Can I vary the amount of essence

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Can I vary the amount of essence

Postby old52 » Thursday Jul 10, 2014 7:56 pm

just made a 1125 ml bottle of samuel willards Queensland dark rum ,I used 25 ml , has anybody used more essence to improve the smoothness and colour and how long it takes to age, would 50 ml be to much. cheers old52
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Re: Can I vary the amount of essence

Postby Tipsy » Friday Jul 11, 2014 10:38 am

I used to always mix less alcohol with essences than recommended.
How much though will be a personal choice.
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Re: Can I vary the amount of essence

Postby drunkpaul » Sunday Sep 21, 2014 12:31 pm

I think its a personal taste thing. I've tried more than recommended, less than recommended and even mixed two different flavours together, just to see what taste or flavours I'd get. I eventually found one that I like and now just stick to that.
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