28050Re: wood chips
- Feb 28 12:27 PM--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "kandeent" <kandeent@y...> wrote:
> Not an answer, just an idea I'm working on....I bought a airlineoak
> 1.5 oz. mini booze bottle drank it then filled them with cooked
> sticks that have been toasted @ 350 degF for 1 hour. Then I ran ait
> propane torch over them to char them. I then poured in 95% and let
> it sit for a test. Ot has been a week. The color is beautiful but
> tastes nasty. Very woodsy. I think the oak had was too green. MyNezt time try diluting the 95% down to 55 ~ 60% before steeping the
> plan is to drink many small bottles and play around with it.
oak chips. High alc will leach too much tannin from the wood, green
or not. It's a solvent, don't forget.
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