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Posted in thread: Steamers for Juice Extraction? Worthwhile?! on 07-26-2014 at 08:03 PM
Great comment! That makes perfect sense!Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Steamers for Juice Extraction? Worthwhile?! on 07-26-2014 at 06:11 PM
I agree bud. I bought an aluminium one second hand for £6 but it looks now like more bother
than its worth! I have just picked a load of blackberries today, I have carefully placed them
in water with ...
Posted in thread: Oak?! on 07-25-2014 at 04:59 PM
I love the idea of oaking up a red wine with smoked chips.I made a plum wine, which I was
planning on coming out as a red, and I added 7g of smoked oak "chips" (although they were more
like a dust?). ...
Posted in thread: Steamers for Juice Extraction? Worthwhile?! on 07-25-2014 at 04:54 PM
The elderberries are almost now in season, and I managed to buy a cheap 2nd hand steamer juice
extractor, which some people swear by. I am just wondering about how good these are compared to
Posted in thread: 6 Different Bottles of Wine from 1 Gallon of Base Wine! on 06-07-2014 at 07:29 AM
"Making Award Winning Wines at Home" by Bill Smith is such a great wine making book. I am
currently making a gallon of the following base wine, which can then be used to make 6
different wines:Base Wi...
Posted in thread: Maturing in Plastic Bottles?! on 06-07-2014 at 07:16 AM
Thank you Arpolis. that was really informative and helpful. I have heard that "bulk maturing"
is better, although again I have heard this is an old wives tale! I am going to bottle my wines
Posted in thread: Maturing in Plastic Bottles?! on 06-03-2014 at 06:12 PM
So far I have been maturing my wine in 5 litre plastic water bottles. I mentioned this to a
wine judge, and he said that the plastic is oxygen permeable and therefore not good for
maturing wine in.Sur...
Posted in thread: Demijohn / Must / Produce Pics! on 03-02-2014 at 02:40 PM
183153 plum wine and plum and sloe wine. Ready for maturingSent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Show us your bottled wine. on 03-02-2014 at 02:39 PM
183152 Blackberry wine. Lovely sweet red but bit as nice as fresh elderberry which is
unbeatable!Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Country Wine Recipe Designer on 02-01-2014 at 07:28 PM
I just realised you can upload pdfs here as well! Ive therefore attached it as a PDF! Enjoy!