Microbiology for Brewers class to be taught at UWSP

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Continuing Education program will offer “Microbiology for Brewers” Sept. 29 and 30, help 2012.  This class is being sponsored by our sister company, O'so Brewing.  All of the full-time brewery staff will be attending! It will be held in a fully equipped microbiology lab at UWSP, the course will be taught by associate professor of biology Terese Barta and will include the biological aspects of managing yeast and bacteria in the brewing process. Participants also will learn how to determine yeast populations, how to detect and identify bacterial contaminants and microscopic staining and observation techniques. In addition to being a respected member of the Biology department faculty, Dr. Barta is a accomplished pilot, successful home-brewer, and a search-and-rescue dog trainer.  She regularly volunteers for many local charitable organizations and is the current commander of the local Civil Air Patrol squadron.  Participants have the … [Read more...]

Point Brew Supply has a new website! Yea!

suggestions, or complains please let us hear them!  Our business is about you!  Home-brewers! There is a short form on the contact page that will send us an immediate message.  Why not send us your thoughts right now? We will get back to selling online in addition to our amazingly successful retail location very soon.  (That's code for, by next year for sure, hopefully by the holidays, and maybe by Punkin-Chunckin time).  Our recent expansion and completely overhauled website are the first step in the amazing web store we have in-the-works for you! Have a look around and please let us know what you think by using the new contact page.  Or, better yet come in and shop with a pint! … [Read more...]