Using natural oak fire, The Oak Lab™ Fire range of artisanal products employs skilled artisan methods to slowly fire toast all oak by hand, closely imitating the impact of a traditional barrel.
- Naturally seasoned for several years
- Perceived to replicate toasted French Oak barrels
- Full heat penetration for all toast levels
- Complex layers of flavor
Available in Medium and Medium + toasts.
Coconut, Vanilla, Medium Oak Character
Adds Strong Round Tannins, Important Structure, and Volume
Vanilla, Spice, Smoke, Strong Oak Character, Light Butterscotch, Torrefaction
Increased Volume and Length, Smooth Tannins, Balance
Bung sleeves are added during the fermentation and aging process. Bung sleeves are added to barrels directly through the bung hole. Each sleeve is made of 20 sections of oak in food grade polyethylene netting and fastened to the barrel bung with a #304 stainless steel eyelet.
Size: 15 sections — 9" x 1" x 3/8”
Surface area: 5.5 sq. ft.
Dosage rate: 1 per 60 gallons
Contact time: 1-12 per gallon
Wood variety: Quercus petrea