The Backroom Blog

Bourbon Alert: Old Carter

Bourbon Alert: Old Carter

Posted by Dawn & Tamara on Jul 25th 2019

Our last few “new” bourbons in the shop have been revivals of pre-prohibition brands from our own back yard, like Bond-Lillard and W. B. Saffell. Heritage bourbons are fun but we also love finding exc … read more
National Bourbon Day

National Bourbon Day

Posted by Dawn and Tamara on Jun 12th 2019

This Friday, June 14th, is National Bourbon Day. A day to celebrate America’s only native spirit and our hometown of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky is at the center of it all! Our roots run super deep in hist … read more
Wildman Days

Wildman Days

Posted by Dawn & Tamara on May 30th 2019

Back when we were silly teenagers, there was not much of anything to do in our little water tower town. Seriously, no movie theaters or malls, or coffee shops or anything. We would “cruise” in our car … read more
Burying of the Bourbon: A Southern Wedding Tradition

Burying of the Bourbon: A Southern Wedding Tradition

Posted by Dawn and Tamara on May 16th 2019

Wedding season is upon us and we here at Sweet Mash are super, extra excited to have a wedding in the fam coming up this June. Sydney has been a member of our Sweet Mash clan nearly since the beginnin … read more
A Kentuckian's Take on the Kentucky Derby

A Kentuckian's Take on the Kentucky Derby

Posted by Dawn & Tamara on May 1st 2019

Kentucky Derby is here and it really is the best time to be a Kentuckian! When I was a kid (this is Dawn!), the Kentucky Derby was a big deal for my family but not in the way folks from outside o … read more