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41 Meaningful Gift Ideas For Your Favorite Oenophile

A study in 2016 elicits that nearly 242 million hectoliters of wine were consumed worldwide. This fact shows that there is a wild craze for wine among people. This festive season let us help you to make your oenophile friend cherish you even more with your presented...

History of barrels and alcohols

A barrel or cask is a hollow cylindrical shape container made up of wooden staves and with surrounding wooden or metal hoops. The barrels are one of the most noticeable symbols associated with alcohol. Barrel making is an art which is known as a cooperage. Who made...

How oak barrels are made

In the past, chestnut, walnut, pine, cherry, and other woods have been used to make barrels to age wine. But oak is simply the most effective than other wood. Oak calms and matures the wine and makes it soft on the palate and beautiful to drink. Oak makes the wine...

15 Facts About Barrels That You Were Unaware

When a product claims to transform a particular market, especially with some kind of fast-forward consequence, we run to the store, purchase the said product and slather it all over. Similarly, with the discovery of the fact that the barrels can make the spirit...

Everything You Need To Know About Aging Spirits

Generally, there is an age limit of 21 years for being eligible to consume alcohol, but for aging spirits, there is no age limit and it is stored for years. The tradition of aging spirits in a barrel goes back to the Bronze Age. During that time, goods were stored in...

Which types of barrels are best for which alcohol?

The barrel maturation of alcohol is a most effective process that defines the taste of alcohol. The wood of the barrel imparts intricate flavors to the character of alcohol. Different barrels propose unique flavors. Most often these barrels are reconstructed before...

A Comprehensive Guide to Barrel-Aging Cocktails at Home

Are you seeking a creative way to enhance the spirits collection at your home or add some innovation to your friends gathering or an in-house party? Barrel-aging your cocktails is one of the simplest ways to create sophisticated cocktails without putting much effort....

Spirits In The Barrel

Barrels are used to store and age spirits to give them added flavor. Let’s take The Glenlivet’s 50-year-old single malt scotch whisky as an example. When the whisky was freshly distilled in 1964, the new spirit was perfectly clear in color and tasted cereal-rich and...

Wood, Whiskey and Wine: The Oak Barrel Affair, an Unbeatable Technology

Barrels—we rarely acknowledge their importance, but without them we would be missing out on some of the world’s finest beverages—most notably whiskies and wines. The story of wood barrels for aging liquids is one of the most overlooked crafts of whiskey-making. For...