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Old 08-18-2007, 12:51 AM   #1
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Default Oak good idea or not

Ok after reading some of Brewtopia threads and using oak, got me thinking, maybe it would be a good addition to the barley wine I have going. What is yalls thoughts on using this in a barley wine. I was thinking like 4 oz. of French oak medium toast. What kind of time line should I fallow to keep the beer on them. I plan on aging the beer for at least a few more months before bottling. maybe soak them in some makers mark before putting them in there not too sure. Lets hear some opinions.


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Old 08-22-2007, 02:27 AM   #2
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The right amount of oak in a barley wine should go very well. Jamil recently discussed oak in his podcast and should give you the answers. Just download the link and listen.

http://www.thebrewingnetwork.com/arc...il07-30-07.mp3
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