Month: September 2019

September 27, 2019

The Glenlivet Whisky with Master Distiller Alan Winchester

The Glenlivet Whisky with Master Distiller Alan Winchester Master Distiller from The Glenlivet, Alan Winchester, joins Pedro in the Whiskey Society at Seven Grand in Downtown Los Angeles (and yes, it’s as good as their whisky!) What we drank: The Glenlivet 12 The Glenlivet Nadura The Glenlivet 14 The Glenlivet 15 The Glenlivet 18 The Glenlivet Enigma Enjoy a video clip from this podcast on our YouTube Channel: (If you can’t see the video, click […]

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September 24, 2019

Mezcal El Samaritano with Angel Saenz

Mezcal El Samaritano with Angel Saenz Angel Saenz joins Pedro in the Mezcal Collective at Las Perlas in Downtown Los Angeles to launch Mezcal El Samaritano, the first mezcal from BebanMez Imports. What we drank: Mezcal El Samaritano Espadin Mezcal El Samaritano Ensamble Mezcal El Samaritano Tobalá Mezcal El Samaritano Mexicano From the Mezcal El Samaritano website: During the elaboration process, only the best agave plants from Santiago Matatlan are selected then baked in […]

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September 20, 2019

Whistle Pig Rye Whiskey #2 with Blaine Adams

For fans of Rye Whiskey, the only name more synonymous with the style than Whistle Pig is the man who made it, Dave Pickerell. Sadly, we lost Dave back in November of 2018 and, while this isn’t Whistle Pig’s first appearance in the Spirit Guide Society, it’s the first since Dave’s passing. Pedro is joined by Whistle Pig Ambassador Blaine Adams to honor Dave in the best way that we know how, by drinking his […]

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September 17, 2019

Maestro Dobel Tequila with Vini Mauger

Maestro Dobel Tequila with Vini Mauger Stephanie & Bambino are filling for Pedro this week as our guest and friend, Vini Mauger, joins us with a flight of Maestro Dobel What we drank: Maestro Dobel Silver/Blanco Maestro Dobel Reposado Maestro Dobel Anejo Maestro Dobel Diamante Maestro Dobel Humito Smoked Silver Tequila — From The Maestro Dobel website: We are 11th Generation master tequila makers with a deep respect for craft and connoisseurship. We are immersed […]

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September 16, 2019

Pedro Shanahan, Host of The Spirit Guide Society, Unveils a Barrel of Westward American Two Malt That He Distilled 7 Years Ago!

The Spirit Guide Society podcast adds an exciting dimension to the world of liquor tasting. Every Tuesday and Friday, master brander, Spirit Guide, and Shakespearian-trained actor/host, Pedro Shanahan, sits down with representatives from renowned distilleries to learn about the brand and sample their unique offerings. The Spirit Guide Society’s host educates and entertains bartenders, liquor aficionados and industry professionals. Shanahan has a whimsical flair for entertainment. Using thought-provoking commentary, both novices and old-hands can pick […]

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