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Hi - I've been reading the forum and can see some folks are using SS kegs to oak their spirits. I've also read material elsewhere on the internet that stainless steel might / will impart metallic flavours into spirit - especially if it's left in the stainless steel for a lengthy time e.g. 1 year +
So far I've been oaking my rum in 23L glass carboys. That's ok, but I've come across some 100L stainless steel vessels (rated AISI 304) at a good price (£139 GBP) which would be more space efficient and easier to handle.
Since the shipment costs mean I would need to purchase a few at a time to make it cost-effective, I'm undecided what to do because any taste transfer from the metal would render the purchase useless. Does anyone have any experience of these sort of issues please?