Video: How a whiskey barrel is made

Making bourbon is already hard and magical and totally worth it but before you even think about pumping that liquid gold deliciousness, you have to worry about the barrels you're going to store the whiskey in. Making those whiskey barrels are a whole 'nother story, as you'll see in this video.


A lot of wood, a lot of workers, a lot of machines and just the right amount of fire. Most whiskey makers outsource the barrel-making to another company. Jack Daniels makes their own:

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I love that Jack Daniels will sell an entire full barrel.