SailNet Community - View Single Post - The storing of spirits aboard in oak barrels or captain's sea chest
View Single Post
post #3 of Old 03-28-2011
Senior Member
Siamese's Avatar
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 938
Thanks: 3
Thanked 21 Times in 21 Posts
Rep Power: 10
I always wondered why they go to all the trouble of building oak barrels and scorching the insides. Why not just scorch a few pieces of oak and chuck
'em in the bottle. My best guess is that the barrel makers have a strong union.
Siamese is online now  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome