Glass barrel jar with aluminum lid; glass made in the USA Brushed aluminum lid Old fashioned barrel design 2.5-gallon capacity This old-fashioned glass jar resembles a vintage wooden barrel. It is perfect to store pasta, popcorn or craft supplies. Measures 9.65-inches in length, 9.65-inches in width and 13.03-inches in height. Anchor Hocking manufactures and markets a vast array of quality products for the home. Anchor Hocking is best known for their high quality glass tabletop and bakeware products manufactured in the USA since 1905.
I have needs for limited-exposure to air, so went with this 2.5 gallon barrel jar over a normal 3-gallon glass carboy. Here's my review:1) The handle is worthless. If this jar is full of liquid, it is just waaaay to heavy for the handle to stay attached. It will break and fall off.2) The lid is NOT airtight. It is actually so cheap, that the "aluminum" isn't strong enough to lock the treads against the glass. So you basically can screw the lid on forever, beca..