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Old 09-13-2017, 04:34 PM   #31
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This is interesting. How old is an old barrel? What does it taste like? I've only had my small Vadais for 3 years, but am really curious

 
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Old 09-13-2017, 05:23 PM   #32
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I noticed this in many different types of barrels after they got over 3 years old. All were smaller from 6 to 15 gal. Always did cubes or stave infusion but nothing like the clean taste of a newer barrel.

 
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Old 09-13-2017, 05:27 PM   #33
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So, not "clean" ? Was the wood affected by moisture?

 
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Old 09-13-2017, 05:42 PM   #34
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Not really... Just got a bland off taste as they got old. Even did a cleaning on them.

 
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Old 09-13-2017, 05:43 PM   #35
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Hm.. I'll remain vigilant!

 
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