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    Struggling to get hold of some Yeast Nutrient, any household alternatives?

    Hi all, I’m sorted now thanks for taking time to read and reply to my question!
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    Struggling to get hold of some Yeast Nutrient, any household alternatives?

    Lovely stuff thanks I’ll order some of that!
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    Struggling to get hold of some Yeast Nutrient, any household alternatives?

    Is this “Yeast & Nutrient” the same as Yeast Nutrient? https://brew2bottle.co.uk/products/yeast-nutrient-100g
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    Struggling to get hold of some Yeast Nutrient, any household alternatives?

    Hi there, thanks a lot I actually saw that one but it didn’t look particulary good value at £5 for 60g, or is that not too bad?
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    Struggling to get hold of some Yeast Nutrient, any household alternatives?

    Hi there, looks like I can get hold of some brewers yeast tablets, would these do the trick please? 500 tablets for about a fiver. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/254230065130
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    Struggling to get hold of some Yeast Nutrient, any household alternatives?

    Hi all, I am going to be making an elderflower sparkling wine and some Turbo Ciders this week, I do not have any yeast nutrient in though, I can’t get to a Wilko/boyes due to being stuck at home and I can’t find any online where delivery isn’t about a fiver! Is there anything else I can use...
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    Can I add different fruit/flavours in various demijohns to red wine brew kit please?

    Howdy folks, hope everyone is supping well and staying safe. I made a red wine kit a while back and am happy with the 30 bottles I have stored. I actually have a second one of the exact same kit to make ASAP as it is almost at its Best Before date. I don’t have another 30 empty bottles though...
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    Ideas and advice for different fruit/flavours to add to red wine brew kit please?

    Howdy folks, hope everyone is supping well and staying safe. I have a second 30bottle MYO red wine kit to start to make and because I don’t have another 30 empty bottles I am wanting to have a play about with flavour and rack it into 6 separate demijohns and then bottle later. My question is...
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    How to remove bits of Blackberry seeds from my brew please?

    Wonderful answers thanks folks I will carefully rack off into another FV and then strain the stuff that’s left in the bottom, which should just be blackberry pips and flesh as I’ve already racked off once to get rid of the sediment. Thanks again! Loving brewing at the mo, really appreciate...
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    How long to leave cider kit to clear please?

    Lovely stuff thanks, I have a brew fridge so I can easily leave it in the fridge on full for a few days.
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    How to remove bits of Blackberry seeds from my brew please?

    Howdy all, a quick question that I Hope someone can help me with. I am making A cider kit and had some blackberries in the freezer which I have blitzed and blended and added when syphoning into another FV for secondary fermentation today, however even though I blended and blended there are still...
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    How long to leave cider kit to clear please?

    Hi all. As per attached pic of Magnum Strawberry Cider Kit I just noticed that the instructions State that after secondary fermentation has occurred “Then leave cool to clear”, bit vague, how long should I leave it to clear for and should it be primed and bottled before leaving to clear? I...
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    Should I juice or blend fruit for adding to secondary fermentation?

    Howdy all I have some blackberries and limes that I want to add to a cider kit at secondary fermentation Later today, I will be syphoning into another FV to get rid of the sediment before adding the fruit and popping back in the beer fridge. My question is Should I be straining and adding just...
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    Can I temporarily store my wine in demijohns rather than bottles???

    Thanks for all the answers everyone, can I just ask are demijohn bungs a generic size? I’ve got half a dozen DJs but no bungs. Anyway I will store wine in FULL demijohns straight from the FV and then bottle them up once I’ve got enough empties together, although at the rate I’m going through...
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    Can I temporarily store my wine in demijohns rather than bottles???

    Hi there, it was a glitch I spotted months ago, I placed the order just after new year and forgot all about it and didn’t expect to receive anything. To my surprise I got a delivery of 36 bottles of Carta Rojo red, and you know what, it’s really bloody drinkable, especially at under a quid a...
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