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Old 05-08-2011, 02:16 PM   #1
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Any experience? I'm thinking of using this in my experimental rum. Good way to add an authentic "Oak conditioned" flavour to home brew apparently...

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Old 05-08-2011, 02:34 PM   #2
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Well,they say you don't need much oak. I'm going to try that myself after these 2 batches are done. I thought a couple ounces of oak cubes would be fine for complimenting the brews flavor profile. You can soak them in whiskey,or maybe some hot water. I was going to try soaking them in,say 3oz's of beam's choice bourbon after pitching yeast on the brew till FG is reached,& the brew cleans up a little. You can do a search on here for more info,as we've had threads on this very topic not too long ago.
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