People have been brewing homemade beer for centuries. While Houston has many local breweries, pubs and bars that offer the top-of-the-line beer, there is something about homemade beer that no one can beat. No matter what area you live in in Houston, there are resources to make homemade beer. Whether it is buying supplies, attending classes or you just need to ask a few questions, there are many places you can turn to.
DeFalco’s Home Wine & Beer Supplies
9223 Stella Link
Houston, TX 77025
DeFalco’s Home Wine & Beer Supplies has been equipping Houston to make homemade beer and wine for over 30 years. DeFalco’s offers classes for home brewing beer and wine four times a year, but be sure to sign up quickly because spots run out fast. You can purchase all of your supplies both at the store and online. A unique feature about DeFalco’s is the large amount of free recipes it offers – over 100 logger, ale and special style recipes. Stop by DeFalco’s Home Wine & Beer Supplies for all of your beer- and wine-making needs.
25770 I-45 N., Suite 107
Spring, TX 77386
www.brew-it-yourself.comBrew It Yourself has been open for almost 10 years and offers an incredible variety of beer and wine supplies, ingredients, equipment and products. It can also support you in making sodas, vinegars and liquors. It not only participates in local events and competitions, but equips you to also compete in any beer and wine competitions. Brew It Yourself periodically offers the public introductory brewing classes and you can also view its videos online any time of the day. Brew It Yourself participates in Houston’s local brewing craft clubs. Stop on by to talk, ask questions, buy supplies or find out how you can join one of Houston’s brewing craft clubs.
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3560 Nasa Parkway
Seabrook, TX 77586
www.brewersguild.netB&S Brewers Guild is located in Seabrook. With an online store, you can still purchase your beer, wine, mead, soda equipment, kits and supplies even if you are not in the Seabrook area. Its store offers such a wide variety of equipment with some of the best prices. Besides buying your supplies and ingredients, B&S Brewers Guild has 50 free unique recipes online that you can use, such as Texas bock, flat tyre and amber cerveza along with more traditional recipes like American porter, New England lager, Australian ale, Irish stout, Scottish ale, Canadian ale, British bitter and so much more.
802 E. 1st St.
Humble, TX 77338
www.backyardhomebrewers.comBackyard Home Brewers and Education Center not only offers supplies, barrels and recipes so you can make homemade beer, but also desires to educate you throughout the process. It offers introductory classes as well as mead classes and many others throughout the year. Backyard Home Brewers founded a club called the Rogue Brewers Coalition that meets about once a month. Here, beginner brewers can learn from the more advanced brewers, try new beer and meet other brewers in the process. A one-of-a-kind brewer store in Humble, Backyard Home Brewers and Education Center is a must-stop shop.
3130 N. Fry Road, Suite 800
Katy, TX 77449
www.texashomebrewers.comLocated on the west side of Houston, Texas Homebrewers is your go-to place for learning about brewing homemade beer and wine and making your own cheese. It offers classes to teach you how to brew beer for $20. If you cannot make it out to a class, you can view instructional videos on its websites or browse its vast amount of information online. Texas Homebrewers has an excellent selection of supplies not limited to beer-, wine- and cheese-making kits and recipes. If you cannot find what you are looking for, Texas Homebrewers will order your supplies and answer all of your questions for you.