Barrel Aging

Barrel Aging: Craft Beer Makers Explore New Flavors

Barrel aging is a beer flavoring technique that has recently become very popular. However, the use of wood barrels in beer brewing¬†is not new. ¬†From the early centuries A.D. to before prohibition, it was common to use wood in the construction of almost every beer container from mash turns to storage vats to barrels. Somewhere along the way it was …