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, candy, jewelry, 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

Brews, Bites, & Bids
November 8, 6 pm

Tickets are $45 and can be purchased here.
Enjoy fabulous creative cuisine picked specially to highlight the variety of beer styles served by brewers from across our region and around the world. Bid on great items and support Bigs & Littles—100% of funds raised go directly to supporting BBBS's mission.
HOMEBREWING 101
November 10, 1–4:30 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: SOUR BEER
November 11, 1–4:30 pm
$35
Pucker up! This intermediate brewing class covers the variety of processes that may go into the production of sour beer. Learn about sour mashing, long-aging sours, fruiting, and how to use lactobacillus and other microorganisms to sour beer.
CIDERMAKING 101
November 17, 2–4 pm
$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!
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS: TASTING CLASS
November 18, 2–4 pm
$40
Learn what beers pair best with holiday favorites! In this tasting class, we lead you through an array of beers that pair with turkey, honey-baked ham, and all the trimmings. Taste each beer alongside delectable nibbles we hand selected for this amazing class!
WINEMAKING 101
December 2, 2–4 pm
$40
Learn the fundamentals of making wine! We'll discuss winemaking history, equipment, and procedure, and will guide you through the step-by-step process for making wine at home.
HOMEBREWING 101
December 8, 1–4:30 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.
EMBRACE THE DARKNESS: TASTING CLASS
December 9, 2–4 pm
$40
What makes a beer darker than one of those yellow fizzy beers? More than you might think! This tasting class will be about beers that vary from sweet and malty, to roasty and chocolatey, to dry and fruity. Sample and learn alongside tasty food pairings hand-selected especially for this class.
BREAKFAST AFTER DARK
December 15, 6–9 pm
$20 donation
Purchase tickets here.
Join us for our annual pancake dinner for the Mike McNeil Organization, a team dedicated to raising money for cancer research. Enjoy scratch-made pancakes, real maple syrup, sweet cider, and coffee! We will also be serving up Good Evening, our maple coffee imperial stout. A raffle with amazing prizes donated by local businesses rounds out the night!
HOMEBREWING 101
December 16, 1–4:30 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.

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 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