Second Fill Barrels

If a barrel is described as Refill or Second Fill, then we are talking about brand re-used barrels that have already been used to age an alcohol.

Common types of Second Fill casks include; ex-Bourbon, Sherry and Red Wine barrels. These barrels have a less intense wood flavour and will add characteristics of their First Fill too the whisky.

 

Whiskies matured in a Second Fill Barrels