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, 40 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, t-shirts, hop soaps, candles, jewelry, candy, and more!

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 101
August 31, 1–4 pm
$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.
HOMEBREWING 201 - NEIPA
September 1, 1–4 pm
$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.
GINGER BEER 101
September 8, 2–4 pm
$35
Learn how to brew a 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 and home-brewed ginger beer as you learn the steps to making it yourself!
KEGGING 101
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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 beers, sweet sparkling ciders, and kegged cocktails!
HOP SCIENCE I - BEER
September 21, 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.
FLAVOR TRAINING: Session A
September 22, 2–4 pm
$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. Each session covers 6–7 different flavor compounds and may be taken independently.
PIONEER VALLEY BREW FESTIVAL
September 28, 1–5 pm
Look Park, Northampton
$35 presale, $40 day of
$10 designated driver and under 21
Savor enough sips and samples to delight your palate all afternoon. This year's event promises the Pioneer Valley’s best breweries, a homebrew competition, and more! Learn more and get tickets here.
FLAVOR TRAINING: Session B
September 29, 2–4 pm
$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. Each session covers 6–7 different flavor compounds and may be taken independently.
HOMEBREWING 101
October 5, 1–4 pm
$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.
FLAVOR TRAINING: Session C
October 6, 2–4 pm
$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. Each session covers 6–7 different flavor compounds and may be taken independently.
FLAVOR TRAINING: Session D
October 20, 2–4 pm
$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. Each session covers 6–7 different flavor compounds and may be taken independently.
HOP SCIENCE II - CIDER
October 26, 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 ciders, do hop rubbings, and learn about the science of hopping in cider.
HOMEBREWING 101
September 5, 1–4 pm
$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 since 2010.

Mike holds an International Diploma in Brewing Technology from the Siebel Institute of Technology in Chicago and Doemens Akademie in Munich. He is also the former beer buyer at Provisions in Northampton. Jordana is president of SPARGE Homebrew Club and is the libations writer for Edible Pioneer Valley. Mike and Jordana co-chair the Western Mass Beer Week planning committee

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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