oak aging

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  1. RiccoStar

    Oak chips timing effect on flavor

    After a few different experiments / brews I can say that personally the more time sitting in cubes or oak chips, my brew finishes with less oak flavor. Does anyone else have the same experience ? Seems most sources online claim more time with chips = more oak flavor, but I’ve had complete...
  2. C

    Oak Varieties and Shapes: A Comprehensive Overview

    Perhaps it was sampling that delicious bourbon barrel stout that seduced you into contemplating a way to impart the taste of oak into a batch of homebrew. Maybe it was the scent of smoked grain mashing on brew day. Whatever your personal call to oak is, there are now a range of choices to give...