Tag: Spirit Guide Society

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 13, 2019

The Spirit Guide Society’s Pedro Shanahan Helps Launch The New Ardbeg 19 and Supernova 2019 with Brendan McCarron

This episode of The Spirit Guide Society podcast is definitely one to savor. The host, Pedro Shanahan, takes listeners on a picturesque journey made for the senses. The mouths of whisky drinkers from across the nation will be watering by the end of it. The Spirit Guide Society airs its podcast every Tuesday and Friday. As they travel across California, the podcast usually has a live audience. Yet, this episode is a bit different from […]

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November 5, 2019

Paul John Indian Whisky #2 with Koray Özdemir

The Whisky Monster is back! Our friend Koray Özdemir returns to the Whiskey Society to Launch TWO new whiskies from Paul John.     What we drank: Paul John Nirvana [LAUNCH] Paul John Christmas Edition [LAUNCH] Paul John Brilliance Paul John Bold Paul John Classic Paul John Kanya Paul John Mars Orbiter Paul John Peated From the Paul John website: pauljohnwhisky.com OUR STORY We don’t believe in competition, we believe in conquests. The sheer beauty […]

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October 29, 2019

Glendronach Highland Whisky with Master Blender Dr. Rachel Barrie

Glendronach Highland Whisky with Master Blender Dr. Rachel Barrie   What we drank: Glendronach 12 Glendronach 15 Glendronach 18 Glendronach Port Wood Glendronach Cask Strength Glendronach Master Vintage 1993 From the Glendronach website: Glendroanch.com SHERRY CASK CONNOISSEURS SINCE 1826 Nestled in the valley of Forgue, deep in the East Highland hills, is The GlenDronach, one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland, creating the finest richly sherried single malts for nearly 200 years. The GlenDronach is […]

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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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