Homebrew Tinctures
Jul25

Homebrew Tinctures

When I first began home brewing, I always added ingredients in secondary to give my beer a kick of flavor and personality. With so many festivals so frequently, it was hard to get the flavor that I wanted by just dropping them into secondary for a few weeks, not to mention I always ran out of time. I decided to spend some time learning about tinctures for my cider and beer that would give me the flavor and scent that I needed. What is...

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More Beer: NY State To Let Homebrewers Go ‘Small Scale’
Nov15

More Beer: NY State To Let Homebrewers Go ‘Small Scale’

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state will soon allow homebrewers to rent out space and equipment at beer, wine and cider production centers, allowing them to take their hobby to the next level. The small-scale production centers were authorized by a new state law signed Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Previously, homebrewers were typically limited to what they could produce in their own homes. Under the new law, businesses interested in...

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Busy Brewing
Jul07

Busy Brewing

I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted on here. I haven’t been outside the beer culture, in fact, I’ve been super busy at events and brewing this summer! I just finished “11:11,”  a dry-hopped cider that I brewed with citra hop leaves. I’ve brewed this type of cider before for the Great Beer Expo (Belmont) last November, but I made a no-no and didn’t write down the recipe. Although...

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