About Patrick "Pops" Garrett

Patrick Garrett, "Pops" as he's known to his friends, is the founder of Bourbon & Banter, LLC and claims the title of Chief Drinking Officer (CDO). A long-time marketing professional and photographer, Pops hopes to use his professional experience and love of Bourbon to spread the Bourbon Gospel and help everyone realize the therapeutic power of having a good drink with friends.

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Whiskey In The Winter – St. Louis Whiskey Festival

Whiskey In The Winter   St. Louis Whiskey Festival

Today’s post is for all the whiskey lovers living in the Midwest. Bourbon & Banter is excited to announce that the 3rd annual Whiskey In The Winter event is scheduled for November 22nd. We’re proud to be events sponsors again this year and can’t wait to meet some of you at this year’s event.

Each year Whiskey In The Winter gets better and better. This year a ticket will get you access to over 250whiskies from around the world, whiskey-inspired food stations and education seminars by industry experts including Jim Beam Master Distiller Fed Noe and Buffalo Trace Master Distiller Harlen Wheatley. And due to the success of the past two years, this year’s event will be held in the larger 4th floor Grand Ballroom.

Here’s all the glorious details from the event’s official press release: Continue Reading →

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Bourbon Tip #7

Bourbon Tip #7

Bourbon Tip #7

Believe – Faith is believing without proof. Bourbon is believing with 80+ proof.

PS – Hat tip to Wulf Cocktail Den for the bourbon tip inspiration. Please stop by and pay him a visit.

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St. Louis Bourbon Academy Is Cancelled

St. Louis Bourbon Academy Is Cancelled

Due to some unforeseen circumstances, this weekends Bourbon Academy with Mike Veach has been cancelled. We’re working with Mike Veach and The Filson Historical Society to get a new date scheduled and will share the information when it becomes available.

We apologize for the inconvenience and encourage you to fill the time slot by inviting your friends over for bourbon and banter.

 

 

 

 

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Win Free Admission to the St. Louis Bourbon Academy

Win Free Admission to the St. Louis Bourbon Academy

Less than week until the 2014 St. Louis Bourbon Academy featuring Mike Veach from the Filson Historical Society.

More info on the 2014 St. Louis Bourbon Academy

If you’d like to win free admission for yourself and a friend to this year’s Bourbon Academy, complete the form below and submit.

We’ll pick a winner of 2 tickets next week on Thursday, October 9th.

Due to the popularity of this event we ask that you only enter to win if you can attend and take advantage of free admission.  Good luck!

 

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