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Bleav in The Cocktail Coach with Brian McArdle

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Brian McArdle is the Cocktail Coach. Listen in as he helps you "Bring the Bar Home!" The Cocktail coach gives simple tips to make drinks almost too delicious. Grab some ice & stir it up! Cheers!


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Brian McArdle is the Cocktail Coach. Listen in as he helps you "Bring the Bar Home!" The Cocktail coach gives simple tips to make drinks almost too delicious. Grab some ice & stir it up! Cheers!




Shocking Revelations of Shock Top with Martin Montana…

Martin Montana was voice of Shock Top for it’s legendary campaign of interactive taps in bars starting in Canada and culminating in a Super Bowl Commercial with Red-Hot (at the time) TJ Miller! PS – There’s not really any shocking revelations about Shock Top, it just sounded right…


Let’s go for a fun Rum! Yes, I said Rum

I sit and sip with Scott Shaw of 9 NORTH Rum. We taste, we talk, we get into the particulars of rum, why Panama, why Latitudes rock and why his 9 NORTH RUM is truly exceptional amongst many other rums. Get your pirate friends together for this celebration of a spirit that will sneakily make … Continued


That’s a nice Caucasian Jackie…

It’s a Kahlúa lovefest as I sit down with Steve Morris of the Cinefiles podcast and sip on White Russians as we chat The Big Lebowski, Citizen Cane, the movie culture and Cohen Brothers! Mix yourself a white russian and join us as we search for Bunny Lebowski!!!


You love Mezcal, you just don’t know it.

I sit down and chat with Ashley Walsh-Kvamme about her mezcal company, Kimo Sabe, Mezcal in general and how the spirit is ready to take off. We’re also joined again by Kurt Godwin, who brings some great mexican-style beers to elevate the tasting experience. One of my favorite bar anecdotes wraps up one of my … Continued


Part Two! Arguments and Profanity with McHugh and Godwin

This is Part 2 of my epic talk with Kurt Godwin and Sean McHugh of the Coming Soon Podcast. We continue to talk movie drinks, cocktails and get really opinionated about, well, everything. The Philly in Sean and New England in Me came out in this, so to warn you about it being explicit is … Continued


Drinks for Nazis? Casablanca and the French 75

Sean McHugh of the Coming Soon Podcast joins myself and Kurt Godwin to talk Casablanca, The French 75 Cocktail, A Star Is Born and Gin, and taste some beers. We had such a good time I had to break up the episode into 2 parts!! Here’s part one, enjoy!


The Vesper cocktail and Bond with John Rocha!

Collider Producer John Rocha joins me to talk Bond, the Vesper cocktail from Casino Royale, Bold predictions for Bond 25, and introduces me to his podcast #TheGeekBuddies! He also psychologically dissects me on air! Check it out!


A Happy Hour of Beers!

Happy Hour is Here! Kurt Godwin joins me for 5 delicious beers as we talk about BEER, how to properly taste that beer, Hops, More awesome talk about beer, Strong opinions on cocktails, and a couple of quick-shot questions! Beer #1.Mikkeller’s Raspberry Blush. #2.Chapman Crafted Beer Old Towne Fest. #3.LA Ale Works Midnight Frisbee Juicy … Continued

The Bar is Rescued!

In the inaugural Libation Nation I am joined by Emmy-Award winning Producer Jordan Bogdonavage to discuss working on the hit series Bar Rescue while we sip vodka. We also get into cocktails versus liquor, the expanding market for mixology and finish with a couple of quick-shot questions. You don’t want to miss this one!