Monthly Archives: June 2012

Andy Hamiton’s delicious alcoholic elderflower champagne

The fizz that characterises elderflower champagne is a result of bottling before the fermentation process has finished, normally this process is started by capturing wild yeast. This can cause problems: namely, lack of alcohol, exploding bottles and disappointing results. By … Continue reading

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Elderflower champagne problems from mould, no fizz to exploding bottles

For more recipes including an elderflower champagne recipe plus more problem solving have a look at my book, Booze for free. Over the last few years I have shared a few elderflower champagne recipes. It is a very popular drink it and … Continue reading

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Beer review of Williams Bros. ‘Caesar Augustus’ Lager/IPA Hybrid 4.1%

Having had a fair amount of success with Booze for FreeI decided my next book should be all about my biggest booze love and indeed my first true love, beer. Exactly what it will contain is still undecided as I’m still at the research … Continue reading

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