Oak Age


Oak Age Experiment is the largest format book ever written introducing a contemporary approach to traditional barrel aging. Now, both connoisseurs and newbies will be inspired to experiment with barrel aging at home without waiting months for results. Dive inside this collection to mix up fresh takes on traditional cocktails, curious mocktails and discover newly chartered territory with barrel aged culinary recipes. We invite you to learn every detail there is to know about becoming a barrel master on your own.

“It’s more than a coffee table book. It’s a complete manifesto on modern barrel aging – a must have secret weapon for bartenders and spirit enthusiasts. It will go down as an important book for the ages.”

– Jeff Levy, Chilled Magazine


Hardcover with Slipcover


9×12 in (230×310 mm)


Joel Paglione


Christine Dionese




4.2 lb (1900 g)

First Published

July 2019


Oak Bottle

No. of Recipes



Magnetic Closure

Barrel Aging Methods


Development Time

2 Years

Experiment. Push boundaries. Surprise yourself.

The theme is experimentation, pushing boundaries, and surprising yourself with new flavors and learning so much about oak aging along the way that your friends will consider you an expert..

“We are beyond passionate about creating fun, memorable experiences through good food and drink. With our combined creative in engineering and food science, Christine and I truly pushed the Oak Bottle’s boundaries. Our thoughtfully chosen ingredients range from everyday familiarity to the more exotic to expand your palette beyond its range now. We have every mood and mindset covered- minimalist recipes, health-conferring tonics and mocktails, aged classics and luxe, yet whimsical gastronomic pleasures.” – Joel Paglione

An approachable and sophisticated, yet whimsical book dedicated to the art of barrel aging.