Beer-making course at historic Ballantine House in Newark



    What better place to learn the art of home brewing and connect to Newark’s beer-making history than the “house that beer built” at the Newark Museum? The Ballantine House, a wing of the Newark Museum, was built in 1885 for Jeanette and John Holme Ballantine of the celebrated Newark beer-brewing family. Thomas Jambor, founder of Morris Area Society of Homebrewers and Official Tasting Judge, leads participants through a hands-on brewing process of creating the mash for fermentation and racking the beer into bottles.

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