Thread: Rum in a barrel
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Old 11-08-2008, 06:13 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by Edward Hamilton View Post
A few years ago I aged some rums bought at liquor stores and aged it in a small barrel. In a cool climate it isn't too hard to keep up with the evaporation, but the wood influence can be hard to manage unless you have a lot of thirsty friends.
Good points Ed. I think in order to manage the oak influence, I will draw off two or three litres into clean bottles when I determine enough flavour imparted. Then top off the barrel with fresh rum. Having a stock of "bottled" home aged rum for give aways, or to bring to a gathering would be a fun thing I think.
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