What i'm brewing at the moment

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: #249004 WILDBREW
Mon Nov 28, 2011 11:58 am

A 40 pint kit of EDME lager, :icon_smile:
I always have 3 barrels of Beer on the go all year. :cheers:
along with over 40 gallons of wine fermenting & ageing. :thumbright:

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: #249154 irigg
Fri Dec 02, 2011 5:07 pm

i've added some pectic enzyme to my dreaded tes** orange and it has started to clear within 24 hrs
so if anyone else is having trouble clearing the te**o orange wow then this maybe the answer

weird i've never had this trouble from any other cartoned fruit juice that i have brewed with over the years

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: #249156 WILDBREW
Fri Dec 02, 2011 5:31 pm

irigg wrote:i've added some pectic enzyme to my dreaded tes** orange and it has started to clear within 24 hrs
so if anyone else is having trouble clearing the te**o orange wow then this maybe the answer

weird i've never had this trouble from any other cartoned fruit juice that i have brewed with over the years

is your fruit juice made from pressed fruit :study:
i only use fruit juice that is not made from concentrate. :thumbright:
and i find i do not aways have to use pectic enzyme to clear the wine, if it needs it i add
finings or kwik clear and it done in :snorting: :clock: :cheers:

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: #249203 irigg
Sat Dec 03, 2011 4:56 pm

because its a cheap n cheerful brew i used the value juice made from concentrate
but this is the only brand i have ever had this trouble with all the other supermarket juices i've used over the last 15 years have all cleared on their own without the aid of finings or any other methods :? :? :? :?

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Post: #249414 irigg
Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:37 pm

new wine on the go due to making freezer space for xmas
pineapple/apple/banana/grapes
the OH wants to defrost the freezer :iconbiggrin:

recipe
all my frozen left over fruit(about 2kg)
2kg sugar
1/2 tsp of pectic enzyme
good sized hand full of raisins
1 tsp yeast
half a cup of strong tea
1 campden tab



all fruit in a bucket
pour over 6 pints boiling water
when cool add 1 camp tab and leave for 24 hrs
add pec enzyme leave for 24 hrs
add yeast from starter or straight in (personal preference)
ferment on pulp for 3-5 days and strain onto sugar mix well and pour into demi

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: #249424 MKG
Tue Dec 06, 2011 10:48 pm

Sudden panic when I realised that the good stuff I have on the go has not a cat in Hell's chance of being ready for Christmas. So, two fruit teabag gallons were started two days ago. It's going to be mollycoddled in the warmest corner of the house until the 22nd and then stuck out in the cold. In summer, I wouldn't panic.

Any bets on the outcome? :scratch: :shaking:
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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: #249429 prison break fan
Wed Dec 07, 2011 8:46 am

Did the pectic enzyme with the dreaded T***o orange and hey presto, clear!!! pbf.

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: #249436 WILDBREW
Wed Dec 07, 2011 1:05 pm

I have started two gallons of Elderberry wine this morning :icon_smile:
it will been mature and ready to drink for next :santa: :smilebox: :snorting: :occasion5: :cheers:
Merry xmas & a happy new year :wave:

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: #249475 irigg
Thu Dec 08, 2011 11:02 am

glad it worked for you prison break fan :santa:

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: #250789 WILDBREW
Fri Dec 30, 2011 11:58 am

Just started two gallons of multivitamin mixed fruit juice WINE from LiDL
ingredients for one gallon.
1lt-vitafit multivitamin mixed fruit juice.
1lt-vitafit red grape juice.
1kg-sugar.
mineral water ( or tap water )
1tsp-GP yeast compound.
:king: of drinks :cheers:

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: #250942 frozenthunderbolt
Mon Jan 02, 2012 2:00 am

1 gall rhubarb and elderflower
1 gall rhubarb and mixed berries
1 gall Mirrabella plum
1 Gall Pixie plum
1gall lychee and apricott
Jeremy Daniel Meadows. (Jed).

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: #251336 irigg
Fri Jan 06, 2012 7:49 pm

1 gallon of orange
1 gallon of red citrus tea
2 gallon of plum and blackberry


clearing 1 gallon of apple and 1 gallon of mixed fruit juice :iconbiggrin: :iconbiggrin: :icon_smile: :icon_smile: :iconbiggrin: :iconbiggrin:

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: #251681 WILDBREW
Thu Jan 12, 2012 3:20 pm

I have started 2 gallons of pearl barley wine this time i am using 2lt of white grape juice
instead of 1kg of raisins. :thumbright:

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: #251775 irigg
Sat Jan 14, 2012 5:43 pm

drinking some apple wine
its been a real bi--h to clear but the end result is worth it :drunken: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :drunken:

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Re: What i'm brewing at the moment

Post: #251783 WILDBREW
Sat Jan 14, 2012 7:28 pm

Hi iRigg
I use kwik clear if my wine or beer will not clear :thumbright:


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