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"
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"
Unfortunately I was not able to make it down to the Pirate Paradise release at the Krebs, OK brewery. I have a three month old daughter, it’s a miracle I find time to get to the liquor store half a mile from my house. However, the good folks at Prairie were kind enough to get […]Read more "Review: Prairie Pirate Paradise"
We bought a lot of Prairie beers this week. With the release of the latest batches of Coffee Noir, Pirate Noir, and Pirate Bomb! I’ve had many monies fly out of my wallet and into my fridge/cellar. Am I sorry? No. What good is money if you can’t immediately turn it into beer or bourbon? […]Read more "Review: Prairie Pirate Bomb! Batch 4 (Late 2016)"
I’ve made no secret on this blog that Pirate Bomb! is probably my favorite beer, so of course I was excited to try a new rum barrel aged Prairie offering. While not the biggest fan of Okie, I am always down to try something rum barrel aged. Company: Prairie Artisan Ales Location: Tulsa, OK ABV: […]Read more "Review: Prairie Artisan Ales Pirate Okie"
If you go to your local Oklahoma liquor store you’ll currently find exactly two Oklahoma Bourbons on the shelf and they both come from the same place: Scissortail Distillery. I recently spoke with Garrett, owner of Scissortail, about the company and its line of products which already includes more than just Bourbon, and they aren’t done adding […]Read more "Interview: Scissortail Distillery"
Imperial stout aged in Jamaican rum barrels is music to my ears. I generally enjoy the crazy flavors that a rum barrel can impart, and I enjoy that a brewery in my home state loves to experiment with this style. I’ve sorely missed this brew since its first appearance in 750 ml bottles. Let’s dig […]Read more "Review: Prairie Artisan Ales Pirate Noir"