Q&A with chef and author Albert W.A. Schmid

Our latest Q&A features chef, educator and author Albert W.A. Schmid. Albert joins to talk about his book Burgoo, Barbecue & Bourbon: A Kentucky Culinary Trinity. We also talk about what burgoo actually is, researching the book, his culinary experience, his connections to Kentucky and more.

Fred Minnick on bourbon, bourbon history and Repeal Day

Best selling author and bourbon taster and curator Fred Minnick talks about how he become the bourbon man he is today, his love of history and writing, his favorite interviews over the years, creating and putting on events, his favorite bourbons, the Repeal Day Expo 2021 and more. Plus, Chad Watson joins us for TastingContinue reading “Fred Minnick on bourbon, bourbon history and Repeal Day”

Alcohol & Books with The Drunken Mennonite’s S. L. Klassen

This week’s spotlight is on S. L. Klassen, who writes, attends Mennonite functions, and drinks cocktails in Toronto, Ontario. She has a PhD in history and a lifetime of experience with Mennonites. In 2013, she began a Mennonite humour and cocktail blog called The Drunken Mennonite. It has all been downhill ever since.

Episode 57: Changing alcohol laws and what it means with policy expert Jarrett Dieterle

Jarrett Dieterle, alcohol policy expert with R Street, joins to talk about changes in alcohol laws and his book “Give Me Liberty and Give Me A Drink!”. We discuss how a dispute over airlines has impacted imports/exports with Europe, states adding to-go cocktails, internet sales of alcohol and other interesting law changes. SHOW NOTES: JarrettContinue reading “Episode 57: Changing alcohol laws and what it means with policy expert Jarrett Dieterle”

Episode 45: Party planning with Peggy Noe Stevens and Susan Reigler plus cocktails with Michael Toscano

We have three amazing folks joining us so you can plan the perfect Kentucky Derby Party (or Bourbon Tasting event). Peggy Noe Stevens and Susan Reigler talk about their book “Which Fork Do I Use With My Bourbon”, tips for throwing the perfect party, their careers and so much more. Woodford Reserve NYC Ambassador MichaelContinue reading “Episode 45: Party planning with Peggy Noe Stevens and Susan Reigler plus cocktails with Michael Toscano”