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.

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TASTING CLASSES

seminars

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UPCOMING EVENTS

WATER CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
August 11, 6–8pm
$35. $10 from each ticket will be donated to WaterAid America.
Demystify the chemistry of what comes out of your faucet and makes of 95 percent of your beer! Jamie Carmichael is back with another in-depth class on brewing water. Bring along a (clean) 12 oz bottle of your tap water to this class, and we will test it for you.
HOMEBREWING 201 - OKTOBERFEST
August 13, 1–4:30pm
$35
In this class, we'll talk about the history of the Oktoberfest/Marzen style as well as differences in the modern-day varieties served at the Oktoberfest in Munich. Though we'll aim for the modern flavor profile in our brew, we'll also utilize a couple tricks that German brewers aren't allowed to practice.
HOMEBREW SHARE
August 18, 5–8pm
Bring a homebrew to share!
Join us for our monthly homebrew bottle share! Get feedback on your homebrew projects and sample other people's homebrews! Pre-registration is not required, but you should plan on bringing a homebrew to this free event.
KEGGING 101
August 20, 2–4pm
$30
Tired of bottling your homebrews? Learn to keg! We will discuss the benefits of kegging, parts of a keg, the kegging process, and safety protocol. A must-learn skill if you love to make hoppy beer sand sweet, sparkling ciders!
LIVE DRAWING AND RECEPTION WITH DEAN MCKEEVER
August 25, 5–8pm
Want to meet the artist behind some of the most beautiful beer labels around? We're excited to welcome reknowned illustrator Dean McKeever back to the shop for a live drawing session and artist reception! Come meet the artist, enjoy a homebrew, and see McKeever work his magic! Prints will be available for sale, and light refreshments will be served.
HOMEBREWING 101
August 26, 1–4pm
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.
FRUIT WINEMAKING
August 27, 2–4pm
$35
Summer fruit is ripening and ready to ferment! Learn about the history of fruit winemaking, learn what goes into good fruit wine, and be a part of making a batch in class! (We'll let you know when it's ready to come try!)
VALLEY BEER TRIVIA
at The Foundry, 24 Main Street, Northampton
August 31, 8pm
$10 per person, teams of up to 4
21+ only; valid ID required
Join Beerology and The Foundry for a night of beer trivia! Flex your knowledge of brewing, history, culture, brands, and more at this night for beer nerds and enthusiasts. Prizes will be awarded to the winning team!

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 on the Western Mass Beer Week planning committee and is the libations writer for Edible Pioneer Valley.

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Daily Hampshire Gazette, June 16, 2017

Western Mass News, June 10, 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 Disorders Laboratory.
Hours:
Tuesday–Friday, 11–7
Saturday and Sunday, 11–6
On Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @beerologynoho

413-829-2337