Charring

Charring is a chemical process of incomplete combustion of certain solids when subjected to high heat. The resulting residue matter is called char. By the action of heat, charring removes hydrogen and oxygen from the solid, so that the remaining char is composed primarily of carbon. Polymers like thermoset or most solid organic compounds like wood...
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Charring

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Char
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Charring

As part of the cask making process the insides of the new American barrels are exposed to flames. This chars the inside of the barrel and adds to the flavour of the whisky as sweet sediment is released from the wood.
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charring

Name for toasting or toasting of the barrels; see below toasting,
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Charring

The act of firing the interior of an oak cask. This technique is of key importance in the production of bourbon and a charred barrel imparts a sweetness to the spirit as well as vanilla.
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Charring

The inside surfaces of new barrels are exposed to flames as part of the barrel-making process. This charring affects the flavour and colour of the spirit aged in the barrel. Old barrels are sometimes re-charred to prolong their useful life.
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Charring

The process of charring the inside of barrels. The contact of the flame opens fissures that help with the aging process. It does not colour the whisky.
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