Whiskey Barrel dimensions and useful info.

Whiskey Barrel standard size used in all local Kentucky distillery's is a 53 Gallon American White Oak whiskey Barrel. Whiskey barrels store 53 gallons or 200 liters of liquor. Whiskey Barrel Dimensions are 22 inches in diameter for the heads top and bottom by 36 inches in height, the circumference of the bilge will be around 26 to 28 inches. An empty barrel weighs approximately 110 lbs. a full barrel weights approximately 520 lbs. The average 53 gallon barrel has 32 to 35 staves per barrel with the stave thickness of 1 inch to 1 1/8 inch it also has 6 metal 16 gauge steel bands that are 1.75 inches wide that hold the barrel together.

Whiskey Barrel Uses

Our freshly dumped one time use Bourbon Barrels are from our local Kentucky Distilleries hand selected, most are just emptied in the last 30 days, used by micro breweries and beer and wine enthusiast for craft brewing.

Repurposing barrels is a popular DIY project since they can be used for almost anything. For example, you can cut a barrel in half and make one into two matching planters, or even into a miniature pond. They also provide a good base for creating unique furniture pieces such as whiskey barrel chairs, whiskey barrel stools, whiskey barrel coffee tables, whiskey barrel tables, whiskey barrel bars, whiskey barrel vanity sinks and so many more whiskey barrel projects.
Planter Dimensions:
Height: 16" - 18"
Width:  26" - 28"
Weight: 45 - 60 lbs.

Whiskey Barrels for Rent | Whiskey Barrel Rentals 

We "DO NOT SHIP" our rental barrels
rental barrels are customer pick up and return only.


Whiskey Barrel Rentals (Rustic barrels and cull barrels only).
  • Rental fee is $30 per barrel up to 7 days of rental time for $30.

Whiskey Barrel description for $30 rental: 
  • Cull barrel (dark to medium wood, light rust on the metal bands).
  •  Rustic barrel (weathered, aged & heavy rusted metal bands).

We do not rent out our select barrels they are for purchase only.


We ask for a deposit in the full amount of the rental barrel/s $169.00 at time of pick up. 
You may pay the rental by check as long as the check and your ID are the same 
otherwise you may by credit card or cash.


When the rental barrels are returned on the correct day and are still in the
same condition as they were when picked up we will refund the difference
between the rental barrel price and the deposit price.

Bourbon Barrels 53 gallon American White Oak #3 Charred.
Whiskey Barrels freshly dumped from local Kentucky Distilleries!

Bourbon Barrel Select D (decoration use) $179.00 with a crack stave/s 
Bourbon Barrel Select B (brewing use) $199.00 with no cracked staves

* cracked staves will not be staves that are completely cracked in half but surface cracks in the staves
** select barrels may also have a couple cracked staves but very minor and liquid will not leak though

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Whiskey Barrel Planters $69.00  
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Heads

Bourbon Barrels 53 gallon American White Oak #3 Charred.
Whiskey Barrels freshly dumped from local Kentucky Distilleries!

Bourbon Barrel Culls (decoration use only) $169.00 with multiple cracked stave/s 

* cracked staves will not be staves that are completely cracked in half but surface cracks and cracks in the bung area.

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53 Gallon Bourbon Barrels, American White Oak, #3 Charred.
Whiskey Barrels freshly dumped from local Kentucky Distilleries!

Bourbon Barrel Rustic (decoration use only) $169.00 with multiple cracked stave/s 
dark outdoor weathered wood texture | really rusty metal bands | one wavy/warp head

* cracked staves will not be staves that are completely cracked in half but surface cracks and cracks in the bung area.

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Whiskey Barrel Planter 
authentic 1/2 barrel planters cut from full sized whiskey barrels 

Whiskey Barrel Planters $69.00 
  • dark outdoor weathered wood texture 
or choice
  • lighter indoor wood texture
  • may have some cracked staves 
  •  rusty metal bands 
  • one wavy/warp head 
  • metal bands are nailed to staves
  • no holes have been drilled in bottom of barrel

Whiskey barrel planter dimensions:  18" H x 26" to 28" top diameter, 22" bottom diameter, 45 to 60 lbs. 

* cracked staves will not be staves that are completely cracked in half but surface cracks and cracks in the bung area.

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60 Gallon Wine Barrels | red wine barrels | white wine barrels
Wine Barrels freshly dumped from CA wine Distilleries!

White Wine Barrel   $189.00 
Red Wine Barrel     $159.00

contact us for availability on wine barrels

* cracked staves will not be staves that are completely cracked in half but surface cracks and cracks in the bung area.

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NEW Bourbon Barrels 53 gallon American White Oak #3 Charred.

Bourbon Barrel 53 gallon (ready for use) $349.00 with #3 Char. 

​Bourbon Barrel dimensions: 36" H x 26" to 28" Belly/Bilge center diameter, 22" top and bottom diameter, 100 to 110 lbs.


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New Bourbon Barrel 53 gallon white oak $349.00  
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