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Old 01-23-2008, 10:22 PM   #1
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Arrived today while I was sleeping. 30 gallons of brand new oak barrel. Looks like I'll be blending the Bordeaux this weekend.



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Old 01-24-2008, 12:35 AM   #2
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Oooooh pretty haha, that's going to be a lot of good brew.

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Old 01-24-2008, 12:51 AM   #3
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Jealous. Just jealous.

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Old 01-24-2008, 01:02 AM   #4
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Very nice..Now you can start building up your wine inventory..Your basement looks pretty empty...

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Old 01-24-2008, 01:11 AM   #5
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Now that just looks like fun! What do you have to do to prepare it for wine?

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You fill it with water and leave it in the bathtub until it stops leaking. It usually takes less than a day to get the new barrels swelled tight. If you have taken the wine out of one and had it empty for a while it's a bit more involved. I try at all costs to never leave a barrel empty cause it's a great way to spoil it.

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