A Spirit Community for Everyone
A Spirit Community for Everyone
Welcome to the next generation of bourbon community. Whether you're new to bourbon or an experienced drinker, we welcome your comments, questions, and friendship. Please join us and #DrinkCurious.
It all started back in 2011 with one simple goal – to spread the Bourbon Gospel. And for the past 11+ years we’ve had a hell of a time doing it. Through our shared love of America’s native spirit we’ve met new people, swapped stories and even starred in few of our own.
But, along the way, we realized we had stumbled into something far more interesting, and frankly more fulfilling, than whatever was in our glass at the time. A remarkable kinship – born in bourbon, but cemented through genuine curiosity for the world of liquor and the resulting unfiltered conversations we call banter. It’s a big reason we’re still here today and the soul of what we’re building with the DrinkCurious community.
We’ve got our sights on going beyond spreading the Bourbon Gospel. We’re looking to unite a band of curious drinkers, original thinkers and just downright candid folks over intoxicating conversation. In renewing our commitment to unpretentious booze reviews, approachable content, and honest barstool talk, we’re creating a dedicated community fueled by personal passion and opinion unlike any other.
With a colorful cast of characters – from professional palates and cocktail connoisseurs to casual drinkers and bottom-shelf dwellers – our opinions may be varied but our mission singular: to help you drink curious. Please, pull up a chair, sign-up for DrinkCurious and let the banter begin.
membership levels for everyoneJoin for free or upgrade at any time to a paid membership for access to even more content, single barrel picks, live tastings and more.
Sign up directly for the membership of your choosing via the links below. And don't forget you can change your membership level at any time.
“Drinking alone holds no fun. Drink with friends or strangers! Be foolish, least you’ll remember something meaningful.”Alcuin
“Drinking alone holds no fun. Drink with friends or strangers! Be foolish, least you’ll remember something meaningful.”Patrick "Pops" Garrett
access to single barrel picks
DrinkCurious members (based on their membership level) have access to purchase Bourbon & Banter Single picks as they become available. Barrels are chosen by the Bourbon & Banter team members and DrinkCurious members. Members will be given first access to purchase bottles based on their membership level – at a discounted price. All single barrels are offered in partnership with a retail partner, who will handle the sale of bottles directly to end purchasers.
MEET YOURWHISKEY EXPERT
Patrick "Pops" Garrett is the Founder and Chief Drinking Officer (CDO) of Bourbon & Banter. For over a decade, Pops' passion for all things whiskey has made Bourbon & Banter the top destination for bourbon and whiskey lovers who appreciate his honest and down-to-earth approach.
Fueled by his belief in the power of sharing a drink with good friends and the importance of living a #DrinkCurious lifestyle, Pops has become a sought after whiskey expert for corporate whiskey tastings, industry events and has been featured in media publications such as American Whiskey Magazine, AskMen.com, and Thrillist.
Whether you're looking to host an event for 10 people or 300+, Pops' entertaining and approachable style, extensive industry knowledge, and passion for all things whiskey will make it unforgettable.