“There will always be more old barrels of Bourbon being made…so never ever save old bottles of Bourbon, they’re meant to be enjoyed with friends and family at the moment.” – Freddie Johnson The fantastic thing about Bourbon is that you never know where it can take you. Sometimes that means it’s your 21st birthday and […]Read more "Ramblings Inspired by NEAT: The Story of Bourbon"
“2018 is going to be the year of fun.” This is how Jonathon Stranger started our conversation as we sat down at the large table situated off the corner of the bar in the main room of The Patriarch. Piled on it were bright yellow t-shirts, tightly rolled and secured by a ribbon with an envelope clothespinned […]Read more "Stranger’s Ok-Yaki coming to The Patriarch"
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"
It’s 9:30 am on a Saturday. I have a plastic cup full of FDR Coffee Stout from 405 Brewing Co. in one hand and a bag full of carbs in the form of pretzels, Cheez-Its, and Animal Crackers in the other. Rarely could one justify starting a day this way, but I’m in good company, […]Read more "The 2017 Oklahoma Craft Beer Summit"
This Saturday, August 5th at the Tower Theater on 23rd, the Craft Brewers Association of Oklahoma Inc. (CBAO) will be hosting the 2nd Annual Oklahoma Craft Beer Summit. You can find our coverage of last year’s summit here. While last year’s event was a small come-one-come-all event at Oak & Ore in Oklahoma City’s Plaza District, the […]Read more "Coming Soon: 2017 Oklahoma Craft Beer Summit"
It’s the Sunday after the 2017 Oklahoma Craft Beer Festival, which means a relaxing morning with water and caffeine for a lot of us. This year’s festival was fantastic and we had an absolute blast. OCBF was nice enough to allow Barrels and Mash to take over their Instagram account for the Saturday night session, […]Read more "Barrels and Mash Presents: The 2017 Oklahoma Craft Beer Festival Awards"
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"
Gather ’round, children. It’s time for some news! Trae and Jonathan down at 405 Brewing in Norman have been busy dudes. Their newest bottled offering, a brown ale simply called Brown, rolled out of the brewery this week and should be available at your favorite booze retailer in the next day or two. Brown was one […]Read more "405 Brewing Co. Releases Brown, Taproom Opening Soon"
Starting Thursday, September 1st, Pub W will be offering a new whiskey flight, and this time it will be 3 whiskeys from the Hudson line. Before you go read all the sweet facts and things below, you should head on over there, order up a flight, then read along whilst you sip. You’ll even find […]Read more "Drink Smart: The Hudson Whiskey Flight at Pub W"
Many Oklahomans have become armchair lawyers and lobbyists in the last few months due to the huge amount of attention that the state’s alcohol law reform discussions have been getting. As with any issue this impactful, booze-loving people are quickly choosing sides and taking to the streets (well, mostly the internet streets) to voice their opinions and berate any that […]Read more "424 is gonna taste so good"