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Episodes

Corpse Reviver #2

10/19/2018
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Elizabeth and Abigail get in the "spirit" of Halloween with a spooooooky look at the origins of spirits, from the kind that you drink to the ones that go bump in the night. Elizabeth makes her funeral plans and Abigail instructs you how to enjoy absinthe.

Duration:00:52:31

The Brandy Crusta and the Sidecar

10/1/2018
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Did one lead to the invention of the other? Elizabeth ad Abigail hash it out.

Duration:00:39:02

The Martini

9/7/2018
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H. L. Mencken called the Martini "the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet." Elizabeth and Abigail mostly agree. This episode is full of pop culture references as long as your definition of pop culture includes things from 1901. New Orleans artist Frankie Ford sings the boozy Christmas song. Yes, there's a Christmas song.

Duration:00:49:37

The Manhattan

8/24/2018
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We'll take Manhattan! There's lots of legends here, and Abigail and Elizabeth do their best to separate the probably true from the definitely false. Abigail gives you permission to have both a lemon twist and a cherry!

Duration:00:51:45

The Gin & Tonic

8/10/2018
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So much more than the sum of its parts. Elizabeth and Abigail discuss tonic's origins, and muse on the merits of both the traditional version of this ubiquitous summer drink as well as the bountiful option so popular in Spain.

Duration:00:48:00

The Sazerac

7/27/2018
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Abigail and Elizabeth surprise each other with some amazing facts about the official cocktail of New Orleans. Abigail makes the drink at 53:30

Duration:01:08:19

The Tom Collins

7/6/2018
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Yes, it's named for a real person. No, his name wasn't Tom Collins. It's complicated. Abigail and Elizabeth talk gin, dope-fiend soda jerks, and throw in a 19th century humorous song to boot!

Duration:00:37:22

The Margarita

6/22/2018
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Elizabeth and Abigail spend a little time on the border, exploring the history of the Margarita. Abigail gives advice on how to make a classic version as well as some variations on this drink.

Duration:00:53:36

The Daiquiri

6/8/2018
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Elizabeth and Abigail talk daiquiri history and offer suggestions of how to create your go-to recipe and variations.

Duration:00:44:43

The Old Fashioned

5/25/2018
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Elizabeth and Abigail discuss the history and evolution of this classic drink and Abigail teaches you how to make a great one at home.

Duration:00:55:42

So Now You're 21

4/18/2018
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Duration:00:29:06

Welcome to Drink & Learn

3/15/2018
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Drinks historian Elizabeth Pearce and bartender Abigail Gullo introduce you to their new show which focuses on their favorite activities: drinking and learning.

Duration:00:17:22