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    Making cider from apple juice?

    Yes it will add tanin as well as a sightly lemonish flavour. not at all unpleasant.
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    Your views on how the Tories have handled Coronavirus.

    well cheshire cat stay safe and well My cat (who rules the house anyway) is firmly focused on meeow power
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    Making cider from apple juice?

    Bergamot,.A lemon like flavouring. Earl Grey has for many years been regarded as premium product,
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    Your views on how the Tories have handled Coronavirus.

    I agree100% Since i left the London lifestyle,Well what can i say money no longer falls into my lap. but most of the "london" set could not boil an egg these days. swings and rounderbouts ehh.!!
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    How to make Turbo Cider.

    For anyone interested tomato provides potassium ( in a rarther inneficient manner., )
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    How to make Turbo Cider.

    Well the level is too low to give a tomato flavour. but today there are better options,
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    carrot wines breaks out the start of the year

    Well the sherry flavour was down to oxidisation. One tip think hygene +++++. and afew more ++. Thats just about it. ( Honestly.) Some reprints of Berrys books advocate sugar levels that would be horrible for todays drinkers. But its great you have joined the forum I hope you can go on to make...
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    Your views on how the Tories have handled Coronavirus.

    Of course he has the full backing of the pm too much egg on the face otherwise. I have lost a good friend recently to cancer,The way death is being described as a "statistic" I can tell you dont even begin to scratch the surface. I have no idea how all this is going to end. But i do despair...
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    How to make Turbo Cider.

    Tomato paste will provide some nutrition so its no joke, But i think nowadays with the products on sale there are better options
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    Youngs Lager Yeast

    No activity after 12hrs at 20c Hmmmm.
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    Making cider from apple juice?

    A bit of acid is good for a "clean" tasting fermentation. But talking of tea i find Earl Grey tea worth the bit extra cost.
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    Pressure barrel woes

    All the problems with king kegs reported on multiple threads on this site put me right off buying one. I mean really right offasad1
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    Post Brexit food standards,,,

    False.
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    Tortoise wine

    For anyone not familiar with ec-1118 it will drop the gravity like a stone,Esp when kept on the warm side.
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    Tortoise wine

    looks if the demijohn is going well.
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