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

HOMEBREWING 201 - NEIPA
November 26, 1–4:30pm
$35
Embrace the haze craze! For the intermediate brewer, this class digs into the ins and outs of brewing those juicy, creamy, hop bombs we have all come to know and love. Learn about the roles that yeast, hops, and fermentables play in creating that unique character only found in an NEIPA.
SANTA CYCLE RAMPAGE
December 2, 11:30am–6pm
pay-as-you-go; $10 for Beerology talk
Don your Santa suits, reindeer antlers, Dreidels, elf ears, jingle bells, and Christmas lights and join the Santa Cycle Rampage! Cycle to 5 Northampton craft beer establishments and spread holiday cheer and drink craft beer. Stops include The Foundry, Beerology, Brew Practitioners, Building 8, Abandoned Building, and Northampton Brewery.

Beerology will be giving a half hour beer talk especially for the Rampagers for $10 per person, with complimentary brews, of course!

 To learn more and sign up, visit the event page.
BREAKFAST AFTER DARK - A BENEFIT FOR THE MIKE MCNEIL ORGANIZATION
December 2, 6–9pm
$15
Join us at Beerology for Breakfast After Dark, a pancake dinner for the Mike McNeil Organization, a team dedicated to raising money for cancer research. Enjoy scratch-made pancakes, real maple syrup, sweet cider, and coffee (generously donated by our friends at Share Coffee)! There will also be a raffle with some pretty amazing prizes donated by local businesses.

Biermeister Mike has brewed up a maple coffee imperial stout, aptly aimed Good Evening, exclusively for this event. Attendees age 21+ may enjoy complimentary samples with their pancakes. This is a family friendly event, and all are welcome.

Tickets to Breakfast After Dark are $15 and may be purchased here or in person at Beerology. 
CIDERMAKING 101
December 3, 2–4pm
$35
The Pioneer Valley is one of the finest cidermaking regions in the world. Delve into the history of cidermaking and learn everything you need to know to make your own! Class includes tasting of fresh and fermented cider.
HOMEBREWING 101
December 9, 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.
GINGER BEER 101
December 10, 2–4pm
$35
Learn how to brew ginger beer! This class will discuss the different approaches to making this spicy, gluten-free beer, and how to avoid common pitfalls, such as bottle explosions, many at-home fermentologists encounter. Taste samples of commercial ginger beers as you learn the steps to making it yourself!
FLAVOR TRAINING - SESSION D
December 16, 2–4pm
More sessions coming in January!
$45
What does it mean when a bottle of beer is skunked? Why do some beers taste sour? What’s a phenol? We answer these questions and more in our flavor training seminars. Train your palate to taste like a pro! Classes are divided into sessions A–D and may be taken in any order.
HOMEBREWING 101 - SOUR BEER
December 17, 1–4pm
$35
Pucker up! This intermediate brewing class covers the variety of processes that may go into the production of sour beer. Learn about sour mashing, long-aging sours, fruiting, and how to use lactobacillus a nd other microorganisms to sour beer.

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.

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, 11–7
Saturday and Sunday, 11–6
On Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @beerologynoho

413-829-2337