[Ansteorra] barrels & Honey

Synrik synrik at earthlink.net
Mon Oct 28 09:38:42 PST 2002

Looking at the prices as for what you get, this is a pretty good buy!!!!

Looking at their alternatives of Toasted Oak Powder and running the numbers
on that, a 40lb. bag would be enough for about 480-5gal. batches of wine.
Anyone want to split a bag of French Roast?

Also, does anyone have a good link for buying honey in bulk?  Or should I
just call Sue Bee?

--------------  Gustav

Sluggy wrote:

> "Harris Mark.S-rsve60" wrote:
> > > One of these days I need to make my own barrels.
> > That's what I thought, too.
> > Then I bought a book on coopering (making barrels) and found out
> > it is not as easy as you might at first think, especially for
> > barrels meant to hold liquids.
> On this subject, I did a little looking some time ago. In my searches, I
> found a couple of sources for barrels specifically for the vinter and
> distiller. Here is the price list page for one such supplier:
> http://www.cooperage.com/barrelprice.htm
> In short, American Oak barrels for wine or whiskey run $117-250 in
> quantities 1 to 19. French Oak is $455-530!
> Sluggy!
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