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Old 10-25-2010, 02:58 AM   #1
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I currently have 2 oz. of oak chips soaking in Eagle Rare Bourbon. How long can I let the chips soak before adding them to my secondary. The batch I want to add them to will not be ready for the secondary for 10 days. Will I still get the oak flavor after letting them soak that long?

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Old 10-25-2010, 04:53 AM   #2
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I usually soak my chips for two weeks minimum. I'm currently using chips that have been soaking for 8 months. The whiskey will help bring out the oak flavor.

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