Making bourbon is already hard and magical and totally worth it, but before you even think about pumping that liquid gold deliciousness, you have to worry about the barrels you’re going to store the whisky in. Making those whisky barrels are a whole ‘nother story, as you’ll see in this video.
A lot of wood, a lot of workers, a lot of machines and just the right amount of fire. Most whisky makers outsource the barrel-making to another company. Jack Daniels makes their own: