THE SHOP

At Beerology, we carry only the highest-quality ingredients and supplies. In addition to homebrewing and winemaking kits, we offer a selection of over 40 malts and grains, 40 hop varieties, and 50 yeast strains. We stock both liquid and dry malt extracts, brewing additives and nutrients, fermentable and non-fermentable sugars, flavor extracts, and fruit purées.

All the equipment we sell is top-of-the-line and brand new. We have a wide selection of fermentation vessels, bottles, kegs, and accessories, and carry our favorite brewing, cidermaking, and winemaking books. We also sell glassware, bottle openers, tap handles, t-shirts, hop soaps, candles, jewelry, candy, and more!

classes and seminars

Come learn with us! Whether you're new the world of fermentation or are looking to continue to develop your skills, we offer a variety of classes for every skill level.

HOMEBREWING

ciderMAKING

TASTING CLASSES

seminars

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UPCOMING EVENTS

HOMEBREWING 101
May 19, 1–4 pm
$35
Learn how to brew beer! In this beginner level class, we introduce you to the art and science of homebrewing in our classroom kitchen. We discuss malt, yeast, and hops, partial mash brewing, and how to avoid and troubleshoot the most common problems.
HOMEBREWING 201 - NEIPA
May 25, 1–4 pm
$35
Embrace the haze craze! For the intermediate brewer, this class digs into the ins and outs of brewing those juicy, creamy, hop bombs we have all come to know and love. Learn about the roles that yeast, hops, and fermentables play in creating that unique character only found in an NEIPA.
HOMEBREWING 101
June 23, 1–4 pm
$35
Learn how to brew beer! In this beginner level class, we introduce you to the art and science of homebrewing in our classroom kitchen. We discuss malt, yeast, and hops, partial mash brewing, and how to avoid and troubleshoot the most common problems.
WATER CHEMISTRY
June 29, 2–4 pm
$35
Demystify the chemistry of what comes out your faucet and makes up 95 percent your beer! By popular demand, we've invited Jamie Carmichael back to teach another in-depth class on brewing water. Drop off a 12 oz capped bottle by Tuesday, June 11 to have your results discussed in class. Or, bring it with you and we'll send it out for testing.
FLAVOR TRAINING: Session A
June 30, 2–4 pm
$45
What does it mean when a bottle of beer is skunked? Why do some beers taste sour? What's a phenol? We answer these questions and more in our flavor training seminars. Each session covers 6–7 different flavor compounds and may be taken independently.
HOMEBREWING 201: Oktoberfest
July 6, 1–4 pm
$35
In this intermediate-level class, we'll talk about the history of the Oktoberfest/Marzen style as well as differences in the modern-day varieties served at the Oktoberfest in Munich. Though we'll aim for the modern flavor profile in our brew, we'll also utilize a couple tricks that German brewers aren't allowed to practice.
FLAVOR TRAINING: Session B
July 7, 2–4 pm
$45
What does it mean when a bottle of beer is skunked? Why do some beers taste sour? What's a phenol? We answer these questions and more in our flavor training seminars. Each session covers 6–7 different flavor compounds and may be taken independently.
HOMEBREWING 101
July 13, 1–4 pm
$35
Learn how to brew beer! In this beginner level class, we introduce you to the art and science of homebrewing in our classroom kitchen. We discuss malt, yeast, and hops, partial mash brewing, and how to avoid and troubleshoot the most common problems.
FLAVOR TRAINING: Session C
July 14, 2–4 pm
$45
What does it mean when a bottle of beer is skunked? Why do some beers taste sour? What's a phenol? We answer these questions and more in our flavor training seminars. Each session covers 6–7 different flavor compounds and may be taken independently.
HOMEBREWING 201: Kveik
July 20, 1–4 pm
$35
In this intermediate-level class, learn about this Norwegian farmhouse ale made with a yeast that can handle high temperatures and is unable to produce phenols. We will be brewing a modern version while discussing traditional methods and variations.
FLAVOR TRAINING: Session D
July 21, 2–4 pm
$45
What does it mean when a bottle of beer is skunked? Why do some beers taste sour? What's a phenol? We answer these questions and more in our flavor training seminars. Each session covers 6–7 different flavor compounds and may be taken independently.

Who we are

Mike Schilling and Jordana Starr are the husband­-wife team behind Beerology. They are both passionate about beer and cider and have been homebrewing for nine years.

Mike holds an International Diploma in Brewing Technology from the Siebel Institute of Technology in Chicago and Doemens Akademie in Munich. Until recently, he was the beer buyer at Provisions in Northampton, where he continues to teach tasting seminars. Jordana is president of SPARGE Homebrew Club and is the libations writer for Edible Pioneer Valley. Both Mike and Jordana are on the Western Mass Beer Week planning committee

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Beerology is located at 342 Pleasant Street in Northampton, Massachusetts. We have free on-site parking in the back; the entrance to our parking lot is next to the Sleep Medicine Laboratory.
Hours:
Tuesday–Friday, 11–6
Saturday and Sunday, 11–5
On Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @beerologynoho

413-829-2337