Turning your Fruit into Gold

Written by Anna Hartson — February 6, 2018

Oh how home makers love this time of year ! The grapes and tomatoes are ripening, sheds and equipment all over are being cleaned. Whole weekends are locked away in our calendars with family & friends. It's time to make Wine & Passata. 

~ Passata, The Red Gold ~ 

Anytime now the Tomatoe Tsunami will arrive. A glut of soft , ripe Roma's that are destined for the Passata bottle. 

  

Here at Home Make It we are here to help you get those Roma's into the bottle in the easiest possible way.

passata making equipment

Be it electric or manual Passata machines, bottles of every shape & size or simply an easier way to fill your bottles. We have it.   

 

So gather your family & friends, discuss your recipe & we will see you soon. 

 

 ~ Wine....Already ? ~ 

It is truly scary how fast time flies. It seems like only yesterday that our shop was filled with familiar customers eagerly awaiting a verdict on this years grapes. Well it's that time again & we are only a few weeks away from the grape varieties of all sorts hitting the market. 

We pride ourselves at Home Make It in being able to offer you, the home makers all sorts of options to make your Wine better.

Our Crusher Destemmers which will save you hours & enable you to process your grapes, 

These Italian made Stainless Steel variable capacity tanks will let you ferment your Wine in a much cleaner & controllable environment. 

Our extensive range of Wine Yeast, Tannins & Oak will take your Wine to the next level.   

~ Honey I Shrunk the Brewery ~ 

Beer is a huge growth industry all over the globe & now it can be in your shed or place of business as well ! We are selling our purpose built Nano brew system that is situated at our Clayton store. We are installing something a bit smaller, so this needs a new home. It is a great unit, and really built to last. It has removable lauter basket ( lifted by included hoist ) 

 



The Nano Brewery is made up for the following;

  • Electric grain mill
  • Electric Hot liquor tank with 
  • 100 Litre Kettle with burner and gantry
  • Pump and plate heat exchanger
  • Mash agitator with variable speed
  • Timer and temperature probe
  • Recirculation pipe

This is a perfect unit for a home brewing enthusiast or a small business wanting to produce their own craft beer.  

Please contact Steve for any inquiries. Stevenl@homemakeit.com.au

 ~ 2018 Courses Are Here ~ 

Learn the basics of making your own Craft Beer at home.  

A new year, learn to make something new. That's the way it should be ! We have organised our first round of Courses for the year online, so jump online and plan yours today. 

The secrets of the ancient arts of Salami & Sausage making can be yours. 

Learn how to make wine from grape to the bottle. 

~ Cade's Brew News ~ 

 It's premium brewing & partaking ( research & development ) weather at the moment in Melbourne & there are couple of fantastic Home Brewing competitions coming up I want to point out. Even if you are not a member of a Home Brew club, entering one of these comps. is a  great way to gauge how your brewing is progressing. the judges are most often qualified & the feedback is very thorough. 

 

Beerfest is the creation of The Melbourne Brewers home brew club. It will be run on February 24-25th in Ferntree Gully. Even if you don't brew, get on down there for the Food Trucks, Homebrew demos & sampling of the judged beers. 

The Merri Mashers home brew club are holding their fabled IPA competition in March. These Northsiders hold a great competition with some amazing prizes on offer.  So grab your best home brewed effort & sling it into them by the close off date. Home Make it are a drop off point for the comp. Or simply head down to the Terminus on Sunday the 25th of March to partake in the raflle, taste the delicious Mashers collaboration beer brewed at Himmel Hund Brewery or just come & talk beer.  

On the ingredients side of things, we are very well stocked with grains, hops, yeasts ( dry & liquid ), and all sorts of hardware.  

Our fridges are full of Hops

 

 We have some great fresh White Labs waiting to go into your beer

We have Viking grain ( loose & by the sack ) to satisfy any recipe

~ Specials ~

Click on our sale banner below for this week's Specials .   

 

~ Vouchers ~

Gift Vouchers and Course Vouchers make an ideal gift for. Available In-store or ONLINE

 

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