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French Oak Chips - Heavy Toast

French Oak Chips - Heavy Toast

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Oak Chips are a fast and economical way to add oak barrel flavor to any beer. 

Oak Chips are made from seasoned American and French Oak staves which are chipped down and convection-toasted to create flavors similar to what a comparably toasted barrel would impart. The available toast levels are Medium, Medium +, and Heavy.

It's important to understand that each toasting level creates different flavors in the oak; not a greater intensity of impact in your beer. Don't think of them as weak, normal & strong; they're each a different flavor profile.

Heavy Toast French Oak chips will impart strong flavors of Clove, Spice, Smoke & Butterscotch; along with a small amount of Vanilla & Coconut flavor.

Because of the high surface area, oak chips can extract quickly and care should be taken not to overdo it. Taste your beer frequently after the first week of contact and be ready to rack off the oak chips.

Suggested Dosage is 1-2 oz per 5 gallons. 

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To give the wine the barrel age taste.
Anthony C on Sep 7, 2021
My Favorite, Smooth and Dark
Nicholas T on Dec 28, 2020
To give the wine the barrel age taste.
Anthony C on Sep 7, 2021
Wine making
Raymond B on Apr 27, 2021
My Favorite, Smooth and Dark
Nicholas T on Dec 28, 2020
It was called for in my recipe.
Scott K on Nov 17, 2020
smoke taint removal
David C A on Sep 29, 2020
Flavor profile
William S on Jun 17, 2020
Ingredient for part of cocktail recipe from Canon, well known Seattle cocktail bar.
Valued C on Jun 4, 2020
Customizing a wine kit.
Susan Ingber on May 16, 2020
Experimenting making hard apple cider
Robert B on May 6, 2020
Good price
Lora J on Jan 14, 2020
Cheaper than a barrel
Timothy P on Dec 16, 2019
works well, good vanilla notes
jay c on Nov 9, 2019
Just a touch for a saison
Ethan C on Oct 24, 2019
Great for cabernet
Roger H on Dec 14, 2018
curious
Lee R on Nov 27, 2018
Kentucky breakfast stout recipe
Alexander P on Oct 3, 2018
Good price
IntertradeBKK I on Jan 12, 2018
Wine making
Raymond B on Apr 27, 2021
It was called for in my recipe.
Scott K on Nov 17, 2020
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Great stuff. I use French Heavy Toast.
Good product, give great complexity to my homemade grape wine. I ferment grapes on skins and use the oak in fermentation stage.
Then after 40 day racking I add oak at a rate of 6 oz for every 10 gals. This year I made 40 gals of Zinfandel,Syrah,Barbera blend back in Sept. Wine will now sit on oak which I put into straining bags for easy removal for approx 60 days until next racking.
I taste every 2 weeks and May remove earlier if desired oak flavor is achieved.
November 7, 2021
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