The aging of beverages in wooden barrel is accompanied by the extraction of components of oak wood. Due to its design and the structure of the wood from which it is made, the oak barrel is an ideal system that ensures the constant flow of physical, chemical and biochemical processes during the wine, beer or whisky aging.
Oak barrel is considered to be the best way to store alcoholic and natural non-alcoholic beverages. The tightness of such barrels and the absence of contact with the metal guarantee the long-term preservation of all the taste qualities of any beverage.
Wood, which contains tannins, add a subtle shade of unique taste and aroma. Due to the natural process of diffusion, drinks absorb these substances, which gives them a memorable taste and a mild flavor. In jams you can also cook and preserve tincture and mead wine.
Characteristics of barrel
Purpose of the cask: For storing and aging of wine, beer, vodka, cognac, brandy and whiskey,
Material – Oak
Hoop material – Stainless steel
Spigot (crane) material – food grade plastic
The diameter of the filler opening is 42 mm
Cork material – Lime
Complete with stand – Yes
It has a convenient filling hole, diameter 42 mm. It is helpful when washing the product and pouring any beverages into the jug. The cork is made of lime. Outside, the oak barrels are processed with linseed oil. Stand for the barrel is included.
The process of barrel making is quite complicated, and subject only to real master cooper, therefore the cost of oak barrels is quite high compared to similar containers. But, despite the difference in price, no true winemaker will ever use plastic or metal containers for wine making.