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Re: Adventures in Alcohol Making!
« Reply #15 on: June 30, 2014, 09:19:02 AM »
Strawberry wine on the go now! 

And gonna try making some port this week!   
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Re: Adventures in Alcohol Making!
« Reply #16 on: June 30, 2014, 10:35:25 AM »
Strawberry wine, yummmmm!

When we were out on the canals, we found a "home brewer" who made all sorts of wine/whisky, tried pear wine and irish whisky, good stuff!

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Re: Adventures in Alcohol Making!
« Reply #17 on: November 03, 2014, 08:44:55 AM »
Ahh, spent my day yesterday making an all grain pumpkin beer (with homegrown pumpkins)  -  Smells so good, let's see what it tastes like after fermentation.  ;D
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Re: Adventures in Alcohol Making!
« Reply #18 on: November 29, 2014, 07:58:43 PM »
The pumpkin beer, omg, I am so impressed! I was just in the US and was trying a few different pumpkin beers, but oh man, I don't think they can even hold a candle to mine. The subtle pumpkin and spicing is just right on mine.  [smiley=2thumbsup.gif]
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Re: Adventures in Alcohol Making!
« Reply #19 on: March 12, 2015, 11:43:15 AM »
Black IPA bubbling away now  ;D
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Re: Adventures in Alcohol Making!
« Reply #20 on: August 08, 2015, 10:39:27 PM »
Used the brewery in your new house yet?  :)

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Re: Adventures in Alcohol Making!
« Reply #21 on: August 31, 2015, 09:52:23 AM »
We've got some peapod wine on the go now. We tried the gorse wine and it's actually really nice. 
Hoping to get some beer on the go very shortly!  ;D
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Re: Adventures in Alcohol Making!
« Reply #22 on: February 21, 2017, 10:48:38 AM »
I've really been upping the brewing, it's quite scientific now.  Somethings have worked, some haven't.  All grain brewing is way worth it though.  Currently have a Cherrywood Smoked Porter ready for secondary conditioning.
Next up, Rye IPA. 
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Re: Adventures in Alcohol Making!
« Reply #23 on: February 21, 2017, 11:13:30 AM »
I'm so jealous!  Home brewing would be the thing I would try if I had the space, the time and needed more beer in my life. 

How are you getting the smoke taste into the porter?

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Re: Adventures in Alcohol Making!
« Reply #24 on: February 21, 2017, 11:37:49 AM »
Malt is smoked over cherry tree branches (hence cherrywood), but I bought the malt this way already done.  You can also add in oak chips during fermentation, but I think mine will be smoked enough. 
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Re: Adventures in Alcohol Making!
« Reply #25 on: February 21, 2017, 12:39:50 PM »
What can I trade you for a bottle?  I'd offer some of the grits that Silly Badger is supposed to send me but that story is going downhill fast.  Apparently he/she had a car accident that involved my grits being spread everywhere . 


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Re: Adventures in Alcohol Making!
« Reply #26 on: March 10, 2017, 03:20:06 PM »
Made a Rye IPA last weekend. Everything went wrong, but I still got something worth fermenting.  We shall see!!!
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Re: Adventures in Alcohol Making!
« Reply #27 on: April 19, 2017, 01:11:27 PM »
Cherrywood smoked porter is amazing tasting.
RyeIPA should be ready immently for drinking and I cannot wait!

I'm up for suggestions for what I should make next?
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Re: Adventures in Alcohol Making!
« Reply #28 on: April 19, 2017, 01:54:08 PM »
I'm up for suggestions for what I should make next?

I vote a strawberry lime cider.  I know you grow your own fruits and veg and since strawberries will be coming into season soon...   ;D