Author: Tim

Barrels, Casks and Kilderkins

Thought I would just share some information on the correct names and sizes of different Casks for the fermentation and storage of Cider, Brandy, Whisky et al, hope it proves to be of use. Do not confuse these with the modern casks available which are…

The penny illustrated paper

The penny illustrated paper. Oct. 17, 1885. Found this lovely illustration on a certain auction site, seems a shame to remove pages just to make a profit so I saved it for posterity.