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
Where it all started. Cooperage, millwork, custom projects, design. River Drive is the central hub for all our other business.
The design side of the business. Furniture, decorations and accessories – all crafted in Maine from Whiskey Wood®.
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
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…
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.
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.
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.