Home Brews & Gardens

San Diego

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In a Nutshell

  • Learn how to make, clean & use brewing containers
  • Study beer ingredients
  • Sample home-brewed beer

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Promotional value expires Jan 12, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gifts. Reservation required; subject to availability. Must be 21 or older, valid ID required. Non-transferable. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

One of the world's oldest beverages, beer predates even dodo-egg milkshakes and mammoth-flavored Capri Sun. Concoct a modern version of this ancient brew with today's Groupon: for $15, you get an introductory brewing class for two at Home Brews & Gardens (a $30 value). The approximately four-hour sessions are held the second and last Saturdays of every month beginning at noon.

The amiable, well-versed staff of Home Brews & Gardens supplies students with all of the fermentation information needed to craft home-brewed suds. In each class, up to 20 participants learn how to construct their own mash tun, a vessel that converts grain starch into the sugar that leads to fermentation and the hyper grins found on the bottoms of grateful pint glasses. Suds students will learn how to properly clean and sanitize the container, then study the extraction process from beer ingredients such as hops, grain, barley, and malted milk balls. Crafters-in-training will examine the batch-brewing process from its inception to its conclusion and have the chance to sample home-brewed sips culled from the instructor's own supply. Depart with an info-stuffed packet that includes the beer recipe used in class and helpful tidbits on making kegs out of old garden hoses and broken toasters.

Customer Reviews

The class was great, and the instructor made everything easy to understand. Hopefully our first batch will tun out!
Katie B. · March 22, 2012
I really enjoyed the instructor and the course. I am looking forward to seeing yuor brewing enterprise prosper.
Steven V. · February 19, 2012
A great program that was full of information and also was a lot of fun.
Robert M. · February 12, 2012
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    3176 Thorn St.

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