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. We also offer off-site tasting and flavor training classes, academic lectures, and professional consulting.

HOMEBREWING

ciderMAKING

TASTING CLASSES

seminars

UPCOMING CLASSES

HOMEBREWING 201 - BREWING IN ANCIENT EGYPT
December 1, 1–4 pm
$35
The earliest evidence of beer brewing comes from the Fertile Crescent—and we've gotten our hands on a Petri dish of yeast from a beer vessel found in an ancient Egyptian tomb! We'll be using this mummy yeast (brought back to life on a stir plate) in order to ferment a super old-style brew. We'll focus on brewing in the ancient world, recreating old beers with modern understanding and technique, and modern yeast propagation.
WINEMAKING 101
December 7, 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.
CIDERMAKING 101
December 8, 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!
GINGER BEER 101
December 14, 2–4 pm
$35
Learn how to brew a ginger beer! This class will discuss the different approaches to making this spicy, gluten-free beer, and how to avoid common pitfalls, such as bottle explosions, many at-home fermentologists encounter. Taste samples of commercial and home-brewed ginger beer as you learn the steps to making it yourself!
HOMEBREWING 201: NEW ENGLAND IPA
December 15, 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
December 28, 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 101
January 11, 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.
CIDERMAKING 101
January 18, 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!
KEGGING 101
January 25, 2–4 pm
$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!

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 since 2010.

Mike holds an International Diploma in Brewing Technology from the Siebel Institute of Technology in Chicago and Doemens Akademie in Munich. He is also the former beer buyer at Provisions in Northampton. Jordana is president of SPARGE Homebrew Club and is the libations writer for Edible Pioneer Valley. Mike and Jordana co-chair 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