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Podcasting A Conversation in Beverage

Podcasting A Conversation in Beverage
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United States

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Podcasting A Conversation in Beverage

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English


Episodes

Ep. 43: Houston We Have a Problem...but It's Not Sherry

5/13/2019
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Andy Seymour takes us through the process of producing sherry. A fortified wine full of complexity and tradition has a style for all palates. As for me, I have a bone to pick with publications that like to give Houston the cold shoulder even when we win and deserve the recognition. .Neat Pour BAR 5

Duration:00:30:52

Ep. 42: Dre Masso and the 90s London Cocktail Scene

5/4/2019
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Dre Masso gives us a good recollection of the London cocktail scene in the mid-90s. Here’s an opportunity to learn from some of the pivotal bartenders that were creating and challenging what was in the glass with as much class as possible. Visit some of his bars in London, FAM,and Opium Cocktail and Dim Sum...

Duration:00:45:46

Ep. 41: Houston Bartender Thomas Reyna

4/19/2019
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Thomas Reyna has a diverse set of experiences in the bar and restaurant industry. He has been able to participate in some of the industries best immersive training programs. Some of these programs allow a very limited amount of attendees into each session. What makes Thomas special is that he does not hoard the information....

Duration:00:51:09

Ep. 40: Unpacking the Houston Bar Scene

4/19/2019
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In this episode, I talk about the healthy growth the Bartender Guild has had under the current leadership and of some of the programs and people that are making an incredible contribution to the Houston Bar Scene. Sara Cueno at Poitin Rich Bailey at Johnny Goldbricks Nathan Raffell with Grey Goose All opinions in this...

Duration:00:26:23

Ep. 39: Houston Bartender Sarah Troxell

4/19/2019
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Sarah Troxel is headed to one of the most prestigious bartender competition in the nation, SpeedRack. In my conversation with her, we talked about how she got into the industry, behind the bar and eventually into the competitive arena. This month several locations in Downtown Houston will become art installations. Get more information here Photo...

Duration:00:31:58

Ep. 38: San Antonio Native Jojo Martinez

3/29/2019
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Jojo Martinez is a hospitality professional from the Alamo city. She moved to Houston on the suggestion of a family member. It turned out to be an enriching transition for her professional career. Her desire to create a unique and entertaining experience for her guest guided her to seek out instruction on flair bartending. She...

Duration:00:39:57

Ep. 37: Menu Creation, Dedication & the Passion that Makes it Possible!

3/22/2019
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Passion! As wonderful as it is as a chef, bartender or any other position or endeavour in life, it can also bite you in the ass if you’re not careful. There are times that you can be so vested in a bar or restaurant that you forget to take care of yourself. This includes making...

Duration:00:11:39

Ep 36 Mike Raymond Pt 2

3/15/2019
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Starting a business is a lot of work, but opening a bar or restaurant, in my opinion, is much more difficult. Places, where you eat and drink, have to make you feel a certain way and that has everything to do with details. Everything from location to the type of glassware used will enable you...

Duration:00:34:43

Ep. 35: Mike Raymond Reserve 101

3/8/2019
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The Houston bar community has seen a lot of growth and maturity in the last ten years. What is interesting about that is the people who have endured many changes. Sometimes turbulent, sometimes trifling, sometimes significant. What may deter a person from taking part in the process of a growing maturing community will turn some...

Duration:00:44:58

Ep 34: Wine, wine labels & parking tickets

3/1/2019
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Wine is delicious. Wine is more fun when you taste from different regions and different producers. Let’s talk about how to choose a wine bottle based on price, preference, and quality. Knowing what is in the bottle takes a bit of research and an adventurous heart.

Duration:00:28:19

Ep. 33: The 18th, the Art of Merchant & Market

2/22/2019
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Building a bar is hard work, conceptualizing it…I think that’s even harder. In this episode, I interview the business couple of Merchant & Market, Gino & Blanca. They have had several retail shops around the city, renovated homes and build out some of the coolest bars around Houston. In March of 2018, they sat with...

Duration:00:32:01

Tequila, Sheldon Richardson and Hobbies

2/15/2019
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I meet Sheldon years ago when he worked for Southern Glaciers and I managed a bar in the museum district. He always has had a desire to learn and an ability to get along. These days as a Tequila Avion brand ambassador he continues to do great work for his brand and the beverage community.

Duration:00:41:59

Ep. 31b: Nathan Reffell, education & brand work

2/8/2019
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Nathan Reffell comes by to talk a bit about what vodka is but more importantly what it has been like to do BAR 5 certification, transitioning from bartender to Brand Ambassadors and what it was like to be Only Ever Takka brand ambassador (tongue & cheek). He’s view on being a good Brand Ambassador is...

Duration:00:41:23

Ep. 31: Lynnette Marrero, SpeedRack & your hard work

2/1/2019
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SpeeRack Houston was a super fun event that had a packed house that was there for a fun and exiting event! The ladies of SpeedRack delivered! Congratulations to Sarah Troxel from Houston who got a very decisive win and an amazing performance! SpeedRack continues its tour through the United States in Denver, Seatle, Boston, D.C....

Duration:00:29:00

Ep. 29: Matt Carrizales whiskey, beer & travel

1/25/2019
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Matt is someone that I have gotten to know over the last couple of years. He is always fun to talk to because of his knowledge and enthusiasm for it. Today we talked of his interest in travel, whiskey and how he stumbled into the world of beer. His involvement in the whiskey list at...

Duration:00:32:31

Ep. 28: Coffe Shops, Espresso Martini & the 3rd Space

1/18/2019
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SACC is in full effect this week (Jan 14-20, 2019) When at a bartender conference remember to remember the stories. Lately I have been working in the daytime more than I usually do. That has brought on a need to work outside of the home in order to not be too distracted. Some of them...

Duration:00:24:29

Ep. 27: What is pisco?

1/12/2019
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Johnny Schuler is one of pisco’s most ardent advocates is the Master Distiller to La Caravedo Pisco (formerly Porton Pisco). Pisco has a rich history in Latin America and the Pisco Sour is a cocktail known the world over. 2oz pisco 1oz lime juice 1oz simple syrup 1 egg white 3 drops of aromatic bitters...

Duration:00:18:42

New Year New Me

1/4/2019
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New year means all sort of changes that will usher a phase of growth….except for my favorite cocktail. New year or not the Adonis is still my favorite tiple. Instead of just talking about the origin of the cocktail lets talk about what the two ingredients that make it up are all about. After all...

Duration:00:26:44

Ep 25: Whiskey sour,egg or no egg?

12/29/2018
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How do you make a whiskey sour the right way? Will you be going to SACC? Have you had rhum agricole?

Duration:00:16:00

Ep 23: NY Resolution 2019

12/22/2018
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Let’s talk about how we bullshit our way into New Years Resolutions we truly don’t intend to keep. Set goals that you can achieve by reaching for the things you want anyway but haven’t committed to. The Martinez is one of those overlooked delicious cocktails. Remember, sweet is relative… Here’s my recipe: 2 oz Tanqueray...

Duration:00:21:28