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by craig.r
Tue Oct 12, 2010 7:44 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What have you got brewing at the moment
Replies: 190
Views: 24961

Re: What have you got brewing at the moment

I started a gallon of Rosehip yesterday and made rosehip syrup too while i was at it :icon_smile:
by craig.r
Sun Jun 27, 2010 11:58 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What have you got brewing at the moment
Replies: 190
Views: 24961

Re: What have you got brewing at the moment

Hello Prison break fan and pitwipe.. the dried fruit recipe is as follows 900g Sultanas 450g Large Raisins 1.1kg Sugar 1 Lemon 1 Orange 1tsp Pectic Enzyme 1tsp yeast compound Happy Brewing Yesterday i started another gallon of Elderflower Champagne and a gallon each of 2 variations of Elderflower Wi...
by craig.r
Thu Jun 24, 2010 6:59 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What have you got brewing at the moment
Replies: 190
Views: 24961

Re: What have you got brewing at the moment

I started a gallon of dried fruit wine yesterday and hopefully i will have 2 or 3 differant gallons going before next week.
by craig.r
Mon Jun 21, 2010 8:16 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: How do i make vinegar?
Replies: 2
Views: 580

How do i make vinegar?

I have beer, cider, white and red wine all waiting to give vinegar a go.only problem is, i don't know how :scratch: ...can anyone help please.
by craig.r
Mon Jun 21, 2010 7:01 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What have you got brewing at the moment
Replies: 190
Views: 24961

Re: What have you got brewing at the moment

I have just started some elderflower champagne and also just as an experiment i bought 2 litres of apple juice and i am fermenting that out and may sweeten it later.
by craig.r
Mon Nov 02, 2009 7:06 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Annoying other half
Replies: 42
Views: 2433

Re: Annoying other half

wow, i have never laughed so much after reading all of the above in my life. Unfortunately my oh is a little over 4ft and her dad doesn't run a pub :? . I got the breadmaker in the end with money from xmas and my birthday and i am now saving for a wood burning stove and evacuated tubes. My oh was ov...
by craig.r
Sun Nov 01, 2009 11:11 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Understanding Electricity
Replies: 6
Views: 809

Understanding Electricity

Hello my fellow ish people. I have lots of idea's for little gadgets that produce electicitiy, but don't know enough about Amps, Volts, Watts. Things like the size of the charger to size of batteries and inverters and all that kind of stuff. I also stripped my old tumble dryer of its motor which say...
by craig.r
Sun Nov 01, 2009 12:10 am
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: What do you do to save energy?
Replies: 23
Views: 6568

What do you do to save energy?

ok just interested to see what everyone else does to save energy. I make sure everything that needs to be turned off is turned off at the plug. every bulb in the house for the last 6 years has been an energy saving one. i always use the eco setting on the washing machine. i have a 3 second kettle i ...
by craig.r
Fri Oct 30, 2009 9:04 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What have you got brewing at the moment
Replies: 190
Views: 24961

Re: What have you got brewing at the moment

just in the process of making a summer ale beer kit. Just wanted to see what it was like because i noticed it sells really well.
by craig.r
Sun Sep 13, 2009 3:43 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Lots more wine
Replies: 2
Views: 702

Re: Lots more wine

My partner thinks i am mad because i pick wild stuff on the way home from town. Some people just don't understand how we feel. We all obviously have a creative side to us that is allways wanting to get out lol. that reminds me, i have a sloe bush at the end of my garden plus elderberries and hawthor...
by craig.r
Sat Sep 12, 2009 9:19 pm
Forum: Alternative Transport
Topic: Cycle to work
Replies: 32
Views: 7450

Re: Cycle to work

I have been cycling to work and back since last November, a 16 mile round trip in total. I scrapped my car so had to use my bike, not regretted it one bit. I am interested in the cycle to work scheme too as are many i work with.Can anyone tell me exactly how this works including how much you can spe...
by craig.r
Sat Aug 29, 2009 5:30 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Substitutes for demi johns?
Replies: 4
Views: 1245

Re: Substitutes for demi johns?

I wish i had found them :scratch: . They will be fine as long as you sterilize them and if making a red wine then they are perfect for racking as the green glass will stop it losing its colour.
by craig.r
Tue Aug 18, 2009 8:10 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What have you got brewing at the moment
Replies: 190
Views: 24961

Re: What have you got brewing at the moment

I started 5 gallon of blackberry wine on sunday. :thumbleft:
by craig.r
Thu Aug 06, 2009 7:27 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: cider
Replies: 23
Views: 2532

Re: cider

I made some last year but only about a litre. i used a mixture of eating, cooking and crab apples. i used a cheap multipurpose wine yeast and it tasted great. i wish i had made a lot more, gonning too this year :cheers: