Old Elk Wheated Bourbon Barrel - Fresh Dumped, Once Used

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After aging Old Elk Straight Wheated Bourbon for 5+ years, these used bourbon barrels will impart smooth, well-balanced flavors on barrel-aged brews.

Please note: Barrels have both head and side bungs (see photo). The barrels currently in stock do not have head stamps.

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Please note: Barrels have both head and side bungs (see photo). The barrels currently in stock do not have head stamps.

Old Elk Wheated Bourbon barrels aged a well-balanced, high-quality bourbon that lets the flavors of each of its ingredients shine. The used barrels aged the spirit for 5+ years before being freshly emptied and sent to our warehouse.

Now, after being used only once to age bourbon, these oak barrels are waiting to be filled with your beer, cider, wine or other beverage.

Mash Bill
- 51% corn
- 45% wheat
- 4% malted barley

Aroma: Toffee, vanilla, caramel and floral notes
Taste: Cream, toffee, vanilla, toasted almond, clove


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 Louisville (Fairdale), Kentucky location.

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Volume53 gallons
Age of Barrels5+ years
Wood TypeAmerican white oak, French oak
Char/Toast LevelHeavy
Bung Hole LocationMix of head + side & side-only
Weight120 lbs
Bung Hole Size2 in.
Bung Recommendation#11