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Happy National Scotch Day! I’m celebrating with Kevin from Glenfiddich! (Episode 417)

It’s National Scotch Day! Kevin Canchola from Glenfiddich is joining me to talk about the Chicago hospitality scene, and about how to properly celebrate National Scotch Day. Car Con Carne…

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Talking tattoos, rum, punk rock & counterculture with Sailor Jerry Rum’s ‘Gravy’ Thomas (Episode 411)

It’s National Tattoo Day, and there is no spirit more ingrained with the tattooed lifestyle than Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum. Gravy Thomas, Sailor Jerry “rum rude boy,” is here to…

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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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Friday night’s a great night for Scotch: Tracie Franklin of Glenfiddich (Episode 337)

Glenfiddich (pronounced Glen-fiddick) is a perfect partner for your Friday night. I’m joined by Glenfiddich brand ambassador Tracie Franklin, who gives us a little home schooling about scotch and all…

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Let’s drink rum! Ashley Thomas from Sailor Jerry joins us for virtual cocktails (Episode 333)

Ashley Thomas from Sailor Jerry rum joins me for Friday cocktails! Rum-based bloody Mary? Check. Shot with a pickle back? Double check. Get your quarantine drink on… you’re not going…

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International Whiskey Day with Aberlour’s Callum O’Donnell (Episode 327)

Aberlour brand ambassador Callum O’Donnell joins me on International Whiskey Day. We talk about scotch, Aberlour and international whiskey preferences. Then he shows us how to make the best-looking whiskey…

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Making cocktails with Tullamore D.E.W. (Episode 316)

Gillian Murphy, Brand Ambassador for Tullamore D.E.W. Irish whiskey, joins me for Quarantine Con Carne and shares some easy to make cocktail recipes for St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow. Car Con…