That's kinda what I figured its a trade off by stripping the whisky I loose the oak. I really don't need much oak flavor I want to use the barrels more for oxygen permeability for a Flanders red. But also don't want a whisky Flanders red. Maybe I'll just pony up an buy a new barrel.
Funky Onion Brewing est.2010
Primary-Turbid mashed Lambic
Secondary-Burley whiner American barleywine
Primary-A dark German lager or a Hoppy Munich Helles