Personalized Whiskey Barrel

Peak flavor, aged to perfection—your favorite whiskey brand gets a personalized spin.

$85.00 - 200.00

Oak It In

More than just a handsome homage to a whiskey-loving couple, this miniature oak barrel ages spirits to peak flavor, just like its full-sized siblings found in professional distilleries. Its petite proportions accelerate the aging process, meaning that the recipient's choice of liquor will hit its prime up to ten times faster. Oak is beloved of distillers because it imparts flavor to spirits through three main compounds: Lignin, which adds vanillin for vanilla and marzipan-like flavors, lactones, which give rise to buttery, coconut notes, and tannins, which add astringent, spicy flavors. Before first use, make sure to cure the barrel for 3-5 days, as mentioned in the included instructions. Turn the barrel and taste the contents weekly, and when they reach their ideal oakiness, enjoy a glass straight from the tap. Handmade by coopers in Manassas, Virginia. Ages 21+.

Click here to learn how to use your Whiskey Barrel.

US_VA

Made in Virginia

Exclusively for UncommonGoods

Handmade Exclusive Made in the USA
Ages
21+
Made from
oak wood
Measurements
2L = 7.5" L x 5" Dia, 2.5 lbs; 5L = 9.5" L x 6.5" Dia, 5.5 lbs
Care
Before first use, make sure to cure the barrel for 3-5 days, as mentioned in the instructions. Clean with damp cloth; use included Swish Barrel Cleaning Kit periodically as instructed. When not aging liquor, use sterilization tablets as instructed. Take care when using cleaning tablets - Use Only As Directed - Harmful if swallowed.
Notes
Personalized Whiskey 2L: custom barrel and stand only
Personalized Whiskey 5L: custom barrel and stand only

Personalized Whiskey 2L
with Rum & Whiskey Making Kit
: custom barrel, stand, 2 sets of whiskey and rum essences, paper funnels, and a cleaning kit
Personalized Whiskey 5L
with Rum and Whiskey Making Kit
: custom barrel, stand, 5 sets of whiskey and rum essences, paper funnels, and a cleaning kit
Item ID
23960

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This is a made-to-order item. If you order today your item will ship no later than 1/1/2018.

At this time, this item cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes or to APO/FPO or US Territories. Contact custom@uncommongoods.com with any questions.

Please note: This item is not available to ship outside of the U.S.


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UncommonGoodsPersonalized Whiskey Barrel
 
4.4

(based on 718 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (457)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (157)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (49)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (35)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (431)
  • Durable (176)
  • Easy to use (128)
  • Easy to clean (42)
  • Ergonomic (32)

Cons

  • Difficult to clean (29)
  • Breaks (22)
  • Awkward to use (6)
  • Difficult to use (6)
  • Small (6)

Best Uses

  • Home bar (335)
  • Gifts (300)
  • Restaurant bar (16)
  • Commercial bar (11)
  • Catering (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (169), Stylish (118), Frequent entertainer (103), Budget shopper (46)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (749), No (28)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

What a beautifully made, unique item!

This unique, customized whiskey barrel was purchased as a gift for a friend/co-worker, who is an avid whiskey connoisseur. The barrel arrived in a timely manner, was beautiful in design, exactly...Read complete review

This unique, customized whiskey barrel was purchased as a gift for a friend/co-worker, who is an avid whiskey connoisseur. The barrel arrived in a timely manner, was beautiful in design, exactly as ordered. Instructions for use and care were easy to follow. It is a functional whiskey barrel that has added a beautiful aged quality to his whiskey. Sure to become a family heirloom. The only negative to the product is the unfinished base that is provided. Not a big deal, they will simply sand it smooth and add a quick coating of varnish to seal. I'm not sure if all the bases come this unfinished, but this one did. Definitely not an issue when you consider the beauty of the barrel for the affordable cost. Looking forward to ordering others for all my whiskey lovers in my life! Great gift idea to commentate a special event.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not as attractive as it looks on the picture

I purchased it as a gift. After reading product description and reviews ( most of them were very positive) I was so excited to present this barrel to a very good friend of...Read complete review

I purchased it as a gift. After reading product description and reviews ( most of them were very positive) I was so excited to present this barrel to a very good friend of mine. However, to my disappointment and embarrassment, the barrel looks cheap quality, as if it just came off fast assembly line rather then custom-made piece of handcrafting. One of the rings around the barrel has a very visible dent, threads of wood around the holes... I'm not sure if the person I gave this gift is happy with it and going to keep it or use it.

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5.0

Amazing quality and very fast delivery

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from Mocksville NC

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Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Whiskey Barrel:

I could not have been more pleased with the delivery time and quality of this item. It is truly a work of art and will be a gift that will stand the test of time.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
 
5.0

Beautiful craftmanship

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from Davidson NC

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Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Whiskey Barrel:

Will look great on our bar which is small though the barrell is smaller than I anticipated.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Love!

By 

from Delaware

Verified Buyer

Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Whiskey Barrel:

The personalized front looks great. It came exactly how I asked. Great job!

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
 
5.0

We WOULD purchase this item again.

By 

from Wisconsin Rapids, WI.

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Unique

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    Best Uses

      Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Whiskey Barrel:

      We also purchased the whiskey making process items. I was disappointed that each box containing the mixtures leaked. I'm sure that will affect the whiskey-making process. Uncommon Goods has never turned on me-I'm sure 1 phone call will take care of this.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Awesome guft

      By 

      from Illinois

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Whiskey Barrel:

      I got this personalized as a wedding gift. Everything looks awesome, but the last silver ring wasn't put on correctly and keeps falling off. We'll probably have to wood glue it before using so an easy fix but for the price we figured it would have been checked before shipping.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      Beautifully made, customized gift

      By 

      from Dallas, TX

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Whiskey Barrel:

      This product was shockingly high quality! The barrel is thick and the writing is beautiful and precise.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      How could anyone not love this?!

      By 

      from New Haven, CT

      Verified Reviewer

      Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Whiskey Barrel:

      What an absolutely fantastic gift for the whiskey drinker in your life. Its well crafted and worth every penny. Looking forward to the husband's reaction when he sees his own personal whiskey barrel! Excellent buy!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      Very pleased

      By 

      from Massachusetts

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Whiskey Barrel:

      Ordered this for my fathers 60th birthday a bit last minute. The order form said it would take at least three weeks and they got it to me in 10 days. Father loved it. Very high quality. Thank you!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      I am so excited for him to use it!

      By 

      from Springfield, illinois

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Whiskey Barrel:

      He hasn't been able to try making whiskey yet, since it's a Christmas gift. But the smaller barrel is cute, and I wouldn't mind just having it as decoration!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      Will purchase another one

      By 

      from Holly Hill, FL

      Verified Reviewer

      Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Whiskey Barrel:

      We have two already. A big one and smaller one. Great conversation pieces.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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