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Brew It Yourself: Beer Making at Home

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Take our Brew It Yourself: Beer Making at Home class and you’ll learn everything you need to know to make great beer at home.

*** This is the special Covid-safe version of Brew It Yourself class. Smaller class size, and lots of other changes. See here for more on how we’ll all keep each other safe and healthy during class.***

Have you ever tasted a beer and said, I wonder how that’s made? Take our Brew It Yourself: Beer Making at Home class and you’ll learn everything you need to know to make great beer at home. You’ll get your hands dirty on one of our brewing rigs, and after this two part class you’ll walk away with at least a 6-pack of bomber bottles of beer YOU MADE! You and a partner will brew a 5 gallon batch of beer in the first class. Then a week or two later you’ll come back and get to taste and bottle your beer.

Your instructor, Jason Beck, has brewed over a million pints of beer, and loves to share the joy of brewing with students. During the class, you’ll munch malts and huff hops, learning how to use them to achieve the flavor you want. You’ll become best friends with yeast, and fall in love with sanitizer. We’ll have a tasting of many different styles of beer to get you acquainted with the many possibilities of brewing. You’ll learn great detail about the production process in a commercial brewery, and also learn about the science behind the art. You’ll get the low down on what the best equipment is for your home brewery. Everything will help you gain the knowledge you need to make a successful, flavorful batch of beer at home.

Note that the class is taught over 2 sessions:

  • Brewing: Saturday July 24, 11a-5p 
  • Bottling: Wednesday August 4, 7p-8p

Cool Stuff:

  • 7 hours total class time
  • Hands-on: You do the whole damn thing
  • Small classes – max of 6 people in class – Reduced class sizes for Covid-safety!
  • Take home beer you made
  • Learn from a professional brewer
  • Learn from someone who’s taught over 1000 people how to brew
  • Learn techniques no other class will teach you

Check out a great article Liquid Bread Magazine did on the class.

And check out lots of pics from previous classes on Facebook.

You must be 21+ to attend the class.  Please note that there is a 72 hour refund and transfer policy; no refunds, transfers, reschedules, rainchecks, etc. are granted within 72 hours of the start of class, or after class.  This includes reservations made with a gift certificate.


July 24
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mercurius Beer Lab
726 15th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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