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What is Tequila Made From?

Tequila is a made from the blue agave plant native to the highland region of the Mexican state Jalisco. The blue volcanic soil in this...
Small Oak Barrels

Small Oak Barrels

Do small oak barrels age liquor faster than larger ones? The folks at Red Head Oak Barrels say yes, they do!  And significantly so. This...

What is Rum Made From?

Rum is an alcoholic beverage made from sugarcane or its byproducts such as the sugarcane juice or molasses. Rum is distilled and then aged in...
Curing Cleaning Storing Oak Barrel

Curing, Cleaning, and Storing Your Small Oak Barrel

Red Head Oak Barrels offers quality American made oak barrels for aging all your own spirits, wines, sauces and more. However, before you can use...
Charred White American Oak Barrels For Aging Wine and Liquor

Charred Oak Barrels

Charring is a very quick complex reaction between wood and heat. The char on the wood removes some of the undesirable flavors, such as the...

American Oak Barrels

Liquor aging barrels can be made from oak grown all over the world but most of them are made from oak grown in France or...
Common Bartender Terms Defined

Common Bartender Terms Defined

Age - The length of time the alcohol was stored in a barrel. Chaser (Back) – A drink that follows a shot. Ex: Tequila with...
Small Oak Barrels

Aging Liquor in Oak Barrels

For hundreds of years people have been aging liquor in various ways. While there are a number of ways to go about this, oak barrels...
Wild Turkey Aged in Old Smoky Blackberry Moonshine Barrel

What’s The Difference Between Straight Bourbon, Blended Bourbon and Sour Mash Bourbon?

[social_warfare]Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey: What's the Difference Between Straight Bourbon, Blended Bourbon and Sour Mash Bourbon   There are federal laws regarding the definition of bourbon....
Difference Between Kentucky Tennessee Canadian Whiskey

What’s The Difference Between Barrel Aged Kentucky, Tennessee and Canadian Whiskey?

What's the difference between barrel age Kentucky, Tennessee and Canadian Whiskey? This is a question that we often hear. Here is an interesting experiment. Collect...
Wild Turkey Aged in Old Smoky Blackberry Moonshine Barrel

What’s The Difference Between Bourbon And Whiskey?

Whiskey and bourbon can have very deep and complex flavors. A conversation about the vanilla and floral notes could be had while sitting by a...
What Kind Of Wine Is Best For Aging In An Oak Barrel

What Kind Of Wine Is Best For Aging In An Oak Barrel?

Fancy restaurants always decanter their fine red wines. Those wines have been stored in a bottle for a long period time and that bottle is...
Difference Between Alcohol Made From Corn Barley Grain Rye Or A Beverage Containing Ethyl

What Is The Difference Between Alcohol Made From Corn, Barley, Grain, Rye Or A Beverage Containing Ethyl?

It is hard to determine the difference between types of alcohol, as well as deciphering what the distillers and brewers are advertising. One company will...

How To Clean Your Oak Barrel When Aging Wine

The wine pours out of the barrel and it is delicious. It has a smoother feel on the palate and the liquid has a much...
Makers Of Bourbon What Does Proof In Alcohol

Different Brands/Makers Of Bourbon, What Does Proof In Alcohol Mean?

Bourbon has been linked to American history. It was the drink of choice for the pioneers of the country in a time when gunslingers roamed...
Wild Turkey Honey Whiskey

Really smooth honey whiskey with Wild Turkey

2L Barrel: 1.75L of Wild Turkey 101 (Saved ~100 mL to compare later). Added 1 whole vanilla bean cut to expose seeds, ground 1/2 cinnamon...