Originally Posted by boothguy
Is it okay to use oil barrels? I am curious if using an oil barrel could be hazardous to your health or would cause problems with flavor? I have been looking for a food quality barrel that had not been used for petroleum products. I found a "green" recycler that sells heavy duty food quality barrels used only once for $30.
Any thoughts or reports?
I prefer oil drums...they have no liner and the oil burns off easily during construction. Other chemicals I'd have to think twice about though.