Point Brew Supply’s Annual Teach A Friend to Home Brew Day

Join us right outside the brew shop on Saturday, nationally known as Learn to Homebrew Day.  http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/pages/events/learn-to-homebrew-day There is NO cost to participate, but we'd sure like to know who will be attending and brewing. Please invite and bring as many people that you know who seem interested in learning how to brew, That is the whole point of the event. If your brewing, please try to bring someone! Prepare your recipe(s), buy your ingredients, and bring your equipment to the shop and come brew! In the past we have had a pretty large turnout, lets do it again. Send us a facebook post and let us know if your brewing, or email us. The day's itinerary is traditional All Grain Brewers with mash tuns, etc. please get started after 8:30, but no later than 9 a.m. Extract and Brew in a Bag brewers, please be here and started by 11 a.m. Please do not get here earlier in the morning, unless you will not be able to participate otherwise. We would like to … [Read more...]

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...]