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Old 08-13-2012, 08:06 PM   #711
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Originally Posted by Dansrc51 View Post
A friend and professional brewer for Deshcuttes brewery, told me that you want to use the barrels within a reasonable time. Apparently the staves will begin to separate and will leak if they are not kept moist. Just what I've heard.

Cannot you just soak them for a bit prior to adding the elixer?

Got 72 bottles off a cider batch, transfered an amber ale to the secondary, and have a flask of seison ready to prime and bottle.

Gotta clean some kegs for that secondary to cross into tomorrow...

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