Our course is set on Climbing Bines Hop Farm and Craft Brewery. The farm is located about halfway up the west side of Seneca Lake near Dresden, NY. A great place to stop for a beer made with local hops and malts, and a great place to enhance your visit to Seneca Lake.
Photo: Scott Hall Hops, the beloved herb of brewers everywhere. With so many varieties creating such a wide range of flavor, aroma and bittering qualities, hops is both an intriguing and mysterious aspect of the brewing process. But it wasn’t always that way. Before hops came into widespread use, the magic and mystery of brewing […]
Learn the basics of homebrewing beer. This guide shows how to brew beer, an American Pale Ale with malt extracts, cascade hops and safale US-05 and water. I’ll explain everything you need, and each step along the way.
What herbs and spices can you add, or substitute, to make home brewed spiced winter ales and holiday beers? This little guide will show you what you can use and how to use them.