Review: 405 Cool For The Summer

Summers in Oklahoma are hot as balls. That’s why we all need delicious, refreshing beers and summer-y cocktails to cool us down and take the edge off. Trae and Jonathan down at 405 Brewing Co. in Norman are attempting to aid in that battle with the heat by releasing “Cool For the Summer”, a “simple […]

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Review: Old Grand-Dad Bonded

Old Grand-Dad is named for Basil Hayden. He created his distillery in 1840 and it’s changed hands many times, but today it’s owned by Beam Suntory. Back in its day it was the number one bottled-in-bond Bourbon, though it is unsure if this is the same recipe as that one. “Of the many bourbon brands […]

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Review: Elmer T. Lee

Elmer T. Lee does get shipped to Oklahoma, but somehow it has managed to evade us…until now. Good thing I’ve got friends in high places, well, geographically more north than me anyway. I ended up trading one of my paintings for this Bourbon and a couple of Cantillons. So, it’s quite the win/win situation. Thanks, […]

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Dolin Vermouth Showdown

I was shopping for some Vermouth for my Manhatthan addiction a while back and saw these three lovely little Dolin vermouths just sitting in a row waiting to be bought.  I thought to myself, hello brain! Let’s buy some and see which one I like better in a Manhattan. Makes sense right? Well, it does […]

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Review: Kentucky Vintage

We’ve reviewed a handful of things from Willett, so when I saw this the other day in Texas, I had to purchase it just out of curiosity. Plus, it’s fairly cheap. Feast your peepers on some of our other Kentucky Bourbon Distiller/ Willett reviews here! Side note: This bottle was incredibly hard to open. I […]

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Review: Booker’s Rye

I’m not sure how to start this one other than by saying that I’m nervous. I’ve never been nervous while writing a review, and to be honest it’s not a great feeling. It’s early on a peaceful Sunday afternoon, I’m sitting on a comfy couch, the dogs are sleeping on the floor, and Kate is reading a book while relaxing […]

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