classes

HOMEBREWING 101

Saturday, January 12, 1–4:30pm
Sunday, January 20, 1–4:30pm
$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.

CIDERMAKING 101

Sunday, January 13, 2–4pm
$35

The Pioneer Valley is one of the finest cidermaking regions in the world. Delve into the history of cidermaking, taste sweet and hard ciders, and learn everything you need to know to make your own hard cider!


WINEMAKING 101

Saturday, January 19 - 2–4pm
$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 201:
New England IPA

Saturday, January 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.

FUNKY & SOUR BEER 
TASTING CLASS

Sunday, January 27 - 2–4pm
$40

Taste through an array of sour and funky beers with us! We’ll discuss historical brewing practices that brought about sour beer in the first place, the importance of Brettanomyces yeast and other microflora that make beer funky and sour, and the practice of adding fruit to beer.


Classes include complimentary samples for attendees age 21+.
Interested in signing up for a class?
Give us a call at 413-829-BEER to reserve your spot today!