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Old 01-04-2009, 04:59 PM   #11
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you would have to pound a bung in pretty tight! bou the big ones may work...just keep it somewhere ez to clean in case it oozes.


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Old 01-04-2009, 07:32 PM   #12
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Can someone explain this to me? How can a 3 liter barrel age stuff faster than a 3 gallon carboy?

So if a wine normally takes a year to age, it would be just as aged after just 3?


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Old 01-06-2009, 04:25 PM   #13
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Do smaller barrels age the spirit faster than large barrels?
Yes... due to the greater surface or contact area ratio, small size barrels will age 5 to 10 times faster then your standard 55 gallon barrel. These means that one month in a small barrel will produce the equivalent aging to 1 to 1 1/2 years in a full size barrel.
It's on their FAQ page....
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I was just gifted one of these for my b-day and definitely excited to try it out. I've got an e-mail inquiry in to 1000 oaks about making a cask ale with it. I'll keep you all informed if they respond.
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I also just recevied a 10L for my B day, wondering if you heard back from them.
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I also just recevied a 10L for my B day, wondering if you heard back from them.
They said while typically you'd carbonate after the barrel aging, you could potentially make a cask ale. I didn't get the vibe he was 100% certain of this, so I would definitely keep the volumes of CO2 restrained (1.0-1.5 range).
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Those half liter and one liter mugs look really cool, too.
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Only beer oak barrel with cartridge inside

http://woodenbarrel.co.uk/oak-barrel...steel-c-6.html


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