Oak barrels are an ideal alternative for those who are planning to engage in pickles or winemaking. Also oak barrel is a very good one for steam bath or sauna. Admirers of big plants will find a very original solution to use wooden barrel for planting.
But first and foremost, of course, the oak barrel is generally intended for storage and ageing of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks: drink from herbs, red wine and white wine, cognac and whiskey etc.
Why oak is good for quality barrels production? After all, there are cheaper alternatives, or plastic containers (barrels, bottles). As the production of barrels is responsible, therefore, for production of wooden barrels strong and reliable material is required, that is not afraid of humidity of cellars or resistant to time. To produce an oak barrel it is used only carefully chosen material (the grains must not be damaged, and the tree itself must not be younger than 60 years old). To increase the strength all the oak barrels are scorched. This procedure releases the natural products that give a fragrant bouquet to the wood, combined with the aromas of vanilla and freshly baked bread crust.
During the process of house wine production “for oneself” or for sale, the use of oak barrels with the volume of 30 liters demonstrates the advantages of using such barrel in practice:
– Temperature fluctuations decreases, holding steady degree during fermentation;
– Juice is protected from sunlight rays;
– Porous wood structure allows air to penetrate into the barrel that makes fermentation;
– Wine composition changes the under tannins elaboration, making the drink more fragrant and delicious, and the health of the people – stronger.
Besides the wines, oak barrels with the volume of 30 liters are for the production and storage of brandy, whiskey and other alcoholic and soft drinks. That oak barrel will make your drink elite and noble.
You would like your guests and friends to remember not only your hospitality, but also drinks, that you have regaled them with for a long time, just choose European oak barrels! We guarantee that you and your guests, colleagues and friends will be satisfied with the result.
Special Edition 30L
Make a statement with our stainless hooped European oak barrels. Even though smaller than their larger cousins, our specialty oak barrels are the real thing and will be right at home in your kitchen or bar. The black steel hoops will react to the changes in humidity and seasons and will age to a beautiful patina giving your barrel that special vintage look. Perfect as an aging and mellowing barrel for liquors and wines or making vinegars and ciders, each oak barrel comes detailed with either rustic black, galvanized or brass hoops, and with its own stand, bung and spigot.