Spirit Guide Society

About Us

For over seven years, the biggest spirit brands in the world have been coming into our bars to teach whiskey, rum, tequila and mezcal enthusiasts about the drinks that they love. Now, we’re happy to bring that same level of knowledge and fun to you online as a podcast! Every Tuesday and Friday, Pedro Shanahan will be joined in front of a live audience by the people who know these alcohol brands the best, the ones who make it!

Whiskey

Whiskey

A type of distilled alcoholic beverage made from fermented grain mash.

Rum

Rum

Distilled alcoholic drink made from sugarcane byproducts, such as molasses, or directly from sugarcane juice, by a process of fermentation and distillation.

Tequila

Tequila

A regional distilled beverage and type of alcoholic drink made from the blue agave plant,

Mezcal

Mezcal

A Mexican distilled alcoholic beverage made from any type of agave.

Welcome to

Spirit Guide Society

August 21, 2019

Mezcal Vago with Judah Kuper

Mezcal Vago’s founder, Judah Kuper, joins Pedro at Las Perlas to basically just nerd out about mezcal for an hour (and we love it!) He chats about the family business he started, where he sources his mezcal from, and how he’s working on expanding the spirit for both his business and the palenques he works […]

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August 15, 2019

The Spirit Guide Society’s Podcasts Empower Bartenders with Exclusive Industry Insight

Each week, The Spirit Guide Society’s Pedro Shanahan sits down with representatives from industry-leading distilleries to talk, sample new liquors, and learn more about their unique offerings. Podcasts made from these live recordings offer unique insight and education for bartenders and other industry professionals to implement into their careers. The Spirit Guide Society delivers weekly podcasts […]

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