Month: January 2019

January 11, 2019

Convite Mezcal with Arturo & Julio Palencia

Convite Mezcal with Arturo & Julio Palencia Convite, which is brought to us this week by The Brothers Palencia, might require a bit of searching to add to your home bar, but it is truly worth it for the taste! This Oaxacan mezcal, whose name translates to “celebration,” is made in the traditional, ancestral style of mezcal production, which leads to small yields and BIG, delicious flavors. Arturo and Julio import spirits with the goal […]

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January 8, 2019

Tomatin with Scott Fraser

Tomatin with Scott Fraser Tomatin (pronounced Toh-Mah-Tin) may not be the best known brand in the world, but don’t you dare ignore this fantastic whisky from the Highland! The brand, which has been distilling since 1897, offers some amazing blends and finishes that anyone would be lucky to have in their home bar. We think they’re great! (And not just because they brought us a 36 year old whisky to try for this podcast! — […]

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January 4, 2019

Plantation Rum

Plantation Rum Plantation Rum hails from the regions around Barbados, Trinidad and Jamaica, but has a truly French feel. Its founders were originally cognac makers and their goal is to bring that same level of finishing and care to the rum world. In addition to hearing the process of making this great spirit, Pedro also goes into great length about the time that he and Erbin tried to make rum (Spoiler Alert: It did not […]

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January 1, 2019

Sonoma County Distilling with Adam Spiegel

Sonoma County Distilling with Adam Spiegel Adam Spiegel has come a long way since he started selling whiskey out of the trunk of his car (where Pedro definitely bought a bottle.) Today, he joins us to share his immense love for making whiskey and tell the story of his California Distillery that produces some of the most delicious and different bourbons outside of Kentucky. — What We Drank: Sonoma County Bourbon Sonoma County Rye Sonoma […]

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