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.
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.
The Pioneer Valley is one of the finest cidermaking regions in the world. Delve into the history of cidermaking, discover different styles and processes, taste fresh and fermented ciders, and learn everything you need to make your own!
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.
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.
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.