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by Rattyhorses
Fri Oct 01, 2010 11:01 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: hawthorn
Replies: 9
Views: 1314

Re: hawthorn

I made apple and haw jelly, haw jelly and haw wine :icon_smile:
by Rattyhorses
Sun Sep 26, 2010 8:00 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: A sheepy sleepygro for the old mans birthday.
Replies: 49
Views: 5385

Re: A sheepy sleepygro for the old mans birthday.

I love the all in one and in my favourite fabric as well (i like sheep). My husband would definatly wear it mostly for camping if it was in anything but sheep patterned fleece (he says he wouldn't dream of depriving me of sheep fleece) i have the fabric in a lovely pink colour.
by Rattyhorses
Sat Sep 25, 2010 12:08 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Marrow Rum
Replies: 80
Views: 65140

Re: Marrow Rum

i have some marrow rum on the go and used the method MKG has mentioned and its going great guns. all i did was half the marrow, take the seeds out, peel it the chop it into bits that will fit the neck of the demi john, i then added the yeast per pack instructions (normal brewers yeast) then the sug...
by Rattyhorses
Sat Sep 25, 2010 12:03 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Gorse flower wine - some advice please.
Replies: 14
Views: 3433

Re: Gorse flower wine - some advice please.

we made our gorse wine using hughs recipe on the river cottage site :icon_smile: and i cant say it tastes of pina colada or co-conutty but its a lovely golden yellow colour and tastes lovely with lemonade
by Rattyhorses
Thu Sep 23, 2010 4:35 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What have you got brewing at the moment
Replies: 190
Views: 19654

Re: What have you got brewing at the moment

I freecycled all my homebrew kit when I moved house. How foolish! Whilst out with the dog recently I spotted two huge 'trees' of elder berries on the fringe of a field. Too good to miss I though... I was fortunate to get 2 demi-johns off freecycle and nipped over to The Brew Barn for other bits and...
by Rattyhorses
Thu Sep 23, 2010 4:32 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from a newbie in scotland
Replies: 12
Views: 885

Re: Hello from a newbie in scotland

Millymollymandy wrote:Hi and welcome! :wave: I'm glad you explained that you are Ratty cos I was having visions of some pretty scruffy looking horses! :mrgreen:


:mrgreen: It was a nickname that has stuck for many years and everything to do with how i am when woken in the morning :lol:
by Rattyhorses
Thu Sep 23, 2010 8:26 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What have you got brewing at the moment
Replies: 190
Views: 19654

Re: What have you got brewing at the moment

I have lots brewing at the moment. I have 30 gals of cider in the garden in a barrel doing really well at the last tasting, Gorse wine still in some demi johns as i have no spare bottles, banana wine should be just about drinkable now, marrow rum done the other method and doing well, pea pod wine, ...
by Rattyhorses
Thu Sep 23, 2010 8:20 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from a newbie in scotland
Replies: 12
Views: 885

Hello from a newbie in scotland

Just wanted to say a quick hello. I'm Rachael (aka Ratty) and live in scotland. We love growing fruit and veg as a family and my other passion is homebrew (i dont drink but love making it)

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