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by CyberPaddy66
Mon May 18, 2009 11:49 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello live from VT
Replies: 3
Views: 603

Re: Hello live from VT

Hello.

Nice idea about the wind turbine but make sure you have permission from your local council if you don't own own own land.
by CyberPaddy66
Mon May 18, 2009 11:46 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Greater London!
Replies: 7
Views: 858

Re: [b][/b]Hello from Greater London!

Hello from the SPS's better half ;)
by CyberPaddy66
Sun May 17, 2009 9:08 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Has anyone got a foolproof flapjack recipe?
Replies: 28
Views: 5256

Re: Has anyone got a foolproof flapjack recipe?

I Have a microwave method ITH In micro blaster melt 3oz butter add 3oz sugar and 2tbsp golden syrup melt again add 6oz rolled oats mix pat down in microwave proof dish and cook on high for 3mins You can add any type of dried fruit and they are yummy, also good for those last minute lunch box items!...
by CyberPaddy66
Sun May 17, 2009 9:02 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Wine vinegar
Replies: 18
Views: 3400

Re: Wine vinegar

I made vinegar in the past but it was supposed to be beer :roll:
by CyberPaddy66
Sun May 17, 2009 8:56 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from sunny Devon
Replies: 8
Views: 802

Re: Hello from sunny Devon

Hello.
by CyberPaddy66
Sat May 16, 2009 1:42 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: First time wine making... questions...
Replies: 24
Views: 4176

Re: First time wine making... questions...

Can I slosh it about, or take the top off to stir it now? Yes, wine does not suffer from the introduction of oxygen after the yeast has been added like beer does so feel free to mix in the sugar, the more it's incorporated into the liquid the easier it is for the yeast to make use of it. That book ...
by CyberPaddy66
Sat May 16, 2009 1:02 am
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Hydrometer and thermometer (for wine making)
Replies: 2
Views: 785

Re: Hydrometer and thermometer (for wine making)

I wouldn't be so quick to get rid of your excess brewing equipment as you will only end up having to buy replacements at a later date, I've gone through 3 hydrometers in the last 2 years due to them being made of glass and therefore VERY breakable!
by CyberPaddy66
Fri May 15, 2009 5:20 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: First time wine making... questions...
Replies: 24
Views: 4176

Re: First time wine making... questions...

Hows the wine going Ann, has it started to bubble yet?
by CyberPaddy66
Fri May 15, 2009 5:19 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Well she finally got me here!
Replies: 11
Views: 981

Re: Well she finally got me here!

He he the helm does come in handy sometimes... rolling pins spring to mind ;)
by CyberPaddy66
Thu May 14, 2009 4:47 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Yoghurt making advice
Replies: 16
Views: 2118

Re: Yoghurt making advice

If you want a cheap Rouille type cheese add a pinch of salt, 1tsp Garlic Powder and some chopped mixed herbs to your made yoghurt and strain over the sink overnight! Fab! I totally agree, it's one of my favourite cheeses and the stuff we made was far superior to anything I've bought in the shops pr...
by CyberPaddy66
Thu May 14, 2009 4:33 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Bottled Cider caution!
Replies: 30
Views: 4294

Re: Bottled Cider caution!

Results: After an hour the fizziness was supressed, but still very volitile, and I lost a good 1/4 pt and was v. cloudy. After 1:30 the fizziness was controlable to allow me to sucessfully get all the contents into the glass. After 2 hours ice crystalls had formed and on pouring blocked the neck wi...
by CyberPaddy66
Thu May 14, 2009 1:02 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Clearing homebrew
Replies: 3
Views: 1167

Re: Clearing homebrew

Do you mean your beer is still cloudy or do you mean it has a chill haze? Cloudy beer is a simple one to cure, leave it alone until it clears and you'll be rewarded with a nice clean mature pint for your efforts, as a rule of thumb beer should be left in the maturing stage (after fermentation and ra...
by CyberPaddy66
Thu May 14, 2009 12:50 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: ish beer
Replies: 8
Views: 1457

Re: ish beer

For those that require a bit of a more technical approach to brewing here's a good site with information on the life cycle of the yeast http://www.beer-brewing.com/beer-brewing/brewers_yeast/yeast_life_cycle.htm I found it interesting to read and it re-enforced what I already believed about the way ...
by CyberPaddy66
Thu May 14, 2009 12:35 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: First time wine making... questions...
Replies: 24
Views: 4176

Re: First time wine making... questions...

Hello Annpan, nice list of items you have there :D 2 large plastic barrels - with 3"diameter opening, they have air locks that fit them but I don't quite know what they are called - I am going to use them for fermenting. perhaps they are made for beer making? If it's one of these http://www.brew-it-...
by CyberPaddy66
Thu May 14, 2009 12:01 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Well she finally got me here!
Replies: 11
Views: 981

Well she finally got me here!

Yes... it's finally happened... her incessant nagging has done the job and I have now put the nag monster to bed by signing up here :shaking: My name is Patrick and I'm the other half of Stripypixiesocks :dave: For the record I have been a long time lurker on these forums but have never quite found ...