How to Make a Barrel-Aged Cocktail

Why Make a Barrel-Aged Cocktail? 1 of 8

Barrel-aged cocktails are the hot new trend in bars around the world, but there's no need to pay their high prices if you have a bit of patience. It's fairly easy to make your own barrel-aged cocktails and impress your friends!

But why go to the trouble of putting an already tasty cocktail in a barrel? If you've ever had bourbon before, then you'll know exactly why. The process of barrel-aging adds a number of complex flavors and gives the drink a smooth finish. So a barrel-aged cocktail takes the flavors of your favorite cocktail and makes it a little more interesting, while also reducing the burn of the alcohol.

If I've peaked your interest, then follow along, and soon enough you'll be enjoying your very own barrel-aged cocktail!