Re: distillers vs. owners (was plywood vs. alcohol vapour)
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, mike karnowski <djpotpie@...>
>hard won alcohol in plywood.
> >I cannot believe these idiots are really considering ageing their
>plywood lid NEARBY the booze i.e. several feet away at least! And it
> christ...pay attention will you! The question was about having a
was a hypothetical question, I was just wondering if alcohol vapour
would potentially extract any of the glues in the wood. From the few
intelligent replies I've gotten the answer is no, but I'm still going
>Pity. Actually most of the people on the forum are very
> This forum is full of haters. consider me unsubscribed -m
reasonable, most of the time!
A pity, too, because I had an idea, a compromise, using both
suggestions, wood and stainless, that would have cost comparatively
little. Say you made a (say) wooden lid, and lined it (inside only)
with quite thin stainless?
The wood gives the lid its shape and strength, and the stainless
let's see, what does it give? It is unaffected by, and does not
affect, the contents of the vessel; and it is easy to effectively
clean and sanitize. I guess that is pretty well it.
I have seen the same technique used in 44 gallon drums (55 to you
Americans, your gallons are small); I bought a stainless drum from a
winery, I think it had been used for brandy; and I also bought from
them a stainless steel lined drum.
So, if you're still listening, Mike, maybe this idea will be
useful, and I hope you change your mind and stay.
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