The story is; We have 5-6 home brewer's who will be doing 6 batches of 5 gallon beer. We will be bringing the fermentators/carboys over to my house and re-racking all 30 gallons into a Buffalo Trace ...
When adding something like bourbon (or other whiskeys) to the secondary, how much do you add? I realize this will differ based on recipes, tastes, and styles, but what is a good range? How much is so ...
I'm about to add oak chips to my scotch ale. I was thinking about what sort of scotch to soak the chips in before hand. And then I thought, how much does it really matter? At what point can one tell ...
Legal issues aside, how is whisky made? Do you make a beer (presumably without hops), ferment it with regular beer yeast and then distill?
I made some good whiskey and have a litre soaking in a cup or two of home made oak chips (an old coffee table which I planed all of the varnish off first then chipped, haha). I didn't sanatize or char ...
What are the basic principles of aging clear spirits to make whiskey? The obvious answer is time, but is there anything else one can do to effect the outcome of the whiskey while it is aging?