Classes, Parties, and Rentals

What people are saying:

“We had an outstanding time. What a great way to celebrate my 60th bd!!! Making beer, eating pizza, being with family…fantastic memories and my favorite home made beer to come too!
You were excellent in explaining the process, teaching us, and interacting with the family. I would recommend you to anyone planning a party and wanting to learn how to make their own beer.” Rick M.

“On behalf of all of us, I wanted to thank you for the great time! Everyone had a blast! You really went above and beyond even what I was hoping for!” Michael D. after a private surprise birthday party. (we made a Dragon’s Milk Clone!)

“I just wanted to say thanks again for the class on Sunday.  I had a really good time and learned a lot.  The class put to rest a lot of anxiety I had about trying all grain brewing.”  Michael B.

“Excellent class yesterday!  Thank you!  I am inspired to get my first all grain brew going in 2014….” Mark H.

“Thanks for the info. Excited to taste the finished product. Thanks for info and your patience and your explanation.” Stuart R.

Call or email us today to reserve your class or party and provide us with information so we can tailor the class or party to your specific needs.  You can have your party here in our shop, or we can come to you!

847-831-0570 or brew@northshorebrewingsupply.com.

We offer a variety of classes for you at NSBS.  Here is a brief explanation of each class and what you can expect.  These classes make great birthday, bachelor/bachelorette, team-building, and all types of parties!  If you book with 5 or more people, get a free admission!  Classes are for a maximum of 8 people, but you can book private parties with more people.  If a class does not have at least 2 people enrolled, we will reschedule for another date.  Everyone in attendance must be 21 years of age.

NSBS Brewing Classes Inforation:

Introduction to Homebrewing Class ($50):
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In this class you will learn everything you need to know to make great tasting beer at home.  Sanitation, ingredients, fermenting and bottling will all be covered.  This is a live class where you will be involved hands-on in creating the beer and choosing the style we make.  This class will run about 2.5-3 hours.

What you get:  A fun-filled, informative class.  Samples of home brew to taste during class.  And the best part…after the beer has fermented, been racked and bottled (which you can come back for either of these processes to learn about as well as part of the cost of the class) you can come in and pick up a six pack of your very own home brew.  You can send us a picture or image and we will create a label for you and put it on your bottles (a small fee will apply) that you can take home to enjoy and share with friends and family.  You will also get a 10% day of discount on any items or ingredients we use during the class.

All Grain Brewing Class ($60):

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In this class you learn to brew just like the pros.  You will learn what it takes to create great beer using only grains instead of malt extract.   Like the intro class, this will be hands on and you will be able to decide the style of beer we brew.  This class runs about 4 hours.

What you get:  Everything listed above in the intro class.

Cider Making Class ($35)
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In this class you will learn the process of turning apple juice into hard cider.

What you get: A fun-filled, informative class.  Samples of home brew and cider to taste during class.  And the best part…after the cider has fermented and been bottled (which you can come back for to learn about as part of the cost of the class) you can come in and pick up a six pack of your very own home made cider.  You can send us a picture or image and we will create a label for you and put it on your bottles that you can take home to enjoy and share with friends and family.  You will also get a 10% day of discount on any items or ingredients we use during the class.

 

 

Rental fees for brewing equipment at NSBS:

Rent equipment for an extract or partial mash batch ($50):  Want to make beer but don’t want to invest in all the equipment yet? You can brew a batch of beer at NSBS. All equipment you need to brew will be provided for you.  This includes a gas or electric heater, boil kettle, fermenting vessel, & other miscellaneous equipment.  However, if you beak anything you buy it.  You will need to supply your own cleaner and sanitizer.

Rent equipment for an All Grain batch ($60):  Want to start brewing beer like the pros but don’t want to invest in all the equipment yet? you can brew an all grain batch of beer at NSBS.  All equipment you need to brew will be provided for you.  This includes gas or electric burner, boil kettle, mash tun, fermenting vessel, &other miscellaneous equipment.  If you break anything you buy it.  You need to supply your own cleaner and sanitizer.

Additional information:  You must brew at NSBS if you use our rental equipment and you are responsible for the equipment you use.  If you break anything you must buy it. You must also clean up after yourself when you have finished brewing.  An additional fee of $30 may be applied if you don’t clean up after you have finished.

Your beer can ferment at NSBS for three weeks.  you are allowed to rack you beer and add additional ingredients at anytime but you must supply your own ingredients.  After three weeks you must come and bottle/keg your beer and pick it up.  You have to supply your own bottles or keg.  We will give you one notice to get your beer.  If you don’t come and get your beer after the first notice it will become the property of NSBS.  We will enjoy all your hard work, thank you.  NSBS is not responsible for unfinished or infected beer.

Please contact us if you have any questions about renting and brewing at NSBS.  We can also provide possible times for you to come and brew.

Extra Fees:  NSBS will rack you beer ($15): you don’t have to come back and rack NSBS will do it for you.
NSBS will bottle your beer ($25), you have provide your own bottles and any additional ingredients.
Cleaning fee ($30), may be charged to you if you do not clean up after yourself.