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What are the most common barrels in the world

The typical Oak Whiskey Barrel in size is 190-200l (53 US gal/42-44 imp gal) and dimensions are height  36’’(~90cm), top& bottom lids 22’’(~55cm), middle 26-28’’(~66-70cm).Empty barrel weighs average 110lbs(~50kg). The barrel is made of 31-33 staves with 2 lids (ends) and held together by 6 steel hoops and 12 rivets. The most common whiskey barrel […]