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by MKG
Fri Mar 07, 2008 11:32 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Alcoholic Water???
Replies: 81
Views: 10557

Alcoholic Water???

Ever thought that it would be nice to be able to mix a bit of cordial of choice with water but make it alcoholic too? I quite fancied that idea last summer, so I fermented some water - and it worked!!! Sounds stupid, I know. However, anything between 2 and 3 pounds (depending upon how strong you wan...
by MKG
Fri Mar 07, 2008 10:57 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Why? Raisins / Sultanas in wine?
Replies: 12
Views: 3605

It really is this vinosity thing. A must made from grapes is paradise for yeast because it's a perfect balance of everything needed to make wine (well, it would be, wouldn't it?). Sultanas, raisins and currants theoretically push a non-grape must towards this perfection by adding traces of such thin...
by MKG
Fri Mar 07, 2008 10:44 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Northern Mercian Extremes
Replies: 10
Views: 1098

Northern Mercian Extremes

Hi all from the wilds of North Nottinghamshire. I've been following your musings since I found this site a couple of days ago, and you all appear to be quite mad - right up my street, really. So I thought I'd join you. Retirement is looming for me and she, and we're beginning to eye the rather large...