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Anchor is an oval-shaped oak barrel. It can withstand alcoholic beverages: wine, moonshine, cognac spirits, various types of tinctures.
In addition to the oval shape, the anchor has the following difference from the classic barrel: the presence of a handle for easy carrying. In the rest it is an ordinary barrel with the same functional properties. Our anchor is also completed with a crane, a cork and a special stand.
Oak grows in Ukraine in the Cherkassy and Kirovograd regions, burnt barrels, open, medium fire. The oak barrel of wine on the stand is made according to traditional cooperage technology from high-quality high-quality oak without the use of piles, glue and varnish.
It's difficult to argue with the well-known fact that it's oak barrels that are best suited for the preparation, storage and transport of wines, various tinctures, beer, cognac and vodka.
Preparation of the barrel:
The barrel is filled with cold water and soaked for 5-30 days. The duration of soaking depends on how much the barrel tree has had to dry out and when the water to be replaced is clean and odorless. Water is changed every 1-2 days. In most cases, the process lasts for one week.
After this, the barrel is washed with a solution of baking soda. At 1/3 barrel filled with boiling water and add soda at a rate of 2 g per 1 liter (0.26 gal) of water. Then merge. After this, carefully wash the barrel of clean drinking hot and then with cold water.
In addition, you can advise to treat the barrel with steam or steep boiling water - this procedure contributes to the decontamination and enhancement of the aroma of wood.
As soon as the steamed barrel dries slightly, drinks are immediately poured into it.