2014 Polar Brew

Every year a group of hardy souls meets out on the ice of Sunset Lake to make beer.  Come join us for the 11th Annual Polar Brew on the Ice, you are always welcome to help, or just observe and sample...   Bring your home brewing equipment and ingredients and join Marc Buttera, Owner, and others at this great event. All grain brewers please arrive around 9 a.m., Extract brewers, start whenever, we'd just like to have everyone finished brewing and the area cleaned up by 4 p.m. to wrap the day up. See you then. View Larger Map … [Read more...]


For the Homebrewers: Water, wrapping your head around water chemistry can be difficult, and this highly-anticipated book will go a long way toward helping you gain a better understanding of your brewing water. We are trying to get an idea of how many to order when they become available, so please let us know if you are interested in purchasing one. Thanks! … [Read more...]

Don’t miss it! Saturday, May 7th: National Big Brew Day

Now is your chance to learn to all grain brew the traditional way! 100 gallons of beer to be made on our mini brew system. First 15 people to sign up can buy a carboy of wort. Come on out and join us, for this years event beginning at 9 a.m. Bring your home brews/wines, remedy a “coffee” mugs, chairs and a snack to share while brewing. A grill will be available for you to throw some meat on if you choose too at lunch time. Cheers! To Home Brewing! Call the shop today to sign up @ 715-342-9535, all money must be paid by May 2nd, prior to the brew, so if there is anyone waiting on the list to get added, they have a chance to take the spot. Check out the AHA site linked here: http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/ … [Read more...]

Important Information for Winexpert Kit Users

Attn Customers:  We received the following updates from Winexpert, please take a moment to review them.  Noting earth shattering, just a few instruction changes. … [Read more...]

Holiday Hours starting soon!

HOLIDAY HOURS – STARTING November 23rd - December 23rd Monday – Thursday:  10:00 am to 7:00 pm Friday and Saturday:  9:00 am to 7:00 pm Sunday:  10:00 am to 2:00 pm Monday, Christmas Eve, December 24th:  10:00 am to 2:00 pm PROMPTLY! … [Read more...]