Classes

Below are Class Description, Size, Cost and Schedule.  Seating is limited.

Payment options

-Call into the store, 402-991-6655, and pay via credit card
-Stop by the store to book your class via cash or credit card

*No discounts apply to class costs. Certificates can be used towards classes!

Class list

  • Ingredients 101 – this TWO HOUR course will introduce you to the four components of beer (yeast, hops, malt and water).  This will include hands on sampling; tasting grain, smelling hops and the characteristics of yeast.   You will also be introduced to the regional varieties of ingredients. Book Recommendation: the book “How to Brew” by John J. Palmer. You can bring in your copy or purchase a copy at Patriot Homebrew Supply.

Date available:  Wed, February 7 / Thursday, March 15
Class Time: 6pm – 8pm
Class size: 8
Cost: $20 per person

  • Equipment and Brew Day Preparation – this TWO HOUR course will offer an overview of basic brewing equipment, sanitation/cleaning, brew day preparation, and bottling.  This class will include practical exercises involving the use of the equipment.

Date available:  TBD
Class Time: 6pm – 8pm
Class size: 8
Cost: $20 per person

  • Beer Styles and Recipe Building – this TWO HOUR course will introduce you to common beer styles and converting them into an ‘extract’ homebrew recipe.  Liquid and dry malt extract recipes will be the focus.   After this class you should be able to build your own ‘kit’. Book Recommendation: the book “How to Brew” by John J. Palmer. You can bring in your copy or purchase a copy at Patriot Homebrew Supply.

Date available: TBD
Class Time: 6pm – 8:30pm
Class size: 8
Cost: $20 per person

  • Homebrewing 101 – this TWO HOUR class will provide you with all the necessary information for you to brew your first one gallon batch of wort from an extract recipe.  This class is not intended to teach you all there is to know about brewing beer, but don’t worry, there are other Patriot classes to help with that.
    The class includes a practical application of extract brewing.  Also including preparation, brewing, and fermenting.   Patriot will supply all equipment and lend out the fermenting bucket, lid and airlock.  Each student will take home one gallon of wort to be fermented and then bottled.

Dates available: Sunday, January 14 / Saturday, February 17 / Saturday, March 3
Class Time: 10am to Noon
Class size: 4 stations
Cost:
$25 per station (two people max per station)

  • Brew in a Bag (BIAB) – this FOUR HOUR course will introduce Brewers to a brew method that transition from extract to all grain with minimal equipment (one 10g Blichmann kettle is used in the class), setup and time.  This course will provide an overview of the process, equipment using a propane burner, and a hands-on practical exercise.  A great class to take to graduate from extract to all grain with little investment.

 

Dates available: Saturday, January 20 / Saturday, February 10
Class Time:
10-2pm
Class size
: 5
Cost:
$20 per person

  • 3 Tier Brewingthis SIX HOUR course is for intermediate brewers who are either thinking of making the jump to all-grain brewing using the three tier technique or looking to improve their all-grain techniques. The class includes an in-depth discussion and hands-on application of the equipment, ingredients, and the brewing process.  The class includes a practical application of all-grain brewing using the Ruby Street system which includes three 33 gallon kettles.  This includes equipment preparation and sanitation, mashing/lautering, boiling and chilling 20 gallons of wort which is split among the students to be fermented at home.  Class prerequisite: one fermenting bucket with lid/carboy and airlock

Dates available: Saturday, January 27 / Saturday, March 17
Class Time: 10am to 4pm
Class size: 4
Cost: $65 per person (includes a pizza lunch)

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