Deacon Bill's Winery and Brewhaus

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A winery update

Posted by Bill on Saturday, October 17, 2009, In : Winery Update 
Today, I checked the fermentation of the two beet wines, and they are moving along just fine. The 3 gallons of Concord-Beet have slowed considerably, but I am not surprised as it had a very vigorous primary. I will likely be able to bottle this one in December.

I also transferred the Pear-Apricot into another 5 gallon glass carboy and topped it off with some Niagara concentrate and sugar water.

I had to throw out the peach wine I stated last fall as it had a terrible taste. Must have been a co...
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New Town, New Attitude, New Name

Posted by Deacon Bill on Saturday, May 9, 2009, In : Winery Update 

I began my adventures into winemaking about 8 years ago when I was living in Omaha, NE. We lived on Seward Street, and so I labeled my bottles as coming from the Seward Street Winery and Brewhaus. It was cute, catchy and had a nice ring to it.

Since relocating to Kearney, NE just a little under a year ago, I have continued my wine and beer making in the basement of our new trappings out here on the prairie.

I have made a wonderful oatmeal stout, a very hoppy pale ale and an American ale for th...
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