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    ok, i decided to have a go at making my own cider rather than throwing away a load of aples from my tree. i have pulped them already and pressed the juice out but the info i have now is a bit unclear. some people are saying i need to add campden tablets to the juice, others that i should add a...
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    After my attempt of flavoured Vodka I'm interested in trying some home brew. I have access to unlimited Apples so tempted by cider. I'm also thinking of using my blackberries to make some blackberry vodka. I'm on the lookout for glass bottles to bottle the cider and vodka, but I'm also looking...
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    Made my first attempt before Christmas and i have got to say i am very impressed with the results. 25p a pint and 40 of them. :D Can anyone recommend a good larger/bitter for next time? Thanks.
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    Has anyone tried to make cider at home?:D
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    With the cost of ale going up, and this new idea of minimum pricing being batted about, I was thinking of making my own brew. Talk to me, chaps! The flavours I like are anytihng from the Wytchwood Brewery, ESPECIALLY Circle Master, I like Black Sheep, Newcastle Brown, Guinness, Hen...
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    last year we made cider :) gallons of it with help of all the dudes in our vw club. mulch, presse and yeast same as the year before (except that years was lovely and all gluged by christmas) :cool: but this recent batch is really tart :( ill have to go and see the man from the brew shop and...
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    We recently discovered that my Dad had a cider press and loads of brewing gear in the back of his garage. So I scored 56lbs of windfalls off a mate and have spent the last few hours, with Mrs C., washing, chopping, pulping and pressing to our first two gallons of homebrew cider.:D My mate has...
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    I have been thinking of brewing some of my own beer at home but I don't know where to start. It would be cool to make a batch of beer and maybe a batch of ale for when my dad comes over. is this any use...
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    Me and my neighbour have been having a think about it. He made some years ago, before he was retired; we're thinking of clearing out both our sheds and having a go... It might not happen, but it might...
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