Doom’s American Whiskey

If you would have told me when we started Barrels and Mash two-and-a-half years ago that I would one day be scrolling through a porn star’s Twitter feed while doing research for a whiskey blog post, I would have thought you were joking. Yet here I am sitting in Kate and I’s whiskey den on the morning […]

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Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2017

“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 […]

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Colonel E.H. Taylor Four Grain

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 […]

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1792 225th Anniversary

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 […]

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Basil Hayden’s Rye Whiskey

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 […]

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