Tag: mescal

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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September 6, 2019

Michter’s American Whiskey with Master Distiller Dan McKee

Michter’s American Whiskey with Master Distiller Dan McKee Michter’s is a brand that’s rich in both flavor AND history. The story of this line dates back all the way to 1753 when it was known as Shenk’s Whiskey; Louis Foreman would later purchase the brand and rename it after his two sons, Michael and Peter. We were incredibly lucky to have the current brains behind the operation, Master Distiller Dan McKee, come all the way from Kentucky […]

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September 3, 2019

The Exceptional Whisky with Don Sutcliffe

The Exceptional Whisky with Don Sutcliffe While we’re sure you can make many puns about their name, The Exceptional Whiskey is nothing to scoff at. This blended whiskey is birthed from the minds of some of the most prolific spirit importers of our time; every expression is made by people who truly love whisk(e)y. Don Suttcliff, co-founder of the brand, joins Pedro in Bar Jackalope to talk about the brand. What we drank: The Exceptional […]

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August 30, 2019

Rhum Barbancourt

Rhum Barbancourt   In the mood for Haitian rum? Perhaps one aged in Limousine Oak? Pedro, Erbin and Shaggy have you covered! One Rhum Barbancourt (pronounced Bah•Ben•Cooh) podcast coming right up! What We Drank: Rhum Barbancourt 3-Star (aged 4 years) Rhum Barbancourt 5-Star (aged 8 years) Rhum Barbancourt Estate Reserve (aged 15 years) From Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhum_Barbancourt The family business began on March 18, 1862, producing rum directly from sugar cane juice. Dupré Barbancourt, a Frenchman […]

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August 2, 2019

Glendalough Irish Whiskey with Donal O’Gallachoir

Glendalough Irish Whiskey with Donal O’Gallachoir Co-owner and Brand Manager, Donal O’Gallachoir, joins Pedro in the Whiskey Society this week to chat about Glendalough, an Irish Whiskey helping leading the charge in this new wave of Irish Whiskies that are coming to America. What we drank: Glendalough Double Barrel Irish Whiskey Glendalough Black Pitts Single Malt (Aged 7 Years) Glendalough Mizunara Cask Finish Single Malt (Aged 13 Years)   From The Glendalough Website: glendaloughdistillery.com The […]

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