making sour beers at home in our free class. Our own sour expert will walk you through the process. There are many different ways to make a good sour at home and she will cover everything from kettle sours to barrel inoculation and adding fruit.

Intro To Winemaking

  • Saturday, January 27, 2018 @ 11:00 a.m. Sign up for 01/27
  • Sunday, Febraury 11, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m. Sign up for 02/11
  • 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.

Cheese Making

  • Saturday, January 20, 2018 @ 11:00 a.m. Sign up for 01/20
  • Saturday, February 10, 2018 @ 11:00 a.m. Sign up for 02/10
  • We will get you started on making cheese at home by showing you a variety of techniques including cutting the curd and separating curds and whey. 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. Join us for this very informative class on cheese making.

Kombucha

  • Sunday, January 21, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m. Sign up for 01/21
  • Saturday, February 3, 2018 @ 2:30 p.m. Sign up for 02/03
  • We are going to go through the buch kit and walk through the basics of making the buch. We can touch on health trends and natural probiotics or just looking for a naturally fermented non-alcoholic beverage to delve into. Let me know if you are struck by any creativity on this one.

 

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