The Home Brewery


1967 W Boat St
Ozark, Missouri, 65721-6614
United States

(800) 321-2739 | map

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Reviews by Quaffer:
Photo of Quaffer
4.65/5  rDev +4.7%

I went to this shop when visiting my parents back in Missouri. My Dad needed a few odds-and-ends to prepare for brewing his first batch ever.

First of all, this place is a little of the beaten path and not easy to spot from the main road. Just turn at their sign and follow the gravel road and you will end up that the shop. It's a very unassuming, white buidling.

The showroom wasn't huge, but it had a nice selection of both equipment and ingredients throughout. Later, upon speaking with the owner and browsing through their very well-done catalog, I discovered that they have a decent sized warehouse behind the place and that they stock a ton of stuff. Plus, if they don't have it, they will get it for you.

The owners (husband and wife) are homebrewers themselves and even sell their own ingredient kits based on past experience. I haven't tried one yet, but I plan on it in the near future.

One of the best parts of the visit was speaking to owner. He was happy just to stand there and talk about beer and beer maiking. Very knowledgeable, friendly, and laid back. The kind of guy you want to go have a beer with. Plus, he was very helpful. When we arrived, he was taking the time to explain, in-depth, to a woman exactly how to make her very first batch of wine. He handled her very well and explained things in a way that a first-time winemaker could easily understand.

Overall, I think that this place is great. I am going to start using their mail order service regularly from now on.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Brandonvlansdown
4.29/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of aratcliffe
4.36/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of TippySelenoid
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

The new location is great. It's not in a converted house anymore. The showroom is clean and well organized.

The products are all quality and well displayed. There is a nice selection of home brew equipment as well as ingredients.

The guys who work there are always friendly. When I get things (like limited Wyeast) that are on back order they call when the merchandise comes in and hold it for me till I get it.

The prices are comparable to other major mail order homebrew catalogs. But I usually save money because there'e no S&H fees.

It's good to have a place like this right in my back yard. Good selection of good products and the new digs are a real improvement.

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Photo of Samalamahamdam
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

I have been shopping The Home Brewery for the past several years since I have been brewing. As I started I was always going in awkwardly not knowing what I wanted, but they were always very helpful in guiding me in the right direction.

King of all Ales and I have been progressing steadily in our brewing and while their malt extract kits are solid, they really shine with switching to all grain. They have no problem converting their extract kit over to all grain.

They don't have as big a variety of kits of some of the others out there, but do have a good rotation of seasonales. As we begin creating our own all grain recipes they have everything a home brewer could need.

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Photo of MOShepp
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

I'm wanting to start brewing so I stopped by this place on my way to Branson. When you pull up, you think of a couple of buddies brewing beer in a big old garage, nothing fancy on the outside, but fitting. Great selection, their middle priced equipment kit comes with a wort chiller which is nice. Lots of their own brew kits, I would imagine they have everything you could want no matter what level brewer you are.

Service was great, they spent plenty of time with me answering all my questions. Prices seemed to be very competitive as I have been scanning the web.

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Photo of MTNboy
3.85/5  rDev -13.3%

I have been wanting to get into home brewing for quite sometime but was always afraid to actually do it. I visited home brew store all over but just never got around to it but now I am in the middle of the Ozarks with not the greatest selection of beer stores out there I think I am finally ready. I went into the Home Brewery and the guy that helped me out was great and full of great advice. The selection of beer ingredients kits were good reasonably priced. The prices on starter kits were also great I just wish they would have had cappers

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Photo of iamtyler
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

I was very impressed with The Home Brewery. I received a brochure at a business expo in my hometown and was impressed with all they offered.

The owner was very pleasant to speak with and was very knowledgeable. He was helpful in offering the information necessary in starting your own home brewery.

They have many options as far as varying levels at which you can start. They also offer many individual upgrades to your own home brewery. They also offer very affordable package deals that include everything you need to begin your home brewery.

I would recommend The Home Brewery to anyone in the area interested in getting into home brewing. Stop by their store and you'll find help and answers for any of your questions.

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Photo of karst
4.85/5  rDev +9.2%

I have been using their catalog for 3 years since I first got a homebrew kit in 2002.
Heading to Springfiled, Mo from the East I headed ddown US-65 S via EXIT 82A toward BRANSON. 17.2 miles down the road took the MO-F exit toward OZARK. 0.2 miles then LEFT onto MO F. 0.1 miles and STRAIGHT to go onto US-65 BR. 1.2 miles A RIGHT onto OLD US-65/SELMORE RD. Continue to follow SELMORE RD. 0.1 miles then Turn LEFT onto W BAIN. <0.1 miles at their sign down to the End of a 1 lane gravel road at 205 W Bain St, Ozark, MO 65721-7384 US

Worth the trip? Absolutely, even on a busy day the spend the time to learn what your doing and provide you service. Although I only planned on spending $50 for supplies, with friendly helpful answers about a lot of their brewing hardware I kept updating more and more of my old equiptment. I only went over my budget by $200.

We stayed in the store for almost 2 hours and enjoyed looking at their "infra-structure" in the back. They are active homebrewers that are truely advocates of good beer making!

Worth the 120 mile drive!

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The Home Brewery in Ozark, MO
Place rating: 4.44 out of 5 with 9 ratings