48538Re: Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey
- Sep 6, 2012There is a practice of speeding up aging by using honey or even maple syrup.
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, Luke Luke <mr.lukeluke@...> wrote:
> I double distill mead made from a strong tropical honey (which has been
> burnt), this gets close to the flavour. add a little lighter flavoured
> honey after it has aged for the sweetness. it is close but doesnt quite
> have that bourbon hit, maybe aged on some bourbon barrel chips? i have a
> theory that adding honey at the start of the ageing process interfers with
> getting the maximum flavour. but then again if you get the balance right it
> might work out well. adding a couple of spoons of honey is a good way of
> smoothing out almost any rough edged spirit.
> if you like the JD honey try the Wild turkey honey.
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