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big-al

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Post by big-al » Sat Oct 08, 2016 7:32 pm

Hi all
new to winemaking, can anyone point me in the direction of complete basics for a beginner? When to use the hydro etc a full on step by step guide. wanting use veg from garden etc
Thanks

big-al

Re: Newbie

Post by big-al » Sun Oct 09, 2016 4:29 pm

well im very surprised not one answer

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Re: Newbie

Post by Jim » Sun Oct 09, 2016 4:39 pm

Try this site by one of our moderators - Horden Hillbilly.

http://uk-homebrew.tripod.com/id27.html
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Re: Newbie

Post by Jim » Sun Oct 09, 2016 4:42 pm

For more details a quick google gives this site - https://winemakermag.com/ .
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Re: Newbie

Post by MarkA » Sun Oct 09, 2016 6:42 pm

I (along with many other winemakers) found this a good place to start - First Steps in Winemaking by CJJ Berry

If you have any specific questions, ask on here as I'm sure someone will be able to help

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Re: Newbie

Post by oldbloke » Fri Oct 14, 2016 9:22 am

MarkA wrote:I (along with many other winemakers) found this a good place to start - First Steps in Winemaking by CJJ Berry

If you have any specific questions, ask on here as I'm sure someone will be able to help
Watch out for CJJB's sugar quantities - they tend to be a bit high

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Re: Newbie

Post by lord.president » Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:27 pm

I cut down the sugar last year,and l didn't like them! By the time l've racked twice and topped up with water, it does lower the ABV somewhat.
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