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36986Re: [new_distillers] Re: peatreek tips (was heavy peat malt source)

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  • J J
    Oct 7, 2009
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      Another link to peated barley:

      http://www.bairds-malt.co.uk/Distilling.html

      In the table the heavy peated barley is listed as ranging between 25-50ppm.

      With a bit of luck, your supplier might be able to get this in.

      Phenol.


      From: mavnkaf <mavnkaf@...>
      To: new_distillers@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Mon, October 5, 2009 8:01:01 PM
      Subject: [new_distillers] Re: peatreek tips (was heavy peat malt source)

      Hi Paul,

      This might be of interrest? Tasmania has peat bogs.

      http://tinyurl.com/yaa2zw7

      http://www.larkdistillery.com.au/  ,or http://tinyurl.com/yajreoh

      Cheers
      Marc


      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, Paul Smith <praxis178@...> wrote:
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      > Sooooo....
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      > Anyone know someone in that neck of the woods who might be willing to buy (on behalve off the group) a bale of the good stuff?
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      > Anyone who then wants a brick sends their address and money to said person, plus a little something for their trouble and in due course a brick of peat arrives with the interested people.
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      > From my reading the price per bale is ~UKĀ£3.50 plus delivery to UK address. (from here: http://www.michaelkings.co.uk/index1.html)
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      > Well I guess for now it's back to dreaming of peat for me.....
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      > P.
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      > --- On Mon, 5/10/09, tgfoitwoods <zymurgybob@...> wrote:
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      > From: tgfoitwoods <zymurgybob@...>
      > Subject: [new_distillers] Re: peatreek tips (was heavy peat malt source)
      > To: new_distillers@yahoogroups.com
      > Received: Monday, 5 October, 2009, 3:47 AM
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      > Phil,
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      > I have a stash of real Irish peat that I swapped a fellow lister for a few years ago, and it bears almost no resemblance to the "peat moss" we buy in US garden stores. It makes a good peatreek, even if I *am* still tuning the degree of toasting.
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      > We've had this discussion a few times in this list or yahoo distillers in the last few years, and the upshot is this: unless you can find a friend in the UK you can swap with, you're SOL.
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      > Zymurgy Bob, a simple potstiller
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      > --- In new_distillers@ yahoogroups. com, Phil <n2652t@> wrote:
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      > > Things that make you go 'crud'.
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      > > Is 'sphagnum peat moss' the same as the peat that you are supposed to be using for peatreek?  It sure seems very dry....  I came out with the foulest smelling and tasting mess.  Anyone have hints as to what this should look and smell like after toasting?  should there be equal amounts of peat and oak chips? maybe I burned it instead of toast it.  all I have to go by is the smell and taste of the lightly peated malt I have from the local beer brew shop, and my bottle of bowmore.  I've really fouled something up.
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      > > Thanks for any input.
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      > > Phil
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