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Road Trip to Hudson Brewing Company

  Road Trip: Russ and Roger visit Hudson Brewing Company  in Hudson, N.Y. https://www.hudsonbrew.com/ We filled the Transit, plugged in the GPS, and hit the road. It was a gorgeous day as we passed fields of veggies, apples, hay and all the bounty of upstate. I – 90, Rt. 9, 9H, 66 and then into the maze[…]

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Announcing the 2017 Special Grain Buy!

The Homebrew Emporium will once again be organizing a bulk grain purchase on behalf of our customers. To participate, call or stop in to your local Homebrew Emporium.   We are accepting orders through Sunday, August 27th  and you will be able to pickup the grain Sunday September 10th, probably even sooner.  We will contact[…]

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Road Trip to Table 41 Brewing

Bobby Belleard, head brewer at Table 41, gave me directions to see where he and partner Giorgio are serving beer this summer, from May until October. They are at Lanthier’s Grove, in Clifton Park. Never having been there the address 4 Dunsbach Ferry Rd, Cohoes, NY was punched into my GPS and I was off. Lanthier’s[…]

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Mustard: The seed, the condiment and the chemistry

Mustard ranks with plants that please us by irritating us and causing pain. They deliver volatile, pungent chemicals that begin in the food and travels through the air to irritate mouth and nasal passages.  Mustard, along with cousins’ horseradish and wasabi, are part of the cabbage family. Mustard is one of the most popular and[…]

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Brookview Station Winery / Goold Orchards

Brookview Station Winery 1297 Brookview Station Road Castleton, NY 12033 (518) 732-7317   OR   1-88-TO-UNCORK Brookview Station Winery – Joe Daddy Hard Cider produces and bottles wines and ciders just 10 minutes from downtown Albany in Castleton NY.  Stop by the tasting room, Joe Daddy’s Hard Cider is on tap. Their hand crafted hard cider is[…]