Brewshop 101: Home Brewing Essentials

Bitter & Esters

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$55 2 seats left
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Sun, Aug 20, 12:00pm - 2:30pm

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Location:
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
700 Washington Ave
Btwn St Marks Ave & Prospect PI
Brooklyn, New York 11238
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Class Level: Beginner
Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this beer brewing class:

Our intro classes are designed for the absolute novice brewer. They are a fantastic experience for anyone looking to develop a deeper understanding of beer, its ingredients, and the process by which it’s made in a friendly and savvy environment.

We teach in a concentrated 2 to 3 hour workshop format that focuses on a hands-on learning experience. Our teaching style is casual while also presenting a wealth of information. It is designed to provide our students the confidence, knowledge, and experience needed to become proficient home brewers and cultivated beer drinkers.

You will learn all the basics to get you up and running while brewing a batch of beer. You’ll learn about extract brewing, malts, grains, yeasts and how to avoid or troubleshoot the most common problems. All reference materials will be provided as well as a homebrew sample for tasting.

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Q: Is this class hands on? 

A: Yes, students brew a 5-gallon batch of beer in the class so they get to see the whole process. Students learn all about the ingredients in beer (and even get to taste some) and it is a very informative class. Unfortunately, beer takes roughly 2 weeks to ferment so students won't be able to take beer home.
We don’t issue refunds, but if you need to reschedule your class for any reason, you can do so with 2 weeks or more advance notice. If you find yourself missing the deadline, try asking around and see if a friend can take your spot. You’ll get the refund and fill a perfectly good spot. Everybody wins!
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12:00pm - 2:30pm TBD 1 $55
6:30pm - 9:00pm TBD 1 $55
12:00pm - 2:30pm TBD 1 $55
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12:00pm - 2:30pm TBD 1 $55
12:00pm - 2:30pm TBD 1 $55
6:30pm - 9:00pm TBD 1 $55
6:30pm - 9:00pm TBD 1 $55
12:00pm - 2:30pm TBD 1 $55
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
12:00pm - 2:30pm TBD 1 $55
6:30pm - 9:00pm TBD 1 $55
12:00pm - 2:30pm TBD 1 $55
6:30pm - 9:00pm TBD 1 $55
12:00pm - 2:30pm TBD 1 $55
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:30pm - 9:00pm TBD 1 $55
12:00pm - 2:30pm TBD 1 $55
12:00pm - 2:30pm TBD 1 $55
6:30pm - 9:00pm TBD 1 $55
12:00pm - 2:30pm TBD 1 $55
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:30pm - 9:00pm TBD 1 $55
12:00pm - 2:30pm TBD 1 $55
12:00pm - 2:30pm TBD 1 $55

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Reviews of Classes at Bitter & Esters

(103 Reviews)
4/23/2017
Anonymous

Attended: Brewshop 101: Home Brewing Essentials
Great class. I learned a lot. From the description I thought that each student would make their own beer, but that was not the case. It was one batch for the whole class. But the class was still very helpful for a beginner. It would have been great to have the information on the slides in our booklets.

4/11/2017
Anonymous

Attended: Brewshop 101: Home Brewing Essentials
Great introduction to the art of brewing beer. Instructor was knowledgeable and had a good sense of humor. I went with a small group and we had fun!

3/25/2017
Jake H.

Attended: Brewshop 101: Home Brewing Essentials
Great instruction, great beer, great store

1/28/2017
Anonymous

Attended: Brewshop 101: Home Brewing Essentials
Really fun and informative class, and the free beers were great!

11/21/2016
Anonymous

Attended: Brewshop 101: Home Brewing Essentials
Very fun class with a knowledgeable instructor. We tried some of the beers other classes had made and they tasted great! Excited to try my own batch!

School: Bitter & Esters

Douglas Amport and John La Polla founded Bitter & Esters, the city’s first do-it-yourself brewery, motivated by their knowledge and passion for brewing as equal parts art and science. Fueled by the desire to inspire, educate, and nurture the growing homebrew community in a friendly space, they...

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