Around the Barrel

Bourbon Barrel Hoop Stamped Letters
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Bourbon Barrel Hoop Stamped Letters Have you ever noticed the two letters stamped into the hoops rivet hoops of a bourbon barrel?  The stamped letters inform you of what cooperage built the barrel before... Read More

What is a Bunghole?
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The Bourbon Barrel Bunghole The bunghole is the entrance and the exit for the whiskey. It is placed on the side of the barrel right in the middle between the heads. The bunghole... Read More