Legal Stuff

Return Policy

You may return any unused item for a full refund (excluding shipping charges) within 30 days of purchase.  If your order was damaged, missing, or incorrect, we apologize for the inconvenience.  You may report the issue to us by sending us an email at info@socohomebrew.com or by calling us at 512-428-6564, and we will get back with you within 24 hours.  Please remember to have your order number and order date ready.   Our normal customer service hours are 10 am CST to 5 pm CST Monday – Friday. 

 

Return Shipping Costs

We will pay for return shipping costs if the item arrives damaged or defective.  You will be responsible for the return shipping costs if the item received was not damaged or defective.  Any returns may be sent to:

SoCo Homebrew
ATTN:  Returns
4930 S. Congress Ave., Suite 307
Austin, TX 78745

 

Same Day Shipping

All orders placed by 11 am CST will ship that same day if the order is placed on a normal business day.  Any orders placed after 11 am CST will be shipped the following business day.  Our business days are Monday through Friday excluding holidays.  Severe weather may also lead to a delay in same day shipping. 

The delivery time for our Flat Rate Shipping and Ground Shipping services may vary based on your delivery address.  Refer to the map below to determine the approximate delivery timeframe.

 

International Shipping

We do not offer international shipping at this time.

 

Free Shipping and Flat Rate Shipping

Most products that we offer receive 8.99 flat-rate shipping (or $6.99 in Texas) when shipped within the contiguous United States.  Free Shipping and Flat-rate shipping are not available for addresses in Alaska, Hawaii, and the U.S. Territories.

We may occasionally offer free shipping on select products or based on the total size of your shopping cart.  Free shipping is available for orders of $70 and above.  

Some items do not qualify for free shipping or flat-rate shipping.  These items will have product descriptions that state that they do not qualify for free or flat rate shipping.  Free shipping offers are only available in the lower 48 states.

 

Shipping To Correct Address

You are responsible for providing us with the correct mailing address when your order is placed online.  We will make all reasonable efforts to validate your address with the shipping courier.  You will be responsible for any additional shipping charges that are incurred if you provide us the incorrect shipping address.

 

Customer Service

Our Customer Service Representatives are answering calls every business day (excluding holidays) between 10 am CST and 5 pm CST.   Our business days are Monday through Friday excluding holidays. 

 

Retail Store Location & Hours

Monday – Wednesday:  10 am CST to 6 pm CST
Thursday – Friday:  10 am CST to 7 pm CST
Saturday:  10 am CST to 6 pm CST
Sunday:  10 am CST to 5 pm CST

4930 South Congress Avenue
Suite 307
Austin, TX 78745

 

Holidays

SoCo Homebrew retail locations and Customer Service will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

New Year’s Day
Easter
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving
Christmas Day

 

Yeast

We ship all Wyeast and White Labs yeast with ice packs to help ensure that the yeast arrives alive.  Please refrigerate any Wyeast or White Labs yeast immediately after you receive your package in the mail. 

Preparing a yeast starter is a good way to increase the yeast cell count before you pitch your yeast.  We recommend that you prepare a starter for any beer that has a gravity over 1.050. 

 

Taxes

SoCo Homebrew is located in Austin, Texas.  Therefore, we do charge sales tax for orders shipped to addresses in Texas.  The sales tax amount should appear on your order once you type in your shipping address.

 

Pricing and Policies

All information on this website regarding products and services provided by SoCo Homebrew is subject to change without notice.  Reasonable efforts are taken to ensure the accuracy and integrity of all information provided here, but SoCo Homebrew is not responsible for misprints, out-of-date information, or errors.  SoCo Homebrew makes no warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any information contained on this website.