To some people, they have a specific time that they themselves feel is the most appropriate for them to take their alcohol. To some people, the only way that they can be able to enjoy that particular bottle of whiskey or tequila that they have back home, is only if they have their friends or family back at home. When taking your whiskey, there are many things that can be used to accompany it, that will be able to make it the best memorable moment for those who were there. That particular bottle of whiskey that has been stored in the barrels for a long period of time, is the particular one that most of the people who take whiskey, will be able to tell you that, it is the best type of whiskey. For the whiskey sellers to get to achieve this type of desire, they got to know that barrels made using oak wood, produced the best type of whiskey when they are stored in them, for a long time.
To ensure that the barrel is ready to be stored with alcohol in it, it has fist to be charred or toasted, before it can be ready to be filled with alcohol. A thin layer is formed inside the barrel as a result of the bad flavors from the whiskey are sacked out. Oak wood is also known for sucking the bad aromas that are found in the drink, and at the same time, get to release in, nice aromas that have stored for themselves. Other drinks such as scotch, bourbon are made out as a result of a tiny difference that is made when the aging process is ongoing. A drink like scotch is mostly kept in the barrels that had bourbon in them, and thus, it is able to adopt the left over flavors from the barrel.
The other woods that are available , none of them can be able to hold the alcohol that is stored inside them, the same way that barrels made of oak wood can be able to hold on to the alcohol inside them. Oak is said to have a more rigid cell structure as compared to other woods like pine that help it to hold alcohol in it for a prolonged period of time. Whiskey aging barrels made out of oak woods are said to inspire a chemical reaction that happens on different levels making the drink richer, more flavorful, better for your palate.