Cider Workshop with Brian Trout

Lets Cider!

Join us at The Homebrewer while guest instructor and local award winning cider maker, homebrewer, and competition judge Brian Trout  guides us through an exploration of craft cider.

You will learn about the history and production of Cider while sampling examples of different styles from around the world. We will also teach you an easy step-by-step method for crafting cider at home. There is even an option to leave with all the supplies required to make your own 1 gallon batch of cider.

 

Class Includes:

– Cider Flight

– History of Cider

– Crafting Ciders: Old World, Artisan, and Basic Methods

– Examining and Improving Cider Fermentations

– Basic Primer on Adding Herbs/Spices to your Cider

– Step by Step Walk Through of Making Your Own Cider

Two ticket options:

– Class and Equipment option $75 (1gal glass fermenter, juice, yeast, sanitizer, nutrient,  and airlock)

– Class Only $45  (Multiple  samples of craft cider and lecture. No equipment or juice)

 

*please note this workshop covers alcoholic, or “hard cider”.

21+ w/ valid ID

Reserve Your Seat Here

 

 

Take home everything you need for your first batch!
Class+Kit option: Take home everything you need for your first batch!

 

 

 

 

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Homebrew Swap Meet

Cleaning out the Garage or Closet and have some used gear and supplies to unload?

We’re here to Help!

Saturday, June 9th 10:00-noon

We will open up our yard for the ultimate home brewing gear yard sale.  Time to score some great deals or clear out a few things that could find new life in another home.

Email at Brew@thehomebrewersd.com to coordinate with us.

Our Offerings:

20% The Entire Store from 10am-2pm!!!

You’ve got all that sweet new gear, but need to add a few more components to make it perfect? Let us help! We’ll take 20% off every order.*

*Some restrictions may apply on certain items. Discounts are only for items that are in stock, and cannot be applied to items that are out of stock, or for special orders, or layaway items.

 

 

 

 

Can Release Party: @theSherbertPervert IPA

The Sherbert Pervert IPA:

This beer is a Sherbert IPA. We don’t really know if that exists… but well… it does.

Lactose, oats, and a blend of our favorite European base malts provide a hint of bread, toast, & pastries, and a rich and full bodied mouthfeel.

A perverted amount of citrusy and fruity hops, but with low bitterness keep this beer drinkable and refreshing.

We’ve also created some special glassware for the occasion.

More details to come… but we’ll see you there!

SD Homebrew Fest 2018

Join us as we celebrate the homebrew community and its capacity for caring and charity!

Come taste 35+ unique homebrews and mingle with the homebrewers themselves.

SD Homebrew Fest 2018 is a special event during which the homebrewers and their beers are the main focus.

Proceeds go to support Friends of Jefferson, a parent organization that helps teachers bridge the financial gap for art and science projects.

You be the Judge:

Festival attendees will taste and vote for their favorite beer. Prizes will be awarded for People’s Choice (favorite at the festival), as well for the top 3 beers selected by a group certified beer judges.

Tickets are available to designated drivers. You’ll help save a lives and support our local schools!

Visit the SD Homebrew Fest website for info and tickets, or to register your beer for the competition(s).

http://www.sdhomebrewfest.com/

Click here for Competition Registration

Intro to Homebrewing

An intro to homebrewing that will get you started making your own great beer.

  • Designed for beginning through intermediate brewers
  • Learn key terms
  • Overview of the ingredients and what they contribute
  • How different beer styles are created
  • The basic brewing process
  • Tips and Tricks for a successful brew day
  • Emphasis is on partial grain AKA extract AKA extract with grains brewing.
  • Saving the universe through homebrew!
  • Class Length – 1.5-2 hrs

View our intro to brewing video here.

Reserve Your Seat Here

In-Store Competition – New Theme Every Month

Why Compete?

Homebrew Competitions are a great way to receive feedback for improving your brewing techniques. The main function of a competition is to provide quality advice for making our favorite hobby all the more enjoyable.

What’s the Process Like?

Brewers sign up for each month using the links below, and drop off their beers in anonymous bottles. We review and score the beers based on brewing quality and style accuracy.

Who are the Judges?

Many of our crew are certified beer judges through the BJCP, and/or Certified Cicerones. When needed, we will also use certified judges from our fantastic homebrew community.

What Styles Can I Submit?

It depends on the month. We have a different theme each month. Click the link below for more details, and to sign up!

How Do I Compete?

Step 1. Complete a BJCP Bottle ID Form For Each Bottle – This is VERY important – we need to know what the beer is!
Step 2. Click the Competition Link(s) below to enter your beer and contact details.

2018 Homebrew Competition Lineup:

August: Session IPA vs American Pale Ale
September: Cal Common/Marzen/Festbier
October: Saison vs Trappist Single
November: Fall & Winter Specialty Beers
December: Stout vs Porter

Intro to Homebrewing

An intro to homebrewing your own delicious beer.

    • Designed for beginning through intermediate brewers
    • Learn key terms
    • Overview of the ingredients and what they contribute
    • How different beer styles are created
    • The basic brewing process
    • Tips and Tricks for a successful brew day
    • Emphasis is on partial grain AKA extract AKA extract with grains brewing.
    • Saving the universe through homebrew!
    • Class Length – 1.5-2 hrs

 

View our intro to brewing video here.

Reserve Your Seat Here

Trashy Hour

Help us Keep our Neighborhood Beautiful!

We’re looking for volunteers to join us for a short (30-45min) walk around the block to pick up trash and show everyone how awesome Homebrewers can be!

 

We will be having “Trashy Hour” immediately afterwards.

$3 Pints in the tasting room until 2pm.

 

Sunday, Nov 26 – 11am

Meet here at the Home Brewing Co. Tasting Room

Trivia Night

Trivia Night:

Our very own Joe Park hosts our weekly trivia night with a variety of themes and topics ranging from music, film, history, and the occasional beer-geek trivia.

Points vary based on the question, and quite frankly… how Joe feels about it. Bonus points are awarded for cleverness.

First round starts at 6:30pm.