How many pitchers of beer are in a half barrel?

Answer A half barrel of beer holds 1,920 oz. of beer, or 5 gallons. The standard pitcher size for a bar pitcher used to fill draft beer from a half barrel is 60 ounces. A half barrel thus contains 32 60-o... Read More »

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How to Oak Beer in a Used Bourbon Barrel?

Many microbreweries and some homebrewers age beer in used oak bourbon barrels. As would be expected, this form of “oaking” imbues beer with the distinct flavors of oak wood and bourbon, but as ... Read More »

How do I plant strawberries in a half barrel?

Prepare the Half BarrelClean the barrel with water. Drill four or five drainage holes in the bottom, then cover the entire bottom of the barrel with 2 inches of pebbles or small rocks to prevent bl... Read More »

How to Build Your Own Wooden Half Barrel for a Planter?

Old whiskey barrels are useful for many purposes once their life of storing whiskey or wine is over. The strong oak staves last for decades, usually longer than the steel rings that hold them toget... Read More »

Planting Ideas for Half Whiskey Barrel?

You can put out the cost of a large planter or make one for a bit less, while expending a fair amount of time and effort. Half whiskey barrels are a modestly priced alternative and you can plant fl... Read More »