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

HOMEBREWING 101
September 9, 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.
CIDERMAKING 101
September 15, 2–4 pm
$35
The Pioneer Valley is one of the finest cidermaking regions in the world. Delve into the history of cidermaking, taste sweet and hard ciders, and learn everything you need to know to make your own hard cider!
HOMEBREWING 201 - Brut IPA
September 16, 1–4:30 pm
$35
Tired of those marshmallow-bodied New England IPAs but love big hop aroma and flavor? Looking to create a great beer to pair with food? Come learn how to make a Brut IPA! This new style, coming out of San Diego, is bone dry—kinda like Champagne—and we’ll keep that wine-like character with hopping too.
LOOK PARK BREW FESTIVAL
September 22
Pines Theater, Look Park, Florence
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Join us for the 3rd Annual Look Park Brew Festival! Savor enough sips and samples to delight your palate all afternoon. This year's event promises the Pioneer Valley’s best breweries and more!

Tickets are $35 presale and $40 day of event. Designated Driver and Under 21 tickets for sale for $10. Kids 12 and under are FREE.
CIDERMAKING AT THE BBG
September 23
Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge
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Meet us up at the Berkshire Botanical Garden for a special cidermaking class! Delve into cider history, taste sweet and hard ciders, and learn everything you need to know to make your own hard cider!
BEER STYLE TASTING SERIES
Session A - September 23, 2–4 pm
$40/session or $35 each 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! Classes are divided into sessions A-F and may be taken in any order.

In Session A, we cover: Czech Pilsner, Hefeweizen, British Brown Ale, American Stout, American IPA (West Coast), Gueuze, Doppelbock
BEER STYLE TASTING SERIES
Session B - September 30, 2–4 pm
$40/session or $35 each 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! Classes are divided into sessions A-F and may be taken in any order.

In session B, we cover: German Pils, Witbier, British Bitter, English Porter, Rauchbier, American Barleywine, Oud Bruin
CULTURE & COCKTAILS: OKTOBERFEST
October 4, 5–8 pm
Springfield Museums, Springfield
Shake up your museum experience with an eclectic mix of culinary treats and cultural entertainment! Annual beer tasting and homebrew competition on the Quadrangle Green, plus a live oompa band! All tastings included while supplies last. Participating breweries to be announced.
MASS FERMENTATIONAL
October 6, 1–5 pm
Worcester Common, Worcester
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Raise a pint and funds for the Mass Brewers Guild during the Mass Fermentational, the organization’s second largest beer festival and fundraiser of the year!

Fifty seven local breweries—from fan favorites, to local legends and newly opened sud houses—will pour alongside selected special guest out-of-state breweries. Once inside the park, attendees can drink-in all that the Massachusetts craft beer scene has to offer and more. Patrons can purchase gourmet eats served up by food trucks on site.
BEER STYLE TASTING SERIES
Session C - October 7, 2–4 pm
$40/session or $35 each 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! Classes are divided into sessions A-F and may be taken in any order.

In Session C, we cover: American Lager, Berliner Weisse, Scottish Ale, Belgian Tripel, Brett Beer, American IPA (Old School), Baltic Porter
CIDERMAKING 101
October 13, 2–4 pm
$35
The Pioneer Valley is one of the finest cidermaking regions in the world. Delve into the history of cidermaking, taste sweet and hard ciders, and learn everything you need to know to make your own hard cider!
BEER STYLE TASTING SERIES
Session D - October 14, 2–4 pm
Session E - October 21. 2–4 pm
$40/session or $35 each 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! Classes are divided into sessions A-F and may be taken in any order.

In Session D, we cover: Kölsch, Saison, Schwartzbier, Sweet Stout, American Pale Ale, Eisbock, English Barleywine

In Session E, we cover: California Common, American Wheat, Märzen, Irish Stout, Belgian Dubbel, English IPA, Flanders Red Ale
HOMEBREWING 101
October 27, 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.
BEER STYLE TASTING SERIES
Session F - October 28. 2–4 pm
$40/session or $35 each 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! Classes are divided into sessions A-F and may be taken in any order.

In session F we cover: Munich Helles, Gose, Dunkles Weissbier, Altbier, Belgian Golden Strong Ale, American IPA (East Coast), Imperial Stout

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