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  Topic: prime beer bottles or not?
Old-Chads-Orchard

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PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Dec 24, 18 8:03 pm   Subject: prime beer bottles or not?
got impatient, just tried one, not enough co2 yet, but it fizzed when opening and it tastes good, expect it will only improve, almost barley wine, quite sweet for a stout and 9.4%
  Topic: prime beer bottles or not?
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 6
Views: 2595
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 18 9:25 pm   Subject: prime beer bottles or not?
I have invented the tripple chocolate stout
  Topic: prime beer bottles or not?
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 6
Views: 2595
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 18 9:24 pm   Subject: prime beer bottles or not?
may leave it a couple more days and prime the bottles
  Topic: prime beer bottles or not?
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 6
Views: 2595
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 18 6:33 pm   Subject: prime beer bottles or not?
Beer is down to 1.003, however was loaded with sugar syrup to get the original gravity up (1.073), needs bottling now and is still slightly sweet to taste.
Is 1.003 enough sugar for a secondary ferme ...
  Topic: Apple juice, filtered or not?
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 6
Views: 4705
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 18 9:05 pm   Subject: Apple juice, filtered or not?
What do people prefer? does the sight of little bits of apple in your juice put you off?
I don't filter mine at the moment, however someone who wants me to do pressing for them have asked if I could ...
  Topic: Stainless steel tanks
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 0
Views: 2990
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 18 11:08 am   Subject: Stainless steel tanks
Doing more juice so these are kind of redundant, the smaller batch cider is going into 120l barrels so have 2 x 300L tanks and 1 x 530l tanks for sale. All variable capacity lids.

£225 for the 300 ...
  Topic: Cider fermenting
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 4
Views: 4145
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 18 10:56 am   Subject: Cider fermenting
Interesting, May get a batch running now with the windfalls from the cider apple trees to provide a starter. What %age starter do you put in your juice?

Temperature in the shed is constant, was aro ...
  Topic: Cider fermenting
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 4
Views: 4145
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Sep 11, 18 7:42 pm   Subject: Cider fermenting
Right, I have had very mixed results with my cider so far, tried natural yeast, liquid cider yeast and liquid champagne yeast, so far champagne yeast has worked best (although the apple juice was past ...
  Topic: Cider Press
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 7
Views: 25440
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Tue Sep 27, 16 9:18 pm   Subject: Cider Press
dusted it off as its apple pressing time, price reduced, no rush to sell however if someone off here makes me a sensible offer

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/-/272392744870?
  Topic: 1.2m compact topper / mower
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 0
Views: 20062
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Tue Jul 19, 16 10:24 am   Subject: 1.2m compact topper / mower
Wessex 120 3 blade mower, just had new belts but unfortunately one of the mower heads has a seized bearing so a fixer upper. Ran fine on my ford 1100 (with 12hp) for 2 years prior to the bearing going ...
  Topic: Finding an architect for some basic building designs
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 6
Views: 24687
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Mar 15, 16 2:54 pm   Subject: Finding an architect for some basic building designs
Drawings or designs?

drawings, have a fag packet idea on what I want, but needs to be able to be submitted for planning
  Topic: Finding an architect for some basic building designs
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 6
Views: 24687
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Mar 15, 16 2:53 pm   Subject: Finding an architect for some basic building designs
Is this for a building taht wikll have to go through planning and building regs?

Planning only due to location on land, we could site is so that we wouldn't need planning (agricultural use building ...
  Topic: Finding an architect for some basic building designs
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 6
Views: 24687
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Mar 14, 16 4:46 pm   Subject: Finding an architect for some basic building designs
I am after some drawings for a simple block built workshop/unit. Are there any online portals where you can either request drawings or browse & buy drawings?

cheers
  Topic: Broadband to land with a barn but no house
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 17
Views: 54347
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Wed Feb 17, 16 7:04 am   Subject: Broadband to land with a barn but no house
think the issue is thee has to be a house or a business otherwise it doesn't exist in the eyes of RM. Will call the council up and see how I register the barn as a business premises, however I expect ...
  Topic: Broadband to land with a barn but no house
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 17
Views: 54347
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 16 10:55 pm   Subject: Broadband to land with a barn but no house
no coverage, gprs only
 
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