MacWhisky Recipe Discussion

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Re: MacWhisky Recipe Discussion

Postby Nathan02 » Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:01 am

ok collected 1.9l of hearts that tasted pretty good. was after a quick drinker so watered to 40 percent ( not ideal for oaking i know) and oaked it with 15grams per litre. but ive used toasted french oak. im worried, should i have used american? anyone had good results on french?
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Re: MacWhisky Recipe Discussion

Postby EziTasting » Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:09 am

Nathan02 wrote:ok collected 1.9l of hearts that tasted pretty good. was after a quick drinker so watered to 40 percent ( not ideal for oaking i know) and oaked it with 15grams per litre. but ive used toasted french oak. im worried, should i have used american? anyone had good results on french?



I’d think it comes down to preference... I like the taste of French over US and I believe it colours quicker...
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Re: MacWhisky Recipe Discussion

Postby db1979 » Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:45 pm

Were they oak chips or dominoes?
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Re: MacWhisky Recipe Discussion

Postby Nathan02 » Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:48 pm

dominoes mate
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Re: MacWhisky Recipe Discussion

Postby db1979 » Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:08 pm

Nathan02 wrote:dominoes mate

:handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: MacWhisky Recipe Discussion

Postby bluc » Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:07 pm

I am a fan of french also.
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Re: MacWhisky Recipe Discussion

Postby Ronker » Sat Jul 21, 2018 3:22 pm

Been wanting to try this for a while,
But I do like the smokey aftertaste of a malt, I know I went be my single malt though.
So I have
A kilo of pilsner malt
A kilo of heavy peated malt
A kilo and half karamalt
As much sugar as required.
Was going to ferment then strip fast in pot still then do slow spirit run with good cuts.

My question was, should I just boil up the malt lightly and just tip it all in together with sugar etc n pitch yeast once cooled, or
Is there a better way to treat to malt before putting in wash?

Cheers
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Re: MacWhisky Recipe Discussion

Postby spoonjab » Mon Jul 23, 2018 6:30 pm

I found a demijon of this in the back of my brew cupboard. Damn good now with 5yrs age. Currently one of my favorites :mrgreen:
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