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on wood

28 Oct
refraining from any silly puns on wood

refraining from any silly puns on wood

This isn’t a treatise on aging beers on wood.  It’s a tasty way to influence beer and it’s been happening since forever.  Before there was stainless steel, there were wood barrels.  For a nice, detailed accounting of why it was/is done and how, go here.

More importantly is what has prompted this post, which is a Widmer Brothers Downward Spiral Imperial India Style Pale Lager aged on oak spirals.   Continue reading

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