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Old 02-07-2012, 12:39 AM   #1
Aug 2011
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I brewed an RIS yesterday and I started to think about oak aging it. Then I started thinking about my buddies wedding which is about 5 months away, and thought it would be cool if I was able to serve just the wedding party a special batch from a small 1.3 gallon barrel. is this possible? I'm thinking I could prime it in the barrel just like bottling.

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Old 02-07-2012, 02:10 AM   #2
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You could prime it very low. Very little over 1 volume. Do some searches for cask ale. That sounds like what you are thinking about.
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Old 02-07-2012, 02:10 AM   #3
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You drill a hole in it on the front and put a faucet in, then route the hose out a hole in the back to a keg.
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