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Tuesday 14 May 2019
by Wulf
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Beansprouts

Back in the day, when I was at university, beansprouts were a major part of my diet. Home-sprouted mung beans to be precise, which was a cost effective ingredient. I’ve been trying again recently and think I’ve finally recovered the … Continue reading

Monday 6 May 2019
by Wulf
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Decanting, decanting, decanting

My homebrew bottling process involves several steps of decanting: Fermenting vessel into jerry can. The brewed beer is siphoned into a 10l plastic jerry can, trying to minimise the amount of trub (sediment) transferred. Jerry can back to fermenting vessel. … Continue reading

Sunday 5 May 2019
by Wulf
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Spring’s Arm Bottled

My Spring’s Arm batch of homebrew got bottled yesterday without particular incident. My calculated ABV (4.46%) is slightly stronger than the target but within the bounds of error introduced by trying to read the hydrometer – what I could really … Continue reading

Tuesday 30 April 2019
by Wulf
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Dark Tatin

I would say that the sugar in last night’s tarte tatin was a bit on the well-cooked side: Making the caramel probably demands full attention rather than also trying to prepare the fruit! At least it wasn’t overly sweet, with … Continue reading