Free Upgrade to Brass Tap. Length with tap: 32cm. Diameter Front: 20.5cm. Height with stand: 31.5cm. Stave Thickness: 20mm (approx). Medium charred on the inside. Premium Quality European Oak. Sealed naturally by filling with water. Does not contain wax or glue on the inside. Oak Barrel, Wooden Bung, Spigot, and Stand all included. Great gift for fathers day, Birthdays, Christmas or any Occasion. Ideal for Home Brew ageing liquors like Wine, Beer, Tequila, Brandy, Whiskey, Scotch, Bourbon, Rum, and so much more. These European oak barrels come with a medium char on the inside. The large surface area to volume ratio means they are perfect for ageing your spirits, wine, or beer quickly. You should age to your own personal taste, but the majority of people find that just 4-6 weeks is plenty of time with these barrels. European Oak Barrels are designed for storage and ageing of wine and spirits. Alcohol stored in them acquire a unique taste and aroma. European oak – tree species in Eastern Europe is the raw material for the production of high quality barrels. Oak wood is rich in tannins, giving the drink a noble, deep flavour and aroma. Barrels are produced, as in the olden time manually. This provides high strength and reliability giving product life over 30 years. In the manufacture, glue, varnish and other chemicals are not used. For the manufacture of barrels, trees aged 80-100 years are used. Wood is neatly split along the grain and dried from 1.5 to 2 years. Saving the tree structure and properly drying them guarantee that this barrel will never leak and will serve its owner for decades. All oak wine barrels are individually hand made by expert artisans and do not contain wax, paint or glue on the inside. The barrel is toasted or charred inside to a medium level. This will enhance the flavour and aroma of the spirit inside. Rinse the barrel with cool water several times and leave the barrel filled with water for 48 hrs to soak. By filling them with water which expands the wooden oak staves seals any leaks. For additional protection barrels should be placed in the stand provided. This barrel will be a wonderful addition to any interior of a house, apartment, restaurant or a cafe. Barrels are a great gift for someone who prepares alcoholic beverages at home or to store them. In this keg you can prepare elite alcohol, which have the liking of true connoisseurs. Eastern European oak is the similar type of oak tree as French Oak. More and more Eastern European oak barrels are being used at wineries for ageing wine. The choice for Eastern European oak is because its remarkably similar to French oak. European Oak is commonly considered the midway point between American and French Oak. Wooden tap is only suitable for draining drink. At other times, it should be stored separately from the barrel. Some assembly is required for the stand. Photo and video for demonstration purpose only. Dispatch Times – We normally dispatch your order within 24 hours (Mon-Fri Only). Once your order has been sent we will contact you by emaill. A family owned and operated business, we take pride in our great range of gifts and home wares. All our items are 100% Authentic and genuine and of highest quality and checked before leaving us. Keep an eye out for our ever increasing gift range! Please feel free to ask questions we are always happy to answer. The item “Oak Barrel Charred 5Lt Rustic Finish, Great Gift 4 Fathers Day Ideal 4 Home Brew” is in sale since Sunday, September 17, 2017. This item is in the category “Home & Garden\Kitchen, Dining, Bar\Barware\Beer & Wine Making”. The seller is “myoakbarrel” and is located in Croydon, SA. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Brand: Genuvi
- Material: Oak