What i'm brewing at the moment

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: # 254138Post Paul_C
Thu Feb 16, 2012 7:33 pm

as im more of a beer man, and i do it form kits at the moment as i want to get my stocks up

end of jan was 5 gallons of tom claxton ale,
last week as 5 gallons of toms lager,
im poping to the beer shop tomorrow but debating if it should be 5 gallons of stout or something else.

i am considering, for later in the year, a random idea of a Sloe and blackberry champagne. its mental i know but what the hell.

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Post: # 254149Post Penny Lane
Thu Feb 16, 2012 11:04 pm

dan-dan wrote:
Penny Lane wrote:We've got orange on the go and I just put parsnip wine in the demi-john today. Got a long list of more to make :drunken: :lol:
Gosh, that reminds me....MANY, MANY years ago I did a wine using parsnips and (orange)??? It's name was Westcott Schnapps I think. It had a HELLUVA punch.
Anyone got any recollections or ideas as to a recipe??
I've a load of softening parsnips just crying out to be used!!
Barry.
I'm using the basic recipe from John Seymour's Complete Guide, can give you the recipe if you like?
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Post: # 254161Post dan-dan
Fri Feb 17, 2012 8:43 am

That would be brilliant.
I made the Westcott Schnapps about 30 years ago when I first got into brewing..
BUT, family & work meant it had to take a back seat.
Now that I'm ever closer to retirement age (retire, HAH!!) I'm getting back into it.
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Post: # 254740Post WILDBREW
Thu Feb 23, 2012 3:15 pm

To-day i have started two gallons of Cranberry&pomegranate juice wine :icon_smile:

ingredients: to make one gallon.

1.5lt-cranberry&pomegranate juice.
1lt-Red grape juice.
1kg-sugar.
1tsp-GP wine yeast compound.
water.

This wine can be made for less than £3.00 per gallon :thumbright:
Hope you like it :cheers:

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Post: # 254764Post Maykal
Thu Feb 23, 2012 5:08 pm

I have 11 litres of traditional mead in the FV at the moment. I'll probably be racking it into a carboy in about a week, to clear. Then I'll probably get a wheatbeer on the go ready for the summer.

Lots of good unprocessed honey available here directly from the beekeepers. The prices aren't too bad either, I pay about £1.40 for a pound of unprocessed honey. It'll work out about about 60p for a 500ml bottle by the time I've finished.

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Post: # 256050Post WILDBREW
Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:05 pm

Just started two gallons of wine made from fruit juice from LiDL,
( plein sud ACE vitamin-getrank )
it only cost £2.63 to make a gallon. :iconbiggrin:
it's fermenting very well all ready :hugish:

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Post: # 256319Post wabbit955
Mon Mar 12, 2012 8:41 pm

first batch of nettle beer on the go now
along with alexander beer make that with same recipe for nettle beer that i found on here
and a batch of alexander wine
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Post: # 256808Post WILDBREW
Thu Mar 22, 2012 11:44 am

Organic beetroot juice wine.
ingredients makes 1 gallon.
1lt-organic beetroot juice.
1lt-red grape juice.
1kg-sugar.
half tsp-Marmite,optional
1tsp-GP yeast compound.
water. :cheers:

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Sun Mar 25, 2012 2:57 pm

I seem to have fallen off this topic, must get back on! pbf.

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Post: # 256990Post wabbit955
Sun Mar 25, 2012 4:50 pm

started a gorse wine and a rhubarb wine today
and some more alexander beer
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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: # 258272Post WILDBREW
Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:45 am

Just started 2 gallons of peach nectar juice wine,this time i have used 1.5lt of the peach nectar juice
per gallon.
ingredients to make 2 gallons
3lt-peach nectar juice.
2lt-white grape juice.
1.5kg-sugar.
1tsp-pectolase(per gal)
1tsp-GP wine yeast compound(per gal)
water.
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Post: # 258879Post MKG
Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:55 pm

I've succumbed. I don't know why, particularly, but I'm having another go at banana wine - every other attempt has been very successful if drinking petrol is a measure of success. However, badly-stored supermarket bananas at 5p per kilo tilted the balance. I've used 5 lbs per gallon and substituted a couple of teabags for the banana skins (which only add to the general muckiness).

If I survive, I'll let you know how it went.

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: # 258995Post irigg
Sat Apr 21, 2012 6:30 am

i used to make mine from dried bananas and this turned out ok but you need to leave it to mature for at least 6 months before drinking

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

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Sat Apr 21, 2012 10:42 am

MKG, I bet you still drank it!!! pbf.

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Post: # 259039Post MKG
Sun Apr 22, 2012 9:01 am

... merely in the interests of good experimental technique :iconbiggrin:

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