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Redbreast 12 Year Cask Strength Whiskey

10/18/2018
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This week we are trying Redbreast 12 Year Cask Strength Irish Whiskey. Afterwards we have a discussion about bug out bags and disaster preparedness. We go through a list of what we would bring and how we can prepare in case of an emergency. Be it a hurricane and other natural disasters, or something more man-made, everyone should be prepared. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your hosts are Jason, Marissa, Sean, Marcus, Ahmed, and Mike. Music by The...

Duration:01:24:23

Glenmorangie Nectar D'or Scotch

10/11/2018
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This week we are trying Glenmorangie Nectar D'or Scotch Whisky. Afterwards we chat about the 2018 fall TV lineup. We hit on currently airing as well as upcoming shows that we are excited about or ones that we think will be absolute disasters. Either way, it's looking to be a great season of television, and who doesn't love that! Finally, thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your hosts are Jason, Marissa, Sean, Tim, Ahmed, and Mike. Music by The Passion...

Duration:01:24:52

Potent Potables Trivia Game

10/4/2018
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This week we are trying something a little different. Instead of reviewing an individual or group of liquors, we have each grabbed one of our favorite drinks and are going to enjoy them while playing a new trivia game, called Potent Potables. Potent Potables Trivia (the name is not new btw) was created and run by Mike, for the rest of the Mates to play. It's an all alcohol based trivia game where we will break into 2 teams and go head-to-head to see who knows the most obscure...

Duration:01:41:04

Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style

9/27/2018
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This week we are trying Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style Kentucky Bourbon. Afterwards we go through our top 5 bars and/or hangouts. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your hosts are Jason, Marissa, Anthony, Amber, Tim, and Mike. Music by The Passion HiFi Additional show notes can be found at caskmatespodcast.com/old-forester-1920-prohibition-style

Duration:01:14:33

Highland Park Valkyrie Scotch

9/20/2018
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This week we are trying Highland Park Valkyrie Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Afterwards we chat about bars, restaurants and other venues that advertise as being all about the experience. You know, those places that you go to not only to eat or drink, but to have an "experience." Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your hosts are Jason, Marissa, and Mike. Music by The Passion HiFi Additional show notes can be found at caskmatespodcast.com/highland-park-valkyrie

Duration:01:05:29

Mexican Independence Day Tequila Flight

9/13/2018
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This week we are doing something a little different. In honor of the upcoming Mexican Independence Day, we are trying a flight of 5 tequilas and will be ranking them from our most to least favorite. The 5 tequilas we are trying are: Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your hosts are Jason, Marissa, Anthony, Amber, Tim, and Mike. Music by The Passion HiFi Additional show notes can be found at caskmatespodcast.com/tequila-flight

Duration:00:42:08

Bulleit Bourbon

9/6/2018
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This week we are trying Bulleit Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, or as Bulleit calls it, "The Frontier Whiskey." Afterwards we do our annual NFL preview episode. We go through each of the divisions and give our opinions on which teams will place where throughout the season. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your hosts are Jason, Marissa, Anthony, Amber, Tim, and Mike. Music by The Passion HiFi Additional show notes can be found at...

Duration:00:46:12

Banks Golden Age 7

8/30/2018
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This week we are trying Banks Golden Age 7 Rum. Afterwards we go through some of our favorite and most baffling Darwin Awards. These are the awards given out to people to have helped out in human evolution by removing themselves from the gene-pool. The Darwin Awards are meant to be humorous, but can be a bit disturbing to some since they do involve death, so be warned. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your hosts are Jason, Marissa, and Mike. Music by The...

Duration:00:59:15

Elmer T Lee Single Barrel

8/23/2018
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This week we are trying Elmer T Lee Sour Mash Single Barrel Bourbon. Afterwards we discovered some weird and unusual world records out there and decide to share them with each other. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your hosts are Jason, Maleek, Marissa, and Mike. Music by The Passion HiFi Additional show notes can be found at caskmatespodcast.com/elmer-t-lee-single-barrel

Duration:00:54:20

Huber Brandy

8/16/2018
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This week we are trying a first for the Cask Mates, Huber Brandy. Afterwards we have a mixology 101 class. We discuss equipment and some of the basics for setting up a home bar. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your hosts are Jason, Ahmed, Amber, Anthony, and Mike. Music by The Passion HiFi Additional show notes can be found at caskmatespodcast.com/huber

Duration:00:47:30

Treaty Oak Waterloo Antique

8/9/2018
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This week we are trying Treaty Oak Waterloo Antique Barrel Reserve Gin. Afterwards we have another Top 5 episode. This time we are doing our Top 5 cocktails, and boy do we ramble on about them. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your hosts are Jason, Amber, Anthony, Maleek, Marissa, and Mike. Music by The Passion HiFi Additional show notes can be found at caskmatespodcast.com/treaty-oak-waterloo-antique

Duration:01:21:42

Bruichladdich The Classic Laddie

8/2/2018
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This week we are trying Bruichladdich The Classic Laddie, an unpeated single malt scotch whisky from the Isle of Islay in Scotland. Afterwards we chat about one of the important ingredients that go into making whiskey that many may overlook; the barrel and char. We then devolve into a discussion about whiskey pricing. This includes the comfortability (or lack thereof) that we have when being given a sample of an expensive whiskey. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next...

Duration:01:06:56

Knob Creek Single Barrel

7/26/2018
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This week we are trying Knob Creek Single Barrel Bourbon. Afterwards we chat about Barton 1792 Distillery warehouse collapse. We then move on to going through some of the other most disastrous events in whiskey and distillery history. Finally, we celebrate Scotch Whisky Day (on the 27th) by having a dram of the limited edition Ardbeg Grooves Scotch. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your hosts are Jason, Anthony, Maleek, and Mike. Music by The Passion...

Duration:01:05:30

Exotico Reposado

7/19/2018
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This week, in honor of Tequila Day on the 24th, we are trying Exotico Reposado Tequila. Afterwards we tackle Shark Week 2018! We go in depth on all the special events and episodes, who some of the special guests this year, and how do we think it will compare to last years event with Michael Phelps "racing" a shark. Lastly, we go through a Shark Week themed drinking game that we found at whenissharkweek.com. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your hosts are...

Duration:01:02:03

Longbranch

7/12/2018
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This week we are trying Longbranch Bourbon. Afterwards we do a sports recap episode. We hit on the NBA free agent trades, the Fifa World Cup semi-finals, and give our congratulations to the US National Quidditch team for their victory in the 2018 IQA World Cup. We also get into the upcoming $10 million golf event between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your hosts are Jason, Marissa, Anthony, Amber, Maleek, and Mike. Music...

Duration:01:28:59

2018 Texas Craft Beer Tournament

7/4/2018
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This week we are back celebrating the Fourth of July with more beer! Welcome to the second annual Cask Mates Tournament, Texas Craft Beer Edition! A competition to name, in our opinion, the best tasting Texas Craft beer (both light and dark). Jason will be hosting this episode (with help by Maleek), with Anthony, Marcus, Marissa, Mike, and Tim judging. The beers we have included in our bracket were selected based on their online ratings from some random website we used to find them all....

Duration:00:37:36

TX

6/28/2018
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This week we are trying TX Blended Whiskey. Afterwards we recently found a Facebook post for 30 days of music, breaking each day down by a different category. Well, we don't really want to spend an entire month going through our lists, so we break them down in about 45 minutes instead. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your hosts are Jason, Marissa, and Mike. Music by The Passion HiFi Additional show notes at caskmatespodcast.com/TX

Duration:01:00:40

Larceny

6/21/2018
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This week we are trying Larceny Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Afterwards we have another trivia game for you. Anthony's wife, Brenda, really enjoyed our previous trivia game in our Henry McKenna episode, so came up with one of her own! This time she has pulled the questions from the Master's Trivia quiz book, and if you thought the citizenship test was hard, you haven't heard anything yet! Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your hosts are Jason, Marissa,...

Duration:01:24:56

Auchentoshan Three Wood

6/14/2018
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This week we are trying Auchentoshan Single Malt Three Wood Scotch Whisky. Afterwards we really enjoyed the top 5 episode we did back on the Ron Zacapa Edición Negra episode and decided to do it again. This time all the top 5's are movie related. The categories are: sequels that are better than the original, guilty pleasure movies (or terrible movies you still love to watch), the worst movies that have won best picture, and finally the best movie snacks. We do a round robin style of...

Duration:01:55:15

Herman Marshall

6/7/2018
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This week we are trying Herman Marshall Texas Bourbon Whiskey. Afterwards we tackle the new NFL ruling regarding teams and staff needing to stand for the national anthem, or stay in the locker room and off the field. Then we briefly hit on Roseanne and how she got her show cancelled after sending out a derogatory tweet. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your hosts are Jason, Tim, Marissa, Amber, Marcus, and Mike. Music by The Passion HiFi More show notes...

Duration:00:57:14