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, 30 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, coasters, t-shirts, candy, jewelry, and more!
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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.

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TASTING CLASSES

seminars

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UPCOMING EVENTS

FLAVOR TRAINING - SESSION A
September 24, 2–4pm
$45, or $150 for all four sessions
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. Whether you make beer, cider, or just want to improve your palate, these classes will have you tasting like a pro. Each session covers six flavor compounds.

Flavor compounds are divided up among four sessions. Classes may be taken in any order.
CIDERMAKING 101
September 30, 2–4pm
$35
The Pioneer Valley is one of the finest cidermaking regions in the world. Delve into the history of cidermaking, discover different styles and processes, and learn everything you need to make your own!
FLAVOR TRAINING - SESSION B
October 1, 2–4pm
$45, or $150 for all four sessions
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. Whether you make beer, cider, or just want to improve your palate, these classes will have you tasting like a pro. Each session covers six flavor compounds.

Flavor compounds are divided up among four sessions. Classes may be taken in any order.
OKTOBERFEST: CULTURE & COCKTAILS
October 5, 5–8pm
Quadrangle Green, Springfield
$10 for Museum Members, $20 Non-Members
Purchase tickets.
Join us at the annual beer tasting and homebrew competition on the Quadrangle Green! With live music by General Gist and the Mexican Cadillac and hors d'oeuvres by Log Rolling Catering. Participating breweries to be announced.

Ages 21 and up. Advance purchase suggested.
PIONEER VALLEY HOMEBREW COMPETITION
October 7, judging starts at 10am
New City Brewery, Easthampton
We're excited to be sponsoring the Pioneer Valley Homebrew Competition with New City Brewery and SPARGE Homebrew Club! To enter your beer, submit four bottles per beer to New City Brewery or Beerology by 10/6. Entry is $10 per beer, up to two beers per brewer. Entries will be judged in the BJCP format. Winner will get their beer brewed at New City! For complete rules and submission form, email tlukasik2003@gmail.com.
COMMUNITY BENEFIT DINNER
October 9, 3–6pm
$25 per person, or $20 each for 2+ tickets
This event will be held at Beerology.
Purchase tickets at Beerology, Valley Malt, or online.
An a-Maize-ing beer and food pairing highlighting indigenous ingredients to support the I-Collective, a group of indigenous chefs, activists, herbalists, seed, and knowledge keepers, The I-Collective strives to open a dialogue and create a new narrative that highlights not only historical indigenous contributions, but also promotes the indigenous community’s resiliency and innovations in gastronomy, agriculture, the arts, and society at large.

FOOD by Chef Neftali Duran
BEER by Beerology and Valley Malt
DESSERT by Belly of the Beast

Sponsored by Valley Malt, Beerology, Belly of the Beast, and Hungry Ghost Bread.
BEER STYLE TASTING SERIES - SESSION F
October 14, 3–5pm
$40, or $35/ticket for 2+ tickets
In our Beer Style Tasting series, we guide you through tasting and evaluating a variety of beer styles. Using commercial beers, you will learn how to identify the sensory components that differentiate styles and the history of each style we discuss. This series is especially suitable for servers, bartenders, aspiring beer judges, and anyone who loves beer and wants to learn more! Classes are divided into sessions A-F and may be taken in any order.
CIDERMAKING 101
October 21, 2–4pm
$35
The Pioneer Valley is one of the finest cidermaking regions in the world. Delve into the history of cidermaking, discover different styles and processes, and learn everything you need to make your own!
FLAVOR TRAINING - SESSION C
October 22, 2–4pm
$45, or $150 for all four sessions
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. Whether you make beer, cider, or just want to improve your palate, these classes will have you tasting like a pro. Each session covers six flavor compounds.

Flavor compounds are divided up among four sessions. Classes may be taken in any order.
HOMEBREWING 101
October 28, 1–4pm
$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 D
October 29, 2–4pm
$45, or $150 for all four sessions
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. Whether you make beer, cider, or just want to improve your palate, these classes will have you tasting like a pro. Each session covers six flavor compounds.

Flavor compounds are divided up among four sessions. Classes may be taken in any order.

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 seven 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 on the Western Mass Beer Week planning committee and is the libations writer for Edible Pioneer Valley.

PRESS

Western Mass News, June 24, 2017

Daily Hampshire Gazette, June 16, 2017

Western Mass News, June 10, 2017

The Chronicle, May 1, 2017

The Valley Advocate, November 14, 2016

Daily Hampshire Gazette, September 25, 2016

CONTACT US

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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, 11–7
Saturday and Sunday, 11–6
On Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @beerologynoho

413-829-2337