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Possible barrel source for people
« on: March 02, 2012, 05:16:10 PM »
Has anyone seen this place?
http://www.iscbarrels.com/

They're located maybe 10 miles down the road from me. They don't allow local pickup, otherwise I'd probably own one of these already. Not sure how much freight would be, but the barrels are $133 for plain charred, and $260 for heavy toast + char. They're geared toward distillers, but they'd probably make good beer barrels too.

Their sister company sells super fancy oak alternatives, but they only come in 40lb bags
http://www.oaksolutionsgroup.com/

The chips that caught my eye were the specially toasted ones that were labeled, "High Spice, High Mocha, High Vanilla." they also have a few other oak options I've never heard of before.
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Re: Possible barrel source for people
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2012, 05:34:21 PM »
Great price but only 53 gallon barrels available.
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Re: Possible barrel source for people
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2012, 07:40:19 PM »
Would anyone else be interested in their specialty oak options? If I find enough people to split a bag up with, I could order it and divide it up. I really don't need 40lbs of chips or cubes all by myself.
« Last Edit: March 02, 2012, 07:53:09 PM by nateo »
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Re: Possible barrel source for people
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2012, 09:00:17 PM »
Very nice price for new barrels.
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Re: Possible barrel source for people
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2012, 10:42:51 AM »
Would anyone else be interested in their specialty oak options? If I find enough people to split a bag up with, I could order it and divide it up. I really don't need 40lbs of chips or cubes all by myself.

I might be. I need to look into what they have. what were you thinking?
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Re: Possible barrel source for people
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2012, 11:09:26 AM »
There were a few I was interested in. I was thinking of buying a sack or two, then if other people want part of it I could divy it up and ship it out to people. I was thinking like $4/lb + shipping, or $1.25/4oz + shipping for the "regular" chips, and $6/lb or $1.75/4oz for the high extract chips. Probably twice that for cubes. Just enough to cover my costs, and a little extra for baggies and gas to drive to the post office. It should still end up being cheaper than the usual LHBS cost for those.

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