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Grape wine
Sat 6-Feb-10
4:23 pm
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mutley
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You will need
4lb. grapes black if possible....5 pints of boiling water

To each gallon of juice;
2 lb suger 1 and a 1/4 oz of yeast. (note bread yeast will do but the alcolo content will be less).
1 teasponn almond essence

1 Put the fruit into a container & pour over the water, pressing well to extract juice.
2 Leave for 4 days to in fuse
3 Strain of liqud & measure
4 Add sugar,yeast & almond essance & leave to ferment in a warm place ( 65f-75f)
5 When bubbing ceases,stir well
6 Strain for a further 3 days for the sediment to settle
7 Strain through flannel or very thick muslin and into a cask
8 Cork & leave for 6 months
9 Pour into bottles,cork & store in a cool dark place to mature for another few months at least
Note this is very Dry wine.

Sat 6-Feb-10
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Nice one, Mutley. We have made types of homemade wine, but never grape.

Dry is good. Ok

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Sat 6-Feb-10
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Just making some home made chicken nuggart's ,well me and jade she is bread crumming lol Cheers

Sat 6-Feb-10
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That's a great photo shoot, Mutley. Jade looks like she is really having fun. Ok

Then again, kids always love playing with mud (or eggy mix and splashing chicken bits in it Laugh ).

Your photos are really good - ours are usually carp, sadly. I think it is bad lighting here.

Hey! You have a drool smiley on your forum. Blimey. Where did you get that?

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Sat 6-Feb-10
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Jade is lovely Mutley.  You must be very proud.  You do lots with her.   Star  Star

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Sun 7-Feb-10
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Yes we do do lots together and i love her to bits we are very close it's great. if i did not have jade i would go back on the road.she keeps me sain.

Danny i could not see a drool icon ?

Sun 7-Feb-10
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Mutley, I think D means the 'Mr Green' icon ... Wink

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Sun 7-Feb-10
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im with you just testing lol had found a icon call flogging a dead horse its my faverite lol would like it on my site as well as here.Cheers

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What great photos Mutley, your Jade looks lovely and isn't she having fun?  Are those granite worktops you have in your kitchen?

I'll try that again!

Sun 7-Feb-10
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Its all around the kitchen, welll i got given this freezzer whitch i sold on and that paid for the kitchen floor lino but i stuck it to the walls it looks much better i think.thay are real ones on the living room walls and will do the hall one day as still got loads left.

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