OKDiver1 wrote:Looking good, there.
Very little evaporation, and a larger barrel than expected .
Did you notice any change in the color of the sherry, if not in the flavor? That's one of the reasons I kept sherry in mine for only 3 weeks. Knowing that these small barrels have a limited life, I did not want too much of the wood + char to go into the sherry, but rather in the whisky later.
What you you going to fill it with?
Please us know as things move forward.
No change in colour so that is why I left it.
My barrel is a plain new barrel and has no charring which is a bit of a worry as it may result in too much oak & vanilla.
I hoping for a good soak of sherry to impart into my plain bourbon barrel cooley. I'm toying with the idea of blending it with Ardbeg almost there as I like the idea of a nicely peated & heavily sherried whisk(e)y