hist-brewing: Historical "non-sanitization"--any experience?

Cindy Renfrow renfrow at skylands.net
Fri May 7 12:26:03 PDT 1999


Hi.  Someone mentioned using unslaked lime & water to sterilize a cask.
Just a reminder - this reaction is strongly exothermic & may start a fire.
Hmm... maybe *that's* where the charred whisky barrels come from? ;-)

Regards,

Cindy



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