Signs of the Apocalypse: A Lack of Barrels

As detailed in this post from Modern Farmer the high demand for used barrels, paired with an increase of craft distilleries and breweries, a lack of cooperages, and limited wood resources is creating a potentially catastrophic barrel shortage. Interesting stuff really.

It does sound like there is a bright light on the horizon, especially in regards to the use of more locally sourced wood. Also, who knew that in 2014 having Cooper skills in your resume could be a major selling point?

~ by Nathaniel on June 30, 2014.

One Response to “Signs of the Apocalypse: A Lack of Barrels”

  1. I have steel honey and sugar drums if that’s of any good.

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