The unpacking of our New Toys Dom smacks open the plywood covering the crates. The shiny toys have been unwrapped and brought into the store. We’ve got 2 fermenters and a uni-tank and a bright tank. 4 faucet dispenser, 2 more are due.
Road Trip: Finger Lake Juice 2017: 850 miles in 2 ½ days. 3:30 PM October 5th. The view for the next 185 miles, driving to exit 42 on I90. We found ourselves in Penn Yan just at sunset. Next morning it was too cold and rainy to walk along Keuka Lake for long, so we[…]
Delivery of our 100 gallon Psycho Brew system was on a beautiful morning. Jim and Russ set about unpacking and assembling it. Oops, we got the wrong wheels. Oh well, a quick call and they sent the right ones. They are on now. The 40 plate chiller. Russ is a happy, happy[…]
To all of our good friends, especially those in South Shore Homebrew Emporium, we have some important news. We have worked hard to be a great local homebrew store. Partly due to our efforts to teach people how to make beer and wine there are now more than 5,000 breweries in the US. We are[…]
FINGER LAKES WINE 2017 We will visit the Finger Lakes on October 5th this year. Place your order today for 6 gallons of juice in a new bucket. Bring a bucket in to the store and we will take $15 off the price. Orders must be received by October 4th. Call 518-283-7094. W is White[…]
Hop Project September 9, 2017. Albany Pump Station. We are making a smash beer. Using the same wort and yeast, Imperial A38 Juice, each of 16 participants are using a different hop. We will each exchange 2 beers with every other brewer on October 7. 8:30 AM.Chris Leo starts the brew, heating the water..[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Russ and I made a delivery to Druthers in Albany http://www.druthersbrewing.com/locations/albany , where we got to watch the newly installed bottling line running. George gives a shout out to an employee. Empty cases wait to be filled. Pallets waiting delivery.
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[…]