Mulled Wine

Mulled Wine

History Mulled wine dates back to between 100 and 200 AD when the Romans drank hot wine to help protect them from the cold weather. As the Romans ruled much of Europe, the tradition spread throughout their Empire and where they traded. Historical cookbooks have...

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Winter drinks

Winter drinks

Great british food magazine As we mentioned in our previous post, we are excited to be advertising for the 1st time in a national magazine called "Great British Food". So look out for us in there if you read it online or as a paper copy. The recipes look rather...

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10% Off homebrew discount voucher code

10% Off homebrew discount voucher code

AUTUMN10 As a little helping hand towards those autumn/Christmas brews and prezzies, we have 10% off homebrew!!!! Just type in the AUTUMN10 discount code at the checkout. You can also use this code instore at Overt Locke, West Street, Somerton. TA11 7PS. The voucher...

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Cider Making For Beginners – Recipe

Cider Making For Beginners – Recipe

Ingredients and method Cider making for beginners: The best cider is made from true cider apples, but an alternative is to use a mixture of dessert and cooking apples. If only dessert apples are available, add one pound of crab apples to every 10lbs of dessert apples....

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Andrews Homemade Elderflower Wine Recipe

Andrews Homemade Elderflower Wine Recipe

Elderflower Wine Recipe Summer is here and the elderflowers are out! Why not try making this simple and delicious elderflower wine recipe tried and tested by our homebrew expert Andrew. Ingredients: ¾ pint/500ml-Elderflowers (not pressed down) ½ lb/250g-Raisins OR ¼...

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Hints for Youngs Yeast

Hints for Youngs Yeast

There are various yeasts out there and sometimes it is unclear which one is best to use. This simple guide will help to choose which is the best  Youngs yeast to use for you by explaining which yeasts will add what qualities to your homebrew. Ales, ciders and Largers...

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About VWP Cleaner-Steriliser

About VWP Cleaner-Steriliser

Why use VWP? *Cleans and sterilises in one operation *Lifts stains and cleans without effort *Kills all spoilage organism *Simple effective cleaning and sterilising More information VWP Cleaning-Steriliser is a combined, dual purpose product, which both cleans and...

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Homebrew story from a novice beginner

Homebrew Story From A Novice Brewer So I've been hearing about home brew wine like it's this new phenomenon just arrived on our shores but I remember back in the very distant past when my Dad decided he would start brewing his own wine. This seemed like a bizarre...

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Elderflower Cordial

Elderflower Cordial

Elderflower cordial is so easy to make, it’s no wonder that it has increased in popularity over the past few years.

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