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. We also offer off-site tasting and flavor training classes, academic lectures, and professional consulting.

HOMEBREWING

ciderMAKING

TASTING CLASSES

seminars

UPCOMING CLASSES

CIDERMAKING 101
January 18, 2–4 pm
$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!
KEGGING 101
January 25, 2–4 pm
$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 beers and sweet sparkling ciders!
HOMEBREWING 101
February 9, 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: PASTRY STOUTS
February 16, 1–4 pm
$35
Vanilla, chocolate, marshmallows, maple, lactose, and other adjuncts give pastry stouts their delicious, dessert-like flavor and rich body. Come join the fun while we brew a Hazelnut Chocolate Stout and discuss all the crazy ways to add non-traditional ingredients to your brews.
BREAKFAST AFTER DARK
February 22, 6-9 pm
$20
Enjoy fresh-made pancakes, real maple syrup, cider, coffee, and more! Enter raffles with prizes donated by area businesses and sample complimentary homebrews!  Featuring a very special beer by Drawing Board Brewing Company. All proceeds from the dinner, raffle, and donations go to the Mike McNeil Organization, a team dedicated to raising funds towards one day finding a cure for cancer. This event is family friendly, and is open to one and all.
WINEMAKING 101
February 23, 2–4 pm
$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.
HOMEBREWING 101
March 1, 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 A
March 8, 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. Whether you make beer, cider, or just want to improve your palate, these classes will have you tasting like a pro. Each session covers 6–7 unique flavor compounds.
HOMEBREWING 101
March 14, 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 B
March 15, 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. Whether you make beer, cider, or just want to improve your palate, these classes will have you tasting like a pro. Each session covers 6–7 unique flavor compounds.
HOMEBREWING 201 - NEIPA
March 21, 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.
FLAVOR TRAINING - SESSION C
March 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. Whether you make beer, cider, or just want to improve your palate, these classes will have you tasting like a pro. Each session covers 6–7 unique flavor compounds.
HOMEBREWING 101
March 28, 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 D
March 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. Whether you make beer, cider, or just want to improve your palate, these classes will have you tasting like a pro. Each session covers 6–7 unique flavor compounds.

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