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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The Black is Beautiful initiative was launched by Weathered Souls brewery in an attempt to bring awareness to the injustices that many people of color face daily.

Now Available For Homebrewers

Through the end of July, Gnome Brew is packaging 1 Hour Brew (1 Gal.), 3 Hour Brew (5 Gal.), and 5 Gallon All-Grain kits of Black Is Beautiful, an Imperial Stout.

We Are Supporting Crossroads Funds

For each kit sold, we will donate $5 to Crossroads Fund whose mission is to support community organizations working on issues of racial, social and economic justice in the Chicago area.

Learn more or Order your kit now

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, 60657 60659 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.

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Mash & Boil In Stock

Our Favorite New Equipment

Now Only $349.99

We're loving using the Mash & Boil at the shop. It reliably hits and holds mash temps, makes step mashing a breeze, recirculates your wort with a built-in pump, and boils all in the same unit. It's also incredibly portable so you can brew anywhere.

At $399.99, it's the most affordable all-in-one brewing system out there.

Pick up a Mash & Boil with Pump today.

Also available for pre-order without pump for $299.99. Order by Thursday any week, pickup it up Tuesday.

Classes and Events

Classes

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.