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Re: Spiral Charred oak sticks

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  • sawyer7271
    ... They do work great, I ve used them for whiskey with good results. You might want to char a portion of one before you use them, though. The best part is
    Message 1 of 2 , May 15, 2008
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      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "mstehelin" <mstehelin@...> wrote:
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      > I was at the local wine store and I came across a neat item. Spiral
      > Charred Hungarian Oak sticks. They are about 1 inch round x 7 inches
      > long with a deep spiral cut into them providing a 1/8 "thread". Looks
      > like it gives a larger surface area. They are included in some wine
      > kits. Could actually work......
      > Cheers
      > M
      >

      They do work great, I've used them for whiskey with good results. You
      might want to char a portion of one before you use them, though. The
      best part is you can break them apart by hand to get the amount of oak
      you want... I found toasting my own oak to be more satisfying,
      though...
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