Chicago's Home For Homebrew and Craft Beer Lovers

With an emphasis on supporting the homebrew community, great service, and a quality selection with essential brewing supplies in stock as well as equipment and parts for brewing and kegging. We're located in the Ravenswood neighborhood on Chicago's North Side near Montrose and Damen.

Gnome Brew Wants To Be Your Local Homebrew Store

We Continue To Be Open For Delivery And Pickup Only

Please place your order online

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Special 2nd Anniversary Bottle Share

February 20th at 7:30 PM on Zoom

This year our Anniversary Party is going virtual. In lieu of our normal monthly bottle share, join us on February 20th to celebrate 2 years of Gnome Brew.

Party starts at 7:30 PM and we'll be opening the Zoom doors at 7:15 PM. Grab some of your homebrews and show us what you've been brewing and drinking.

First 20 to sign up get a sample of Gnome Brew's 1st Anniversary Beer, our Oud Bruin brewed during our 1st Anniversary party last year!

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Simply Brewing ™ Equipment & Recipe Kits

Brew Great Beer At Home Simply

Brew beer that you'll enjoy drinking and be proud to share.

Gnome Brew's Simply Brewing™ Equipment and Recipe Kits are straightforward enough for a first-time brewer but engaging enough for intermediate brewers. Choose from a large selection of recipes or create your own. We're always here to help you find a recipe you'll like or build your own.

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Home Delivery Each Tuesday & Friday

Order Online. We'll Deliver To You

Can't make it to the store to get your brewing supplies? We offer delivery each Tuesday and Friday. Just order online with the Recipe Builder by 5:00 PM, and we'll have it to you that same night!

Delivery is available for customers in zip codes 60202, 60610, 60613, 60614, 60618, 60622, 60625, 60626, 60640, 60642, 60647, 60657 and 60660. We’ll expand service based on demand, so let us know if you’re interested. No minimum order. Fee is only $5.95.

Classes and Events


Come learn about beer and brewing at our class, Brewing Beer in 1 Hour class. It's a fun and educational 2 hour class. We have classes at least twice a month.

Monthly Bottle Shares and Special Events

At Gnome Brew, we think the homebrew community is the best part about homebrewing. Everyone is welcome to the store any time to sample beers and talk homebrew. We host a monthly bottle share at the store that open to everyone. Also, we host special events about once a month featuring special guests and fun activities. Events are usually free but require pre-registration.

Support Your Local Homebrew Club

Gnome Brew additionally supports the local homebrew community by partnering with homebrew clubs such as Square Kegs in Lincoln Square, Evanston Homebrew Club and C.H.A.O.S.

Brewing Basics

Guaranteed In Stock

A trip to Gnome Brew is never wasted with our Brewing Basics program. Brewing Basics are the foundational ingredients used in building most recipes. Come in with a recipe using Brewing Basics and we'll have it guaranteed.

Learn more about Brewing Basics and check out our list of malt, hops and yeast guaranteed in stock.

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