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by Mjr6313
Fri Oct 04, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Hops
Topic: Home Grown Hops 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 2107

Re: Home Grown Hops 2019

Harvested mine last month a bit early but within 12hrs lost half my crop to a sudden caterpillar invasion. After drying not even 100g whole leaf from 3 plants.
by Mjr6313
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Off Taste Problem
Replies: 17
Views: 836

Re: Off Taste Problem

I use the baby straliser bleach its like 49p from home bargains or BnM and has instruction for brewing on the side never had a problem.
by Mjr6313
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Brewdays
Topic: If it could go wrong it did
Replies: 2
Views: 274

Re: If it could go wrong it did

I hope so. I also hope this is the best beer ever.
by Mjr6313
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Brewdays
Topic: If it could go wrong it did
Replies: 2
Views: 274

If it could go wrong it did

First Brew this year and I hated it. ball valve seal leaks Child broke false bottom Over shot strike water temp by 5degC Dropped paddle into the boil Lost hose for IC Dropped 23l bucket of water on foot Miscalculated system losses Spilled a few liters of wort over the floor while my loving wife want...
by Mjr6313
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Hops
Topic: How to dry home grown hops?
Replies: 9
Views: 480

Re: How to dry home grown hops?

I'm going to try using some muslin screens laid flat like cider cheese cloths with a fan blowing from underneith
by Mjr6313
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Brewdays
Topic: Brewing anxiety
Replies: 3
Views: 344

Re: Brewing anxiety

I hope so in the mean time I'm gonna frustrate myself picking my hops from the garden
by Mjr6313
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Brewdays
Topic: Brewing anxiety
Replies: 3
Views: 344

Brewing anxiety

So it was my birthday a few days ago "21 again" and grains and hops is my present I went to a great pub that sells them local to me (house of hop - Darlington) had a great chat with a couple of the guys from Three Brothers. I'm awaiting my purchase to arrive. I spent yesterday OCDing my brewing equi...
by Mjr6313
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Greg hughs single hop grain bill
Replies: 6
Views: 535

Re: Greg hughs single hop grain bill

That's the one, thank you.
by Mjr6313
Sun Sep 08, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Greg hughs single hop grain bill
Replies: 6
Views: 535

Greg hughs single hop grain bill

Hey I have miss placed my copy of the Greg Hughs how to brew book and was planning to brew this week the single hop but using azzacca but I can't remember the grains and quantity used could someone please let me know so i can order asap please.
by Mjr6313
Sun Jun 16, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Cider Making
Topic: Pulping recommendation?
Replies: 9
Views: 827

Re: Pulping recommendation?

I hope the blade with drill works well last year it was a stick in a bucket hours of chopping Apples to cubes and hours of smashing with a stick. never ever ever again.
by Mjr6313
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Winemaking
Topic: White wine concentrate
Replies: 7
Views: 438

Re: White wine concentrate

Mjr6313 wrote:Cool il see if I have space for tap talk
Ok this seems more complicated than just logging in through google but let the testing begin.Image

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by Mjr6313
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Winemaking
Topic: White wine concentrate
Replies: 7
Views: 438

Re: White wine concentrate

Cool il see if I have space for tap talk
by Mjr6313
Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Winemaking
Topic: White wine concentrate
Replies: 7
Views: 438

Re: White wine concentrate

Also how do i add pictures
by Mjr6313
Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Winemaking
Topic: White wine concentrate
Replies: 7
Views: 438

Re: White wine concentrate

The list of ingredients are
1pt flower heads
2 lemon zest and juice
1lb Raisins
3lbs sugar
8 pts boiling water
And tannin
Although some of those may be approx depending on my haul of flowers (I'm currently hand stripping the flowers now so il measure as I strip and ajust accordingly.
by Mjr6313
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:24 am
Forum: Winemaking
Topic: White wine concentrate
Replies: 7
Views: 438

White wine concentrate

I have a recipie for elderflower wine that uses Wilkos white wine concentrate but for the last 2 or 3 months its been out of stock with no sign of coming back and since the hop n grape has gone from Darlington I'm at a loss for how to proceed, I know I can use raisins but it won't be the same is the...