coo·​per·​age | \ ˈkü-p(ə-)rij How to pronounce cooperage (audio) , ˈku̇- \

Definition of cooperage

1 : a cooper's work or products
2 : a cooper's place of business

Examples of cooperage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Being under the same umbrella as Jack Daniel’s and Old Forester bourbon, and having access to Brown-Forman’s in-house cooperage means Herradura can do some interesting things with barrel aging that other tequila brands can’t. Jason O'bryan, Robb Report, 20 July 2022 After assemblage, the casks were left in the French forest to dry and age for two years before being brought to a cooperage in the US where they were toasted and aged for an additional year. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 15 July 2022 Similarly, Beringer Wine Estates launched a cooperage in 2000. Jess Lander, San Francisco Chronicle, 23 June 2022 Campbell Brown, chair of the Board of Directors at Brown‑Forman Corporation, told the Courier Journal when the distillery opened that creating the cooperage was an important feature to former Brown-Forman CEO Paul Varga, who retired in 2018. Maggie Menderski, The Courier-Journal, 6 June 2022 Designed by Arik Levy, the ornate chest comprises 25 layers of oak sourced from the Hennessy cooperage that each symbolizes 10 years of the Maison’s history. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 10 Jan. 2022 What most other people will taste is a rich and robust malt that leverages the best of both French Oak and ex-Madeira cooperage forming its finish. Brad Japhe, Forbes, 6 July 2021 In 2019, TN Coopers, a cooperage in Chile, brought a team of dogs on board to hunt down TCA, TBA and other compounds potentially contaminating the wood in wine barrels. Leslie Wu, Forbes, 1 June 2021 The house dates to 1868, and the location of the cooperage where Heisman’s father worked is three doors down. Marc Bona, cleveland, 24 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of cooperage

1705, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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3 Aug 2022

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“Cooperage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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