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Making Beer at Home: Barley wine

METRIC/IMPERIAL 500g/1 lb 1-1/2 oz malt extract (DMS) 500g/1 lb 1-1/2-oz crushed pale malt grains 500 g/1 lb 1-1/2-oz crushed crystal malt grains 50 g/1-3/4oz chocolate malt 250g/8-1/2oz brown sugar 20 g/1/2oz Wye Challenger hops (Golding) 4 litres/7 pints hard … Continue reading

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Brewing Beer at Home: Glossary of Technical Terms

Acid An essential ingredient when making wine. Citric acid is commonly used to give freshness to the finished flavour, to balance the sugar, alcohol and tannin, to assist in the fermentation and in the creation of a good bouquet. Malic … Continue reading

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Make Wine at Home: Greengage wine recipe

METRIC/IMPERIAL 1.8 kg/4 lb greengages, yellow plums or apricots 250 g/8-3/4oz sultanas 2 bananas 1 teaspoon pectolytic enzyme 1 teaspoon citric acid 2 Campden tablets 1 kg/2 lb 2 oz white sugar 3.75 litres/6-½- pints cold water Burgundy wine yeast … Continue reading

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Beer Homebrew: Mild ale recipe

METRIC/IMPERIAL 1.5 kg/3l b 4 oz malt extract 500g/1 lb 1-1/2oz crushed crystal malt grains 750g/1 lb 10oz brown sugar 75g/2-1/2oz Wye Northdown (Fuggle) hops 21.6 litres/38 pints soft water Ale yeast 1 Boil the hops and »rains together in … Continue reading

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Make Wine at Home: Blackberry wine recipe

METRIC/IMPERIAL 2.25 kg/5 lb blackberries 2 bananas 230 g/8.1 oz concentrated black grape juice 1 kg/2 lb 2 oz white sugar 1 teaspoon pectolytic enzyme 2 Campden tablets 1 level teaspoon citric acid 3.5 litres/6 pints cold water Burgundy wine … Continue reading

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Making Beer at Home: Light ale recipe

METRIC/IMPERIAL 1 kg/2 lb 2 oz malt extract 1 kg/2 lb 2 oz light brown sugar 50g/1-3/4oz Wye Challenger (Golding) hops 1 lemon 12-5 litres/22 pints hard water Ale yeast 1 Dissolve the malt extract and sugar in hot water. … Continue reading

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Make Wine at Home: Plum wine recipe

METRIC/IMPERIAL 3 kg/4 lb 4 oz black plums or damsons 2 bananas 250g/8-¾ oz raisins 1 teaspoon citric acid 900g/2lb sugar 3.75 litres/6-½ pints hot water Burgundy wine yeast and nutrient 1 Wash, stalk and. If possible, stone the fruit. … Continue reading

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Making Beer at Home: Bitter beer

METRIC/IMPERIAL g/4 lb 4 oz Edme malt extract (DMS) 250g/8-3/4oz flaked rice 250g/8-3/4oz flaked maize 500g/1 lb 1-½-oz light brown sugar 500g/1 lb 1-1/2oz golden syrup 100g/3-½ oz Wye Challenger (Golding) hops 20 g/3/4oz Northern Brewer hops 5ml/1 level teaspoon … Continue reading

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Make Wine at Home: Elderberry wine recipe

METRIC/IMPERIAL 1.3 kg/3 lb ripe elderberries 450g/1 lb ripe blackberries 4 ripe bananas 500 g/1 lb 1-1/2oz raisins 2 lemons 1 -25 kg/2 lb 12 oz sugar 2.85 litres/5 pints water Port wine yeast and nutrient 1 Wash the berries … Continue reading

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Making Beer at Home: Brown ale

METRIC/IMPERIAL 1 kg/2 lb 2 oz malt extract (DMS) 500g/1 lb 1-1/2oz crushed crystal malt 50 g/1-¾ oz crushed chocolate malt 250g/8-3/4oz dark brown sugar 50g/1-3/4oz Wye Northdown (Fuggle) hops 10.25 litres/18 pints soft water Ale yeast 75 g/2-1/2oz lactose … Continue reading

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