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

HOMEBREW SHARE
January 6, 4–6pm
Bring a homebrew to share!
Join us for a homebrew bottle share! Get feedback on your homebrew projects and sample other people’s homebrews. Pre-registration is not required, but you should plan on bringing a homebrew to this free event.
HOMEBREWING 101
January 7, 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.
KOMBUCHA 101
January 13, 2–4pm
$45 - includes 1 gallon glass jar, starter tea, cheese cloth, and scoby
Make your own kombucha right here at Beerology! We'll discuss the history of this fermented elixir and cover sanitation, fermentation, bottling and carbonation, flavoring, and troubleshooting. Each attendee gets to bring home a gallon of kombucha to ferment at home.
CIDERMAKING 101
January 14, 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!
HOMEBREWING 201: BALTIC PORTER
January 20, 1–4pm
$35
This is one of the only beers you can appropriately brew as an ale or a lager. We'll discuss the style's history and myriad recipe possibilities—all while brewing up a lager version of this full-bodied, smooth style that focuses on the fruity end of the malt spectrum.
WINEMAKING 101
January 21, 2–4pm
$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
January 27, 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.
BEER STYLE TASTING SESSION A
January 28, 2–4pm
$40, or $35 per 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.
BEER STYLE TASTING SESSION B
February 11, 2–4pm
$40, or $35 per 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.

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