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Stainless Steel Wine Barrels and the Angel’s Share

They call it the Angel’s Share, it’s the portion of every wine, beer or spirit that’s lost to evaporation during the aging process. Despite the innocent name, a sizeable volume of alcohol and water is stolen from a barrel by way of evaporation. Between evaporation and absorption, oak barrels must be topped off regularly to […] Read More »