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Dr Wilko's Campaign For Better Beverages

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A podcast with cocktail recipes, histories and reviews.

A podcast with cocktail recipes, histories and reviews.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

A podcast with cocktail recipes, histories and reviews.

Twitter:

@dr_wilko

Language:

English


Episodes

28: Brandy Alexander

7/28/2020
Welcome to the bar... Dr Wilko mixes you an unforgettable Brandy Alexander and discusses the many variations of the recipe. Thoughts are also given on the suitability of gin and cream… Episode Transcript Ingredients - single measure of cognac - single measure of brown crème de cacao - single measure of cream - garnish: nutmeg Support the Campaign Support us on Patreon. Sections - [0:00] Intro - Brandy Alexander - [2:00] Origins Of The Brandy Alexander - [3:54] Variations -...

Duration:00:06:05

27: Brandy

7/12/2020
Welcome to the bar... Dr Wilko gives you the history of one of the oldest spirits, brandy… Episode Transcript Support the Campaign Support us on Patreon. Sections - [0:00] Intro - [0:23] Brandy - [2:49] Armagnac & Cognac - [3:54] Cherry Brandy - [4:17] Modern Brandy - [5:27] The Brandy Cocktail - [5:54] Credits Show Notes - Liquor: True Distillation - Brandy - How Products Are Made: Brandy - France Vaunts 40 Virtues of Armagnac - All you ever need to know about Armagnac but...

Duration:00:03:53

26: Martini

3/16/2020
Welcome to the bar... Dr Wilko mixes you the Perfect Martini and discusses the history of this famous cocktail with a short diversion on the topic of whether it should be shaken or stirred... Ingredients - double measure of gin - half measure of dry vermouth - half measure of sweet vermouth Support the Campaign Support us on Patreon. Show Notes - IBA Dry Martini - Martini - The Martini Vesper - Shaken. not stirred Music Bar Music: George Street Shuffle by Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:00:05:18

25: Gin

3/9/2020
Welcome to the bar... Dr Wilko gives you the history of the famous spirit known as ‘Mother’s Ruin’… Support the Campaign Support us on Patreon. Sections [0:00] Intro [0:23] Jenever [1:10] London Dry Gin [4:07] Plymouth Gin [4:48] Steinhager Gin [5:41] The Modern Gin Boom [7:05] The Humble Martini [8:43] Credits Show Notes - Why Was Gin Nicknamed Mother's Ruin? - What is London Dry Gin? - Gin Lane by William Hogarth - Gin Act 1751 - List of UK Food and Drink with Protected...

Duration:00:06:23

24: Metaxa, the Greek Spirit

1/30/2019
Welcome to the bar... Dr Wilko has a special gift from Metaxa along with some cocktail recipes to try. Ingredients Orange Summit - a double measure of Metaxa 12 stars - a double measure of orange juice - 20ml measure of fresh lime juice - 3 dashes of chocolate bitters - 15ml of sugar syrup Greek Sazerac - a double measure of Metaxa 12 Stars - 2 teaspoons of aniseed Liqueur - 3 teaspoons of brown sugar syrup - 4 dashes of Peychaurds bitters Pole 2 Pole - a double measure of...

Duration:00:06:20

23: Negroni

12/5/2018
Welcome to the bar... Dr Wilko mixes you one of his favourite cocktails, the Negroni, an IBA Unforgettable. Ingredients - single measure of gin - single measure of Campari - single measure of red vermouth Support the Campaign Support us on Patreon. Show Notes IBA: Negroni Wikipedia: Negroni OED: Negroni Music Bar Music: George Street Shuffle by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0...

Duration:00:04:40

22: Sea Breeze

4/30/2018
Welcome to the bar... Dr Wilko mixes you a refreshing Sea Breeze. Ingredients Double of vodka 1.5 measures of grapefruit juice to the top with cranberry juice (120 ml) Support the Campaign Support us on Patreon. Show Notes The Sea Breeze on the IBA website The Sea Breeze The Ultimate Bar Book by Mittie Hellmich Podcast Republic app [Android] Music George Street Shuffle Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0...

Duration:00:04:51

21: Espresso Martini

3/19/2018
Welcome to the bar... Dr Wilko mixes you a strong Espresso Martini. Ingredients 1/2 shot of espresso 1 and a 1/2 measures of vodka 1 jigger of Kahlúa sugar syrup to taste 3 coffee beans to garnish Support the Campaign Support us on Patreon. Show Notes The Espresso Martini on the IBA website Dick Bradsell's video on inventing the cocktail The Salted Caramel Espresso Martini Twist Your Espresso Martini These Espresso Martini Recipes Are Too Good To Be True Music George Street...

Duration:00:03:16

20: Barracuda

3/8/2018
Welcome to the bar... Dr Wilko mixes you the Barracuda cocktail and investigates it's mysteriously lacking history. Ingredients 1.5 measures gold rum 1/2 jigger Galliano 3 measures pineapple juice dash lime juice top with prosecco Support the Campaign Support us on Patreon. Show Notes The Barracuda on the IBA website The dearth of history on Wikipedia The Barracuda at AIBM Project (Italiano) Coctel Barracuda (Italiano) Music George Street Shuffle Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:00:04:18

19: Manhattan

2/20/2018
Welcome to the bar... Mr Parks treats Dr Wilko to his spin on the Manhattan and shares his thoughts on this unforgettable cocktail. Ingredients 2 parts Rittenhouse 100 Rye 1 part Carpano Antica Formula 3 dashes Fee Brother's bitters 1/2 tsp Luxardo cherry juice Luxardo cherry to garnish Support the Campaign Support us on Patreon. Show Notes The Manhattan on the IBA website Music George Street Shuffle Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By...

Duration:00:05:05

18: God Father & God Mother

2/6/2018
Welcome to the bar... Dr Wilko mixes and tries the God Father cocktail and one of its variants with drinking assistance from Beth. Ingredients God Father 1 measure of whiskey 1 shot of amaretto God Mother 1 measure of vodka 1 shot of amaretto Support the Campaign Support us on Patreon. Show Notes The God Father on the IBA website The Godfather at the Disaronno website Happy Hour History: The Godfather The unlikely comeback of the Godfather cocktail Music George Street...

Duration:00:03:03

17: [Review] Live at the Ritz

1/22/2018
Welcome to the bar... Dr Wilko gives an audio review of Live at the Ritz and samples the Churchill's Courage cocktail. Support the Campaign Support us on Patreon. Show Notes The Ritz Hotel, London Live at the Ritz The Dancers (courtesy of The Ritz, London) Written Review (with further pictures) Music George Street Shuffle Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:04:39

16: Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster

1/15/2018
Welcome to the bar... Dr Wilko tastes the best cocktail in existence, the Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster. Remember to drink...but very carefully. Mixed by Robyn with guest tasters Bradley and Killen. Ingredients 1/2 a shot of rye whisky 3/4 of a shot of gin 1 jigger of apple sours Half a measure of Curacao A shot of freshly squeezed lemon juice Half a jigger of simple syrup Support the Campaign Support us on Patreon. Show Notes The Big Z himself The Hitchhiker's Guide to the...

Duration:00:04:07

15: Winter Warmers

11/28/2017
Welcome to the bar... Dr Wilko mixes a selection of winter warmers to keep you cosy in the long, dark evenings ahead. Ingredients Spiced Mulled Sloe Double measure sloe gin 200ml hot cloudy apple juice Autumn Crumble Single measure Martini Bianco Dash cloudy apple juice Top with ginger ale Spiced Buttered Rum Serves 4: 25g (1 oz) butter 2 tbsp golden caster sugar 2 small cinnamon sticks 8 measures of spiced rum Spiced Apple Warmer 200 ml cloudy apple juice 1 cinnammon...

Duration:00:03:40

14: Mojito

11/12/2017
Welcome to the bar... Dr Wilko mixes another Contemporary Classic, the Mojito. Ingredients a double measure of white rum 2 limes 6 mint leaves sugar soda Support the Campaign Support us on Patreon. Show Notes Mojito on the IBA Website Shake It Up, Baby - The LA Times My dark mojito Music George Street Shuffle Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:03:44

13: [Special] This is Halloween

10/30/2017
Velcome to the bar... Dr Wilko is joined by guests, Nick (from The London Word) and Abi (from Who's For Dinner) in a special epsiode. They taste and critique 3 different pumpkin cockails. Ingredients Smokey Pumpkin Old Fashioned measure of smokey whiskey half measure of maple syrup quarter measure of Grand Marnier 1/2 tsp of ginger puree 4 tsp pureed pumpkin dash of orange bitters Pumpkin Hot Toddy 1/4 jigger maple syrup 1/4 jigger whisky 1/4 jigger lemon juice 1/2 jigger...

Duration:00:05:33

12: Sidecar

10/16/2017
Welcome to the bar... Dr Wilko mixes another IBA Unforgettable, the zesty Sidecar. Ingredients a double measure of cognac one shot of Cointreau one jigger of lemon juice Support the Campaign Support us on Patreon. Show Notes Sidecar on the IBA Website Harry MacElhone Robert Vermiere Hôtel Ritz Buck's Club Difford's Guide Music George Street Shuffle Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0...

Duration:00:03:08

11: Cosmopolitan

10/7/2017
Welcome to the bar... Dr Wilko mixes an IBA Contemporary Classic, the Cosmopolitan. Ingredients 1 and a half measures of vodka citron half a shot of Cointreau half a jigger of lime juice 1 measure of cranberry juice Support the Campaign Support us on Patreon. Show Notes Cosmopolitan on the IBA Website Gary Regan, cocktail historian Music George Street Shuffle Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0...

Duration:00:03:50

10: Martini Vesper

10/2/2017
Welcome to the bar... For the 10th episode let the good Doctor make you something special, James Bond's Martini Vesper. Ingredients 3 measures of export strength gin. 1 jigger of grain vodka. half a measure of Cocchi Americano . Support the Campaign Support us on Patreon. Show Notes Martini Vesper on the IBA Website Why You Can't Drink the Original James Bond Martini Duke's Bar Music George Street Shuffle Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By...

Duration:00:04:54

9: Between the Sheets

9/23/2017
Welcome to the bar... Dr Wilko gets you a Between the Sheets. A short, Unforgettable drink. Ingredients 1 measure of white rum. 1 jigger of cognac. 1 shot of triple sec. 1/2 shot of lemon juice. Support the Campaign Support us on Patreon. Show Notes Between the Sheets at the IBA website. Music George Street Shuffle Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:03:39