Beer Brewing Program, Level One (Fall Semester)

Brewing classes are held on October 5th and October 26th, from 2 to 6 pm. Course fees do not include the brewing supplies fee of $50, payable on the first day of class. In this brewing class,  you will learn how to brew great beer. Even better, you will be brewing...

Beer School: The Hops Class

The beer tasting class for craft beer nerds. The last few years have been a renaissance in brewing, and this class is a celebration of all things hoppy.  Double IPA? Hazy and Juicy IPA? Black IPA?  Fresh Hopped? We’ll be covering the major styles in hoppy beers....

Beer Brewing Program, Level One (Winter Semester)

Brewing classes are held on February 16th and March 16th In this brewing class,  you will learn how to brew great beer. Even better, you will be brewing your own beer. A  brewer-instructor will guide you through the process step by step: from brew to boil to bottle....

Draft Magazine: Getting schooled at the Philly Beer School

“Philadelphia is to beer what Sonoma is to wine,” says Keith Wallace to anyone who’ll listen. Considering the source, the proclamation, perhaps incendiary outside Pennsylvania, might sound outright puzzling within city limits. That’s because in 2001, Wallace, a winemaker, wine columnist, and author of two upcoming wine books, founded and still runs Philly’s best-known vinology school. So why is he extolling his territory’s beer lust at the expense of its pursuit of viticultural knowledge?

Because, acknowledging a craft revolution, he’s invited beer to take a permanent seat at The Wine School‘s table.

Wallace’s partner, a burly bald man named Dean Browne, asserts the alliance as he introduces himself to a group assembled in one of The Wine School’s classrooms on an early March night.