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Old 15-01-2016, 09:35 PM   #1
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Back in the game.....

25L of Cider popped on tonight

15L of Lidl vitafit
2 x 440ml Lowicz strawberry
1L strong tea (5 bag)
5tsp pectolase dissolved in some warm water
Juice of 6 fresh limes (one for you Mrc ☺)
Cider yeast with sweetener

Warmed 3L of aj and lowicz in pan until hot

Made up tea, left to stew

Emptied AJ into coopers FV
added hot AJ/lowicz
added tea
topped up to 25L with cold tap water
added lime juice
temp about 22deg
stirred in cider yeast with sweetener I got on ebay (thread on here somewhere)

Sg 1.040
intending to prime with another bottle of lowicz strawb, so est abv 6%

boom 😃
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rock on tommy!... keep us posted
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Happy days mate hope it turns out better than mine defo keep us posted
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Happy days mate hope it turns out better than mine defo keep us posted
what was up with yours again mate, too limey ?
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Next up: Rasp/Blackberry TC, some WOW or other Rhubarb probably

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what was up with yours again mate, too limey ?

Yep TBH it was ****e ! I've not tried it again since was planning on opening another bottle in next couple of days to give it another try but I'm not holding out much hope
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shaaaa ting

bottled it, tastes pretty damn good too

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Next up: Rasp/Blackberry TC, some WOW or other Rhubarb probably

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Happy days keep us posted in what it tastes like once carbed up
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ooh a lovely looking army of swingtops there Roddy!
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That's a hefty collection of grolch bottles
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That's a hefty collection of grolch bottles
it was hard work building that lot up haha 😃

I only buy grolsch when it's on offer at asda mind you (£1.66 a bottle) !
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Next up: Rasp/Blackberry TC, some WOW or other Rhubarb probably

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