Tag: mezcal

December 17, 2019

Syd Wilder: Whiskey for Beginners

Syd Wilder (@SydWilder) joins us in the Bar Jackalope to learn about whisk(e)y while talking about her life as an actress/model/producer in Los Angeles! We learn about what it takes to achieve digital fame while convincing her that there’s better whiskey than what she drank when she was 14! Be sure to follow her journey […]

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December 3, 2019

Respiral Mezcal with Michael Tesarek

Alex Mazza wanted to make mezcal in the ancestral style; The result was Respiral. We were lucky enough to try FIVE of their marks with delicious notes provided by its distributor, Michael Tesarek.   What we drank: Berta Vasquez Espadin Berta Vasquez Tobala/Tobaziche Aureliano Hernandez Tobala Reina Sanchez Coyote Reina Sanchez Tequilana From the Distributor’s […]

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November 1, 2019

Hacienda de Bañuelos Mezcal with Josh Allen

This is a fascinating case study, Dram Fam. Hacienda de Bañuelos Mezcal is made with 100% Blue Weber Agave. You might be asking us, “Hey, wouldn’t that make this a tequila?” and normally you’d be right, but our guest, Josh Allen, is here to explain why this delicious brand can’t be called tequila. But what’s […]

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October 25, 2019

Metallica’s Blackened American Whiskey with Master Blender Rob Dietrich

Metallica’s Blackened American Whiskey with Master Blender Rob Dietrich         This week, Rob Dietrich joins Pedro to talk about his new job as Master Blender of Metallica’s American whiskey, Blackened. Rob took over the position after the original Master Blender, Dave Pickerell, was taken from this Earth far too soon; but no […]

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October 8, 2019

Erstwhile Mezcal with Yuan Ji

Erstwhile Mezcal with Yuan Ji What do you after you’ve built up a successful anti-trust law practice? If you’re Yuan Ji, you start importing mezcal to your home in Brooklyn! Erstwhile Mezcal bills itself as “Honest mezcal with social mission.” Ji brings her street smarts to the business side of the brand while allowing the […]

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