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5 Barrel-Aged Beers You Should Drink This Fall

5 Barrel-Aged Beers You Should Drink This Fall

Barrels aren’t just for whiskey and wine anymore. There are nearly 7,000 barrel-aged beers listed on BeerAdvocate —a major influx since the early 2000s when a few craft labels like Firestone Walker and New Belgium introduced their barrel-aged options. Today, breweries are experimenting with old bourbon, wine, tequila, rum, and Scotch barrels, imparting unusual flavor […]

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18 Creative Ways To Repurpose Wine Barrels

18 Creative Ways To Repurpose Wine Barrels

The life of an oak barrel is an interesting one. Barrels are made at cooperages, which you’ll find in winemaking regions all over the world. From there, the barrels head off to winemakers who use them to age their wines. Barrels may then be claimed by craft brewers, who are experimenting more and more with […]

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Go Inside The Most Famous Wine Barrel Factory In America

Go Inside The Most Famous Wine Barrel Factory In America

The first thing I noticed at Seguin-Moreau were the flames. Above the din that made conversation impossible inside the famed cooperage, rockets of orange flame leapt from the open-ended barrels under construction that foggy October day. To a cooper these flames mean toast, and they have everything to do with producing high-quality barrels, and absolutely […]

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