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The Tipsy Timeline is your go-to comedic podcast where history and alcohol collide. Hosts James and Cory take you on a journey through history to discuss the many fascinating stories about alcohol and how it has created the world as we know it today. So come and join us for a story and join us for a drink. Cheers!

The Tipsy Timeline is your go-to comedic podcast where history and alcohol collide. Hosts James and Cory take you on a journey through history to discuss the many fascinating stories about alcohol and how it has created the world as we know it today. So come and join us for a story and join us for a drink. Cheers!

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United States

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The Tipsy Timeline is your go-to comedic podcast where history and alcohol collide. Hosts James and Cory take you on a journey through history to discuss the many fascinating stories about alcohol and how it has created the world as we know it today. So come and join us for a story and join us for a drink. Cheers!

Language:

English


Episodes

Put Back the Bones: The Most Dangerous Brewery

4/7/2021
Starting a brewery, a seemingly simple business venture. But what if we were to tell you that there was one brewery that sought to make beer despite disease, earthquakes, and massacres. Cursed? Maybe. Exciting? Definitely! Today, we're talking about history's most dangerous brewery!

Duration:00:32:21

Big Swinging Whisky: How Scotch Conquered the World

3/28/2021
This week we push ourselves into the world of perception, opinion, and prohibition. Why is Scotch Whisky given such high esteem? Why are other whiskeys put on hold to chase after the high-end of scotch? And is that as true today as it used to be? Find out how Scotch managed to propel itself into the forefront of American consciousness this week on the Tipsy Timeline

Duration:00:28:06

From Pepsi With Love: A Surprise Navy

3/22/2021
Ah yes, the Cold War; A time in world history that is rife with political intrigue, spycraft, nuclear terrors, and...Pepsi? Join us in today's episode to see how vodka, soft drinks, and an opportune photoshoot went on to create one of the largest Navies in the world. All this and more on the Tipsy Timeline. Cheers!

Duration:00:34:55

Olive Bathtub: The Birth of the Martini

3/12/2021
"Shaken, not stirred," three simple words that summon up so many images. James Bond, spycraft, casinos, sophistication, and of course the martini! In today's episode of the Tipsy Timeline, we explore the mysterious history of one of America's most iconic cocktails, the martini. So grab a glass, sit yourself down, and prepare to enjoy another episode of the Tipsy Timeline. Cheers!

Duration:00:38:17

Hard to Blow: Wine Bottles

3/8/2021
How did the wine bottle evolve, and why do we still have several typical shapes? In today's episodes we explore the history of glass, which we've touched on in previous shows. But we take things a step further into world of glass bottles, technology, marketing, and the practical economics of international shipping that brought us the modern wine bottle. Join us on Tipsy Timeline to see the whole story!

Duration:00:29:58

Absolved and Alcoholed: Monks and Beer

2/28/2021
This week we dig into the interesting connections between monasteries and beer brewing. Throughout history, monasteries played an important role in beer brewing. But how did it start, and why does it matter today? Find out to this and so more on the Tipsy Timeline!

Duration:00:36:34

Penicillin Pigeon: Beer Saves Georgia

2/22/2021
Let's talk about Georgia...1700s style. Or more accurately, what would become Savannah, Georgia - but they didn't know that yet. The New World was at its newest and the British colonies were trying out some revolutionary new ideas of running things. But little did they know that some of these ideas would go DEATHLY wrong. So join us as we weave a tale that includes prisoners in search of a new life, lawyers, rebellion, Catholics, slavery, death, and of course, beer!

Duration:00:33:26

Taxes is Taxes: A Tale of Taverns

2/15/2021
This week we recognize an omission on the Tipsy historical record. We've discussed pubs, public houses, and even discussed restaurants. This week we complete the circle and discuss the storied tradition of taverns! Taverns held a special place in the community in early American city life. We take our time and explore this unique and underknown slice of history. Join us for the history of taverns this week on the Tipsy Timeline!

Duration:00:32:47

Drip & Ship: Jamaica's Beer Heritage

2/9/2021
The history and (nearly) lost heritage of Jamaican beer.

Duration:00:32:38

Killdevil Chronicles: Discovering Rum

2/2/2021
This week we follow through on one of the classics: rum! What makes rum, rum? How did humanity start pumping it out? And why is it associated with the Caribbean? Find out all of this on this week's Tipsy Timeline!

Duration:00:31:13

Repent Ye Slingers: Cuban Cocktail Culture

1/19/2021
In today's episode of the Tipsy Timeline, we ask a simple question: What do rum, mojitos, bellinis, prohibition, and Cuba have in common? Join us in this episode as we explore the innovative history of Cuban cocktails and the many surprising creations and pretenders that were spawned as a result.

Duration:00:30:48

Clink or Sink: History of Toasting

1/4/2021
Today on this festive New Years-themed episode we discuss a tradition so common, so ubiquitous, and so culturally widespread that you may not have thought it has a history. What is toasting? What defines it? How did it start? And why on earth is it called toasting anyway? Find out all of this on this week's Tipsy Timeline!

Duration:00:27:33

Levee le Sausage: Canada's Mighty Moose Milk

12/21/2020
This week's wintery, holiday-themed episode takes a trip to the North. Our friends in those cold temperatures used hard weather and hard times to come up with a big bad beast of a drink: Moose Milk. We take our time and explore a bit of cultural history, holiday traditions, and find out (one possible version of) how this drink came to be. Join us this week on the Tipsy Timeline!

Duration:00:27:16

The Washington Phoenix: Unlikely Whiskey Tycoon

12/7/2020
This week we discuss the least-known career of one of America's most famous figures. Back in the late 1700s you couldn't just go to any liquor store and grab Four Roses or Jack Daniel's. So hard workin' patriots got to making whiskey, sometimes as a second or third career. Find out the story of one of America's first big whiskey distillers today on Tipsy the Timeline!

Duration:00:28:59

Attack Bear: Two Flavors of Vodka History

11/17/2020
Sometimes stereotypes come with a kernel of truth, but what if we don't know the real truth? You may have guessed that Vodka has its roots in Eastern Europe, but did you know two separate cultures claim to have invented it? Well it turns out both are documented and we take the time to explore both sides! This week we explore the double-flavor of Vodka history. Join us on this week's Tipsy Timeline!

Duration:00:35:37

Ancestral Glass - The Birth of Beer Glassware

11/2/2020
Have you ever enjoyed a beer? Have you ever enjoyed that beer in a glass? Have you ever wondered why that beer glass is shaped the way it is? Well we bet you are now! Which is why, in this episode, we look at the strange, evolving history of beer glassware as well as the other random assortment of beer drinking vessels. So come join us as we talk about the history of your favorite beer drinking glasses and why they are the way they are on the Tipsy Timeline!

Duration:00:29:31

Medieval Fashionistas: The Making of Witches

10/28/2020
This week we celebrate Halloween by digging into the history of one of the season's most iconic staples. Witches! But where did our collective imagery come from, the pointy hats and brooms? That had to some from somewhere, right? What if we told you it came directly from beer? Find out how that could be true on today's Tipsy Timeline!

Duration:00:26:59

#61 Beefy Bouquet: Fat Wash Cocktails

10/20/2020
How do you like your cocktails? Straight up, with a twist, on the rocks...and of course, fat washed! Don't know what that means? Well have we got an episode for you! Join us as we look at the history of fat washed cocktails and their journey from perfume to mixologist darling. All this and more on the Tipsy Timeline!

Duration:00:26:17

#60 2020 of 1987: Corona's Near Miss

10/5/2020
The year: 1987, the place: USA, the beverage: Corona. The problem at hand remains a nasty, persistent little rumor that threatened Corona's very existence. Find out the weird truth about Corona's emergency damage control and how a company manages to sleuth out the truth. All this and more on this week's Tipsy Timeline!

Duration:00:26:47

#59 - Whisky Soaked Phoenix: The Birth, Death & Rebirth of Scotch

9/29/2020
Scotch whisky, that beautiful, peaty nectar that we all know and love so much. Today you can get Scotch at just about any liquor store in the world, but have you ever stopped to think about the fact that there was a time before Scotch? In today’s episode, we take a look at the illegal origins, economic rise, fall, and rise again of one of the world’s most popular liquors: Scotch whisky.

Duration:00:33:52