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Commercial Barrel-Aging

Superstition Meadery’s barrel-aged meads create a buzz

Zeke Peyton pulls a Vinnie nail to sample mead aging in a barrel at Superstition Meadery. (Photo provided.) Mead is having a moment. Actually, mead’s been having a moment for a few years now – one that’s seen it grow in popularity and acceptance in the craft community. Thanks to...

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Foreign Exchange Brewing: Purr-fect barrel-aged beers

 Ricky Cervantes, Foreign Exchange Brewing. Photo credit: Foreign Exchange Brewing via Instagram Ricky Cervantes and his partners had a plan. It was February 2020 and the guys behind Foreign Exchange Brewing Co. had just released the brewery’s first beer. Then, the world shut down.  “Honestly, that was a little bit...

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Marty Scott of Revolution Brewing answers our burning barrel-aging questions

Midwest Barrel Co. is lucky to partner with some of the best in the barrel-aging business. We’ve worked with everyone from the skilled homebrewer to some of the top names in the craft beer industry.  One of the best parts about getting to partner with folks who have a ton...

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Why Revolution Brewing looks to MWBC for barrels

We work with craft brewery barrel programs of every size and any experience level. From beginners to barrel-aging experts, we strive to help them all find the best barrels. Revolution Brewing Company is definitely one of our partners who you could safely call experts at what they do with barrels....

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Skinny Sticks Maple Syrup knows MWBC aims to please

Our team at Midwest Barrel Co. is always laser-focused on making sure our customers are happy with their purchases.  Just ask the folks over at Skinny Sticks Maple Syrup. Mitch Hoyt and family shared this about their positive experience working with MWBC: “Midwest Barrel will work to get you the...

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MWBC goes above and beyond for Great Wagon Road Distilling Co.

If you’re searching for just the right barrel, then Midwest Barrel Co. needs to be your first call.  Don’t just take it from us. We’re the go-to barrel wrangler for many in the craft beer and even distilling industries. MWBC has helped many of our partners, including Great Wagon Road...

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Oak & Bond shows how MWBC finds great barrels for everyone

Not a craft brewery? No problem. Midwest Barrel Co. works hard to find top-notch barrels for every customer. Take Oak & Bond Coffee Co., for example. They’ve taken a bit of an uncommon approach to coffee beans by aging them in a variety of barrels – including barrels that previously aged,...

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Why Pollyanna Brewing Company gets barrels from Midwest Barrel Co.

At Midwest Barrel Co., we believe the tight ship we run is what makes us the top option for any craft brewery or other customer who is looking to buy barrels.  But don’t ask us. Here’s what Brian Pawola, the head brewer, distiller and cofounder over at Pollyanna Brewing Company,...

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Zipline Brewing Co. shares some local love for MWBC

MWBC appreciates the value of local as much as any other business associated with the craft beer industry.  That’s why we love partnering with local, Nebraska craft breweries, such as Zipline Brewing Co., as they look to secure killer barrels for their monster barrel-aged brews. We absolutely love hearing about...

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