Barrels for Cider

Whether you prefer your cider flat or fizzy, you will need to store it once it has fermented. Whether you use a barrel or bottles is personal choice (we prefer bottles!) and there advantages to both methods. If you prefer your cider highly carbonated, then bottles are the way to go, as the excess pressure will simply vent from a barrel. However, if you like your cider only lightly carbonated or flat, then a pressure barrel works well