30 Gallon Catoctin Creek Malt Whiskey Barrel (Ex-Rye) - Fresh Dumped

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Discover these versatile 30-gallon barrels, initially used for aging rye whiskey before cradling the unique Catoctin Creek American Malt Whisky.

These barrels, carrying layers of spicy rye complexity underneath the smooth, rich character of malt whisky, are perfect for imparting depth and a diverse flavor profile in your next aging venture. Ideal for those who appreciate the intricate dance of brewing and distillation in their craft.

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Discover the exceptional journey of our 30-gallon barrels, which began their life aging robust rye whiskey, infusing them with a spicy and complex character. This initial phase endowed the wood with the bold nuances and warm undertones typical of premium rye. Following this, the barrels took on a new role, aging Catoctin Creek American Malt Whisky. This transition layered the initial spicy rye profile with the smooth, rich notes of malt whisky, creating a multifaceted flavor canvas.

Now, these barrels present a unique opportunity for crafters. They are ideal for aging a variety of spirits, beers, or wines, imparting a distinctive profile that echoes their diverse history. The combination of rye's boldness and malt whisky's richness ensures that whatever you age in these barrels will acquire a depth and complexity unmatched by standard single-use barrels.

Perfect for distillers and brewers who appreciate the nuanced interplay of flavors, these barrels are more than vessels for aging; they are storytellers of the craft, echoing the legacy of skilled distillation and aging. Utilize these barrels in your next project to bring a touch of layered sophistication and historical depth to your creations.


Orders for small barrels (generally 5 or less) are shipped via UPS or FedEx Ground.


Volume orders (generally 6+ small barrels) will be shipped via an LTL motor freight provider. To ensure safety and freshness of your barrels, they are wrapped in plastic and strapped down to a pallet with a label identifying the pallet contents. 

Shipment transit times vary depending on location, weather and carrier capacity. For specific delivery dates, expedited shipping, preferred shipping carrier or unique delivery requests contact us directly to arrange your shipment prior to ordering. 

At checkout you will be asked to confirm your delivery location type. If you do not have a loading dock or forklift, a liftgate will be required. Offloads by hand are not available.


Local pickup is available from our Louisville (Fairdale), Kentucky location.

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Volume30 Gallon
Age of Barrels2+ years
Wood TypeAmerican white oak
Char/Toast LevelMedium
Bung Hole LocationBelly
Weight70 lbs
Bung Hole Size2"
Bung Recommendation#11