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. Marley Farley
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    NEW PHOTO COMP

    We have a new photo comp.! Why not come and join in.!! 30 DAY PHOTO CHALLENGE..! (JUNE)
    We have a new photo comp.! Why not come and join in.!! 30 DAY PHOTO CHALLENGE..! (JUNE)
    We have a new photo comp.! Why not come and join in.!! 30 DAY PHOTO CHALLENGE..! (JUNE)
    We have a new photo comp.! Why not come and join in.!! 30 DAY PHOTO CHALLENGE..! (JUNE)
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  3. 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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  5. Steve R
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    Winemaking 2012

    Its a first for me, a chum dropped off 56 jars of jam that were past their sell by date so Ive been experimenting. My normal turbo cider (4L cheap apple juice, 1L grape juice & a cup of strong...
    Its a first for me, a chum dropped off 56 jars of jam that were past their sell by date so Ive been experimenting. My normal turbo cider (4L cheap apple juice, 1L grape juice & a cup of strong tea) works well but its a bit tasteless. I hope its good - its going to be a real pain to clean those...
    Its a first for me, a chum dropped off 56 jars of jam that were past their sell by date so Ive been experimenting. My normal turbo cider (4L cheap apple juice, 1L grape juice & a cup of strong tea) works well but its a bit tasteless. I hope its...
    Its a first for me, a chum dropped off 56 jars of jam that were past their sell by date so Ive been experimenting. My normal turbo cider (4L cheap apple juice, 1L grape juice & a cup of strong...
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  6. 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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  7. Royster

    wine and cider production

    By eck Dendrobium, I think I'll stick to the local shop, at least for me cider. It seems to be a pretty complex procedure. Many thanks for your reply! Kind regards Roy
    By eck Dendrobium, I think I'll stick to the local shop, at least for me cider. It seems to be a pretty complex procedure. Many thanks for your reply! Kind regards Roy
    By eck Dendrobium, I think I'll stick to the local shop, at least for me cider. It seems to be a pretty complex procedure. Many thanks for your reply! Kind regards Roy
    By eck Dendrobium, I think I'll stick to the local shop, at least for me cider. It seems to be a pretty complex procedure. Many thanks for your reply! Kind regards Roy
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  8. Daisies

    Windowless airplanes, anyone?

    You did leave them pokin out of your back pocket :snork:
    You did leave them pokin out of your back pocket :snork:
    You did leave them pokin out of your back pocket :snork:
    You did leave them pokin out of your back pocket :snork:
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  9. Victoria
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    Wildlife ...

    I always have hedgehogs in my garden so i made a feeding station, here's a video to show you and what to feed them.
    I always have hedgehogs in my garden so i made a feeding station, here's a video to show you and what to feed them.
    I always have hedgehogs in my garden so i made a feeding station, here's a video to show you and what to feed them.
    I always have hedgehogs in my garden so i made a feeding station, here's a video to show you and what to feed them.
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  10. 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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  11. NigelJ

    Wheat in wine recipes

    Thanks for the info. Looks like yeast nutrient then. Nigel
    Thanks for the info. Looks like yeast nutrient then. Nigel
    Thanks for the info. Looks like yeast nutrient then. Nigel
    Thanks for the info. Looks like yeast nutrient then. Nigel
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  12. 1eyedjack

    What type of connector do I need?

    Yay that did it thanks
    Yay that did it thanks
    Yay that did it thanks
    Yay that did it thanks
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  13. Lea

    What have you got brewing?

    OMG. it was YOU! Lol
    OMG. it was YOU! Lol
    OMG. it was YOU! Lol
    OMG. it was YOU! Lol
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  14. Scrungee

    What do you grow for winemaking

    Put in a cutting of my late Dad's Muscat of Alexandria vine when we moved over here....it's settled in well and has good crops of small, sweet, pippy grapes. Now I've got a few 'seedless'...
    Put in a cutting of my late Dad's Muscat of Alexandria vine when we moved over here....it's settled in well and has good crops of small, sweet, pippy grapes. Now I've got a few 'seedless' varieties established for eating, so will have a go this year at making a muscat wine, wasps and hornets...
    Put in a cutting of my late Dad's Muscat of Alexandria vine when we moved over here....it's settled in well and has good crops of small, sweet, pippy grapes. Now I've got a few 'seedless' varieties established for eating, so will have a go this...
    Put in a cutting of my late Dad's Muscat of Alexandria vine when we moved over here....it's settled in well and has good crops of small, sweet, pippy grapes. Now I've got a few 'seedless'...
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Phil A

    Took Scrungee's Advice

    I'm thinking that burying a shipping container and making the pulpy wines in there might be the answer. :)
    I'm thinking that burying a shipping container and making the pulpy wines in there might be the answer. :)
    I'm thinking that burying a shipping container and making the pulpy wines in there might be the answer. :)
    I'm thinking that burying a shipping container and making the pulpy wines in there might be the answer. :)
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  18. Scrungee

    The economics of homebrew - recipes

    I use 4 if i'm feeling flush :) That is to say I usually buy 4 (buy 2 for £2.50) but end up keeping one to drink as squash.
    I use 4 if i'm feeling flush :) That is to say I usually buy 4 (buy 2 for £2.50) but end up keeping one to drink as squash.
    I use 4 if i'm feeling flush :) That is to say I usually buy 4 (buy 2 for £2.50) but end up keeping one to drink as squash.
    I use 4 if i'm feeling flush :) That is to say I usually buy 4 (buy 2 for £2.50) but end up keeping one to drink as squash.
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  19. Scrungee

    The economics of homebrew - equipment

    A reminder that all Wilkos homebrew stuff has about 20 to 30% off at the moment and that may not last forever, plus that if you order online to collect instore you can get 4.2% cashback that can...
    A reminder that all Wilkos homebrew stuff has about 20 to 30% off at the moment and that may not last forever, plus that if you order online to collect instore you can get 4.2% cashback that can be exchanged for Clubcard Points with a 10% bonus, so for every £1 spent online via TCB can get you...
    A reminder that all Wilkos homebrew stuff has about 20 to 30% off at the moment and that may not last forever, plus that if you order online to collect instore you can get 4.2% cashback that can be exchanged for Clubcard Points with a 10% bonus,...
    A reminder that all Wilkos homebrew stuff has about 20 to 30% off at the moment and that may not last forever, plus that if you order online to collect instore you can get 4.2% cashback that can...
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  20. Mike Allen

    Suggestion/Request.

    You can PM anyone Mike just by clicking on their name and starting a conversation.
    You can PM anyone Mike just by clicking on their name and starting a conversation.
    You can PM anyone Mike just by clicking on their name and starting a conversation.
    You can PM anyone Mike just by clicking on their name and starting a conversation.
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  21. Loofah

    Storage

    I keep mine behind my whisky which is behind the vodka which is behind the gin next to the massive bowl of dry roasted peanuts :help:
    I keep mine behind my whisky which is behind the vodka which is behind the gin next to the massive bowl of dry roasted peanuts :help:
    I keep mine behind my whisky which is behind the vodka which is behind the gin next to the massive bowl of dry roasted peanuts :help:
    I keep mine behind my whisky which is behind the vodka which is behind the gin next to the massive bowl of dry roasted peanuts :help:
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  22. Loofah
    Like x 9

    Started the new chemistry set :)

    I use Milton sterilising tablets. I half fill my brewing bucket and everything I'm going to use goes in there. I have on occasions forgotten and all has been ok!
    I use Milton sterilising tablets. I half fill my brewing bucket and everything I'm going to use goes in there. I have on occasions forgotten and all has been ok!
    I use Milton sterilising tablets. I half fill my brewing bucket and everything I'm going to use goes in there. I have on occasions forgotten and all has been ok!
    I use Milton sterilising tablets. I half fill my brewing bucket and everything I'm going to use goes in there. I have on occasions forgotten and all has been ok!
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  23. 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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  24. Loofah

    So the hallway smells good

    In the bunker...
    In the bunker...
    In the bunker...
    In the bunker...
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