How Many Gallons Are Half Whiskey Barrels? (From Barrel Makers)
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 and widths. Our size chart below shows the sizes of our different half barrel sizes
|Half Barrel Size (Original Size)||Width and Height|
|1L barrel||5.5”(width) x 3.25”(height)|
|2L barrel||6.5”(width) x 4”(height)|
|3L barrel||7.5”(width) x 4.25”(height)|
|5L barrel||8.5”(width) x 5”(height)|
|10L barrel||10.25”(width) x 6”(height)|
|20L barrel||13.5”(width) x 7”(height)|
How Many Gallons Are In A Whiskey Barrel Planter?
A standard, large whiskey barrel can hold up to 53 gallons of whiskey or other aging liquid (200 liters). For half standard barrels, they would be half cut 53 gallon oak barrels and hold about 20-25 gallons of soil. It’s also possible to get whiskey barrel planters in other sizes.
At Red Head Oak Barrels we offer mini barrel planters in 1L, 2L, 3L, 5L, 10L, and 20L. All of which are half cuts of their respective sizes. The 10 Liter and 20 Liter Half Barrel Planters would be the only ones capable of holding gallons.
Usually, you won’t need to hold gallons for your half barrel or barrel planters since you’ll want to use them to fill with soil or use as furniture.
The Best Half Barrels and Barrel Planters For Your Home.
At Red Head Barrels we make our half cut barrels out of previously used barrels or brand new oak barrels depending on demand. Our half barrels are American white oak barrels typically sourced from Kentucky and other places in the United States.
In terms of decoration, we char our barrels with a medium char to make it look aesthetically pleasing and they work great as planters for your home or outdoor living space. It’s also possible to have any custom char or engraving on them if you contact us here.
The Size of A Half Whiskey Barrel
A standard, large whiskey barrel can hold up to 53 gallons of whiskey or other aging liquid (200 liters). For half whiskey barrels, they would be half cut 53 gallon barrels and hold about 20-25 gallons of liquid (if filled up).
At Red Head Oak Barrels we offer half whiskey barrels in 1L, 2L , 3L, 5L, 10L, and 20L. All of which are half cuts of their respective sizes. You can get barrels cut vertically or horizontally, but we only provide barrels that have been cut horizontally.