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  • northamptonshire
  • 1. cyser
    2. pineapple wine
    3. kegged beer
    4. apple wine
    5. ginger beer .....blew up!
    6.pear (disastor)
    7. 'autum' wine
    8. black berry and sloe
    9. ginger wine
    10. Mead
    11. Mead
  • more mead
    cider/perry
    be on top of the seasons so i can get a continuous rotatation and stock up :)
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  • Posted in thread: plum port? anyone had the experience? on 02-11-2013 at 07:57 AM
    Been wanting to try ky hand at a port style wine and blackberry seems to be the obvious choice
    but 1. They are out of season 2. I'd rather use them to make more wine and blackberry whisky.A
    problem is...

  • Posted in thread: blackberry port? on 02-10-2013 at 07:17 PM
    I've read up about making port style wines and how they uses alot of fruit and take maybe years
    to make only for you to fortify it with a brandy.....my idea to throw out there is, how about
    just crush...

  • Posted in thread: jam wines? on 02-06-2013 at 07:47 PM
    Both pics are of the same wine the first one i removed a little must just incase of explosive
    fermentation but it didn't so i racked it off some of the bigger lees and topped up, perfect.

  • Posted in thread: jam wines? on 02-06-2013 at 07:46 PM
    Made over the weekend, strawberry and elderflower 'cheat' wine. 2 jars a of jam 1 bottle of
    elderflower cordial all mixed up and poured into a demijohn, no sugar added seen as s.g was
    1.076.Smells ama...

  • Posted in thread: welch's wine recipe, show em if you got em on 02-04-2013 at 06:34 PM
    This is true, nothing worse than discovering the wine that you've took time to make lacks that
    little something and all over a single cup of tea

  • Posted in thread: welch's wine recipe, show em if you got em on 02-04-2013 at 11:25 AM
    @blasterThe tea adds tannins into the wine. It all adds to the body and 'mouth-feel', gives
    that little bit of dryness.

  • Posted in thread: jam wines? on 01-28-2013 at 09:16 AM
    Its funny really, there's fruit and sugar in a concentrated form and it never occurred to me at
    all until i saw it in some of my grandads old notes.Gonna try and do a strawberry and
    elderflower wine u...

  • Posted in thread: jam wines? on 01-26-2013 at 10:13 PM
    Just what i was thinking, i hardly think they would end up being harmful but suppose it a case
    of *would they stop the yeast* i do read a lot in books that fruit juice with preservative is
    dissipated ...

  • Posted in thread: jam wines? on 01-26-2013 at 09:02 PM
    Thats good to hear, what about shop brought jams?I would say so but I'm the only one that makes
    jams at home but thankfully i have enough to spare

  • Posted in thread: juice wines quick to mature? on 01-26-2013 at 09:00 PM
    Been reading that they can be quick to mature?Also saw that using a simple store brought
    pressed grape is good but can be a little uninteresting but by adding one or two different jams
    you could add m...

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