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.

HOMEBREWING

ciderMAKING

TASTING CLASSES

seminars

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UPCOMING EVENTS

CIDERMAKING 101 - SOLD OUT
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 - SOLD OUT
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.
CIDERMAKING 101
November 11, 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!
FIRST ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
November 12, 12–6pm
Join us as we celebrate our first anniversary! We’ll be pouring up some special libations in honor of the trip we’ve made around the sun since our Grand Opening. Come have a brew, enjoy some goodies, win prizes, and help us usher in Year 2 in style!
KEGGING 101
November 18, 2–4pm
$30
Tired of bottling your homebrews? Learn to keg! We will discuss the benefits of kegging, parts of a keg, the kegging process, and safety protocol. A must-learn skill if you love to make hoppy beers and sweet sparkling ciders and wines!
HOMEBREW SHARE
November 18, 5–8pm
Bring a homebrew to share!
Join us for our homebrew bottle share! Get feedback on your homebrew projects and sample other people’s homebrews-—be it beer, cider, mead, wine, or any other fermented beverage. Pre-registration is not required, but you should plan on bringing a homebrew to share at this free event.
HOMEBREWING 101
November 19, 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.
HOMEBREWING 201 - NEIPA
November 26, 1–4:30pm
$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.

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