We took last week off for a nice weekend of college softball. We are back with our latest Out of the Bottle segment. We try a vodka from Redmont Distillery right here in Birmingham, partially owned by Charles Barkley. What a wonderful surprise. Take a listen as we discuss Layton's encounter with a riding lawn mower as a teen then his recent speeding ticket. Cheers!
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Happy Valentine's Day!! Listen in as we have the latest B.S. Review. We taste Jim Beam's Kentucky straight bourbon. Will we move it up a shelf? Or will we knock it off the bottom shelf completely? The answer may surprise you. Cheers!
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Steel City Boozy Pops, take two. A goof up with the uploading messed up the release of this episode last week. So we sat down with McKenzie from Steel City Pops to discuss their new popsicle items: Boozy Pops. We taste a margarita and a Bushwacker pop. Mighty tasty. Makes us long for warmer weather.
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We have a visit from our friend from Steel City Pops and we get a chance to sample their new boozy pops, a Bushwacker and a Margarita pop. Spoiler alert, they are definitely a clink. Stay tuned for a new podcast coming soon from Steel City Pops.
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We are joined by Cameron from the podcast Florida Men On Florida Man. Listen as we discuss the podcast that's all things Florida put together by Cameron and three of his friends. Then we taste Elijah Craig Small Batch. And be sure to check out their podcast where ever you listen to your podcasts. It's sure to become one of your favorites. Cheers! Disclaimer, the interview audio sound is our first attempt. : )
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We continue to recap our start to 2021. Our tasting this episode is Fiddler Georgia Heartwood. A 115 proof bourbon whiskey made in Atlanta. Packs a bit of a punch. Will we "clink" this high proof? "Sink" this high proof? Or simply enjoy the high proof? Give us a listen and find out.
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Merry Christmas and happy holidays!!! We chat about Christmas and share a holiday drink, cranberry old fashioned. Our tasting is Nashville Barrel single straight rye whiskey. We wish everyone a safe Christmas and holiday season. Cheers!!
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We're back! To start the Christmas season, we try three premade eggnogs in the "Out of the Bottle" segment. It's definitely not my Granny Green's recipe but would do in a pinch. Then we taste Smoke Wagon straight bourbon whiskey. Will it be a "clink" or will it be a "sink"? Listen and find out. Cheers!
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We have another installment of the B.S. Review, Early Times is on the menu. Will it get moved up the shelf or get knocked off?
Then we move on to taste A Midwinters Night's Dram, a blend of straight rye whiskey. Will we clink or will we sink? Come join us for a taste.
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For Layton, "It's the most wonderful time of the year", allocation day in our state. Join us as we discuss what he was able to pick up while enjoying a chocolate old fashioned during the Bourbon Cocktail hour. Then we taste Elijah Craig toasted barrel Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey for the "clink it or sink it" segment. Cheers!!
We dive into "Cooking with Bourbon" with a nice recipe from Ree Drummon, better known as The Pioneer Woman- maple-whiskey turkey; just in time for Thanksgiving. Full link to the recipe can be found on our Patreon page. patreon.com/marriedmashpod
Then we move on to taste Telemore Dew Phoenix. Wonder if we'll clink or sink? Give us a listen to find out.
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Happy Halloween!!!! On this special episode, we chat about haunted places in Alabama. We taste Stagg Jr unfiltered, barrel proof, Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey. Hopefully you find this episode as an added treat to your Halloween night. Cheers!!!!
On this episode, we feature our "Potluck" segment and taste a nice prosecco- La Vostra Italian sparkling wine. And what in the world is prosecco pong? Then we try Russell's Reserve, single barrel selection, non-chill filtered, Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey; a private barrel select. At a higher proof, this bourbon packs a punch!! And as we get closer to Halloween, join us for haunted tales from the Buffalo Trace distillery. Cheers!!
We take a trip out of the whiskey world and try Tailor Jerry, spiced Caribbean rum during the "Out of the Bottle" segment. Then we try Rebel Yell 100, Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey. Will we clink or sink?
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We share anther B.S. review where we taste Club 400 special reserve off the bottom shelf. Will it get moved up a shelf or knocked off? Listen to find out. Plus we have a regular "clink or sink" as we taste George Dickel sour mash whiskey 2016, an ABC store pick. Join us, won't you?
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Happy Anniversary!!! We launched a year ago today and are super excited to still be around. Come listen as we talk about this hobby of ours and taste Layton's infinity bottle. A clink to everyone who has been on the journey with us. Cheers!!
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We taste Balcones Texas Pot Still Bourbon in the "clink it or sink it" segment. In the cocktail hour, we mix up a Cheerwine bourbon slushie taken from It's a Southern Thing- Jared Boyd posted on Facebook, June 2018. Yummy!!!! Become a Patron to get access to these and other bourbon recipes.
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Our first After Party of Season 2 previously released to our Patreon patrons. After recording two of our Cheers to Parenting podcast as well as two of the regular Married Mash, we chat about being in the "stay at home" portion of the 2020 pandemic. It's a fun time with a bit of language. Be sure to check out our Patreon page where you can have access to more of these After Parties. Cheers!!
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We taste Jack Daniels Single Barrel Rye, a unique taste within a pleasing to the eye bottle. We also have another Cooking with Bourbon segment as we share a bourbon basted pork chop from the Southern Living Home Style Cooking 2002 p. 224 (Virginia Fare, The Junior League of Richmond, Va.). It was incredibly good. Recipe and pictures can be found on our Patreon page, check it out.
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We decide to have a potluck segment and compare a few hard lemonades. For the clink it or sink it, we taste Knob Creek single barrel, small batch aged 9 years. At a 120 proof, you'd be surprised and what we think of it. Cheers!
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On this episode, we go "Out of the Bottle" to review a different spirit. We travel to Mexico and taste Corazon de Agave tequila which is finished in a whiskey barrel. So yummy!
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On this episode we introduce our newest segment, The B.S. Review. We take a bottom shelf whiskey and give it a taste. We try Heaven Hill Quality House Kentucky blended whiskey, a great buy at $3.99 for little less than a pint. Will we move it up because it's surprisingly good? Or will we knock it off due to the taste? Listen and see.
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We introduce another new segment, "The Bourbon Cocktail Hour". We will bring you a new way to drink bourbon/whiskey, whether in a shaken cocktail or a nice punch. On the bar menu this episode? Blackberry Bourbon Lemonade, a yummy treat for summer, recipe found from a Tasty video on Facebook, July 25, 2018. Then we taste Angel's Envy, one of our favorites. Cheers!!
We are back for season two, The New Batch! We chat about our new segments starting with "Cooking With Spirits: Whiskey, it ain't just for sipping". We are searching, finding, and sharing recipes made with bourbon/whiskey. First up, bourbon chocolate chip banana bread from Facebook. Taken from gobourbon.com by The Bourbon Review, April 16, 2020. I'll never make banana bread any other way again. Then we continue with our "Clink It or Sink It" while tasting Eagle Rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon. Glad you have joined us for season two. Cheers!!!
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Wow! Who knew we'd make it to 50 episodes let alone be celebrating it during a pandemic, but here we are, living the dream. We chat about our anniversary, turning 50, and where we see this adventure going. We taste Jack Daniel's 150th Anniversary edition. Listen in on a special announcement.
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We discuss the slow opening of our state as we deal with our youngest's unique ending to her senior year. On the tasting for this episode, Canadian Club small batch blended Canadian whiskey. Count down to our 50th episode.
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On the tasting menu today is Woodford Reserve Double Oak. We banter about "black market" bourbon, it's not what you think, and the end of our final child's senior year during a pandemic. Also, we reveal how to win a Married Mash tshirt. Listen to win.
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We finish the Weller series with the mack daddy of the group, William Larue Weller barrel proof Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey. Still under the stay at home order and we are really reaching here but the bourbon is strong and packs a punch. Clink or sink?
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We continue to stay at home while we continue the Weller series with the Full Proof, blue label. You can definitely tell we have a lot to talk about while not saying much. Join us while we enjoy this pour. Cheers!
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The pandemic continues and we remain on "liquor lock down", while enjoying the next in our Weller series. We chit chat about what we are doing while sheltering in place, then taste the Weller 12, black label.
We taste the second in the Weller series and discuss the Netflix documentary, The Tiger King. The Weller Antique 107, red label, is in the glass tonight. How does it compare with the green label? Will we clink it? Or will we sink it? Episode brought to you by I Use to Watch This podcast, with promo from Book of Lies podcast.
Happy Easter to all. We discuss quarantine as the pandemic continues. We begin a series on Weller and start with "the green label"; the original wheated bourbon special reserve. A nice inexpensive bourbon to get one through this time in history.
With no time to record a new episode, we release an after party only available on our Patreon page.....until Covid-19 quarantine time. After the happy couple did their tasting for the wedding whiskey, they stuck around to record an after party with us. Join our fun but might contain more language than normal. Cheers!!
Tomorrow isn't promised so why save the good stuff? Break open those great spirits and toast to today's blessings. Listen as we taste George T. Stagg. Spoiler alert, we clink this one for sure.
We discuss covid-19 aka the corona virus. We dive into some medicinal usages of whiskey and then taste Jim Beam Single Barrel. We keep this episode light and fun because we do believe being positive can boost moral. And laughter is the best medicine.
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Cannot believe the wedding is now over. We recap the wedding weekend and then taste a gift from the bride, Woodford Reserve wheat. Shout outs to all our vendors and all who helped make the weekend perfect!
This episode was recorded pre wedding day but out day after wedding day. Confused? Yep, so are we as we count down to our daughter's big day. We taste Boone County small batch bourbon and just chat. Not our best but with planning the wedding.....
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We chat about an article featuring Nathan "Nearest" Green and his legacy. Michter's toasted barrel finish is on the tasting menu. Our discussion moves to the Hulu special "Neat, the Story of Bourbon".
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While recovering from the crud, we record after Valentine's day and recap the weekend. Luna tries to join in on the recording. We have a "Tasting for Two", as we try the last of the Michter's U.S whiskey and then try the Early Times BiB bourbon whiskey.
Due to illness, we release an after party originally found on our Patreon page. After recording several episodes in one night, we left the mics running while we walk down memory lane. Beavis and Butthead, TP ing vs rolling, are among a few of the topics.
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Two for one special with this episode. We taste Old Medley 12 year Kentucky straight bourbon and chat about the up coming wedding. Dang, it's getting close. Then we try Stolen Whiskey 11 year. Do we clink them both? Or will we sink them?
Birthdays times two. Celebrating two family birthdays while tasting Black Patch whiskey. A nice pour owned and operated by combat veterans, who we want to thank for their service to our country. Let's give all our veterans a clink!!
We have a recap of our day at Bourbonham, a local fundraiser for multiple schlerosis. Fun times with our friends Andrea and Lou. We discuss the tastings of the day. After trying to record 3 different times, we decide to do tastings of Chattanooga Whiskey High Malt, 91 and 111 proof. We clink them both but due to technical difficulty, only one makes the episode. Which one did? Listen and find out.
We thank our new friends of the podcast world while partaking in a Japanese whisky trilogy. We taste Nikka Coffey Grain Whisky, Hibiki Suntory Whisky, and the Yamazaki Single Malt Whisky. And no, whisky isn't spelled wrong, there's no "e" in the Japanese spelling. We end the night with a tasting of Knob Creek 14 year bourbon. Like our new podcast friends, it's a "clink". The Japanese versions? Tune in to find out.
Switching to once a week episodes during the wedding planning stage, we recap our New Years and taste Southern Bourbon Whiskey from the Thirteenth Colony Distilleries. After a family trip to New Orleans for a friend's wedding, our own daughter's wedding is getting real. Yikes!!!
Cheers and happy new year to all. Great friends from college, Andrea and Lou, join us for a tasting of Stranahan's sherry cask single malt whiskey and Angels Envy, finished in port wine barrels. See which one we clink, and which one we sink.
The entire Married Mash family sits down to review 2019. Everyone expresses a positive and a negative for the year. As always with this family, we get silly and go off track. Then everyone of age tastes Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 12 year. Disclaimer, no sponsorship's were made by any of the products or companies we discuss....but can if they so choose. Happy New Year from our family to yours!
Merry Christmas to all! Join us and our friends, Matt and Christine, as we talk about Food For Our Journey, the nonprofit organization they are a part of. FFOJ was started to eliminate hunger and food waste. We chat and taste Whiskey Advocate's whiskey of 2019, George Dickel 13 year old Bottled in Bond. Truly a Christmas treat!
Southerners mostly prepare for snow with a run to the local grocery store for milk and bread. On this episode, we discuss past storms and how to get prepared for the winter. Then we move on to Basil Hayden's for our tasting. It definitely is a nice paring with a milk sandwich.
A family Christmas tradition from childhood, Granny Green's homemade eggnog. A brief discussion on eggnog then a blind tasting of three whiskeys with eggnog. And how many times can I write eggnog. Plus a Blanton's whiskey clink or sink.
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So much happening with Married Mash. New social media sites, Patreon page, new recording space. Celebrating this and the Christmas season with the 12 bottles of Christmas. Listen in as we talk about the meaning behind the song, Layton's 12 choices, and a Basil Hayden's 10 year tasting.
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Tua's hip surgery brings back memories and stories of Layton's hip replacements. And what do you do when you have just a sip left in a bottle? Not enough to drink but just can't part with it? Try starting an infinity bottle. Listen as we taste a portion of Layton's bottle, sure to be a clink.
Happy Thanksgiving!!! We celebrate with the final picks for the wedding. The wedding couple stopped by for the tasting to decide which one it will be. Will it be Evan Williams White Label B&B, Wild Turkey 101, or Four Roses? But wait, a final surprise entry by Layton is added to the mix. What is it? Will it up set the tasting? Listen and find out who the winner is.
The Bama/LSU game didn't have the outcome we had hoped for, but the tailgate that day was definitely a winner. Our friends Dave and Julie brought their killer Bloody Marys. Listen as we talk about the day and taste Red Breast 12 year Irish whiskey, the choice of the day for Dave.
A recap of our trip to New Orleans for a wedding as we taste local favorite, Sazerac Rye. We talk about our trip, the stops along the way, and what we found while hunting. A beautiful wedding and great time with friends.
Four Roses Bourbon makes the cut for the wedding reception possibilities. The wedding event is less than five months away as we discuss what is left to be done and other misshapes. This is getting real people.
A quick bourbon hunt to Chattanooga turns into a lovely trip for two. Plus a visit to several liquor stores and a local distillery. The clink it or sink it featuring Elmer T. Lee Kentucky Straight Bourbon. Proves to be quite yummy.
Smoke um if ya got um, a recap of the Bama/Tennessee tailgate. The signature drink was a hit, however, grabbing a new spirit to mix a nice bourbon ale proves risky. Yet it did lead to this week's tasting of Belle Meade Cask Strength Bourbon, so well worth it. Spoiler, definitely a clinker.
As the fall weather begins to creep into the South, memories of campfires and camping with the kiddos are on our minds. Take a trip down memory lane of taking our kids camping then stay while we sample Wild Turkey 101 Kentucky Straight Bourbon. Could this be a contender for the wedding reception? Hmmmm.