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.
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”
This week’s spotlight is on Karl Raitz, who is a professor emeritus of geography at the University of Kentucky and author of Making Bourbon and Bourbon’s Backroads. He is coeditor of The Great Valley Road of Virginia and coauthor of Rock Fences of the Bluegrass.
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.
This week’s spotlight is on Sue Strachan, a veteran journalist who has written about New Orleans culture, history, and current events for the New Orleans Times-Picayune, New Orleans Advocate, and New Orleans Magazine, and author of the New Orleans Cocktail series book “The Café Brûlot.”
This week’s spotlight is on Heather Wibbels, an award-winning mixologist and Chair of the Bourbon Women Board of Directors. She’s a digital content creator and photographer creating whiskey drinkers one cocktail at a time.
This week’s spotlight is on author and professor Wes Berry. Berry wrote the Kentucky Barbecue Book and recently wrote a new foreword for the late David W. Maurer’s Kentucky Moonshine.
This week’s spotlight is on author Casie Vogel. Cassie recently released her cocktail book “The Hard Seltzer Cocktail Book: 55 Unofficial Recipes for White Claw® Slushies, Truly® Mixers, and More Spiked-Seltzer Drinks”, which is out now.
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”
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”