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Rupert the bear

  • Joined Jun 2015
Re: I've decided to make wine...
« Reply #15 on: December 10, 2017, 11:14:33 pm »
Well my  IB fermented using super yeast and a few currants. Its now finnished fermenting ,I racked it off leaving about half a litre of "muck"  resultant is a clear straw colour, probably rack again in the new year if there is any more debris in the bottom
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doganjo

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Re: I've decided to make wine...
« Reply #16 on: December 11, 2017, 10:39:55 pm »
Where do you live - I'm on my way  :roflanim:
Always have been, always will be, a WYSIWYG - black is black, white is white - no grey in my life! But I'm mellowing in my old age

Rupert the bear

  • Joined Jun 2015
Re: I've decided to make wine...
« Reply #17 on: January 24, 2018, 08:28:43 pm »
Bottled the "girders" wine tonight , I tried a little , interesting fruity flavour and deffo alcoholic , I wont know ABV until I get back to work and take it to the lab ,its moreish shame there's not a lot but should be a nice summer quaffing wine.
I may have to visit home bargains as they still have the old recipe/low sugar stock of Irn-bru  !

I opened a bottle of mead with a zing of ginger as I've now finished 12 weeks of assorted medications and have had the blood taken this afternoon. Hopefully back to work ( light duties ) next week .

Rupert the bear

  • Joined Jun 2015
Re: I've decided to make wine...
« Reply #18 on: March 20, 2018, 09:15:34 pm »
Just an up date on the Iron Bru wine , at last got a sample in to the lab, results back 12% ! yikes , very dry tasting now its had a little time, saving the remaning 3 ltr for the summer. still keeping up the mead , but need suggestions for the coming months

Anke

  • Joined Dec 2009
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Re: I've decided to make wine...
« Reply #19 on: March 20, 2018, 09:37:36 pm »
Rhubarb?

Dans

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Re: I've decided to make wine...
« Reply #20 on: March 20, 2018, 10:50:36 pm »
Got any parsnips left? Oak leaves should be coming in soon too.

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cloddopper

  • Joined Jun 2013
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Re: I've decided to make wine...
« Reply #21 on: March 24, 2018, 11:58:53 pm »
Nettle wine will be able to be made soon .. it is usually 11 - 12 % super dry & crystal clear with a sparkle like goosegog or parsnip  wine
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Rupert the bear

  • Joined Jun 2015
Re: I've decided to make wine...
« Reply #22 on: March 28, 2018, 07:02:09 pm »
Thanks for the replies , Mrs RTB is the Rhubarb brewer, planted even more for this year, no oak's round here or parsnips, however nettles , as an accomplished nettle grower I think this will be the first to try

 

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