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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-gin

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,...

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

Weller Flight

5/31/2018
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This week is our 50th episode! For this milestone we are trying a flight of Weller Wheated Bourbons: the Special Reserve, the 12 Year, and the Antique 107. Afterwards for this milestone episode, we go back through and reminisce on some of our favorite episodes and moments. We then chat about what we are looking forward to in the future. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in to the next 50 episodes! This week your hosts are Jason, Marissa, Anthony, Amber, Maleek, and Mike. Music...

Duration:01:21:16

Henry McKenna Single Barrel

5/24/2018
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This week we are trying Henry McKenna 10 Year Aged Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Henry McKenna 10 Year Single Barrel is labelled Bottled in Bond, which means it meets the following requirements. The whiskey must be the product of one distillation season and one distiller at a single distillery. Then aged for at least four years in a federally bonded warehouse under U.S. government supervision, and must be bottled at exactly 100 proof. Additionally, the Bottled in Bond...

Duration:01:26:57

1792 Full Proof

5/17/2018
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This week we are trying 1792 Full Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Afterwards we chat about the 2018 World Whiskies Awards, of which 1792 Full Proof won overall best bourbon, and go through the other category winners. Later Anthony has a TTBS (That's That Bullshit) rant about a recent news article which details a N.J. High School Cheerleading team that has gone all-inclusive. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your hosts are Jason, Marissa, Amber,...

Duration:00:54:53

Ocean

5/10/2018
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This week we are trying Ocean Organic Vodka. Afterwards we have a quick chat about the Kentucky Derby, and who we are rooting for. Then we talk about our experience going to the Quidditch Cup 11 up in Round Rock, TX. A very special thank you to Mary Kimball at US Quidditch for reaching out and making it possible for us to go! Rounding out the episode we do a quick recap of the NFL Draft. We take a look at the top picks and give our opinions on how some of our favorite teams may fair next...

Duration:01:30:53

2018 Cinco de Mayo Tournament

5/3/2018
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This week the Cask Mates are celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a Tournament! In honor of the holiday, we are holding a competition to name, in our opinion, the best tasting Mexican beer. Jason will be hosting the tournament, with Anthony, Marcus, Marissa, Mike and Tim judging. The beers we have included in our bracket were selected based on their current sales in America for 2018. They include: Before the tournament we also do a quick history lesson on Cinco de Mayo. Where the holiday...

Duration:00:22:58

Green Spot Chateau Montelena

4/26/2018
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This week we are trying Green Spot Chateau Montelena Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey. Afterwards the Cask Mates go to school! After almost a year of trying various spirits, we are going to being trying to refine our palate. To help with this effort, we are using the Whisk(e)y Smiths Deductive Tasting Chart. If you would like your own copy or want to follow along with us, you can go here and print one for yourself. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your...

Duration:01:06:00

Eagle Rare 10 Year

4/19/2018
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This week we are trying Eagle Rare 10 Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Afterwards Jason has a TTBS (That's That Bullshit) rant about recently being labeled a Whiskey Hunter by a local retailer. We also get into a discussion about the recently announced marijuana infused "beer" that is going to be sold later this year in Colorado, as well as find out more about other types of infused beers that are already out there. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week...

Duration:01:11:39

Breckenridge

4/12/2018
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This week we are trying Breckenridge Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Afterwards we chat all about the sports! We hit on the finale of the NCAA March Madness Tournament, briefly touch on the NBA Finals, and do a quick congratulations to Patrick Reed on his win at the Masters. Finally we discuss Conor McGregor's recent "rampage" and check in on WrestleMania. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This week your hosts are Jason, Marcus, Mike, Marissa, Tim, and Anthony. Music by...

Duration:01:11:12

Ron Zacapa Edición Negra

4/5/2018
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This week we are trying Ron Zacapa Edición Negra Rum. We have tried two other Ron Zacapa Rums in the past, the 23 year blend and the XO. Afterwards we decided to come up with our top 5's in several categories and share them with everyone. We each picked our top 5 favorites in the following categories: music artists, TV shows, movies, books/authors, and video games. We do a round robin style of discussion were we each name one and the other all comment about it, then move onto the next...

Duration:02:17:56

Angel's Envy Rye

3/29/2018
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This week we try Angel's Envy Rye Whiskey, which has been finished in Caribbean rum casks. Afterwards we have an interesting discussion on what does and does not live up to our lofty and ever changing definition of what is a sport. We have a full list of common and uncommon activities. Listen as we go through each to get everyone's opinion of whether or not they would consider it an actual sport or just a game or competition. Thanks for listening and we hope you tune in next week. This...

Duration:01:16:44