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The Marquette Home Brewers is a social and educational club centered around the hobby and craft of home brewing.  We normally meet the second Wednesday of each month at the Marquette Brewing Cooperative at 501 S Lake St in Marquette at 6:30 PM.  We also have a monthly, informal social gathering called the “Last Wednesday Club,” which meets at one of the local breweries for conversation and camaraderie (and beer, of course).  Our membership includes first-time brewers, 25-year veterans, and everything in between.  Both the monthly meeting and the Last Wednesday Club are open and free of charge to anyone interested in our club.  If you wish to become a member, yearly dues are $24 per person or $36 for a couple.

We are an AHA (American Homebrewers’ Association) sanctioned club, and we participate in AHA events such as Big Brew Day, Learn to Homebrew Day, and others.  We also have competitions within the club and hold events such as beer tours, workshops, experiments, and other educational and social functions throughout the year.  Check this website for current information regarding our monthly meetings and other events.

June Updates

This months meeting was mostly spent tasting beers. With Spring Ferment no longer in the summer, and that big American Holiday just around the corner, there isn't much going on this month. We sampled two schwarzesbier's. Unfortunately for Sean Rooney his was contaminated, but luckily for Sean Rooney there were only two entries so he still took second place. It would seem that our yeast experiment tasting will be set for August. As July style of the month is NEIPA and we ...
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Membership

If you wish to become a member, yearly dues are $24 per person or $36 for a couple. Please pay with a credit card or PayPal and you’ll be all set. If you’d rather write us a check or give us cash, which is fine with us, please bring to a regular monthly meeting.

Mystery Science Corner

A big portion of the Home Brewers philosophy is built around education, and one of the best ways to expand your education is to experiment. We’ve done a few experiments over the years, some successful and some failures, and we do our best to catalog them all here.

When life gives you lemons

We did an experiment with a lemon beer. We tried to mirror a lemon shandy ...
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Its been a LOG time coming

Scandinavian Sahti. Locally foraged juniper and aspen log. Sparged through a juniper filled aspen log. All water was a juniper ...
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The Yeast Experience

Created the same beer and divided it among many participants. We used a variety of yeast strains on the beer ...
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The Co-op Brewery

The Marquette Brewing Cooperative, Inc. is a grassroots effort on the part of homebrewers and craft beer lovers in the Marquette area to create a cooperatively-owned microbrewery and taproom in order to meet the needs of its member/owners.

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Local Friends

The Marquette home brewers organization is made up of avid beer lovers. So naturally, we are looking to expand our taste buds and knowledge by visiting as many local establishments, from bars and restaurants to retail locations.  Below is a list of local establishments. This list is ever changing and if you feel something is missing please email us to let us know, and we will be sure to update the list. Hope to see you out there. Cheers!

Bars & Restaurants

Cognition Brewery

113 E Canda St, Ishpeming, MI 49849 Website ...
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Jasper Ridge Brewery

Housemade beers join sandwiches & comfort food in a sparse setting with a separate lounge. 1075 Country Ln, Ishpeming, MI ...
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Barrel and beam

260 Northwoods Rd, Marquette, MI 49855 ...
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Iron Bay Drinkery

105 E Washington St, Marquette, MI 49855 Website ...
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Delft Bistro

139 W Washington St, Marquette, MI 49855 Website ...
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Zephyrs

215 S Front St, Marquette, MI 49855 Website ...
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Retail Locations

Super One Foods

Family-owned, warehouse-like supermarket with produce, meat, deli & bakery departments 3070 US-41, Marquette, MI 49855 ...
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Whites Party Store

1001 N 3rd St, Marquette, MI 49855 ...
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Econo Foods

1401 Odovero Dr, Marquette, MI 49855 ...
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