It’s 2018 and us fine folks at Barrels and Mash are going to be trying out some new ideas here on the site. So, buckle up, here we go! I’m going to start featuring some of my favorite cocktails, my go-to cocktails, and some out there cocktails for your viewing and drinking pleasure, and my drinking […]Read more "Cocktails with Kate: The Green Dream"
This is the first, I repeat, FIRST Four Roses Single Barrel release in Oklahoma…maybe. It’s the first we’ve seen or lucky enough to get our hands on anyway. It was chosen by Central Liquor Company, who is distributor in Oklahoma. Most single barrels are chosen by a store, but Oklahoma is a bit different, so […]Read more "Four Roses Single Barrel OESV: Central Liquor Company"
“Each year on September 2nd – in honor of our founder George Garvin Brown’s birthday – Old Forester releases a limited-edition, 12-year old vintage-dated expression. Old Forester Birthday Bourbon has become a must-have for bourbon enthusiasts who want to experience the ultimate in rare handcrafted bourbon. Since its introduction in 2002, Old Forester Birthday Bourbon […]Read more "Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2017"
Here we go with Colonel E.H. Taylor’s Four Grain. They have been releasing these specialty Bourbons every year for about 5 years now, and they haven’t disappointed me yet. Let’s look into a bit of backstory before we get going on this review. “This special edition Four Grain bourbon is crafted just as Taylor would […]Read more "Colonel E.H. Taylor Four Grain"
Hello everybody!!!! I’m a huge 1792 fan, and I have overall really enjoyed these special editions they have been putting out. They did Sweet Wheat, Port Finish, Single Barrel, Full Proof, High Rye and now exclusive to Kentucky, the 225th Anniversary. The only one we haven’t reviewed was the Sweet Wheat. Let’s see how this one […]Read more "1792 225th Anniversary"
Hello Basil Hayden’s Rye! Basil Hayden’s was the very first Bourbon that changed my opinion and taste buds and got me started with the Bourbon bug, so let’s see how the rye stands up. This is a part of Booker Noe’s small batch Bourbon collection. The bottle says it’s “aged and blended with a rye […]Read more "Basil Hayden’s Rye Whiskey"
I reviewed last year’s (2015) Oklahoma Edition, and didn’t think much of it. So, I’m going to give this year’s a try with an open mind. I had this one sitting around for a bit, and am getting off my lazy ass to actually review something! Last year’s barrel was #1, location Warehouse L. This […]Read more "Old Forester Single Barrel Oklahoma Edition 2016"
I’m a huge 1792 fan, and I have overall really enjoy these special editions they have been putting out. They did Sweet Wheat, Port Finish, Single Barrel, Full Proof and now this, High Rye. The only one we haven’t reviewed was the Sweet Wheat. Let’s see how this one compares to all the others we have […]Read more "Review: 1792 High Rye"
Hello, you Bourbon beginners!!! You Bourbon babies!!! You Bourbon newbies!!! You amazing people who want to get into Bourbon and are just starting out and have no idea where to go! I am here for you. (Honestly, this is one of my FAVORITE topics, I’m so excited.) So, welcome to Bourbon! We are glad to have […]Read more "Bourbon Newbies! This one’s for you."
Prairie Wolf is run by Blake and Hunter Merritt out of Guthrie, OK. This one has been on the list for a little while to review. We visited Prairie Wolf for one of our field trips and this puppy was sitting in barrels in the warehouse as we looked longingly at them. This is a […]Read more "Review: Prairie Wolf M Whiskey"