Tag: The Spirit Guide Society

December 24, 2019

Maurice Chevalier IV’s Whiskey Vault #2

Just like last year, Hotaling & Co’s Brand Development Manager, Maurice Chevalier, had too many bottles in his personal whiskey collection and decided to share some with the Spirit Guide Society! Join us as be brings in some very special end of the year treats! What we drank:Old Potrero Straight RyeOld Potrero Hoatlaing’s 11 Year Rye WhiskeyLot 40 Canadian RyeGooderham and Worts Four Grain WhiskeyDingle Irish WhiskeyKavalan Distillery SelectNikka 17 Check out our videos from […]

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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 10, 2019

Dictador Rum #2 with Diego Quintaro

We took a little field trip this week to Momed in Atwarter Village to sit down with Diego Quintaro of Dictador Rum. Dictador bills itself as “a dynamic, modern and luxury lifestyle brand that embodies heritage and providence” of Columbia. Their spirits production began over 100 years ago and continues a tradition of delicious, aged rums that pair beautifully with a cigar.   What we drank: Dictador 12 Dictador 20 Dictador XO  

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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 12, 2019

The Spirit Guide Society’s Pedro Shanahan and The Glenlivet Whisky Scores a Rare Interview with Glenlivet’s Master Distiller

The Spirit Guide Society podcast is chock-full of exciting news related to whiskey, tequila, rum, and mezcal. The insightful host, Pedro Shanahan, has all the right industry connections. Pedro’s impressive guests always bring the goods when they visit. Twice a week, Shanahan asks compelling questions and explores the backstory of a single brand of whiskey, rum or mezcal. Pedro shares with his audience the various detailing and flavor profile processes. By the end of each […]

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