Old Elk Rye Whiskey Barrel - Fresh Dumped, Once Used

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Old Elk Straight Rye Whiskey barrels are an exceptional option for any barrel-ager who wants to tap into the spicy rye flavors lingering deep in the wood.

Note: Not all barrels have head stamps.

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Old Elk holds nothing back when it comes to their Straight Rye Whiskey. For five years, these barrels aged a rye whiskey that Master Distiller Greg Metze crafted using his passion and 40+ years of experience.

The freshly emptied barrels still carry the flavors and aromas of Old Elk Straight Rye Whiskey, making them a desirable choice for aging beer, cider, wine or other spirit.

Mash Bill
- 95% rye
- 5% malted barley

Aroma: Spice, peach, cinnamon sugar
Taste: Bold rye spice, allspice, peach, caramel, oak


Fresh barrels will be shipped via a 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. 

Barrels can be shipped up to 4 barrels per pallet and 8 barrels per skid (two pallets high). 

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 Lincoln, NE warehouse. 

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Volume53 gallons
Age of Barrels5 years
Wood TypeAmerican Oak
Char/Toast LevelHeavy
Bung Hole LocationBelly
Weight120 lbs
Bung Hole Size2 in.
Bung Recommendation#11