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How Heavy Is A Whiskey Barrel?

Materials Used For Whiskey Barrels At Red Head Oak Barrels we always use brand new american oak for our barrels. We find that the new...
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How Long To Age Whiskey In A Barrel By Size (From 1 Liter To 5 Gallons)

Recently it’s become easier and more accessible than ever to barrel-age your own spirits. This is due to a lot of online retailers like our...
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Why You Should Char Your Whiskey Barrel (And How We Char Them)

Believe it or not, for a barrel to officially be a bourbon barrel it is required to be charred oak. There is a good reason...
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What To Do if Your Barrel is Leaking (Swelling or Fixing Tips)

Make Sure Your Whiskey Barrel Is Leaking and Not Just Wet When it comes to liquor in oak barrels, soaking the inside of the barrels...
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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...
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The Guide To Aging Beer In Oak Barrels (From An Aging Expert)

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...
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Whiskey Stones: What They Are, How to Use Them, and Should You Chill Them?

Are you looking for something to spice up your next happy hour? If so, whiskey stones are the perfect addition! Whiskey stones are made of...
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Accelerated Aging: How Long To Age Whiskey In A Small Barrel

Have you ever wondered why some whiskeys age faster than others? If so, then this article is for you! Aged whiskey can take years to...
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Does Bourbon Go Bad? How To Tell If Your Bourbon Is Still Good

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

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...
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How Can You Make Whiskey At Home?

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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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4 Occasions Where Personalized Barrels Make the Perfect Gift

Every day, more and more people are turning to personalized gifts as a way of showing their affection for friends and family. The best part...