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Old 03-10-2012, 05:10 AM   #1
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I'm new to brewing beer but I am just curious about ageing beer in a barrel. What stage are you suppose to put the beer in the barrel?

 
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Old 03-10-2012, 05:37 AM   #2
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Most brewers would recommend using oak chips first. Fairly inexpensive and you get very similar results.

 
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Old 03-10-2012, 05:38 AM   #3
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What he said ^

 
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Old 03-10-2012, 06:25 AM   #4
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During fermentation?

 
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Old 03-10-2012, 06:27 AM   #5
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Typically it would be used after primary fermentation is done. You would rack it to the oak barrel for aging/conditioning.

 
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Old 03-10-2012, 07:20 AM   #6
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And when would you use the oak chips? Same time?

 
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