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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

Friday 26 April 2019
by Wulf
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Spring’s Arm

I started another homebrew today – Spring’s Arm, based on Graham Wheeler’s recipe for Camerons Strongarm. Tomorrow, once the wort has cooled overnight, I’ll get a chance to check the starting gravity reading and set it fermenting. Meanwhile, I celebrated … Continue reading

Thursday 11 April 2019
by Wulf
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I think it was an episode of The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry where they looked at the science around alcohol and suggested that guidelines like “Beer before wine and you’ll feel fine” are misleading. As I recall, research … Continue reading

Tuesday 9 April 2019
by Wulf
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Purple Brew

The myrtle vodka I started a couple of weeks ago got bottled tonight. I’m not quite sure of the chemistry but, for some reason, it has come out more purple than the reddish hue normally acquired by previous batches of … Continue reading