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Offline erockrph

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Re: Brewing with Bourbons
« Reply #15 on: August 14, 2012, 10:12:02 AM »
I think the cooking rule of "don't use it if you don't drink/like it" applies to any liquid addition to your brew.

Coffee, honey, wine, bourbon, liqueures, etc. etc. etc.

While I agree that I wouldn't cook/brew with something I don't enjoy, there is definitely a point where you're wasting the good stuff. You're not going to be able to pick out the nuances that separate a $100-a-bottle whiskey from a $30-a-bottle whiskey when added in reasonable levels to a batch of beer.

I like to add Scotch to my beef stew, but you can bet I'm using my 12-year old Balvenie, and not my 21-year old.
Eric B.

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