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The GC 'Buttery'

In the Middle Ages, a buttery was a storeroom for liquor .... In recent years, the GC Buttery gets raided often by rogue Admin and users ....... Please help us restore our stock by contributing recipes and advice.

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  2. Loofah
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    ABV lookup tables

    Provided by @Scrungee in another thread; this is so I don't have to keep scrabbling to find it!Metric Imperial
    Provided by @Scrungee in another thread; this is so I don't have to keep scrabbling to find it!Metric Imperial
    Provided by @Scrungee in another thread; this is so I don't have to keep scrabbling to find it!Metric Imperial
    Provided by @Scrungee in another thread; this is so I don't have to keep scrabbling to find it!Metric Imperial
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  4. pete

    langoustines

    The eyes staring up at me from the plate are a bit off putting! :snorky: :sofa:
    The eyes staring up at me from the plate are a bit off putting! :snorky: :sofa:
    The eyes staring up at me from the plate are a bit off putting! :snorky: :sofa:
    The eyes staring up at me from the plate are a bit off putting! :snorky: :sofa:
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  5. roders
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    Christianity alive and well in our school.

    Well, some "Christians" I have met have acted in some very unchristian ways:dunno::doh: But I think having a Nativity Play in a Primary School is a good idea even if my Mother "cursed" me with the middle...
    Well, some "Christians" I have met have acted in some very unchristian ways:dunno::doh: But I think having a Nativity Play in a Primary School is a good idea even if my Mother "cursed" me with the middle name of Thomas!! Unfortunately, I'm one of those people who have to touch, taste, smell, and see...
    Well, some "Christians" I have met have acted in some very unchristian ways:dunno::doh: But I think having a Nativity Play in a Primary School is a good idea even if my Mother "cursed" me with the middle name of Thomas!! Unfortunately, I'm one of those...
    Well, some "Christians" I have met have acted in some very unchristian ways:dunno::doh: But I think having a Nativity Play in a Primary School is a good idea even if my Mother "cursed" me with the middle...
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  6. Zigs
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    Scrungee's Blackberry Wine

    A 'general purpose' wine yeast probably requires 4 to 5 deg C higher temps than EC1118
    A 'general purpose' wine yeast probably requires 4 to 5 deg C higher temps than EC1118
    A 'general purpose' wine yeast probably requires 4 to 5 deg C higher temps than EC1118
    A 'general purpose' wine yeast probably requires 4 to 5 deg C higher temps than EC1118
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  7. Fat Controller

    Alcofrolics Anyonymous....

    It was fine - nothing spectacular, but perfectly drinkable and fine for a quick batch. I am toying with the idea of starting another batch tomorrow purely as back up material for Christmas/New...
    It was fine - nothing spectacular, but perfectly drinkable and fine for a quick batch. I am toying with the idea of starting another batch tomorrow purely as back up material for Christmas/New year - we are all but out of wine now, and the two fermenters worth of Strawberry Jam wine won't be...
    It was fine - nothing spectacular, but perfectly drinkable and fine for a quick batch. I am toying with the idea of starting another batch tomorrow purely as back up material for Christmas/New year - we are all but out of wine now, and the two...
    It was fine - nothing spectacular, but perfectly drinkable and fine for a quick batch. I am toying with the idea of starting another batch tomorrow purely as back up material for Christmas/New...
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  8. intel

    Is A Wine Kit OK To Use Past It's Use By Date

    Thanks Scrungee, we are moving soon so this is going to my first brew in our new home :Wino:....Which has a North facing garden so will be looking for new planting ideas as well :dunno:
    Thanks Scrungee, we are moving soon so this is going to my first brew in our new home :Wino:....Which has a North facing garden so will be looking for new planting ideas as well :dunno:
    Thanks Scrungee, we are moving soon so this is going to my first brew in our new home :Wino:....Which has a North facing garden so will be looking for new planting ideas as well :dunno:
    Thanks Scrungee, we are moving soon so this is going to my first brew in our new home :Wino:....Which has a North facing garden so will be looking for new planting ideas as well :dunno:
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  9. Vince
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    well done vince

    Great news! Now she's met a good few of us, she will be amongst friends so no need to be shy :grphg:
    Great news! Now she's met a good few of us, she will be amongst friends so no need to be shy :grphg:
    Great news! Now she's met a good few of us, she will be amongst friends so no need to be shy :grphg:
    Great news! Now she's met a good few of us, she will be amongst friends so no need to be shy :grphg:
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  10. Scrungee

    Sparkling Wine

    Winner of this weeks GC word of the week is Scrunge with...
    Winner of this weeks GC word of the week is Scrunge with...
    Winner of this weeks GC word of the week is Scrunge with...
    Winner of this weeks GC word of the week is Scrunge with...
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  11. leonora

    Gardening in Italy

    Thank you so much!!!
    Thank you so much!!!
    Thank you so much!!!
    Thank you so much!!!
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  12. Scrungee

    White Grape Juice

    How do you mean it works??? Do you mean it occasionally happens?Oh come on now, kids and sugar, it's fruit, and one of your 26 a day.:biggrin:
    How do you mean it works??? Do you mean it occasionally happens?Oh come on now, kids and sugar, it's fruit, and one of your 26 a day.:biggrin:
    How do you mean it works??? Do you mean it occasionally happens?Oh come on now, kids and sugar, it's fruit, and one of your 26 a day.:biggrin:
    How do you mean it works??? Do you mean it occasionally happens?Oh come on now, kids and sugar, it's fruit, and one of your 26 a day.:biggrin:
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  13. Fat Controller

    Pears - lots and lots of pears.... and more wine

    Almost! :biggrin:It is still bubbling away like a good 'un - every four or five seconds now we are getting a gurgle from it, so it is definitely fermenting well.
    Almost! :biggrin:It is still bubbling away like a good 'un - every four or five seconds now we are getting a gurgle from it, so it is definitely fermenting well.
    Almost! :biggrin:It is still bubbling away like a good 'un - every four or five seconds now we are getting a gurgle from it, so it is definitely fermenting well.
    Almost! :biggrin:It is still bubbling away like a good 'un - every four or five seconds now we are getting a gurgle from it, so it is definitely fermenting well.
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  14. Fat Controller

    Treat me like I am stupid....

    Our first effort at wine making was bottled today (we tried on Monday, but the hand corker that we had split along its length on the third cork - utter garbage - so we had to wait until today for...
    Our first effort at wine making was bottled today (we tried on Monday, but the hand corker that we had split along its length on the third cork - utter garbage - so we had to wait until today for a 'proper' corker to arrive), and we got 9 bottles in all.Attempt number two, based on six and...
    Our first effort at wine making was bottled today (we tried on Monday, but the hand corker that we had split along its length on the third cork - utter garbage - so we had to wait until today for a 'proper' corker to arrive), and we got 9 bottles...
    Our first effort at wine making was bottled today (we tried on Monday, but the hand corker that we had split along its length on the third cork - utter garbage - so we had to wait until today for...
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  15. Loofah

    cucumber wine

    Argh. I thought I'd posted the recipe for this here! Anyway, bottled it up today and it has quite a kick. Will need a year or two to mellow but has definite cucumber taste with a touch of zest...
    Argh. I thought I'd posted the recipe for this here! Anyway, bottled it up today and it has quite a kick. Will need a year or two to mellow but has definite cucumber taste with a touch of zest from some lemons I added . quite looking forward to it
    Argh. I thought I'd posted the recipe for this here! Anyway, bottled it up today and it has quite a kick. Will need a year or two to mellow but has definite cucumber taste with a touch of zest from some lemons I added . quite looking forward to it
    Argh. I thought I'd posted the recipe for this here! Anyway, bottled it up today and it has quite a kick. Will need a year or two to mellow but has definite cucumber taste with a touch of zest...
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  16. Jack McHammocklashing

    Another stupid thread

    ...and finally, as your crop of beet are growing, snap a few of the young tender leaves out, and add to your salad as raw leaves...yumsk!
    ...and finally, as your crop of beet are growing, snap a few of the young tender leaves out, and add to your salad as raw leaves...yumsk!
    ...and finally, as your crop of beet are growing, snap a few of the young tender leaves out, and add to your salad as raw leaves...yumsk!
    ...and finally, as your crop of beet are growing, snap a few of the young tender leaves out, and add to your salad as raw leaves...yumsk!
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  17. Fat Controller

    Ginger wine

    Well its 9 month on and ive tried the gooseberry wine, its has a brandy and taste smell to me :noidea:and seems strong,now tonight ive tried the jostaberry/gooseberry and that is nicer,sweeter,easier to...
    Well its 9 month on and ive tried the gooseberry wine, its has a brandy and taste smell to me :noidea:and seems strong,now tonight ive tried the jostaberry/gooseberry and that is nicer,sweeter,easier to drink to me :) :dancy:
    Well its 9 month on and ive tried the gooseberry wine, its has a brandy and taste smell to me :noidea:and seems strong,now tonight ive tried the jostaberry/gooseberry and that is nicer,sweeter,easier to drink to me :) :dancy:
    Well its 9 month on and ive tried the gooseberry wine, its has a brandy and taste smell to me :noidea:and seems strong,now tonight ive tried the jostaberry/gooseberry and that is nicer,sweeter,easier to...
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  18. Steve R

    Wine making

    any more experiences to share?
    any more experiences to share?
    any more experiences to share?
    any more experiences to share?
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  19. pip

    Help with fan wiring

    I'm glad you worked it out Pip, looks like none of us lot could :snorky::thumbsup:
    I'm glad you worked it out Pip, looks like none of us lot could :snorky::thumbsup:
    I'm glad you worked it out Pip, looks like none of us lot could :snorky::thumbsup:
    I'm glad you worked it out Pip, looks like none of us lot could :snorky::thumbsup:
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  20. Loofah

    Sloe gin

    It's to keep us warm in the winter weather!
    It's to keep us warm in the winter weather!
    It's to keep us warm in the winter weather!
    It's to keep us warm in the winter weather!
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  21. Loofah

    Plastic taste

    Ooooh, did not know that. Will Google... Thanks Scrungee
    Ooooh, did not know that. Will Google... Thanks Scrungee
    Ooooh, did not know that. Will Google... Thanks Scrungee
    Ooooh, did not know that. Will Google... Thanks Scrungee
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  22. capney
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  23. Loofah

    Section title

    ....Confused me....But then, some days showing me two shovels and asking me to take my pick is too challenging!
    ....Confused me....But then, some days showing me two shovels and asking me to take my pick is too challenging!
    ....Confused me....But then, some days showing me two shovels and asking me to take my pick is too challenging!
    ....Confused me....But then, some days showing me two shovels and asking me to take my pick is too challenging!
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