Quality. Consistency. Control.

Barrels Direct Is The Oak Barrel & Aging Resource

PERFECTING SPIRIT BARREL
SUPPLY & LOGISTICS …
ONE BEAUTIFUL BARREL AT A TIME

Whether you’re aging beer in oak barrels, aging spirits in other spirit barrels, building furniture, or working on a fun project, Barrels Direct is here to help.

Created by River Drive Cooperage & Millwork in 2015, Barrels Direct is an answer to the obvious need for an experienced team of oak spirit barrel experts and a streamlined oak barrel website to facilitate straight-forward barrel acquisition. Oak barrels of all flavors and kinds, cooperage, shipping, custom needs, projects – we’ve got you covered. 

THE RIVER DRIVE FAMILY

WE MAKE BARRELS BETTER

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River Drive

Where it all started. Cooperage, millwork, custom projects, design. River Drive is the central hub for all our other business.

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Whiskey Goods

The design side of the business. Furniture, decorations and accessories – all crafted in Maine from Whiskey Wood®.

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Barrels Direct

The answer to the need for a one-stop-shop for oak spirit barrels of all kinds and associated goods.

MEET OUR TEAM OF BARREL FANATICS

THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE STAVES

Matt

Matt

OWNER/FOUNDER

Raised in a family of Firefighters, Matt has been a Firefighter and EMT for 16 years. Matt still works as a Firefighter/Paramedic while also running River Drive. In his free time, he has none…

Larry

Larry

OPERATIONS MANAGER
Taylor

Taylor

Sales & Client Services

Taylor joined the River Drive family in March of 2021.  He enjoys trying tequila and sour beers when he isn’t hard at work.  He & his partner James enjoy spending time with their two dogs, Willow the Boxer and Delphi the Pitbull, and going on new adventures.

Craig

Craig

United Kingdom Sales

Before entering the world of whiskey, Craig was a wine connoisseur and has travelled to most of the major wine producing areas around the world. Although the cellar tours are nice, the best part is tasting what the new world and old world of wine has to offer. Craig was born in America but now lives in Dublin and is River Drive’s representative for the UK and Ireland. He currently attends to the needs of brewers and distillers throughout Ireland, Wales, Scotland and England.

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Jackson The Vizsla

CCO (CHIEF CHIPMUNK OFFICER) & BARREL DOG

Jackson enjoys scratches, chasing chipmunks, and lounging around the office.

SHOP OUR SELECTION

Check out our wide variety of barrels – whiskey, gin, tequila, wine, rum, furniture-grade, accessories and more.

OUR WORK

Visit River Drive’s website and see some of our beautiful project work along with more info about our services.

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