American Waxed Cask - 5 Gallon Recipe Kit
American Waxed Cask is classically style American Bourbon Fermentation Kit. It's based on one of our favorite Bourbon Whiskys from Kentucky, and has a deliciously complex flavor profile. Using Red Winter Wheat, the flavor profile of this bourbon style whiskey boasts authenticity and complex flavor - especially at 90 proof! Consider American Medium or Medium Plus Spirals for aging and sip gently.
American Bourbon Style Whiskey Mash
Recipe Kit Details:
Included In Kit:
- All Grains in Recipe, Ground and Bagged Together
- 1 lb of Rice Hulls for Rinsing the Grains
- 2 oz Dry Active Distiller's Yeast
- Mash and Fermentation Instructions for Best Yield
Bring 5.5 gallons of water to 155° F. Add your mixed grains slowly, making sure that no dough balls form, and don’t forget the Rice Hulls! If you have a 24” x 24” Grain Steeping Bag, use it here. After all of the grain is mixed in, make sure that you’re mash is at 148° F. Let it sit, covered, for 60 minutes. Separate and wash the grain however your system is set up. The grain will absorb approximately 2 gallons of water, so add back 2 gallons of water to get to 5.5 gallons and bring to a boil for 15 minutes. Cool to 75° F and pitch your yeast. Cover with lid and airlock and allow 2 weeks for fermentation to complete for a clean wash. From there, add to your still and distill using your normal process. If you are oak aging, we recommend aging at 125 proof for 2 to 6 weeks using an half of an American Medium Spiral per quart, then diluting to 80 - 100 proof, depending upon what tastes the best. Proof down slowly, 10 or so proof at a time, until the Bourbon style whiskey tastes exactly how you want it to. Try not to drink all at once!
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