With five retail locations in Massachusetts and New York, and an online shop, we are America’s largest homebrew chain. We sell supplies for making beer, wine, and cheese. Come visit us in Rensselaer, NY, West Boylston, MA, Cambridge, MA, South Weymouth, MA, and New Rochelle, NY. We cater to all levels of brewing, from Master Brewers to First Timers.

 

If you are looking for locally grown products, we are now carrying

New York State grain and hops!

 

 

Empire Malt 2-row

$2.25 per lb.

$90 per 55 lb. sack

 


 

Kinderhook Creek Hop Yard

Cascade  $2.99 per oz   –  4.6 % Alpha

and

Chinook  $2.99 per oz  –  9.1 % Alpha

 

Here’s a recipe for a NY Smash (single malt and single hop) beer using NY grains and NY hops, and if you mention this recipe at your local Homebrew Emporium you’ll get 10 % off the price of these ingredients.

NY Smash Pale Ale:

O.G. : 1.056                       F.G. : 1.010                         Alc. : 6 %

10 lbs. NY 2 row

1  1/2 oz. Cascade – bittering   –   60 min

1/2 oz. Cascade – flavor   –   15 min

1 oz. Cascade – aroma  –   0 min

Yeast – Safale 05

Liquid yeast option – White Labs California Ale 001 or Wyeast American Ale 1056

 

Mash for 60 minutes at 155F.   Boil for 60 minutes with hops using hop schedule above.  Cool to 80F and pitch yeast. Ferment at 68-70F until fermentation stops, and final gravity is 1.010 or lower,  then bottle with 3/4 cup (5 oz) of corn sugar.