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Posted by in Cider Making on Nov 12, 2018 .

Many of you may not know that at Goodlife we hire out an electric scratter and hydropress so...

Posted by in Spirits and Liqueurs on Oct 12, 2018 .

Well, we have all heard of sloe gin, and many have tried rhubarb gin, but hawthorn gin? ...

Posted by in Chemicals in food on Jul 01, 2014 .

What do campden tablets do and why?

These are basically sodium / potassium metabisulphite in...

So why do the little sods get into my homebrew?

Fruit flies seem to be everywhere this year -...

Posted by in Beer Making on Jun 13, 2014 .

For hundreds of years hops have been used as the 'seasoning' in beer. Originally a wild-growing...