hist-brewing: Real Ale

Badger badger at nwlink.com
Wed Sep 29 10:58:22 PDT 1999


> Tannins would leach out and dissipate over time and variety of oak is
> important.  Some american oak casks are awful for beer.

The other factor is the type of Oak.  American oak leechs much more taste
into the beer than English Oak does, its a matter of different types of
wood too.  


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