What i'm brewing at the moment

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: #274701 wabbit955
Mon Jun 10, 2013 2:49 am

just put on fennel beer
and fennel wine

from wild fennel I picked this morning
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Post: #274707 Pumkinpie
Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:06 pm

My goodness what time were you out fennel picking this morning.
Does it make an aniseedy flavoured wine?

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Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:14 pm

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Post: #274716 wabbit955
Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:07 pm

Pumkinpie wrote:My goodness what time were you out fennel picking this morning.
Does it make an aniseedy flavoured wine?


was Sunday morning just had not gone to bed
hoping it makes a aniseedy flavour never made it before :drunken:
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Post: #275053 Crastney
Fri Jun 28, 2013 3:50 pm

I have a Wilko strawberry wine kit on the go, and will start a fruit wine from rhubarb and ginger fairly soon.
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Post: #275324 irigg
Fri Jul 12, 2013 10:42 am

Not been here for a while due to many family probs but now i'm back brewing again so here goes :icon_smile: :icon_smile:

1 gal apple wine
1 gal elder flower wine

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Post: #275345 wabbit955
Sat Jul 13, 2013 1:37 pm

going to do a pea pod wine today after I shell all the peas I just picked
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Post: #275350 silly_sammy
Sat Jul 13, 2013 7:08 pm

Finally started my brewing thanks to great advice on here. Hurray! Got two large demijohns of elderflower on. And one empty demijohn waiting to go. Not sure what to try next. Do like the idea of wurzel..

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Post: #275444 phil55494
Tue Jul 16, 2013 11:36 am

Strawberry Wine on the go from the rather large number of strawberries the plot is producing right now.

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Post: #275578 irigg
Mon Jul 22, 2013 1:34 pm

just been out and picked enough honeysuckle for 2 gallons :iconbiggrin:

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Post: #275590 prison break fan
Tue Jul 23, 2013 12:23 pm

irigg, tell us more about the honeysuckle please. pbf.

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: #275619 WILDBREW
Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:22 pm

Recipe makes 2 gallon
2lt-red grape juice.
1lt-ribena blackcurrant juice.
1lt-cranberry juice.
2kg-sugar.
1tsp-ritchies yeast compound.( per DJ )
water.

Method: make a sugar syrup with half of the sugar then leave to cool, then divide the sugar syrup and the fruit juices
into the DJs add the yeast compound fit the airlocks and ferment for one week then make some more sugar syrup with the other half of the sugar when cool add to the DJs and top them up to the neck with cold tap water fit the airlocks and fully ferment out.
when fermenting as stopped rack then add finings and the wine should clear in about 5 to 7 days then rack again and mature for about 6 to 12 months. :cheers: :king:

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Post: #275629 dave45
Thu Jul 25, 2013 8:53 pm

Wilco's half-price 5-gallon Munton's Merlot kit (bargain!).. I've always been impressed by Muntons beer kits so thought i'd give it a go.

As its blackcurrant season I'd like to make some blackcurrant wine, but previous attempts have not been very good. I have 4 gallons in carboys "maturing" in the hope that time will mellow it out. Anyone got a foolproof blackcurrant wine recipe? I could easily fish them back out of the freezer !

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: #275635 123sologne
Sat Jul 27, 2013 4:53 am

wabbit955 wrote:going to do a pea pod wine today after I shell all the peas I just picked


We did the same than you a week ago. :) 1st time though. Can you tell me what it tastes like if you did it before?? Anything like a grape white wine or a slight taste of peas... or who knows what else?....

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: #275645 wabbit955
Sun Jul 28, 2013 10:00 am

sorry my first time to so no idea
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