Rolling Out a Smaller Barrel Sooner
In response, many new distillers are turning to smaller barrels, as little as 5 gallons, instead of the standard 53-gallon model. The smaller size allows more of the whiskey to come into contact with the wood surface. As a result, it picks up the oaky ...
Whiskey maker puts craftsmanship into barrels
Brown-Forman purchased the plant after the war and converted it to make barrels for its whiskeys. Each week, 191 production workers make 10,000 to 11,000 barrels, each holding 53 gallons — amounting to anywhere from 240 to 280 bottles of whiskey.
With early start, sweet potatoes will flourish in a whiskey barrel
Can you really grow sweet potatoes in a barrel? How many potatoes should you plant in each container ... Three plants will more than fill a half-whiskey barrel planter. Q. I moved into an older home this winter with an out-of-control fig bush.
Buy The Barrel - A Whiskey Lover's Dream Come True
This is the kind of custom bottle you'll get if you buy a barrel. Actually you will ... in the first place a century and a half ago. But despite its old age and rich history, compared to many whiskey makers, Jack Daniels offers a narrow product line ...
The New Science of Old Whiskey
It’s well known that a good portion of a whiskey’s flavor comes from the barrel it ages in, but less well known is just how large a portion we’re talking about. I recently asked a dozen or so people involved in the bourbon industry how much of the ...