Anthem’s second batch of Babalon just hit the shelves, and man have I been ready for this one. I wasn’t fortunate enough to get any of last year’s incredibly limited run, so I made sure to grab a few of these to compensate. I would love to tell you I was sitting here rocking a […]Read more "Review: Anthem Babalon"
On a recent visit to Colorado, Kate and I hit up Laws Whiskey House for a tour, and it blew away the other distilleries we visited. The tour guide was phenomenal, and the distillery has a great, honest feel to it, which can be hard to find these days. After having a successful run in the […]Read more "Review: Laws Four Grain Bourbon (Batch 1 Re-Release)"
Old Forester 1897 Bottled in Bond is the second expression in the Old Forester Whiskey Row Series. The barrels for this bourbon are selected from a single distilling season. For more information check out Kris’ review of the first one, here. Company: Brown-Foreman Corporation Distillery: Old Forester Location: Lousiville, KY Mash Bill: 72% corn/18% rye/10% […]Read more "Review: Old Forester 1897"
If you’ve talked to me for more than 5 seconds or so, chances are The Patriarch has come up. I love talking about this place, and while there are a ton of fantastic bars in the OKC Metro, The Patriarch has easily become my favorite place to grab a beer. Growing up in Edmond, I […]Read more "Barrels and Mash Field Trip: The Patriarch"
The Parker’s Heritage collection of small batch bourbons is a series of rare, limited-edition bourbons that are crafted in tribute to Master Distiller Parker Beam and his five decades of experience distilling whiskey. Each year, Parker Beam and Heaven Hill select a special expression of whiskey to release under the Parker’s Heritage Collection label. This […]Read more "Review: Parker’s Heritage 2015 Malt Whiskey"
I’m a sucker for puns, especially puns relating to 90s R&B stars, so I quickly grabbed a bottle of Heath Sweat. I’ve been pleased with all of the other Willows Family offerings and was keen to try their take on the gose style. Seems a tad pricey at $15 for a 4.5% brew, hopefully they’ve […]Read more "Review: Willows Family Ales Heath Sweat Gose"
It’s hard to believe that it has only been three years since Prairie came on the Oklahoma beer scene. They decided to do a raspberry fermented version of their Prairie Ale farmhouse to celebrate, packaged in 500 ml bottles. Company: Prairie Artisan Ales Location: Tulsa, OK ABV: 8.4% ABV Style/Description: Farmhouse Ale Brewed With Raspberries […]Read more "Review: Prairie Artisan Ales 3rd Anniversary Ale"
Jerod Millirons and Dave Monks met while teaching biology at Northern Oklahoma College. Jerod has a bachelor’s degree in biology plus a masters in business. Dave has a Ph. D. in microbiology and plant physiology. During his education Dave studied both yeast and fermentation and brewed his first beer way back in 1992 (super weird […]Read more "Barrels and Mash Field Trip: Iron Monk"
With all of the great breweries producing beer in this state of ours, I’m surprised we haven’t seen more Imperial IPAs. A flagship for many of the great breweries across the country, I’m glad to see one brewed right here in Oklahoma. Make sure to check out our field trip to Iron Monk as well as […]Read more "Review: Iron Monk Payne County Imperial IPA"
You can check out info on E. H. Taylor from my review of the Small Batch or Kris’ review of the Cured Oak. “During his time, Taylor implemented several innovative methods still used today, including climate controlled aging warehouses. E.H. Taylor, Jr. Single Barrel is aged exclusively in Warehouse C, which was built by Taylor […]Read more "Review: Colonel E.H. Taylor Single Barrel"