Create this Personalized Whiskey Distillery Mini Oak Barrel just the way you want it. Use for decor or to serve or age your favorite whiskey or other spirit. Comes with four lines of text that you can personalize. If you don't want a 4th line of text, leave the space blank or type NONE. Examples of personalized text can be your name, liquor name choice, distillery name, city & state or even perhaps an established date. Our small oak barrels are handcrafted from premium quality American white oak, the same that most wineries and distillers use, are charred inside and comes with a series of black steel hoops around the barrel. Color of the barrel is medium toast and comes with a wood stand, bung, and wooden spigot. Perfect for aging and or serving whiskey, scotch, bourbon, tequila, brandy, rum, cognac, other spirits, wine, beer, barrel aged cocktails (no citrus or dairy ingredients though), homemade hot sauce or tabasco sauce, balsamic vinegar and even barbeque sauce. Click HERE to visit our Small Oak Barrels section to see our entire collection of personalized oak barrel designs. Many fantastic designs to choose from.
Do you want to age spirits, beer or wine in your Small Oak Barrel? You can use this barrel to age your favorite liquor or create your own spirit such as bourbon, whiskey, rum, etc... by simply mixing vodka with your choice of liquor essence (sold separately). Barrel care and use instructions are included with every mini barrel purchase. Planning to make your own spirits? Read below for other products that you can purchase to create your own mini oak barrel kit. Remember, the smaller the barrel, the quicker the aging process and aging depends on your taste. For more information regarding Small and Mini Oak Barrels, see SMALL OAK BARREL INFORMATION. *Note: When personalizing your mini barrel, distillery names and liquor brand names are not allowed to be engraved on barrels (eg. Jack Daniels, Jim Beam, Devil's Cut, etc... ) due to licensing agreements.
Sizes available (Approx. since handmade. Length of spigot to the rear of the barrel by width of the barrel at the belly):
1 Liter 7.75" x 5.75"
2 Liter 8.5" x 6.25"
3 Liter 10" x 7"
5 Liter 11.25" x 8.5"
10 Liter 13.5" x 10"
20 Liter 18" x 12"
* All small (mini) oak barrels being sold throughout the USA & world, including the ones we sell, may have variances (color, wood grain, etc... ), especially due to the fact that they are handmade. If you or your gift recipient intend to use any mini oak barrel (ours or one bought from another company) rather than using it just for decoration, we strongly recommend you cure and fill the barrel within 90 days of receiving it to prevent fully drying it out.
Build your Own Mini Oak Barrel Kit for an additional cost
ADD a Cleaning and Care Kit: Good for 1-5 liter size barrels. For larger sized barrels, such as 10 and 20 liter barrels, you may want to purchase a second kit. Cleaning kit includes: 1oz of Barrel-Kleen, 1oz of Barrel Neutralizing Acid, 1oz of Barrel Wax, a Cleaning Spigot Brush & 4 Campden Sterilizing/Storing Tablets. Instructions come with every kit. For more information about the the cleaning and care kit, see Cleaning and Care Kit Information for Small Oak Barrels. *Note - All products in this kit are made by the same manufacturer. Suppliers vary due to product availability.
ADD 12 Campden Sterilizing/Storing Tablets: Use when storing your barrel or when cleaning & sterilizing your barrel. For more information regarding the sterilizing and storing tablets, see Cleaning and Care Kit Information for Small Oak Barrels.
ADD an Airlock Bung Combination: For wine and beer aging. For more information about the functionality of the airlock and bung combination, see Airlock and Rubber Bung System.
ADD Liquor Essences: Use to create your own spirit. For every bottle of essence you will need 750 ml vodka or grain alcohol. For best results, fully filling the barrel is ideal. For more information on liquor essence flavors, see Liquor Essence Information. *Note - All liquor essences are made by the same manufacturer. Suppliers vary due to product availability. Therefore, art design on the label of the product may vary, but the selection and flavor choices remain the same.
ESSENCE FLAVOR LICENSED BRAND COMPARISONS:
Whiskey & Scotch Whisky Essences
Canadian Rye Whiskey - Crown Royal
Flame Thrower Whiskey - Fireball
Irish Whiskey - Jameson
Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey - Jim Beam
Mark's Bourbon Whiskey - Maker's Mark
Southern Whiskey - Southern Comfort
Tennesee Bourbon Whiskey - Jack Daniels
Wild Game Bourbon Whiskey - Wild Turkey
Scotch Whisky Blended - Johnny Walker Red
Scotch Whisky Highland Malt - Glenlevit or Dewers
Rums & Liqueur Essences
Jamaican Rum - Captain Morgan Jamaican
Spiced Rum - Captain Morgan Spiced
Orange Brandy - Grand Marnier
XO Brandy - Hennessey XO
PROCESSING/SHIPPING: Approximately 2-4 business days for processing and 1-3 business days for shipping, since this product is custom and made to order. NEED IMMEDIATELY? See IN A RUSH? Could take a couple of extra days during the holidays and Father's day, so see Holiday and Father's Day Shipping Schedule in May, June, November & December.
PERSONALIZATION: FREE. Spelling & punctuation will appear exactly as you entered it on your order. Remember, the more characters, the smaller the text. For this barrel you can enter up to two lines of text as an option. If you only want one line of text for this barrel, leave Line 2 blank or type in NONE and enter your personalization in Line 1 only, which will be centered. Remember, the more characters, the smaller the text.