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Let’s enjoy a Fistful of Bourbon (Episode 477)

There’s a new bourbon in town, and it’s a damn fistful. Fistful of Bourbon US Ambassador Anthony Bohlinger brings a little “Spaghetti Western” flavor to tonight’s podcast recording. Car Con…

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Beer made by nerds for nerds: Empirical Brewery with Eric Oren (Episode 422)

You deserve a beer. You’ve earned it. On that note, why not make it a New Style Community Lager from Empirical? Eric Oren of the “nerd brewery” joins me tonight…

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Buckledown Brewing in Lyons (Episode 386)

A midwestern work ethic and love for home brewing evolved into the spectacular Buckledown Brewing in Lyons. Head Brewer Ike joins me tonight for #quarantineconcarne! Car Con Carne is sponsored by…

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Father’s Day gift guide from William Grant & Sons (Episode 385)

Father’s Day is a week and a half away… why not give the gift of spirits? William Grant & Sons brand ambassador Seb Derbomez is here with gift suggestions! Car…

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Passion for beer turned into a business: The history of Spiteful Brewing (Episode 383)

We’re hitting the north side tonight for a chat with Jason from Spiteful Brewing. We chat about the brewery’s history, managing through the pandemic, the support of the community and…

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Metal Monkey Brewing (Beer Week) – Episode 379

Beer Week begins tonight with Metal Monkey Brewing (515 Anderson in Romeoville)! Dan Camp (Simian Overlord) joins me to talk about his beer and his business. #quarantineconcarne Car Con Carne…

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It’s cocktail hour with Lettuce Entertain You’s L. Woods restaurant! (Episode 369)

  Lettuce Entertain You’s Divisional Bar Training Manager Thomas Moore is here to to serve up some easy-to-make-at-home Old Fashioneds and Pineapple Daquiris!   #QuarantineConCarne

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FEW Spirits: Distilling world-class whiskey, bourbon and rye in the former home of temperance (Episode 344)

I’m joined tonight by Paul Hletko, owner of FEW Spirits, makers of excellent whiskey, bourbon, rye and gin. Located in Evanston (918 Chicago Avenue), FEW is a true local distiller,…

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Zero-proof whiskey and gin: ‘We literally cannot make this fast enough for demand’ (Marcus Sakey of Ritual Zero Proof) – Episode 304

I’m not drunk… YOU’RE DRUNK.