Tag: Las Perlas

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 on her podcast @GirlInstarupted. What we drank: Compass Box Hedonism Glendronach 12 Russel’s Reserve Seven Grand Single Barrel  

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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 website: sacredthirstselections.com/rezpiral About Berta: Berta Vazquez is a rarity in the world of mezcal. She is a woman running her […]

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November 19, 2019

Rums of Puerto Rico with Ramon Diaz and Federico J. Hernandez

Today we’re joined by the GLOBAL Brand Ambassador for Rums of Puerto Rico to talk about how you can help rebuild Puerto Rico by purchasing rum! (We’re not kidding!) Ramon Diaz joins Pedro and Erbin at Caña Rum Bar to talk about four of the marks he represents. Also, Fede Hernandez of The Rum Lab joins us to talk about his role helping produce the Rums of Puerto Rico tour!   What we drank: Trigo […]

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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 in a name? Hacienda de Bañuelos Mezcal is delicious and worthy of a place in your home bar! Press play […]

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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 more tears! This is literally the most Rock that whiskey has ever experienced! Every cask is “sonically-enhanced” with a special […]

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