QC Malt – A Different Approach to Hard Soda

The only market that comes to mind as being more saturated than hard soda is the small batch bitters market. Why anyone would get into either this late in the game is somewhat of a mystery, but, if I’m being honest, I’m always going to pick up the latest product on the shelf because of my curiosity and because someone is likely to ask me my opinion. Read more

Barsmith Shandy

Allow me to be transparent. When I first tasted the latest product in Barsmith’s lineup I wasn’t sure what to do with it. Not due to it being obscure or unusable, but rather due to my own knowledge gap. Sure, the name “Shandy” is self-explanatory, but I’m more accustomed to cocktails than beer. Read more

Win a Signed Copy of The Old Fashioned, By Robert Simonson!

Renown New York Times cocktail writer, Robert Simonson, recently paid Tulsa, Oklahoma a visit to be a guest judge for Philbrook’s MIX fundraising event. He also found time to conduct a session (hosted by Valkyrie) on his new book, The Old-Fashioned: The Story of the World’s First Classic Cocktail, with Recipes and Lore. If you’re a cocktail enthusiast you Read more

3 Whiskey Flight Ideas for World Whisky Day 2015

World Whisky Day is today, so I figured I might as well sort out my plans within the confines of a post because I think it could give you some great ideas for hosting your own whiskey tasting any day of the year. If you’re thinking, “Didn’t we just Read more