Add to any wine, beer, or spirit to enhance the toasted oak flavour.
Much easier and economical than oak barrels and yet provides most of the same results.
Adding oak during and after fermentation can deliver hints of vanilla, toffee, nuttiness and tannins while improving overall aroma and flavour complexity. Oak also improves age-ability, and will help make your wine, beer or spirit even more appealing and closer to their commercial counterpart.
American oak tends to produce a more bold and obvious complexity with vanilla, caramel and a creamier texture.
Medium Toast tends to provide notes of vanilla, caramel, toasted bread, all spice and tannins.
These Premium American oak chips are small grade which provides more surface area for the oak to interact with your wine, beer, or spirits.
Our Grade-A Oak chips have been professionally screened to remove any residual dust, meaning less small particles are left behind helping to prevent clogging of your filtering or siphoning equipment.
Add these Small Grade oak chips to the primary or secondary during fermentation. Adding to the primary usually requires more oak than adding post fermentation and tends to impart a slightly more subtle and smoother profile.