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45724

Re: Small French oak Barrel

I second that motion! From: "Carlton wpcarlton@... [new_distillers]" To: new_distillers@yahoogroups.com Sent: Sunday,
Vincent L. Girolami
1:48 PM
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45723

Re: Too long

Thanks Robert, I was afraid that would be the answer. I'll forward to the flavor I can extract from this batch.
gerryruiz1701
10:39 AM
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45722

Re: Small French oak Barrel

Keep it topped up with water, otherwise the staves will dry out, and you will have real problems getting it water tight again. Cheers Bill.
Carlton
Jul 27
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45721

Re: Small French oak Barrel

Fill it up with water... Guillermo Arnal-M guillearnal@... +61 411 796 630 www.GAMPsMixology.com Sent from my iPhone6
Guillermo Arnal-M
Jul 27
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45720

Re: Small French oak Barrel

You need to add some citric acid to any sulphites to get best effect.  I use 50 ppm solution of sulphites with 1 teaspoon of citric acid per litre. I then put
tom bombadilo
Jul 27
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45719

Re: Too long

Sadly, you wasted your whole batch of corn, but you can still use it for flavoring.  For some reason, there are people who think that you have to sprout corn
RLB
Jul 27
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45718

Too long

hey all, Quick question. I just malted some corn from last year. it was slow to germinate, with only about 20% going to full spout. my question is, can the
gerryruiz1701
Jul 26
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45717

Re: Small French oak Barrel

Water with sulphur/sulphites of some sort...... As 1 campden tablet provides about 50 ppm per gallon/4 litres, to extrapolate that, would be 3 tablets in 12
John The Fatbloke
Jul 26
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45716

Small French oak Barrel

i have a 12 liter French oak barrel I just emptied and have nothing to put in it. What is the best way to preserve the barrel until I refill it? Thanks
j
Jul 25
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45715

Re: first brandy run

I really appreciate all the input. I think I'm going to skip the chips for now for two reasons: 1) I really like the flavor as is, and 2) I'm going to be away
Ellen Zachos
Jul 8
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45714

Re: first brandy run

You could do it that way, but you would loose oak charter in the process.  Add a little oak to a quart of shine and it will be read in a week or two. Robert
RLB
Jul 7
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45713

Re: first brandy run

Jerry I agree with you, if its not broke, don't fix it, the only thing you could really do is send me a bottle so I would have first hand experience to comment
Jim Graves
Jul 7
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45712

Re: first brandy run

Heres a thought. Anyone tried adding oak etc to the mash?Our reflux prettywell strips most flavor out so pointless doing it but pot stills might be able to
Crazyhorse Pictures
Jul 7
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45711

Re: first brandy run

I have made peach brandy from peach wine. I bought a 100 lbs of peaches, extracted the juice, added sugar and fermented. I bottled 5 gallons of peach wine
Jerry McCullough
Jul 7
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45710

Re: first brandy run

If you like the flavor,just drink it! I have used medium and higher toast oak and sugar maple on Bourbon and found that the flavor is better with less time on
Curtis Haustveit
Jul 7
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