Nicholas Aschbrenner

Cider Buy, Bottle Share, Cysers

October 20, 2020

The Cider Buy The Minnesota Home Brewers Association is hosting our annual cider buy at Barley John’s Brewpub on November 7 from 10 am to 4 pm. The cider is from Pine Tree Apple Orchard and is being sold to club members for $25/5 gallons. The deadline is November 3, so don’t delay! Order your cider here! If you’re new to making cider or want to up your cider game, check out: A Brewing TV...

Read More

Save-the-Date for the Club Cider Buy and Recapping a Busy September

September 27, 2020

Before we recap the busy September we had in the MHBA, we are pleased to announce preliminary details of the (drumroll, please) … club cider buy! Club Cider Buy Join the Minnesota Home Brewers Association for our annual cider distribution and homebrew demonstrations at Barley John’s Brewpub on November 7 from 10 am to 4 pm. This year, due to Covid-19 we will be scaling down the event bit and still working through some of...

Read More

Mead Day is TOMORROW

July 31, 2020

WHO’S COMING???! Saturday, August 1st (tomorrow) is MEAD DAY 2020! This year club members are invited to a virtual tour and mead tasting with one of 2019’s most awarded meaderies – LOST CAUSE MEADERY out of San Diego, CA! We’ll be tasting: DEVILRY: Raspberry mead with meadowfoam honey. GSB: Grenache, syrah and blackberry mead with buckwheat honey aged on oak. DEAR MONTANA: Traditional mead made with Montana sweet clover blossom aged on oak. After the...

Read More

How to bottle swap … with the MHBA

June 3, 2020

Don’t miss out! This is a reminder that the MHBA virtual bottle swap starts tomorrow. It’s a great way to get feedback on your beer, cider, and mead and have fun! Don’t know how? It’s easy!   Step 1: Make a back alley deal When: THIS Thursday (June 4) from 5 – 7 pm Where: The alley behind Al’s house (3208 Edgewood Ave S, Saint Louis Park, MN 55426) What: Drop off 6-12 labeled bottles...

Read More