February 28, 2019
Over its lifespan, a whiskey barrel will be touched by many different pairs of hands. There are the coopers who form and shape the wood into barrels, the distillers who fill them with whiskey and the teams who place them to age in our rickhouses. As time passes, there are experts who monitor temperature changes and evaporation, tasting panels approve batches, and then those who ready it for the bottle
Click play to take a look at what it’s like to spend a day in the life of a whiskey barrel.