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Oak Cubes - Lonnnnnng soak in Port
« on: August 25, 2010, 11:51:48 AM »
I filled a small tupperware dish full of oak cubes soaked in port about 2 years ago... can I still use them?
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Re: Oak Cubes - Lonnnnnng soak in Port
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2010, 12:46:01 PM »
How does the port taste?  They are still in the port or just recently removed, right?

I don't see why you can't use them, port often sits in barrels for a lot longer than 2 years.  Granted there isn't such a high surface/volume ratio, but that will more affect the flavor of the port than the flavor imparted from putting the cubes in something else.  If you're really worried do a small test on a gallon of something, but I don't think it will be a problem.
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Re: Oak Cubes - Lonnnnnng soak in Port
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2010, 10:41:11 PM »
any visible contamination??
Smell rotten?
taste funny?
answer these and you will have an idea....
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Re: Oak Cubes - Lonnnnnng soak in Port
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2010, 10:18:48 AM »
Port smells AWESOME... I'm thinking about using it in a RIS or BDS
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