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Tastings

The raspberry mead, summer fruits and elderflower were all cracked open over the festive period, and as always the unexpected was to be expected. First up, the raspberry mead, turned out to be sparkling. Quite a pleasant surprise. The fruity … Continue reading

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The most violent place in the universe….

My elderflower concoction was strained into a demijohn yesterday, using a muslin bag and stand. About 1.5 litres of water had to be added to get the volume up to the top of the demijohn and the bag had to be squeezed … Continue reading

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In the beginning God made…….. Mead?

Mead is one of the oldest recorded alcoholic drinks, along with beer it has been recorded being drunk almost 10000 years ago. As such it is fitting that it should be the first home brew I blog about. I am … Continue reading

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