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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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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[…]

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Contract Brewing Brown Chicken Brown Ale

Adventures in Brewing Hi there.  Pilot Jim here, with another adventure in brewing. Imagine that you are a small-ish Farm Brewery. You have been in business for a couple of years. You are brewing a wonderful selection of beers. People come from far and wide to enjoy the great beers, the great music and the[…]

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Roger visits Honey Hollow Brewery

Driving high up into the Helderberg Mountains the roads got smaller and smaller, finally bringing me to a dirt driveway. A bright yellow sign announced I’d arrived at Honey Hollow Brewery. (www.honeyhollowbrewery.com, 376 Honey Hollow Rd, Earlton, NY.) I rolled down my window to take a picture. The sound of banjos echoed in the hills. […]