Learn to Home Brew! Sugarplum Porter Workshop with Award-winning Home Brewers Sean and Andy Arsenault

Have you been meaning to get into brewing your own beer but haven't known where to start? Do you brew your own beer and want to mingle with other home brewers? Are you just really into beer and sort of want to know how it's made but really just want to drink some really interesting beer?

No matter what your motivation, we've got an event guaranteed to, ahem, generate some buzz. Support the South Philly Food Co-op and sample some heady homebrews at Co-op Brew Day: Home Brewing Workshop with the Brothers Arsenault.

On Sat., Dec. 1, from noon till 5 p.m., Sean and Andy Arsenault, winners of Home Sweet Homebrew's Extreme Home Brew Challenge, will lead a workshop in which they demonstrate how to brew a Sugarplum Porter, just the beer to kick of your holiday season.

But who are these brothers Arsenault? Andy is a brewer at Downingtown's Victory and a longtime volunteer on the Co-op's Programs and Events committee. Sean is the quintessential beer adventurer, having traveled near and far to sample the world's rich, barley-laden bounty.

As no home brew demonstration would be complete without a little liquid refreshment to wash all that learning down, Sean and Andy will be providing to attendees samples of  their previous concoctions. They also encourage fellow home brewers to bring a growler or a sixpack of their own handwork for sharing and feedback.

The event will take place at the brothers' home at 732 Clymer St. Tickets are just $15 for members, $20 for non-members, and can be purchased at Eventbrite.

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