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by irigg
Mon Mar 12, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Old brewing recipes
Replies: 28
Views: 5643

Re: Old brewing recipes

Theres a recipe here for the Cock ale :shock: :? :shock:
http://home.btconnect.com/ntruman/wine/ ... craft.html
by irigg
Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Rhubarb concerns
Replies: 10
Views: 1299

Re: Rhubarb concerns

i see life now rhubarb is coming thru :iconbiggrin: :iconbiggrin:
by irigg
Sat Mar 03, 2012 6:10 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: CATS!
Replies: 22
Views: 1992

Re: CATS!

i scatter all my citrus peel everywhere and this seems to keep most of the local cats out :iconbiggrin: :iconbiggrin: :iconbiggrin:
by irigg
Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Red Baron Onions
Replies: 5
Views: 758

Re: Red Baron Onions

i plant mine in the middle of march and always get a good crop
by irigg
Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:46 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Rhubarb concerns
Replies: 10
Views: 1299

Re: Rhubarb concerns

I planted 8 crowns last year which i grew from seed and so far nothing is showing
i'm hoping its to early but i did think it would be showing some life with the climate here in Cornwall :iconbiggrin:
by irigg
Wed Feb 15, 2012 7:21 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Different Demi-Johns
Replies: 17
Views: 5821

Re: Different Demi-Johns

i buy the 5ltr water bottles at my local supermarket drink the water then use the bottles for brewing
you bore the top out to take a normal size bung and airlock
by irigg
Sun Feb 12, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Paper pots
Replies: 5
Views: 811

Paper pots

just spent two hours making loads of these so i can see if they rot away quick enough for roots to spread ther wings :icon_smile:


waiting for the comedians now to comment about plants and veg flying away lol :iconbiggrin: :iconbiggrin: :iconbiggrin:
by irigg
Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:00 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Alcoholic Ginger Beer
Replies: 16
Views: 6226

Re: Alcoholic Ginger Beer

if you want a fizzy drink then you need to prime or force carbonate :icon_smile: :banghead: :icon_smile:
by irigg
Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: mead & rose wine
Replies: 15
Views: 2493

Re: mead & rose wine

Just noticed your based Helston! Me and the brother visited the Blue Anchor in 1972 cos the paper said Spingo was the strongest beer ever! Been back since a few times but repeating the trip this May travelling on no motorways as we did then! let me know when your here and maybe we can meet for a be...
by irigg
Thu Feb 02, 2012 6:21 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: mead & rose wine
Replies: 15
Views: 2493

Re: mead & rose wine

hmmm how do you fit eight and half pints of liquid and all that honey into a one gallon demijohn?????????? :? :? :? :? :? :?

ps

well done for making this as your first :hugish: :shock: :shock:
by irigg
Tue Jan 31, 2012 6:14 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Month One
Replies: 16
Views: 1132

Re: Month One

i'm well into week 3 of not smoking :iconbiggrin: :iconbiggrin: :iconbiggrin:
by irigg
Tue Jan 31, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What i'm brewing at the moment
Replies: 356
Views: 110286

Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

bottled 1 gallon of orange today and enough left for a taste yum yum
racked 1 gallon of mixed fruit
by irigg
Tue Jan 31, 2012 6:09 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: It's nice to be nice
Replies: 21
Views: 2181

It's nice to be nice

Just recently me and my partner were talking and the age old saying of (it's nice to be nice) came about. My partner laughed at me and said that if half the country thought the same way as i do then it would be such a nice place,anyway at this time (last week) i was making the odd cup of tea for two...
by irigg
Sat Jan 28, 2012 5:13 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What i'm brewing at the moment
Replies: 356
Views: 110286

Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

just started 1 gallon of cherry and cinnamon tea going to add some marmite and vits to see if this one will be any quicker than my last one :scratch: :? :scratch: :? :scratch: 1 gallon of orange 1 gallon of red citrus tea 2 gallon of plum and blackberry clearing 1 gallon of apple and 1 gallon of mix...