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  1. The VFD is apparently single phase and converts to 3 phase for the motor. Perfectly normal.
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  2. Certainly not upset. Just think your conclusions might be overreaching, and could be wrong in specific cases. We have experimented with 5, 8, 10, 15, 23, 30 gallon barrels, all chars, all toasts, different modifications (traditional, honeycomb, sliced, etc.). We also use 53g traditional in all chars. Our experience is that it VERY much depends on the barrel type, not just the size, as well as the type of spirit being aged. Even confining to whiskies, we found quite a difference in optimal choice for use of smaller barrels with malt barley, malt rye, and bourbon. With bourbon, it matters what t
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  3. From the conclusion above: Don't forget about the small barrel maturation curve, it goes like this: 1. Young harsh distillate. 2. Tastes faintly like whiskey. 3. OH MY GOD ITS OVER-OAKED. 4. Wow, that's really good, I now realize that #2 tastes terrible. 5. Ah christ, now it's really over-oaked. 6. Garbage. Many pull at # 2, on the upswing of the extraction curve. I feel this is incorrect, misleading. You generally see these as products aged 6-8 months in 10 gallon. What you get it extraction products and color without maturat
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  4. Here's one of the best pieces of research I've ever seen on small barrels. AGING-OF-WHISKEY-SPIRITS-IN-BARRELS-OF-NON-TRADITIONAL-VOLUME.pdf
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