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12 08, 2013

Homebrewers!

By |2017-03-02T09:36:12+00:00August 12th, 2013|General|Comments Off on Homebrewers!

As always, things are changing around the shop. Here's a quick update on what's been going on since the last email. We've been brewing, experimenting, and learning more about beer. At the end of the day that's why we're here, right? Our main goal is to spread the homebrewing love with you, our thirsty audience. [...]

2 07, 2013

Wine Making Kits Available

By |2017-02-15T18:14:22+00:00July 2nd, 2013|General|Comments Off on Wine Making Kits Available

Homebrewers! Summer is here and the heat is on. It's the perfect time for a cold beer. But it won't always be hot, and sometimes beer is not always the best option. To make sure that you're well hydrated no matter the circumstances, we are now carrying wine kits! At the moment, we have a [...]

21 05, 2013

High-Gravity Liquor Aged Brew Class June 9

By |2017-03-02T09:36:12+00:00May 21st, 2013|Home Brew Classes|Comments Off on High-Gravity Liquor Aged Brew Class June 9

Our high-gravity liquor aged class will be on Sunday, 6/9. 1-6pm Intermediate: Minimum equipment all-grain brewing Spaces in the class will be available first-come, first served as usual. Since this beer requires more ingredients than what we usually need for an all-grain session, the fee for the class will be $40/person. After the class decides [...]

21 05, 2013

Brew-in-a-Bag June 16

By |2017-03-02T09:36:12+00:00May 21st, 2013|Home Brew Classes|Comments Off on Brew-in-a-Bag June 16

Hi All, Our first Brew-in-a-Bag class is scheduled for Monday 5/16/13. Father's Day! 10am-6pm Brewing is a great way to spend some time with a Dad in your life, so sign up soon. The cost for the course will be $35/person. We've already had a lot of interest in this course, so spots will probably [...]

8 05, 2013

Brew In A Bag coming up!

By |2017-02-15T18:14:22+00:00May 8th, 2013|General|Comments Off on Brew In A Bag coming up!

Hi All, Our next brew class is scheduled for Monday 5/20. We've already had some folks express interest in doing a brew in a bag (BIAB) class, but would that day work for you guys? We can plan it for a weekend if not. For those folks who haven't heard of BIAB, it is a [...]

15 04, 2013

Another great all-grain Brewniversity session

By |2017-03-02T09:36:12+00:00April 15th, 2013|General|Comments Off on Another great all-grain Brewniversity session

Hi All, Last week we had another great all-grain Brewniversity session. Joe and Chance, thanks for joining us and teaching us more about brewing! Unlike some of our previews classes, there weren't any issues with hops clogging the pumps, so the brew day went smoothly. We made a hoppy wheat with Amarillo hops...this variety is [...]

28 03, 2013

Brewniversity Shirts and next Class on 4/21

By |2017-02-15T18:14:22+00:00March 28th, 2013|General|Comments Off on Brewniversity Shirts and next Class on 4/21

Hi All, Brewniversity shirts are here! The art on the back was designed in-house by Sam and it looks awesome. We've got small-xxl in three different colors. Come check them out at the shop, then show Athens that you're a brewer! For Brewniversity alumni, the cost will be $7, for folks who think the art [...]

22 03, 2013

Beginners Extract Brew Class April 21

By |2017-02-15T18:14:22+00:00March 22nd, 2013|Home Brew Classes|Comments Off on Beginners Extract Brew Class April 21

APRIL 21  2-5PM For those who aren’t familiar with the term, extract brewing uses malt sugar that has already been extracted from the grain, thus removing several steps and a large amount of extra equipment and time. Compare extract brewing to making a cake from a box…all the ingredients are prepackaged and ready, just follow [...]

22 03, 2013

All-Grain Brew Class April 1

By |2017-03-02T09:36:12+00:00March 22nd, 2013|Home Brew Classes|Comments Off on All-Grain Brew Class April 1

Our next brew class is going to be on April Fools Day (that’s Monday, April 1st), and that is NOT A JOKE. It’s really happening. This is an ALL-GRAIN class, meaning you will learn how to make beer from scratch without using extracts. The purpose of this class is to give you enough hands on [...]