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  1. Cwrw666 replied to the thread Stains..

    Nobody said anything about kit being filthy. I get tired of people telling me I'm `getting away with it'. I'm not the one getting...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 3:48 PM
  2. Cwrw666 replied to the thread Stains..

    No it won't. Just make sure it's adequately sanitised. You should see the state of my FV - not so much stained as a thick brown crust!

    Jun 14, 2019 at 10:24 AM
  3. Cwrw666 replied to the thread Explosion risk?.

    I've always re-used screw top bottles including the caps but have found that the thread on the caps wears out after a few refills - so...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 8:39 AM
  4. Cwrw666 replied to the thread john bull country cider.

    Cider improves considerably with time, whether it's kit, turbo cider or real cider from apples. Traditionally cider made in the autumn...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 8:36 AM
  5. Cwrw666 replied to the thread Syphon tube mould.

    You could boil it if you needed to syphon right now, but if not bin it and buy a new one.

    Jun 14, 2019 at 8:29 AM
  6. Cwrw666 replied to the thread Jokes..

    Well I heard the program and didn't think it was such a bad joke in context. There might well be people who would do the suggested act...

    Jun 13, 2019 at 8:19 AM
  7. Cwrw666 replied to the thread Should I drink this?.

    Berries plus water plus yeast is what we in the business call wine. `Country wine' if you're one of these types who can't bear to call...

    Jun 12, 2019 at 10:09 AM
  8. Cwrw666 replied to the thread Mash times.

    Re. longer boils darkening the wort - think I read somewhere it is due to caramelisation of some of the sugars.

    Jun 12, 2019 at 10:05 AM
  9. Cwrw666 replied to the thread john bull country cider.

    I made one of these many years ago and it was totally watery and un-ciderlike. Next time just go to Tescos and get some apple juice and...

    Jun 12, 2019 at 10:01 AM
  10. Cwrw666 replied to the thread Starter kit woes.

    Could just be innadequate mixing after you topped up at the end. Wort would sink to the bottom as it's denser.

    Jun 11, 2019 at 6:32 PM
  11. Cwrw666 replied to the thread Sanitiser.

    Boiling water.

    Jun 10, 2019 at 7:47 AM
  12. Cwrw666 replied to the thread Scorching on grandfather.

    I use one of those stainless steel mesh pan scrubbers on my boiler. Works a treat.

    Jun 9, 2019