Small Barrel 5ltr (1 gallon ish

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Small Barrel 5ltr (1 gallon ish

Post by ratdog01 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:38 am

Hi All
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i have been offered a small barrrel that has had sherry stored in it for last few years but now empty .
could i use this for aging and if so what would be the best stuff to fill it with , was thinking rum .
not sure if being used for sherry it will be any good for aging spirits

what you think ?

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Re: Small Barrel 5ltr (1 gallon ish

Post by SaltyStaves » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:00 am

ratdog01 wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:38 am
not sure if being used for sherry it will be any good for aging spirits
Right now, there are literally hundreds of millions of litres of Sherry cask maturing spirits that are quietly sitting on the same continent as you are...

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Re: Small Barrel 5ltr (1 gallon ish

Post by Saltbush Bill » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:25 am

It will be fine .....the first barrel aged Rum I ever did was in a x port Barrel .....it turned out great.
Have the Rum made and ready to put in the barrel before you drain the sherry.......you dont want the barrel to get dry and leak.

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Re: Small Barrel 5ltr (1 gallon ish

Post by ratdog01 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:31 am

cool

thank you
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Re: Small Barrel 5ltr (1 gallon ish

Post by still_stirrin » Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:37 pm

SaltyStaves wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:00 am
ratdog01 wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:38 am
not sure if being used for sherry it will be any good for aging spirits
Right now, there are literally hundreds of millions of litres of Sherry cask maturing spirits that are quietly sitting on the same continent as you are...
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