Brewing on the plot

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Dantheman

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Brewing on the plot
« on: November 16, 2016, 22:13 »
Hi,

Does anyone brew wine/beer/cider on there plot?  I've be lucky on our allotments where their is no waiting list so we have the chance for a second plot.  I've put my name down on the plot next to me which I hope will come up in the near furture as the last two years they haven't done much at all. 

We are allowed a shad to the size of 8x6 so I would be having two sheds  :D I was thinking of kitting out the second for brewing cider in, the other plot I want to turn into an orchid.

Is there any laws  :ohmy: saying this is not allowed? It will be for personal use.   :wacko:

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Re: Brewing on the plot
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2016, 09:10 »
Maybe not laws, but you should check your allotment rules.

I've just read my tenancy agreement and it covers pigs, hens, weeds, paths, hosepipes, selling produce and a myriad of other things, including planting trees  - no mention of cider brewing for home use mind  ;)

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Re: Brewing on the plot
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2016, 19:24 »
How would you manage to keep the temperature warm enough to start any brew off.

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Re: Brewing on the plot
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2016, 20:38 »
Hi,

I've look though my allotment site rules to see if I can or not.

As for keeping the heat up not sure yet, got to wait for the other plot to become vacant before going a head with it. will insulate the shed I think.

I haven't done any brewing yet been thinking about it for years, I will reading a lot after Christmas depending on what santa brings.  :)

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Re: Brewing on the plot
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2016, 21:05 »
Not that I brew but wouldn't it be difficult to keep everything clean, I'm thinking sterilising equipment etc, all takes lots of water hot & cold?



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