Last Activity:07-26-2012 7:08 AM
Posted in thread: Watermelon Wine on 07-12-2012 at 11:14 PM
The way I make water melon wine is I do not use water. I have a garden and on the back row I
plant watermelons I found this to be the cheapest way. I juice my watermelons until I have a
little over 5g...
Posted in thread: basil wine on 07-12-2012 at 11:06 PM
winemaking.jackkeller.net/request215.asp this was the recipe. I didn't do it exactly to the
letter but it was close enough. Never thought of using it as cooking wine I just happened to
have loads of b...
Posted in thread: new to mashing on 07-11-2012 at 11:41 PM
Sorry for being confusing! As you can tell I'm some what of a noob! I'm on about making my own
mault from barly?
Posted in thread: new to mashing on 07-11-2012 at 10:58 PM
I want to get in to brewing with my own blend of extract but iv been told its not worth it if
you don't have the proper kit because its a pain to clean and to actually get the extract out
of the pot y...
Posted in thread: basil wine on 07-11-2012 at 10:50 PM
I'm in the midst of brewing some. Its got a few weeks before bottling. Just wanted to see if
any one else has made it or tasted it?
Posted in thread: white skin? on 07-11-2012 at 10:44 PM
I didn't take any gravity readings but I left it in its final fermentation vessel until it
stopped bubbling and left it for a while longer actually as I became busy with uni work. Id let
it age a few ...
Posted in thread: white skin? on 07-09-2012 at 10:34 PM
It was tesco value honey. I know that may be a bit of a no no on here but it was cheap n I
managed to get a load for not much. Could it have just been yeast sediment floating? I know
with beer sometim...
Posted in thread: white skin? on 07-09-2012 at 06:49 PM
I have just finished my first load of mead. When it was in secondary I noticed a sort of white
skin form on the surface. I removed it but it came back in a few days. It didn't taste off so I
Posted in thread: how long should I leave beer after bottling? on 07-09-2012 at 05:47 PM
It was my girlfriends older sister who does a bit of home brewing herself. Thanks every one! I
didn't even .know there was a specific amount of suger needed for carbing up! I always just
used a small ...
Posted in thread: how long should I leave beer after bottling? on 07-09-2012 at 04:45 PM
I was recently told I should not taste my ale the same day I bottle it. It makes sence I guess
as I know any wine, cider, beer what ever will improve with age. But how long should I leave
before I cra...