Makgeolli Brewing Class  

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  • A comprehensive makgeolli brewing foundation class,
  • Tasting of various hand-crafted brews,
  • Practical hands on session,
  • Take home a kit to brew makgeolli at home

Learn how to make your very own Korean alcohol in this comprehensive class!  Your traditional alcohol experts Julia and Dan will take you through the fundamentals of brewing makgeolli with an interactive and hands-on experience. 

The class runs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10am to 12pm. 

The Basics of Brewing

The class begins with a detailed overview of all the different kinds of sool (Korean traditional alcohol) and how they compare to other alcohols of the world.  We cover the various fermentation techniques and how to make delicious alcohol almost anywhere in the world.

After tasting a few samples of home-brewed makgeolli, we get our hands on instruction of the day's recipe.  We will take you from the very beginning stages of washing rice to the final filtering process.  After class, take home a kit with all the basic ingredients you will need in order to recreate your own brew after you get home.

A Unique Experience

What makes this class different from any other is your instructors. We are long-term expats who have dedicated our time to learning every aspect of Korean traditional alcohol and will take you on an undiscovered journey of tastes and culture.

Seoul, Korea

For this tour guests will meet at Susubori Academy: Come out of Chungjeongno Station (Purple Line 5) exit 7.  Immediately follow the street as it curves to the right and walk along this street until your reach a Convenience Store (CU) on the right.  Cross the street and go down the basement level of a glass pyramid entrance.  You will see Susubori Academy on B1. 

Map to Susubori Academy

  • Classes will run with minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 10.  For classes under 4 people, a 30,000won surcharge will be applied. Guests will be notified 48 hours before the commencement of the class if the surcharge will be applied, and can be paid in cash on the day or via PayPal. 
  • If you choose to pay by bank transfer, you will receive the bank details with your email confirmation.
  • For payments in Korean Won, we use a 1US$ = 1,000 KRW conversion rate.

Cancellations made more than 48 hours before the class date will receive an 80% refund.  Cancellations made after the 48 hour period will not receive any refunds.  If the class is canceled by Management for any unforeseen or unavoidable reason, guests will receive a full refund.