- I couldn't find the answer in my notes so I thought it easiest to ask
in here: How much is the angels share as percentage of whiskey storaged
in barrels? Any difference from Scotland to Ireland to USA?
- I understand why you are using HDPE. I was going more for the
"plastics safety" and "flavor leeching" part of the conversation.
However, you did answer my question as to why the beverage industry
uses PETE instead of HDPE. So uh, should I say sorry or thank you?
Well, I'm not going to lie. I love Jesus.. but I drink a little..
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Harry" <gnikomson2000@...> wrote:
> Tyler, you're missing the point. PET or PETE is used as containers
> (bottles) by the spirits industry because it is specially formulated
> with a barrier material (oxygen scavenger) for the purpose. IT IS
> NOT POROUS !!!
> I (or we) are using HDPE as an alternative aging material in place
> of barrels, because both barrels AND HDPE containers ARE POROUS !!!
> The strength of the contents IS NEVER MORE than 70%.
> Does that clear up the confusion?
> regards Harry