Originally Posted by camiller
What toast level for the oak? My LHBS only normally stocks American oak chips in either light or heavy toast. I was thinking one ounce of each right after the krausen falls. Alternatively I could have them order Hungarian medium toast cubes.
I've always been told to not use chips. I will be using French medium+. Hungarian medium cubes sound perfect.
Anyone wanting more in depth info on oaking, be sure to check out the Brewing Network's Sunday Session on 11/22/08. There is some great info and tips halfway through the podcast.