So, I bought a new barrel from Mexico before reading in the digest that it would be more trouble that way. It's done, so I guess I'm going to use it.
I'm making a sweet mead as my intro to mead. I started fermentation in May. I've transferred between carboys several times. I want to drink the mead around Christmas.
So when, and how, do I use the barrel?
I have more questions, but I'll try to post them in separate threads.