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arkansaspiper

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PostSubject: pressing va    Mon Jan 25, 2016 10:49 pm

I have some va in a oak barrel and its pressed and in a warm humid environment and I pulled the barrel out and its very sticky and smells very sweet the leaf is turning dark almost black I smoked a little and its peppery and sweet and I pick up on some oakyness from the barrel idk but just felt like sharing seeing if any one had any comments

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PostSubject: Re: pressing va    Tue Jan 26, 2016 3:01 am

I've no experience in making baccy Arky but would be intrigued to learn how you get on.
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PostSubject: Re: pressing va    Tue Jan 26, 2016 9:06 am

Ol chap it's easy just want quality and open your mind a bit to new things not change but adding new things I am working on some I would tell u what I know if I ask a qestion you have
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PostSubject: Re: pressing va    Tue Jan 26, 2016 9:37 am

That's a pretty fast turnover!

When did you put it in the barrel?
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PostSubject: Re: pressing va    Tue Jan 26, 2016 10:11 am

It's not perique wiz but it's been pressed a week
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PostSubject: Re: pressing va    Tue Jan 26, 2016 10:16 am

I did smoke some and it was sweet smooth and peppery wiz
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PostSubject: Re: pressing va    Tue Jan 26, 2016 10:58 am

All I did stick was got a foam cooler and put a hole at the top put a bulb in it that makes heat got me a fire cured oak mini barrel and a c clamp pressed the tobacco in the barrel then took press off then put barrel in the cooler let it sit
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PostSubject: Re: pressing va    Tue Jan 26, 2016 11:15 am

Sounds resourceful! How much did you make?
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PostSubject: Re: pressing va    Tue Jan 26, 2016 1:04 pm

Not much bout 1/4 pound
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PostSubject: Re: pressing va    Tue Jan 26, 2016 4:56 pm

arkansaspiper wrote:
Not much bout 1/4 pound

Ya, but it's a start. No sense doing a larger batch until you get a feel for it.



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RR
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PostSubject: Re: pressing va    Tue Jan 26, 2016 5:04 pm

ya I mean all I have is va in the press right now we will see what happens
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