Cooper's Reserve barrel 200 l - American Oak

€487.20 incl 16% VAT €420.00 excl 16% VAT

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Delivery time approx. 8 working days

Toast:

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American oak is a very important flavor contributor to the spirit. Vanilla, caramel, and maple... more
Product information "Cooper's Reserve barrel 200 l - American Oak"

American oak is a very important flavor contributor to the spirit. Vanilla, caramel, and maple syrup are a few of the typical flavors created during aging.

Emphasizes the typical characteristics of American wood and with its distinctive character it enhances the aroma of the typical Bourbon barrels.
Full taste of vanilla, caramel and maple sugar syrup paired with a high Cis Lactone content which promises coconut aromas!
This barrel is available in a strong toasting over oak fire with a light Char #1 or the most powerful of all Char Toasts the Alligator #4.

Heavy Toast with  Char finish
The barrel has been toasted slowly over an oak fire for 30 minutes before it catches on fire to create the char level on the surface. Longer aging is required for this toast to maximize flavor and complexity.

Wood: American Oak

Bung made of wood

Dimension ca.:
Length of staves: 89 cm
Ø Belly: 65 cm
Ø Head: 54 cm 

Char levels—Or how long the barrel’s interior is exposed to intense heat

Level 1 Char—15 seconds
Level 2 Char—30 seconds
Level 3 Char—35 seconds (this is the most common charring)
Level 4 Char—55 seconds (this is also referred to as “alligator char,” as it produces a wood texture similar to an alligator’s hide)