How the iStill Barrels are Made!

We build hundreds of iStill Barrels per year for customers all over the world. Have you always wanted to see how they are made? Please see below:

Staves  …

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Grinding …

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And shaving …

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Results in prepared staves …

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The now prepared staves meet the temporary hoops …

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And the barrels-to-be get toasted …

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Resulting in fully toasted iStill Barrels …

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Last temporary hoops are fitted and tightened …

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Crozing is next …

Staves for the barrel heads …

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Making barrel heads …

Placing the barrel heads into the barrel …

Filling and pressure testing the iStill Barrels …

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Temporary hoops removal …

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Sanding and hoop replacement …

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Behold, eight 110 liter iStill Barrels …

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