One of the key factors that impact aging time in barrels is the surface area to volume ratio. Small barrels have a greater surface area to volume ratio compared to large barrels, which means that the alcohol comes into contact with a greater amount of wood per unit of liquid. This increased contact accelerates the aging process and allows for a more rapid extraction of flavors and aromas.
How to use barrels for Manhattans
Finding whiskey fungus on your barrel is harmless for humans and animals. Usually, its appearance is a good sign that delicious whisky is nearby!
Barrel lifespan -Thursday, September 2, 2021
Charring wearing off during barrel use.
You want to purchase a premium white oak barrel or you already have and, of course, want to use it properly and have a lot of questions about how to take the most of it. Here are some tips for you to age your favorite liquors and spirits.
Evaporation when aging liquor in wooden barrels
Difference between varnishing (adding a finish) to the exterior of the barrel and not varnishing
Curing and sealing the barrel are not the same thing. Find out the differences in this article.
Barrel Wax -Wednesday, March 11, 2020
What is barrel wax and why we usually do not sell it.