How Many Gallons Are Half Whiskey Barrels? (From Barrel Makers)

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When it comes to understanding how many gallons are in a half whiskey barrel, we typically start by stating the measurement of the full barrel to give an overall size understanding. Since we start by cutting a half whiskey barrel in half, they still have similar measurements to their full sizes but with varying heights…

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The Guide To Aging Beer In Oak Barrels (From An Aging Expert)

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With the right knowledge and care, beer enthusiasts can unlock a world of rich flavors. Aging beer in oak barrels is one great way to add complexity and depth to your brews. It can take a bit of research and understanding to make sure the process goes smoothly. In this article, we’ll give you all…

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Does Bourbon Go Bad? How To Tell If Your Bourbon Is Still Good

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Do you have a bottle of bourbon that’s been sitting in your cabinet for a while? Wondering if it’s still good to drink? Let’s dive into how long bourbon lasts, and find out does bourbon go bad?   Does Bourbon Expire? Bourbon does not expire, as long as it remains unopened. A correctly stored bottle…

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How Many Calories in Wine? Red, White, & More (+ Carbs Info)

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There’s a proverb that says there’s truth in wine. There’s also a significant number of calories! How many calories in wine depends on the style and there’s generally little difference between red and white wine. What determines the calorie level in wine? It may be surprising to learn it’s not residual sugar content but alcohol…

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How Can You Make Whiskey At Home?

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Whiskey is rather popular, no matter what form it comes in. Perhaps you have a taste for flavored whiskeys, like the cinnamon-flavored Fireball. Maybe you prefer Bourbon, which has a rich history in the United States, having been made in Kentucky, which still crafts 95% of the world’s supply. But no matter what type of…

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The Best Bourbon Cocktails For Winter Time

Bourbon is one of the most universally beloved drinks in the world, particularly in the United States. It’s no wonder that 32.25% of 18 to 29-year-old respondents to a 2018 survey indicated that they’d had whiskey, Scotch, or Bourbon in the past three months. Of course, there are varying levels of quality in terms of…

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What Are the Most Expensive Whiskeys In the World?

Whiskey is an alcohol made from a fermented grain mash. The grains include wheat, rye, corn, and barley. Whiskey is expensive because of its taste, quality, and the cask, or wood barrels, that contain it. The world record was set in 2019 for the most expensive whiskey cask sold at auction. A 30-year-old Macallan cask…

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What Is The Best Way to Drink Scotch?

Once the holidays have come and gone, you may have been gifted a bottle of scotch from your family or friends. Scotch is a classic drink and immensely popular. In fact, more than 40 bottles of the prized whiskey are transported from Scotland every second. Even if your Scotch is aged in aging barrels, you…

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What Bourbons Make The Best Cocktails?

Drinking bourbon is highly subjective, and there is no shortage of choices. The Kentucky Distillers Association (KDA), a non-profit trade organization founded in 1880, now represents 40 member companies since Prohibition, strengthening Kentucky’s rightful place as the only authentic home for Bourbon. Crafted by law to contain 51% corn, let us explore some of America’s…

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