Barrel-aging cocktails at home requires a vessel, patience and good spirits

A new trend in bars is barrel-aged cocktails.

Bartenders mix all the shelf-stable ingredients into a big batch, pour it into a barrel and age a few days to a few months. The result is a complex version of, say, a Manhattan, and they’re definitely different.
And you can do this at home now! Here, Insider Louisville blogger, Steve Coomes, talks about his experiment with barrel-aging tequila for complex margaritas. Read more…