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.
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!
Pucker up! This intermediate brewing class covers a variety of processes that 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.
Learn what beers pair best with holiday favorites! In this 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 selected for this class!
Sunday, December 2 - 2–4pm
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.
What makes a beer darker than one of those yellow, fizzy beers? This tasting class will be about beers that vary from sweet and malty, to roasty and chocolately, to dry and fruity. Sample and learn alongside tasty food pairings hand-selected especially for this class.