Char Level Tasting Kit

Watch the first video on our Small Batch Tasting kits and the second on American Single MaltChar Levels Tasting Kitswith Chad Spalding and Andrew WeihebrinkToday we …

Benefits and Techniques of Oak Alternative Finishing

ISC Barrels’ sister company, Oak Solutions Group (OSG), and customer Left Bank Distilled Spirits gave a dual presentation on how to use oak alternatives for finishing at the 2021 American Distilling Institute Conference. Here are the highlights of the presentation from OSG Oak Solutions Specialist, Amy LaHue.

American Single Malt Tasting Kit

Watch the first video on our Small Batch Tasting kits. American Single Malt Tasting Kitswith Chad Spalding and Andrew WeihebrinkToday we bring you the second video …

Australian Whisky – A Growing Industry

Australia has been producing whisky since the 1820’s, but the growth of craft distilleries didn’t begin until recently. Prior to 1990, the Distillation Act of 1901 prevented licenses from being issued to distillers with stills smaller than 2,700 litres – a huge barrier to entry for craft operations.

Bourbon BBQ Sauce

Bourbon BBQ SauceRecipe by Kevin Millsap, cooked in the ISC Barrels test kitchen by Sarah HassemerThe Smokin’ Barrel Boys Next to Their Grand Prize The …

An Experiment in Barrel Size

Guest Post by Nathen Gabriel, Balcones Distilling. In 2009, Balcones Distilling released the first Texas whisky since Prohibition. With no template or rubric for how to make whisky in Texas, experimentation has always been integral to who we are as a distillery.

Guest Post: Industry Trends – Tour Experiences

We are excited to bring you a guest post on current industry trends from Bardstown Bourbon. Stay tuned – we hope to have more guest …

Tours Now Open at Kentucky Cooperage

When Pat Daugherty was hired as our new Kentucky Cooperage Tour Guide in early 2020, the last thing he expected was a global pandemic to …

Small Batch Tasting Kit

Small Batch Tasting Kitswith Chad Spalding and Andrew WeihebrinkToday we are bringing you a brand new series featuring our ISC Barrels Tasting Kits. Launched a …

French Made Barrels

ISC Barrels is well known for our traditional spirit barrel, but we offer a multi-dimensional portfolio of products with the assistance of our global cooperage family. Today, we want to give you an inside look at a new, unique line of spirit barrels we can offer through one of our sister cooperages – Tonnellerie Quintessence.