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, 30 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, coasters, t-shirts, candy, jewelry, and more!
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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

BREWING BEER WITH BOTANICALS
March 3, 11am–2pm
Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge
$35 for Botanical Garden members, $45 for nonmembers. Get your tickets here.
Learn how to brew beer with botanicals! In this beginner level class, we introduce you to the art and science of homebrewing. We will lead you through a full brew day as we discuss the four main components of beer: malt, yeast, hops, and water; the brewing process; and how to incorporate botanical ingredients into your beer.
FARM 2 TRAIL BEER RELEASE
March 4, 4–6pm
We are very excited to have teamed up with the Kestrel Land Trust, Valley Malt, and Abandoned Building Brewery to brew a collaborative beer! Named Farm 2 Trail, this roggenbier, or rye beer, is made from Valley Malt and was selected as the crowd favorite at the 5K for Farmland.

Draft pours and cans will be available for sale at this beer release party. Save the date now!
CIDERMAKING 101
March 10, 2–4pm
$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!
BEER STYLE TASTING SESSION C
March 11, 2–4pm
$40, or $35 per ticket 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 and wants to learn more!  Session C covers: American lager, Berlinerweisse, Scottish ale, Belgian tripel, Brett beer, American IPA (old school), and Baltic porter.
HOP SCIENCE!
March 17, 2–4pm
$30
Bitter. Floral. Citrusy. Dank. What is it that gives hops their unique characteristics. Explore the world of hops in this interactive class: sample singled-hopped beers, do hop rubbings, and learn about the science of malt's best friend. Includes complementary tastings of hopped beverages.
HOMEBREWING 101
March 18, 1–4pm
$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.

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

PRESS

Western Mass News, June 24, 2017

Daily Hampshire Gazette, June 16, 2017

Western Mass News, June 10, 2017

The Chronicle, May 1, 2017

The Valley Advocate, November 14, 2016

Daily Hampshire Gazette, September 25, 2016

CONTACT US

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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