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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[…]

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Dandelions are coming! Dandelions are coming! It’s time to make Dandelion Wine.

I read Dandelion Wine as a kid, 1957 novel by Ray Bradbury. It takes place in the summer of 1928 in the fictional town of Green Town, Illinois.  The title refers to a wine made with dandelion petals and other ingredients, commonly citrus fruit. Dandelion wine is made by the protagonist’s grandfather, and serves as a metaphor for packing all of the joys of summer into a[…]

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Homebrew Emporium now has kimchi making kits!

Kimchi is a staple in Korean cuisine, a national dish of both North and South Korea. It is a traditional banchan (side dish) made from salted and fermented vegetables, most commonly Napa cabbages and Korean radishes, with a variety of seasonings including chili powder, scallions, garlics, ginger, and salted seafood among others. I’ve loved kimchi[…]

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Hop Rhizomes are now available!

Hop Rhizomes have arrived! You can come in and purchase rhizomes for $5 each, or but 5 get one free. If you have Pre-Ordered hop rhizomes, you can come in and pick up your orders at this time. Hops are very easy to grow, they are perennial, very ornamental, and produce plenty of hops to[…]

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Homebrew Emporium now has a new probiotic Korean Rice wine

Rice wine has been produced throughout Asia for millennia. This brew is based on the Korean Rice Wine Makgeolli (Mak-Oh-Lee). That is, they use rice, yeast, amylase and water to approximate this traditional fermentation. Makgeolli has been around for 1000’s of years and has through the ages proved itself to be very beneficial to your health. HomeBrew[…]

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We are now carrying Imperial Organic Liquid Yeast

Imperial produces a GMO free and 100 % natural yeast and is the first manufacturer of certified organic liquid yeast, producing a product in an environmentally responsible way.   We are currently carrying 5 different varieties and they are: A04 Barbarian – Ready to attack your IPA, Barbarian produces stone fruit esters that work great[…]

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2017 Big Brew Day & Food Drive

      Every year the American Homebrew Association encourages homebrewers around the world to gather around their kettles and welcome spring by brewing the biggest batch of homebrew ever! This event, Big Brew Day falls on Saturday, May 7th, 2017 this year. We are combining Big Brew Day with a food drive in support[…]