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Re: Pairing oak/liquor types with beers for "barrel-aging"
« Reply #15 on: July 20, 2010, 08:15:48 PM »
I just listened to the BN Sunday Session 11-23-08 Yeast Blending and Oak with Shae Comfort.  The guy really has a wealth of knowledge.  He talks in-depth about 5 different kinds of oak cubes (he didn't talk much about soaking them in liquor) and also using wine yeast in beers.  He got me planning some new beers...

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Re: Pairing oak/liquor types with beers for "barrel-aging"
« Reply #16 on: September 13, 2011, 04:20:16 PM »
Does anyone have info on how much 375ml of Maker's Mark will increase the ABV on a 5 gallon batch of porter? Thanks!

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Re: Pairing oak/liquor types with beers for "barrel-aging"
« Reply #17 on: September 13, 2011, 05:10:11 PM »
If you're adding it all... thn you just need to do the math.

So 375 ml at 80 proof (aka 40%) would be 150 ml of ethanol (or 5 oz).

5gallons*128oz/gallons  = 640 oz

so 5 /  (640+5) = 0.00775  or *100 = 0.775%

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Re: Pairing oak/liquor types with beers for "barrel-aging"
« Reply #18 on: September 13, 2011, 06:01:59 PM »

so 5 /  (640+5) = 0.00775  or *100 = 0.775%


well, technically, the denominator should be larger to account for the entire volume of liquor (375ml =~ 12.7oz)

so 5 / (640 + 12.7) = 0.00766 or *100 = 0.766%

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Re: Pairing oak/liquor types with beers for "barrel-aging"
« Reply #19 on: September 13, 2011, 06:38:33 PM »
Horseshoes and handgrenades...and ABV calculations ;)