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Come under the influence of the DESIGNATED DRINKER SHOW™, a weekly podcast that's raising the bar on craft cocktails.

Come under the influence of the DESIGNATED DRINKER SHOW™, a weekly podcast that's raising the bar on craft cocktails.
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Come under the influence of the DESIGNATED DRINKER SHOW™, a weekly podcast that's raising the bar on craft cocktails.

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English

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808-561-9753


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Episode 58:: Andrew Auwerda :: Philadelphia Distilling :: President/Co-Founder

12/5/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipes: The Clover-ish Club & Sans Peel A quick train trip to Philly followed by short taxi ride to Philadelphia Distilling afforded us the privilege to spend our day chatting with Andrew Auwerda while sipping his delicious gins. Now that’s what we call “winning.” Since 2004, Andrew has been instrumental in building this award-winning line-up of American made beauties. From his commitment to producing only the highest quality spirits, to the stunning packaging in...

Duration:00:44:46

Episode 57:: Mary Kong-Devito :: Girl Meets World :: Founder, Editor-in-Chief

11/28/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipe: Sippin' On Gin & Buch Mary started Girl Meets Food in 2009 as a creative outlet and a cover for her debilitating addiction to fried chicken. Eventually, she quit her day job to pursue her passion and develop a career in food writing. You can her “stuff” in USA Today, The Washington Post, Eater, and Washington City Paper, to name a few. Needless to say, we can’t wait to see what she has in store for the 10th Anniversary of Girl Meets Food. No matter what she...

Duration:00:43:36

Episode 56:: Friendsgiving :: Candiace Dillard Bassett & Rachel Sergi

11/21/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipes: My Last Nerve & Stop Talking! Take a Sip Before you gooble until you wobble, join us as we gather at our Tipsy Tomfoolery & Tryptophan Friendsgiving with Candiace Dillard Bassett and Rachel Sergi to get ready for T-Day. Gina serves up some delicious autumn inspired cocktails that promise to compliment your Thanksgiving meal, delight your taste buds and keep you in a family-friendly mood. We can’t promise the recipes will keep the peace but they sure will...

Duration:00:49:59

Episode 55:: Philip Greene :: Writer and Cocktail Historian

11/15/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipe: Life In The Afternoon Attorney by day. Writer and cocktail historian by…well…whenever he’s not lawyering. Phil’s penned 3 cocktail books, each us through a drinkable time warp. His first book gives us insights to the great Ernest Hemingway by way of his favorite drinks, “To Have and Have Another – A Hemingway Cocktail Companion.” With his second book, “The Manhattan: The Story of the First Modern Cocktail,” he traces the evolution of this classic from its...

Duration:00:39:17

Episode 54 :: Jacob Briars :: Global Advocacy Director :: Bacardi

11/9/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipe: Good Vibes Meet Jacob Briars, Global Advocacy Director for Bacardi, AKA the Mack Daddy of Millennial Nightlife. For more than 2 decades, this quick-witted Kiwi has he’s been shaking up the cocktail world across the globe and influencing what, and how, we drink. And we are happier for it. From the a rural organic farm in New Zealand, to studying law, to jet setting across the globe overseeing one of the largest teams of brand ambassadors for some of the...

Duration:00:29:46

Episode 53 :: Tim McNally :: Host of The Dine, Wine and Spirits Show

11/1/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipe: Delicately Acidic In New Orleans, when the subject is wine and spirits, it is very difficult to leave Tim McNally out of the discussion. He is considered one of the “go to” resources in the Crescent City for counsel and information about adult beverages and their place in the fabric of life in this great city. Tim is the Wine and Spirits Editor, columnist and feature writer for New Orleans Magazine; the Wine and Spirits Editor and weekly columnist, Happy...

Duration:00:28:04

Episode 52 :: Tony Simmons :: CEO :: Tabasco

10/25/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipe: One-Fitty Of course you know Tabasco®. But did you know they are celebrating their 150th birthday? Now that’s a reason to party! Not only can Tabasco be found in just about every kitchen throughout America, it is also one of our country’s oldest and largest family-owned-and-operated businesses. Every bottle of this world-renowned special sauce is, and always has been, processed on their family-owned Avery Island. And at 9am on just about any given morning,...

Duration:00:44:58

Episode 51 :: Andre Hopson :: Courvoisier Brand Ambassador

10/17/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipe: The Grape Life Lifestyle marketer. Yes. Brand ambassador. Yes. Bottom-line influencer. Absolutely. Andre Hopson may be a jack of many trades but he’s also a master of trends throughout D.C.’s urban communities. He is definitely a professional brand match-maker and he’s damn good at it. So, who better to hang out with while sipping a classic cognac than one of Courvoisier’s Brand Ambassadors? Want more boozy banter? More recipes? Just more of more? Then...

Duration:00:31:39

Episode 50 :: Lu Brow :: Bartender Extraordinaire :: Brennan’s Group

10/11/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipe: Hospitality “Sometimes an angel. Sometimes a hell raiser. Always a strong woman.” R.H. Sin What a great way to introduce Lu. She’s been leading by example from behind the bar by dreaming up and creating cocktails that push the imagination but also by reaching out and lifting up her fellow barmaids. In an industry with so few women in leadership roles, the Brennan Group defies that norm by continuing to build an organization that empowers women, fosters...

Duration:00:25:07

Episode 49 :: Dr. Kristen D. Burton :: Author/Distillation Historian

10/4/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipes: Morning Pop Kristen Burton is a cultural historian of the Early Modern Atlantic World and holds a doctorate in Transatlantic History. She specializes in the history of food and drink, specifically distillation and brewing in Early Modern Europe and the Atlantic World. Her current book project, tentatively titled “The Drunkard’s Progress: How Alcohol Became an Intoxicant in the Era of Enlightened Medicine,” looks at the construction of alcohol as an...

Duration:00:33:56

Episode 48b :: ICON Harvey Fry :: Whisky Hustler :: Laphroaig

9/27/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipes: A Whisky Hustlers Oyster Shooter In Part 2, we continue learning about Harvey's unicorns, how Laphroaig makes a great single malt scotch and exactly what it takes to earn the title, "Whisky Hustler." This 2-part episode launches the ICON Series of the Designated Drinker Show, where we take a deep dive into a topic with a subject matter expert to guide us along the way. Want more? Check out the video version of this podcast! This episode is sponsored by...

Duration:00:40:28

Episode 48a :: ICON Harvey Fry :: Whisky Guru :: Laphroaig

9/20/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipes: A Whisky Hustlers Oyster Shooter Aficionado. Connoisseur. Mentor. Basically an expert on all things scotch whisky. Meet the man. Meet the legend. Meet the urban myth that is Harvey Fry as he walks us through the world of Laphroaig Whiskys. This episode launches the ICON Series of the Designated Drinker Show, where we are going to take a deep dive into a topic with an subject matter expert to guide us along the way. Want more? Check out the video version...

Duration:00:29:49

Episode 47 :: Chris Montero :: Chef/GM Napoleon House

9/13/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipes: Pimpin' Made in the Big Easy & Classic Pimms Cup His family has been in NOLA for more than 200 years. He’s the Executive Chef at the Napoleon House which has been a NOLA institution for more than 100 years. So, who better to tell us the lore and myths that linger in this historic French Quarter gem, than Chef Chris Montero? Want more? Check out the video version of this podcast!

Duration:00:35:16

Episode 46 :: Tony Abou-Ganim :: Author :: The Original Modern Mixologist

9/6/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipe: Classic Negroni, Classico Chilcano & Naked Lime Chilcano Tony is widely regarded as one of the pioneering and leading bar professionals in the world. He has appeared on The TODAY Show, Iron Chef America, Good Morning America, CNBC, Fox News and more. As the author of The Modern Mixologist: Contemporary Classic Cocktails, he offers readers an in-depth look into spirits and ingredients available to today’s mixologist, both professional and amateur alike....

Duration:00:46:01

Episode 45 :: Johnny Schuler :: Master Distiller :: Hacienda La Caravedo

8/30/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipe: "Schuler or Shouldn’t I?" and "Classic Pisco Sour" Heralded as the world’s foremost Pisco expert, Johnny has led the way in revitalizing interest in Peru’s native spirit. He is the master distiller for Hacienda La Caravedo and as an ambassador for pisco, he has dedicated much of his life to setting industry standards for excellence and has traveled throughout Peru, and around the globe, to educate spirits industry professionals and the public alike about...

Duration:00:47:20

Episode 44 :: AAFDC AMBuzz :: Brendan Monaghan :: CEO Panoply Media

8/23/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipe: Buzzworthy Learn a little more about us, as we host our first live audience at AAF-DC’s AM Buzz. We are talking about podcasting with Brendan Monaghan, the CEO of Panoply Media, a premium podcasting company that produces original shows, curates digital audio content and operates Megaphone, an industry-leading technology platform for podcast creators and advertisers. To catch the next AM Buzz, visit www.aafdc.org. Want more boozy banter? More recipes? Just...

Duration:00:41:11

Episode 43 :: Mason Hereford :: Chef/Owner :: Turkey and the Wolf

8/15/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipe: The Mason Jar In 2017, for the first time ever, Bon Appetit named a sandwich shop America's BEST RESTAURANT. Yes. A sandwich shop. And once you've tried one (or 10, who would blame you?) of Mason Hereford's culinary masterpieces, you totally understand why. What's even better is Mason's fun-loving personality and the importance he places on employee happiness. Fortunately, he shared his recipe for success with us: Between 2 slices of freshly-baked talent,...

Duration:00:41:01

Episode 42 :: Richie Brandenburg :: Director of Culinary Strategy :: Edens

8/5/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipe: Summer Cobbler Meet the mastermind chef behind Union Market, DC’s premier high-end food emporium. Richie’s career has taken him to the far corners of the globe. He’s perfected his talents in some of the most demanding restaurants in New Orleans, New York, Colorado, San Francisco, London and even, the Isle of Man. His journey proves that the combination of talent and hard work are the key ingredients to a successful career. Ready for another round? Then...

Duration:00:43:32

Episode 41 :: Adam Greenberg :: Grand Champion of Chopped :: Owner/Chef of Coconut Club

8/2/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipe: In Da Coconut Club From being crowned Grand Champion on the Food Network’s Chopped to opening his own restaurant, Adam shares his story of trials and tribulations and how he tries to have a good laugh along the way. The focus, patience and persistence he needed to beat out top-notch competitors maybe be nothing compared to the permitting and licensing process he’s dealing with now while opening his own restaurant, the Coconut Club. We toast his efforts and...

Duration:00:53:14

Episode 40 :: Marcella Kriebel :: Cookbook Author & Illustrator :: Mi Comida Latina & Comida Cubana

7/25/2018
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Get the featured cocktail recipe: Berry, Berry Bramble It’s not a stretch to say that Marcella Kriebel has always been an artist and foodie. Her collection of watercolors and illustrated cookbooks reflect her love for both. After graduating with majors in both Studio Art and Cultural Anthropology, it is easy to see how her background was a springboard for journaling and cooking in countless private home kitchens throughout Latin America. Join us as she discusses her successful Kickstarter...

Duration:00:18:44