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The Homebrewer

2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
6194506165

November 2013

Learn to Homebrew Day!

November 2, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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Come hang out with us while we brew two batches of beer! We'll brew an extract based recipe, and an all grain recipe at the same time. We'll be hanging out to show you the process and answer any questions you might have. We plan to start around 11, and hope to be all cleaned up by 4.

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April 2014

All Grain Brewing: How-To

April 27, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$15

In this class we cover the equipment and process for all grain brewing. The class is designed to help brewers make the transition into all grain, but also covers topics for experienced all-grain brewers; such as: yeast health, hopping techniques, and basic water chemistry. We do not recommend this class for first time brewers trying to learn the basic terms/techniques of brewing. 2.5 hours. $15 RSVP: 619 450 6165 – brew@thehomebrewersd.com – Due to increased demand, payment required to hold…

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July 2014

All Grain Brewing

July 20, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$15

Class has been Cancelled, please refer to calendar for future dates. THANK YOU!!!!

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Intro to Brewing

July 27, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$15

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January 2015

Intro to Brewing

January 11, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$15

Learn the basics of making beer at home! We will cover the basic equipment needed, the ingredients, and how they come together so you can make some awesome home brewed beer! Reserve Your Seat Here

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Intro to Brewing

January 18, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$15

Learn the basics of making beer at home, as well as the role of each ingredient.

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April 2015

Intro to Brewing (Rescheduled)

April 5, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$20

Learn everything you need to make beer at home.

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July 2015

Beer Style Breakdown: Belgium

July 27, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$35

Learn the history of Trappist beers , and taste a few of them along the way.

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August 2015

Basic Off Flavors

August 3, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$25

A large part about improving yourself as a brewer is understanding how to identify off flavors, how they are created, and how to avoid them. These skill sets are also important for bartenders, servers, restaurant/bar owners. The average beer consumer should also be aware of how to identify these flaws, and how to politely address the issue if they are served a flawed beer. Not all flaws are equal, and some "flaws" are acceptable to a certain degree in many…

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Beer & Cheese Pairing: Southern Europe

August 10, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$50

This series of courses explores the affinities for food and beer using cheese as our guide. We will spend time reviewing the basic tenants of beer and food pairing before we turn to some specific examples of beers and cheeses. Tasting will include a flight of beers following the specific theme listed in the title, and 3-4 classic cheese examples to explore. We will use this as a platform to facilitate group discussion about tasting and pairing. Reserve your seat…

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Blind Tasting Group – Free

August 17, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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Free

Sharpen your skills! Taste a beer blind, describe it, try to guess the style... then discuss it with the group. This is a group activity, where we can all help each other grow, and learn from our collective experiences. This is a free tasting group. You just need to bring a classic example to share. (1) Everyone brings a classic example of a style of beer. (2) That beer is kept secret to the rest of the group. (3) You…

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CANCELLED – Beer Style Breakdown: The UK

August 24, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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Free

There is great value in knowing the history of beer styles, how they are made, and how much variety there can be even within the same category.

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Basic Off Flavors

August 31, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$25

A large part about improving yourself as a brewer is understanding how to identify off flavors, how they are created, and how to avoid them. These skill sets are also important for bartenders, servers, restaurant/bar owners. The average beer consumer should also be aware of how to identify these flaws, and how to politely address the issue if they are served a flawed beer. Not all flaws are equal, and some "flaws" are acceptable to a certain degree in many…

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September 2015

Beer and Cheese Pairing: Northern Europe

September 7, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$50

This series of courses explores the affinities for food and beer using cheese as our guide. We will spend time reviewing the basic tenants of beer and food pairing before we turn to some specific examples of beers and cheeses. Tasting will include a flight of beers following the specific theme listed in the title, and 3-4 classic cheese examples to explore. We will use this as a platform to facilitate group discussion about tasting and pairing. Reserve your seat…

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Blind Tasting Group – FREE

September 14, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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Free

Sharpen your skills! Taste a beer blind, describe it, try to guess the style... then discuss it with the group. This is a group activity, where we can all help each other grow, and learn from our collective experiences. This is a free tasting group. You just need to bring a classic example to share. (1) Everyone brings a classic example of a style of beer. (2) That beer is kept secret to the rest of the group. (3) You…

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Beer Style Breakdown: Germany

September 21, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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Free

There is great value in knowing the history of beer styles, how they are made, and how much variety there can be even within the same category.

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Basic Off Flavors

September 28, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$25

Train your palate and improve your homebrew.

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October 2015

Blind Tasting Group – FREE

October 12, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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Free

Sharpen your skills! Taste a beer blind, describe it, try to guess the style... then discuss it with the group. This is a group activity, where we can all help each other grow, and learn from our collective experiences. This is a free tasting group. You just need to bring a classic example to share. (1) Everyone brings a classic example of a style of beer. (2) That beer is kept secret to the rest of the group. (3) You…

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Beer Style Breakdown: North America

October 19, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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Free

There is great value in knowing the history of beer styles, how they are made, and how much variety there can be even within the same category.

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November 2015

Learn to Homebrew Day 2015

November 7, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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Let's kick San Diego Beer Week off right!! Come help us celebrate Learn to Homebrew day at The Homebrewer on Saturday, the 7th from 12pm-5pm! There will be extract and all-grain versions of the same beer being brewed and Spanglish Eats will be here with plenty of empanadas for when you get hungry!AND Beer Feelings 3 is going down right after at 7pm!Hey guy, tell your friends, buddy!

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April 2016

Hop Growing 101

April 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$30

Hop Growing Class - Includes Rhizomes! Local homebrewer and hobby hop-grower, Sean Gardinier, will walk us through the entire hop growing process -- from rhizome selection to harvest, to root maintenance. You will walk away with your choice of several rhizomes from his own farm, so that you can plant hops this year as well. The evening will include an 8oz pour of your choice from Home Brewing Co, samples of homegrown hops, and hop tinctures to taste. $30 Includes:…

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May 2016

AHA Big Brew for National Homebrew Day 2016

May 7, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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Participate in the AHA Big Brew for National Homebrew Day 2016 at The Homebrewer!

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Fine-Tuning and Creative Brewing Seminar

May 29, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$20

This seminar will focus on transforming your brewday by giving you the tools you need in the form of easy and often overlooked steps. This seminar will elevate your brews from average homebrews to superior craft brews.

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October 2016

Beer and Cheese Pairing Night – Oct 26th

October 26, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$25

Join us for a monthly curated beer and cheese pairing featuring Home Brewing Co beers and select cheeses from Brothers Provisions. Pre-purchase your pairing and arrive anytime between 6:00 and 8:00 to receive your beer and cheese flight. Starting at 7:00 George will give a talk on food pairing principles and what makes a winning combination. Impress your friends and family! Woo your loved ones! Includes: flight of four 4oz tasters and 4 cheeses presentation on beer and food pairing…

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Pickling Workshop

October 30, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$40

Learn how to make lacto-fermented and "quick pickled" vegetables at home! In this hands-on workshop you'll make your own jar of sauerkraut to ferment and enjoy with family and friends. Get a history of fermented foods and explore the many varieties and techniques for making healthy pickled vegetables.

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February 2017

Cider Making Workshop – February 13th

February 13, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$40

Join us as award winning cider maker, Kelly Harding, walks us through the history, styles, techniques, and process of making cider at home.

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March 2017

Intro to Homebrewing

March 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$20

Learn everything you need to make beer at home.

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May 2017

Intro to Kegging Homebrew

May 3, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$25

This class covers the entire process of kegging homebrew -- from equipment needs to the carbonation process, serving methods and troubleshooting. We'll also look at home draft systems and their maintenance. This class is designed for brewers of all levels. Topics will include: Demonstration of the kegging process Options for carbonation Overview of draft systems -- from picnic taps to commercial and DIY kegerators Basic principles of draft system balance and maintenance Filling bottles and growlers from your tap Troubleshooting…

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June 2017

Anniversary Weekend June 9-11, 2017

June 9, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - June 11, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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Free

Sharks w/Blazers Release - Come for your Cans, Stay for a Pint...
Kettle Sour Wort Day - Bring in a Carboy, leave with Go-
Just doing what we do best as our way of saying.. Thanks!

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August 2017

Hops Analysis Workshop

August 29, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$7

The Mastering Hops Workshop explores in depth the history, cultivation and use of hops in modern brewing through hands-on sensory and beer tastings.

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September 2017

Intro to Homebrewing Class

September 23, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$20

Learn everything you need to know to make beer at home.

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November 2017

National Learn to Homebrew Day! Brew Demo and Beer!!

November 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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FREE

Watch a live brewing demo and learn more about mankind's greatest hobby -- home brewing!

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January 2018

All-Grain Brew Demo

January 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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FREE

Join us as we make a 5 gallon batch on the ultra compact Grainfather Brewing System. Grab a pint in the tasting room, and join us as we cover: All-Grain Brewing 101 Brewing Equipment Basics Recipe Formulation & Much Much More  

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Intro to Homebrewing

January 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$25

Learn the basics of making beer at home, and how each ingredient plays a role in the final product.

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February 2018

In-Store Competition – New Theme Every Month

February 10, 2018
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 8, 2018

The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$8

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…

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Intro to Homebrewing

February 17, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$20

Learn everything you need to make beer at home.

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March 2018

Intro to Homebrewing

March 3, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$25

Learn everything you need to make beer at home.

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July 2018

Cider Workshop with Brian Trout

July 28, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$45 – $75

Join us as award winning cider maker, Brian Trout, walks us through the history, styles, techniques, and process of making cider at home.

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August 2018

Cider Workshop pt 2: Blending and Balancing

August 18, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$50

We will be learning the "black arts" of cider making -- Blending, Balancing, and Making Special Ciders -- by doing it all in this class. Complexity, Acids, Tannins, Backsweetening, and Specialty Custom Ciders on the fly. Fun for all levels. - This is the follow up to those Cider Making Workshops.

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November 2018

Off Flavors Workshop

November 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 30, 2018 at 6:30 pm

The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$40

Learning about off flavors is a great way to improve your palate as well as your homebrew!

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July 2019

All-Grain Homebrewing 101

July 7, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$25

This class covers the process of all-grain homebrewing. Equipment needs, recipe design, basic water chemistry, and the mash.

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January 2020

Intro to Homebrewing

January 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$25

Learn everything you need to make beer at home.

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Beer Off Flavors Workshop

January 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$40

In this hands-on workshop, taste beer off flavors and learn how to identify and correct them.

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February 2020

Intro to Homebrewing

February 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$25

Learn everything you need to make beer at home.

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Know Your Ingredients: Malt Workshop

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Homebrewer, 2911 El Cajon Blvd Ste 2
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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$5

Using malt teas and an in-depth presentation on the malting process, get to really know the most fundamental ingredient in beer. This class is designed for brewers of all levels.

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