classes

HOMEBREWING 101

‍Saturday, N
Saturday, December 8
Sunday, December 16
1–4:30pm
$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

Sunday, November 4, 2–4pm
Saturday, November 17
2–4pm
$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: SOUR BEER

Sunday, November 11, 1–4:30 pm
$35

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.

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS TASTING CLASS

Sunday, November 18 - 2–4pm
$40

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!

WINEMAKING 101

Sunday, December 2 - 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.


EMBRACE THE DARKNESS 
TASTING CLASS

Sunday, December 9 - 2–4pm
$40

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.

Classes include complimentary samples for attendees age 21+.
Interested in signing up for a class?
Give us a call at 413-829-BEER to reserve your spot today!