Cask sentence example
The maturation of wine, whether it be in bottle or in cask, is an exceedingly interesting operation.
Winemakers would then reseal the cask by means of a special peg.
The secondary fermentation proceeds slowly and the carbonic acid formed is allowed to escape by way of the bung-hole, which in order to prevent undue access of air is kept lightly covered or is fitted with a water seal, which permits gas to pass out of the cask, but prevents any return flow of air.
The wines which remain for a long period in cask gradually lose alcohol and water by evaporation, and therefore become in time extremely concentrated as regards the solid and relatively non-volatile matters contained in them.
As a rule, wines which are kept for many years in cask become very dry, and the loss of alcohol by evaporation - particularly in the case of light wines - has as a result the production of acidity by oxidation.Advertisement
At any given time, there are six cask ales on tap.
However nothing has ever matched Maris Otter for the quality of the cask beer it produces.
Principally two types of cask are used - Oloroso sherry casks and American oak bourbon casks.
I suppose I should explain what a cask breather is.
Today Summer Lightning is not only a cask ale, but also comes bottle conditioned and in an eight pint mini cask.Advertisement
Summer Solstice is regarded as the perfect summer cask ale drinking companion.
Within the brewing industry, isinglass finings are added to the cask in liquid form to assist sedimentation of yeast and proteins.
This example of the make is from a refill American cask, and has a bright, sparkling gold hue.
An alternative to using isinglass would be mechanical fining, that is leaving the cask to stand for six weeks.
Be sure to drink the contents, as cask strength malt does not like to be stored in a hip flask for too long.Advertisement
Strain, add a quart of brandy, put the wine into a cask, leave for two months, then bottle it.
Approximately 35 aficionados of the single malt scotch gathered to taste five different cask strength scotches which were provided by the society.
Do you know sir, I put six dozen eggs in that cask.
It was formed of oak cask staves, tightly bound with hoops of hazel.
Of particular interest is the giant vat, an 18th-century wine cask holding 49,000 gallons!Advertisement
The most common method of ensuring cask cleanliness is the operation known as " sulphuring."
As a rule, the supply considerably exceeds the demand, and the stock in hand at the present time amounts to roughly four years' consumption of finished wine, but to this must be added the stock existing in cask, which is considerable.
After five to eight years it may become an amontillado, and if it is left in cask and allowed to develop, it will, after it attains an age of nine to fourteen years, become an oloroso, and still later it may become a secco.
The new make spirit had been matured in an ex-bourbon cask.
The dark colored sample was from an ex-sherry cask which had been filled in 1996.Advertisement
The fifth bottle was another proprietary bottling, cask strength Macallan, matured in a first refill sherry cask.
Single cask Single cask whiskey is the product of one single cask from one distillery.
Three comedians take to the stage whilst you sit back and enjoy the finest of single cask malts.
Of particular interest is the giant vat, an 18th-century wine cask holding 49,000 gallons !
Cask No. 16 is finished in cognac oak casks that yield rich flavors of spicy pear and raisins.
Syrah dominates the blend with 43 percent, but then Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Mourvedre, Sangiovese, Cinsault, and Petite Sirah are thrown into the cask.
Many winemakers cask their Cabernet's in oak casks, resulting in an oaky, flavorful blend.
The small twigs, tied in bundles, are boiled for some time in water with broken biscuit or roasted grain; the resulting decoction is then poured into a cask with molasses or maple sugar and a little yeast, and left to ferment.
In the latter case the two sections are taken at distances t 2H/ A l 3 = = 2887H from the middle section, where H is the total internal length; and their arithmetic mean is taken to be the mean section of the cask.
According to Skeat, the origin is to be found in the name for a cask or liquid measure appearing in various forms in several Teutonic languages, in Dutch oxhooft (modern okshoofd), Dan.
A popular legend represents the bishop as descending from the window of his cell by a rope which friends had conveyed to him in a cask of wine.
Later, earthenware vessels were employed, but the wooden cask -not to mention the glass bottle-was not generally known until a much later period.
The proteid matter combines with a part of the tannin in the wine, forming an insoluble tannate, and this gradually subsides to the bottom of the cask, dragging with it the mechanically suspended matters which are the main cause of the wine's turbidity.
To measure the volume of a cask, it may be assumed that the interior is approximately a portion of a spheroidal figure.
The sulphurous acid evolved destroys such micro-organisms as may be in the cask, and in addition, as it reduces the supply of oxygen, renders the wine less prone to acidulous fermentation.