Originally Posted by BrewVolinSc
Haha... Thanks Hello and IslandLizard, both comments are all I need to know to avoid something like this! Of course I was quite skeptical of a $600 course dropped down to $29! Also, very jealous of your opportunity to have a $25 hands on class like that. Thanks for your input
Once you realize that Groupon gets 50% of anything they advertise it's easy to figure what that course is really worth. Over 160 tickets were sold so you'd be "learning to brew" in a mob. Besides, he's a bartender instructor...
Instead, find a good LHBS to take a class in a small group, usually no more than 12-20 people, go to a Big Brew event, "assist" other brewers and learn, talk to home brewers, join a home brew club, etc. Don't forget Youtube instructions, John Palmer's How to Brew
and last but not least, this forum. Start with the stickies