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    Barrel shortage? Woodworker jumps in.

    “Four years ago I find out there’s a barrel crisis in America,” says John Cox, in his wood shop in High Falls, NY. He tilts an oak barrel; the char on the wooden staves of the interior catches the light. “A barrel shortage!”

    Regulations say, “It must be aged in a new, oak, charred barrel.

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