Re: Diluting Spirits before ageing in Oak Barrel
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> OK, Have my new two gallon charred oak barrel and 94%ABV ready to
> Searched the previous post but couldn't find the ABV rate for anew
> barrel. Have previously aged 50% on toasted oak planks on halfgallon
> jar for 6 months and it turned out great. Thanks for the help..62.5% ABV is the norm in commercial production. The higher the
percentage, the more tannins & other bitter substances your solvent
will pull from the wood. Lower is better for home production in