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Join Stephen and Cassandra Mahlstedt on their journey into the world of bourbon, rye and the occasional single malt. Love, marriage and whiskey!
||ExplicitEpisode 32 - When the S**t Hits the Fan!||Join us as we hang out with Kris and Kate from Barrels & Mash and discuss our fears of the s**t hitting the fan when our comfortable, convenient infrastructure collapses around us and we are forced to live in more primitive times. Are you...||4/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 31 - D.B. Cooper: Certified Badass!||We are joined by our buddies Shawn and Anthony to drink some cocktails and bourbon and talk about the world-famous D.B. Cooper skyjacking mystery. Did Cooper survive the jump and get away with the money? Is he still alive and well today? Hell if I...||4/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 30 - Denver Airport and the New World Order||Due to a catastrophic fish tank failure (sorry, Anthony!), we found ourselves without guests on podcast Sunday. Kris and Kate happened to be chilling in their whiskey den and agreed to be emergency guests. We all had a drinking head start on this one,..||4/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 29 - Hearts2Tails Goes Ghost Hunting||We've been living in the small, historic town of Harpers Ferry since 2010, and we figured it's finally time to get off our collective ass and go do some proper ghost hunting. Don't worry, despite all of the highly scientific investigative techniques...||3/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 28 - Mysterious Hiker Deaths...on Whiskey!||We are joined by our friends Paul Bryant and Kris and Kate from Barrels & Mash, and we imbibe a variety of alcoholic beverages and talk about the mysterious 1959 Dylatov Pass Incident. Who doesn't love to morbidly explore the strange circumstances...||3/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 27 - Talking Tiki with Tim||Cas and Steve catch up with their friend and fellow whiskey aficionado, Tim Gunderman. Tim drops some cocktail knowledge and shares a couple of cocktail recipes, including a tasty-ass tiki cocktail. Make yourself a cocktail (or pour yourself some...||3/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 26 - Fun Flat Earth Nonsense with Barrels & Mash||Steve and Cas introduce a new segment called Talking About S**t on Whiskey, and the first topic is Flat Earth Theory. Yes, you read that right. Flat Earth Theory. Haha! Pour yourself a couple drams of whiskey and tune in to hear Steve, Cas and Kris...||2/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 25 - Cryptic Tweets and a Blind Tasting with Bourbon Buddy||Steve gets all paranoid about some cryptic tweets from Wikileaks and fears that WWIII might commence next week, and Steve and Cas hang with Ryan from The Bourbon Buddy and try their hand at a blind whiskey tasting that Ryan so generously provided....||2/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 24 - Paul and Kris' Escape From Sobriety||Join us - retroactively - on February 1, 2017, while we celebrate Paul Bryant's and Kris Kettner's desperate and harrowing escape from Dry January sobriety. How can sane (relatively speaking) people take a month off from drinking? Tune in to find...||2/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 23 - One Eight Distilling & The Whiskey Library||Steve and Cas hang out at One Eight Distilling in Washington, D.C. with co-founder and Head Distiller Alex Laufer, and Brian and Greg from The Whiskey Library. Good times!!!||1/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 22 - Year In Review and Elijah Craig Tasting||Cas and Steve reflect back on 2016 and all of the good that came with it, and they also do a blind tasting of the original "Big Red" Elijah Craig 12-year and the latest NAS offering. Which one will come out ahead? Tune in and find out. Cheers!||1/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 21 - Christmas with Barrels & Mash||Steve and Cas are unprepared for the episode and decide to give Kris and Kate a call to see if they can help them get them in the Christmas spirit. Good times ensue: wassail is drunk, gifts are exchanged, movies are compared and more. Join...||12/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 20 - Steve and Cas Join the Marines||Ok, so we didn't really join the Marines, but we did hang at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina with Cassie's sister Torrie and our producer, Senor Fletchbutt. We all (aside from Fletcher) drank a bunch of bourbon while enjoying a nice, frigid weekend at...||12/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 19 - Blind Tasting with Instagram Friends||Join Cas and Steve as they host a blind whiskey tasting for three of their Instagram (and fellow Whiskey Catfish Society) friends, and hear Steve say "absolutely" and "honey" 182 times. Cheers y'all!||12/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 18 - The Whiskey Library and Bourbon in D.C.||Join Cas and Steve as they hang out in Washington D.C. and get to know the guys from The Whiskey Library and James, the owner of Bourbon: a dining saloon with a top-notch selection of whiskey located in the historic and lively neighborhood of Adams...||11/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 17 - Old Forester 1920 at the Cabin||Cas and Steve drink Hot Toddies and taste Old Forester 1920 "Prohibition Style" bourbon while spending the weekend at a primitive cabin, battling rodents and fending off murderous woodsmen in the night. Cheers y'all!||11/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 16 - Fruit Flies and Jefferson's Old Rum Cask Finish||Cas and Steve continue their losing battle against the fruit flies, Steve makes a couple whiskey confessions (although Cassie ends up in the dog house), and Cas and Steve taste the latest Jefferson's Reserve offering.||11/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 15 - Kentucky Trip Part 2: The Aroma Academy||Steve and Cas meet up with Kris and Kate from Barrels & Mash and Tom Johnson from the Aroma Academy at the historic Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. We talk about the aroma kits that Steve is such a fan of, and Tom tests our nosing skills.||11/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 14 - Kentucky Road Trip: Dixon Dedman and Kentucky Owl||Cas and Steve take a road trip to Kentucky bourbon country to meetup with the Whiskey Catfish crew, stopping at the historic Beaumont Inn along the way and spending time with Dixon Dedmen, the innkeeper of the Beaumont and founder of the resurrected...||10/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 13 - Halloween Special: Drinking in the Cemetery||Cas and Steve do some drinking in the historic (and very creepy) Harpers Ferry cemetery. Learn how to make a Bloody Venom cocktail, hear about some of Steve's personal ghost experiences, and hear their thoughts on the latest Abraham Bowman limited...||10/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 12 - Fear of Floating, Rectifiers and 1983 Eagle Rare||Steve discusses his fear of sensory deprivation tanks and his first experience with liquor, and also drops a bit of rectifier history knowledge. Cas and Steve taste a not-so-good fall cocktail, but then recover with a tasting of a rare 1983 bottling...||10/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 11 - PHC 10 and Rebel Yell Single Barrel with Kris and Kate||Steve has some odd family stories to share, Cassie pours a beer over her head, and Kris and Kate from Barrels & Mash hang with us for some tastings and whiskey talk.||10/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 10 - Beehive Bitters Cocktail Challenge III||We hang out with Mike D'Amico, founder and CEO of Beehive Bitters, and we host the 3rd Beehive Bitters and Fletcher Whiskey Dog Cocktail Challenge. Tune in if you want to hear about some outstanding cocktails and find out who won the challenge!||9/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9 - Blind Smellin' at the KOA||Cas and I spend some time at our local KOA campground. Cassie tests my nosing skills with a blind aroma kit challenge, and then we taste some George Dickel Hand Selected Barrel bourbon.||9/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 8 - Field Trip to Washington D.C.||Cassie and I host our first ever "on the go" episode and have ourselves a whiskey adventure in Washington, D.C., stopping at Joseph A Magnus & Co Distillery, and then moving on to a full night at Jack Rose Dining Saloon.||9/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 7 - Bourbon_buddy and the Uber Wild Turkey Tasting||Cas and I lament about being back home and our longing to return to Scotland, but we're pleased to receive a "surprise" call from Ryan Lintz, a.k.a @bourbon_buddy (on Instagram). We chat about bourbon in general and the sweet 8-sample Wild Turkey...||9/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 6 - Scotland: Rusty Fail and The Sugaring||Our first ever travel episode, recorded from Kilmartin Castle in the historic village of Kilmartin, Scotland. Cassie and I attempt to improvise a Scotch-based cocktail, and we taste Oban's distillery-only limited edition single malt.||8/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5 - Blindfolded Tasting in the Whiskey Lounge||Cas and I enjoy The Industry Standard cocktail, Cassie gets quizzed again. and I do a blindfolded bourbon tasting. Cheers y'all!||8/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4 - Kris and Kate from Barrels & Mash||Steve talks about his technical challenges and his fattening weekend, and Kris and Kate from Barrels & Mash call the show and join Cas and Steve for a cocktail and an Abraham Bowman "wheat bourbon" tasting.||8/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3 - Least Favorite Bottles on My Shelf||Cas and I do some whiskey tailgating at the theat…||8/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 2 - Crimson Teardrop and Nathan Stone's Bourbon||In this episode we taste the Crimson Teardrop rye…||7/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 1 - Introductions and 1792 Full Proof||Our inaugural podcast episode. We talk a little b…||7/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Fairly entertaining and informative
This podcast basically serves as a running documentary of Steve and his wife, Cas, educating themselves more about whiskey and enjoy it at the same time. It also is the journey of two people figuring out how to make a podcast.
Whiskey and marriage
A fun new show about all things whiskey!!
So much fun to listen to!
This is a genuine good time. Listen in!