oak cubes/spirits - aging beer

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    What would be the protocol for a beer style that is usually best fresher but has been aged on oak with spirits? I have no experience with this but will be doing a BGSA with white oak and tequila. Is this something that is best left to age for a bit? Most people recommend drinking BGSA reasonably fresh but I was assuming it would need at least a couple of months to sit. Any thoughts?
     
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    Belgian strong ale maybe?
     
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    Belgian golden strong ale. Sorry thought the acronym was more we’ll known.
     
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    I love my BGSA and reckon it would be fine if aged for a couple of months providing your coldside DO was low. Don't believe it needs oak and tequila though! Soak your oak in the tequila and throw a depth charge in your glass if you must.
     
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    #6 Iliff Avenue Brewhouse, Jul 30, 2019
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    Thanks for the advice on the aging. Guess I'll have to do the obvious thing and just taste it from time to time...
     
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