Filling the casks
In small distilleries use an intermediate spirit receiver from which the whisky is then pumped into a large tank, the spirit vat, in which the individual batches are already vatted. This way individual differences between separate batches can be levelled out.the is filled straight from the into the . Larger
By law, each cask must be marked with a unique number, the name of the distillery and the year. This used to be done with a template and a paintbrush. However, in recent years more and more distilleries have begun to use barcodes readable only by computers. What a shame!
There are differently sized casks for :
1= 33 us. gal. (125 Litres)
1 Barrel = 41.7 us. gal. (158 Litres)
1 barrel = 52.8 us. gal. (200 Litres)= American standard
1= 66 us. gal. (250 Litres)
1= 132 us. gal. (500 Litres)
Pungeons (or puncheons) and pipes 158,5 – 184,9 us. gal.; (600 – 700 litres) are used only rarely.
Filling the crystal-clear maturation in the .into is the last step in the of . It is followed by the