Our barrels are manufactured by our in-house Standards (KKÜ 07-1959), using the highest quality oak harvested in the Zemplen Hills in Hungary. The staves, which are first split (not sawn) from blocks prior to sawing are carefully air dried for at least 24 months.
Sanded. The barrels, depending on its size, are held together with 6-8 iron hoops which are fire- galvanized. Smaller than 2 mms surface eye knot in diameter are allowed.
we offer a variety of different levels of toasting (light to heavy)
Silicone plugs are placed into bungs, then plastic wrapped to help to prevent shipping damage.
The barrel shape is longish, similar to a perfecto cigar.
Cubic capacity: 114 litres – 30 gallon
Stave length: 75 cms
Body diameter: 75 cms
Head diameter: 62 cms
Stave grossness: 25-27 mms
Hoop circle: 6 pieces
Numbers of rivets: 12 pieces
Barrel opening: 45 mms
Weight: 42 kgs