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By Darren Link

BrewTensils Brewing Class Schedule December 1, 2012 in by Darren Link

The time has come once again for BrewTensils to hold classes to educate our customers to further advance their craft. Below is a list of times and dates when they will be held and some information on what is covered.

March 21st Brewing 101- Introduction to Brewing 7PM-9PM
This class covers the basics of getting started brewing. Sanitation, equipment and the extract brewing process. FREE

March 28th Brewing 102- Ingredients 7PM-9PM $5.00
Two hours on the four main ingredients in beer. More in-depth than the 101 class, perfect for an intermediate brewer

April 11th Brewing 110- How to Keg 7PM-9PM $5.00
Love brewing but hate bottling, this class is for you. All equipment, set-up & carbonation process is covered.

April 18th Brewing 201- All-Grain 7PM-9PM $5.00
Been brewing extract for several batches? Looking to advance your craft? This is an advanced class to show you how to brew like the professionals.

To RSVP for any classes e-mail or call Darren or 252-4724

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