Top 8 unusual uses for repurposed barrels

29th August, 2017 by Annie Hayes

Drinks served in tin cans, pallet herb gardens, and booze bottle vases: upcycling is here to stay – but how are spirit brands best making use of their used barrels?

The Cuervo x Fender Agave Stratocaster

The trend for transforming old or discarded materials into something useful – upcycling, as it’s commonly known – has grown in popularity over the last few years, and now the internet is awash with ‘how-to’ articles, Pinterest posts and DIY demonstration videos to help even the most hammer-phobic among us pick up the toolkit and get creative.

Brands too are jumping on the bandwagon, crafting a selection of premium products in a bid to demonstrate their sustainability savvy and score some social media points.

From sunglasses to guitars, we’ve highlighted a selection of bespoke creations crafted from what was once merely a humble cask. If we’ve missed a quirky creation, let us know in the comments below.

Click through the following pages to discover 8 unusual uses for repurposed barrels.

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