SECOND COCKTAIL!!! LET’S DO THIS! Another one of my favorites, if I see apple brandy on a drink menu the odds are about 50/50 on me ordering that drink. I’m still waiting for an apple brandy barrel finished whiskey!!! The only downside of making this at home is you have to have homemade grenadine on hand […]Read more "Cocktails with Kate: Jack Rose"
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"
September is Bourbon Heritage Month, but don’t think for a second that Kentucky will be having all the fun. Mary Eddy’s Kitchen and Lounge, located in the 21c Museum Hotel on West Main in Oklahoma City, will be celebrating Bourbon Heritage this month with a unique cocktail menu focused on the American spirit, and a fantastic 5-course meal […]Read more "Mary Eddy’s Brings Bourbon Heritage to OKC"
We’ve been running Barrels and Mash for over two years now and the best part about it has been the opportunities it’s provided to meet new people and learn new things. Recently we had one such opportunity when we had the chance to have a private Scotch tasting and cigar pairing with Allan Roth, Brand Ambassador […]Read more "Scotch and Cigars: Part 1 – Allan and Todd"
Oklahoma City’s newest bar is upon us, and it’s not like one you’ve ever seen. The Bunker Club, the newest concept from The Pump owners Ian and Hailey McDermid, is opening very soon next door to the Tower Theater on 23rd street. The Bunker, considered a “high dive” bar, sports a Cold War-era theme and is decked out with gold […]Read more "The Bunker Club: OKC’s Cold War High Dive"
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."
February is so close I can taste it. Taking a big step back from my hobby this month has put things in perspective. I’ve realized that it’s just that, a hobby, and one that I began taking too seriously. The fear of missing out (fomo) is a hell of a thing and with constant beer releases, […]Read more "Kris’ Dry January: Day 29"
I’m surrounded by temptation. Right now I’m sitting in a comfy recliner in our Airbnb in south Denver, watching as peaceful snow falls outside of the window. I’ve got a nice blanket keeping me warm along with two dogs and a nice big, barrel aged stout. Alright, that last thing isn’t true, but I do […]Read more "Kris’ Dry January: Day 15"
I’m still alive. The booze gods did their best to temp me this week with one of the ultimate drinking opportunities: a snow day. We got a couple inches of nice, powdery snow here in the Oklahoma City area on Friday which was more than enough to cripple most of the state, causing tons of […]Read more "Kris’ Dry January: Day 8"
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"