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Offline anapsid

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Whiskey Rye Timing
« on: June 05, 2013, 06:20:09 PM »
So I am making a batch of Rye ale, that I have made before where I soak it in a secondary fermenter with whiskey barrel chips.  I am a big fan of it, and its worked well when I soak it for about 17 days.  here is the issue now...I am making a batch for a friend, and I have to go out of town just before it hits the secondary fermenter, AND by the time I come back it will have soaked for 24 days.  Is this a bad idea?  Should I teach the friend how to bottle and have them do it while I am out?  Or should I just let it sit?

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Re: Whiskey Rye Timing
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2013, 07:34:43 PM »
Let it sit and then add the chips when you have more control over their timing.
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