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by Andy Hamilton
Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:06 pm
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: Andy Hamilton on TV! (Alan Titchmarsh show)
Replies: 12
Views: 3013

Re: Andy Hamilton on TV! (Alan Titchmarsh show)

Yep, recorded it this morning and now its just been on. Was all for book publicity and he mentioned it a couple of times plus showing the bottle labels with Booze for free written on them, so yep I was quite happy with it. Still tossed and turned the night before and worried myself sick until the da...
by Andy Hamilton
Thu Jul 21, 2011 9:02 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Horseradish vodka
Replies: 24
Views: 4128

Re: Horseradish vodka

Ah great stuff, I was begining to worry that the next we heard from you it would be with reports from the burns clinic!
by Andy Hamilton
Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:15 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: living on a tight budget
Replies: 44
Views: 9147

Re: living on a tight budget

I lived off the £50 a month the ads from this site brought in for a while! Fire and a camp kettle instead of using electric kettle. Light and heat thats what uses the most electricity! Anyone mentioned cheap cuts of meat from the butchers yet? Black pudding, hanging steak, chicken thigh, shin of bee...
by Andy Hamilton
Wed Jul 13, 2011 12:31 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Online dating; here we go again !!!!
Replies: 29
Views: 6076

Re: Online dating; here we go again !!!!

We have talked about having an ish dating section and whilst it would certainly bring some traffic to the site we didn't think it would neccessarily be the traffic we want. But I think those who are single often make it clear and we have PM's you could talk to each other? I'm afriad there are too ma...
by Andy Hamilton
Tue Jul 12, 2011 8:22 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Horseradish vodka
Replies: 24
Views: 4128

Re: Horseradish vodka

Yep just chillies and vodka, believe me you don't actually need to use strong chillies.
by Andy Hamilton
Mon Jul 11, 2011 10:23 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Horseradish vodka
Replies: 24
Views: 4128

Re: Horseradish vodka

MKG wrote:Fatal!

I suspect you'll be known as Andy the Hat from now on :lol: :lol: :lol:

Mike
Almost a 1930's gangstar name, what would yours be, Mike the fermenter?
by Andy Hamilton
Mon Jul 11, 2011 9:19 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Horseradish vodka
Replies: 24
Views: 4128

Re: Horseradish vodka

Just made a little vid about making horseradish vodka
by Andy Hamilton
Thu Jul 07, 2011 9:11 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Fireweed, Himalayan balsam and bramble tip wine and MKG
Replies: 4
Views: 1563

Fireweed, Himalayan balsam and bramble tip wine and MKG

Thought it was about time our wine guru got some of the recognition he deserves with this recipe for Fireweed, Himalayan balsam and bramble tip wine To try and prememt some questions. Fireweed Epilobium angustifolium AKA London weed or Rosebay willowherb Himalayan balsam - Impatiens glandulifera AKA...
by Andy Hamilton
Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:40 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: elderberry port
Replies: 17
Views: 4511

Re: elderberry port

To updates this post... both have been drank and very nice they were too. You couldn't tell which had the fruit for the second flush.
by Andy Hamilton
Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:36 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: foraging
Replies: 2
Views: 1296

Re: foraging

Had my first blackberry today, very nice it was too - very early though. Cherry plums are ready, as are cherries. Been a little obssesesed with lime blossom this year, had some immature hazlenuts too and some walnuts that I pickeled. Pine needs turned into cordial (see booze for free when its out) a...
by Andy Hamilton
Sun Jul 03, 2011 11:35 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: bad year for blackberries?
Replies: 12
Views: 3053

Re: bad year for blackberries?

Cool and your in wiltshire, not far.... hmm. cherry plum wine.
by Andy Hamilton
Sun Jul 03, 2011 7:47 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: bad year for blackberries?
Replies: 12
Views: 3053

bad year for blackberries?

Looks like it could be a bad year for blackberries- , it was my plan to make 20l of blackberry wine this year, ah well.
by Andy Hamilton
Sat Jul 02, 2011 11:22 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Foraging for Lime blossom
Replies: 8
Views: 2242

Re: Foraging for Lime blossom

leave the bract on.