Brewing beer is one of humanity's oldest activities, standing the test of time against one of humanity's newest activities—blogging beer. Partake in an age-old pastime with today's Groupon to Bitter & Esters in Brooklyn. Choose between the following options:
- For $25, you get a Brewshop 101 class for one person (a $55 value).
- For $45, you get a Brewshop 101 class for two people (a $110 value).
Bitter & Esters brew maestros shepherd beer aficionados 21 and older through the basics of crafting their own libations during the two-hour introductory brewing courses. These knowledgeable instructors sprinkle their lessons with useful tidbits as their students immerse themselves in the process, communally brewing a bubbly batch of hops-laden liquid like witches on Super Bowl Sunday. Classes cover need-to-know facts about extracts, malts, grains, and yeasts as well as common trouble-shooting methods for when batches go awry. The hands on lesson includes all the necessary ingredients and reference materials required to whip up a hearty brew, with starter kits available for purchases if students want to continue fashioning beer in their home or underground speakeasies. Classes conclude with students sampling the fruits of previous home brewed labors, opening their taste buds to all the different possibilities craft beer making affords.
a question & answer session, a homebrew tasting portion, and, on top of all of that, the entire class participates in brewing a batch of beerbobw, Beer Hear!, 10/18/11
700 Washington Ave.
Brooklyn, New York 11238