:wave: i have friends keeping wine and champagne bottles, i have always recycled for my own use.
Thanks for that info Mudhen, will check out some websites.
I have just bottled a batch of blood plum chilli sauce, made a batch of country wine with plums, rhubarb and mulberries, have loquat wine fermenting and also rhubarb champagne…don’t think i could use the rhubarb later though as it ferments for a month before racking into a demi john then bottling a month later. Made cherry plum sauce too. The…[Read more]
Yes that’s the standard stovetop unit, all you need to do is to get a metal plate or BBQ plate to go between the gas flame and the bottom, though to be honest I have used it as is on gas, electric and wood stoves with no harm at all.Lots of water in it so it only heats water temp.
I use a Bendigo bread crock, but Fowlers jars or any wide mouth jar will work. So will a white plastic bucket as Snags says. Home Brew shops are a good start to look for new items, op shops for secondhand.
You can do any pickles , like dill cucumbers and Pickled veg in them too.’I use one for cider too .Wish I could add a pic for you but can’t…[Read more]