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by goodolpete
Tue Mar 17, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: ebay blue mango barrels
Replies: 12
Views: 981

ebay blue mango barrels

If you search ebay for
Plastic Blue Barrel Screw Lids Holds 50 Ltrs
you get 50 litre mango barrels for six quid
plus five postage. Are these any use for
boilers?
by goodolpete
Sat Mar 07, 2015 1:28 pm
Forum: Winemaking
Topic: What's your approach to labelling wine bottles?
Replies: 14
Views: 2448

Re: What's your approach to labelling wine bottles?

Ordinary (cheapest) Tesco printer paper on a Canon MG4150 printer using kids glue bottle.
by goodolpete
Sat Mar 07, 2015 12:17 pm
Forum: Winemaking
Topic: What's your approach to labelling wine bottles?
Replies: 14
Views: 2448

Re: What's your approach to labelling wine bottles?

I adapted this site's beer labels to make my wine labels:
http://www.beerlabelizer.com/

Eg
Image
by goodolpete
Sun Jan 25, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: Cleaning, Sanitation and Sterilisation
Topic: Star san suppliers Nottingham centre?
Replies: 3
Views: 916

Re: Star san suppliers Nottingham centre?

I use Videne, basically the same ingredient, and I ordered it
in from my local Tesco pharmacy, pay in advance and it comes
in a few days.
by goodolpete
Thu Nov 13, 2014 3:32 pm
Forum: Winemaking
Topic: Elderberry wine
Replies: 13
Views: 1618

Re: Elderberry wine

The best elderberry I made was a couple of years ago, when i made
five gall with five kg elderberries, one kg blackberries, and one bottle of
the polish blackcurrant you get at Tescos added at sg 1040 when the
ferment was flying along. Made sugar up to 5,4 kg and used rc212 yeast.
by goodolpete
Sat Oct 18, 2014 12:02 pm
Forum: Winemaking
Topic: Blackberry wine
Replies: 9
Views: 1440

Re: Blackberry wine

@WM13 if you disolve ordinary silver spoon sugar in a couple of boiled pints of your water in a pan on a ring, get it simmering, add your teaspoon of citric and simmer for 30 min the liquid will turn straw coloured. This is invert sugar, which is what the yeast eats. At 50p a kilo at B&M ar the mome...