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Podcast by The lush life has it's twists and turns, let Matt James and Justin Freet show you How To Be A Better Drinker. It's cocktail culture from the inside.

Podcast by The lush life has it's twists and turns, let Matt James and Justin Freet show you How To Be A Better Drinker. It's cocktail culture from the inside.
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United States

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Podcast by The lush life has it's twists and turns, let Matt James and Justin Freet show you How To Be A Better Drinker. It's cocktail culture from the inside.

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English


Episodes

HTBABD 134 - Barsol Pisco & Mead

11/27/2018
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The limber lads of luxurious libations are back with a bottle of Barsol Pisco to talk Pisco Sours and people who think they know more about booze than Matt. They've also got a few pints of mead to celebrate the Budweiser campaign.

Duration:00:33:20

HTBABD 133 - Old Grand Dad Whiskey

11/15/2018
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Matt and Justin sit down with a bottle of Old Grand Dad whiskey, a sometimes-maligned classic of American distilling. It's history, Freet Facts, Booze News and more!

Duration:00:32:08

HTBABD 132 - Empress Gin

11/7/2018
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Matt and Justin are sitting down with a bottle of Empress Gin, pondering it's gorgeous bluish colors, digging through brewhouse grab bag of beverages, and talking the drunken airline flights and Amazon whiskey in Booze News.

Duration:00:34:20

HTBABD 131 - A Vegas Vacation & Michter's Straight Rye

10/30/2018
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After swing through the drinking and dining establishments of Las Vegas, Matt James is back to talk the food, the booze and the worst drink he had on his trip. He's also brought a bottle of Michter's Straight Rye Whiskey to share with the ever faithful Justin Freet. It's almost like these guys like drinking!

Duration:00:29:09

HTBABD 130 - All The Vodkas W. Dylan

10/26/2018
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Matt James and Justin Freet are back! This time they've brought their favorite vodka enthusiast Dylan back to face the Vodka Blind Taste Test! Five bottles, no idea what's what. It's the battle to test the theory that price does not a superior vodka make!

Duration:00:31:49

HTBABD 130 House Of Lustau With Nathan Layman

10/16/2018
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Your favorite booze hounds are back on the mic, and this time they brought a friend! Nathan Layman of the House of Lustau brandy & sherry producers is in the studio with a large bag filled with many, many bottles of tasty beverages! Dig in for their tour of the company larder, some history, some facts, and few outright fibs from Mr. Justin Freet!

Duration:00:52:18

HTBABD 129 - Aviation Gin!

10/9/2018
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Matt and Justin are sipping on that smooth, smooth lady, Ryan Reynolds' favorite tipple: Aviation Gin. They set Avaition head up against some other gins, and well, you'll need to listen to hear the results. Plus, in the wake of their producers most unfortunate experience on a puddle jumper from Colorado Springs to Denver, they recount their favorite vomit stories!

Duration:00:43:46

HTBABD 128 - Smith & Cross Traditional Jamaican Rum

10/2/2018
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In the last gasps of summer as the fall winds start to kick in, Matt & Justin sit down with one of life's simple pleasures, the naval strength Smith & Cross Traditional Jamaincan Rum. It's a full bodied spiced rum that will leave your tummy glowing and your tongue pleasantly tingly. Plus some history. And Freet's Booze Pricing Glitch!

Duration:00:32:53

HTBABD 128 - Smith & Cross Traditional Jamaican Rum

10/1/2018
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Matt and Justin are in studio with a very nice bottle of Smith & Cross Traditional Jamaican Rum, a spiced rum with loads of history. It's good for the heart and good for the soul. Plus Justin retells his fortunate run in with a whiskey pricing glitch he ran into during an impromptu visit to a local Seattle steakhouse legend.

Duration:00:32:53

HTBABD 127 - Sipsmith Sloe Gin

9/26/2018
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Your favorite professional drink tipplers are back with that oh-so-British of tipples, slow gin. Take a listen as Matt and Justin explore the nuance and history of one of Europe's finest, and least appreciated exports.

Duration:00:31:00

HTBABD 126 - Lustau Brandy De Jerez

9/19/2018
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Brandy. Sexy, tasty, brandy. That's what the boys are drinking tonight. You should join them for the usual shenanigans.

Duration:00:32:56

HTBABD 125 - Bainbridge Battle Point Whiskey & More With Barry

8/28/2018
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Matt and Justin are joined in studio by longtime fan Barry, who brought them a very nice treat...some Bainbridge Battle Point Whiskey! He lays down the bon fides of this fine bottle, and then helps the boys dig through a couple other surprise tipples from the whiskey world. There's also Booze News, and our new segment Jay Says: Don't Drink That!

Duration:00:33:49

HTBABD 124 - Malfy Gin

8/22/2018
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Join Matt and Justin as they dip into Malfy Gin, a lemony, delightful little bottle of joy. There's some history, Booze News: the completely unnecessary waste of time and money edition, plus a few stunning new Freet Facts!

Duration:00:38:43

HTBABD 123 - Russel's Reserve Rye

8/7/2018
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Russell makes excellent rye. Matt & Justin have a bottle of their Reserve Rye. They drink it, they discuss it and are visited by Matthew McConaughey's stunt double. We think. We're not sure. It's an odd one.

Duration:00:34:19

HTBABD 122 - Barton 1792 Bourbon

7/24/2018
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Matt & Justin sit down with an exceptional bottle of Barton 1792 bourbon with some Dutch swill. It's a long gaze into the delicious depths of a very fine bourbon, along with a few words for Heineken.

Duration:00:35:30

HTBABD 121 - Live From Cursed Oak!

7/12/2018
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Matt James is live at Cursed Oak with a laundry list of stuff for the show: the history of the Zombie and Don's Beachcomber, some tunes from the Belltown Minstrel, bingo with Shawn Oster, and finally what the hell are they doing with that big knife?

Duration:00:38:13

HTBABD 120 - What's In Jay's Liquor Cabinet Pt. 3?

7/3/2018
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OMG! It's another edition of What's In Jay's Liquor Cabinet with special guest jingle juggler John Hildenbiddle! In a truly bizarre turn, Jay manages to offend our eyes and our tastebuds in one go. Twice. Which would make it two gos. But he did it twice in a row, so...whatever. Listen to the show!

Duration:00:41:09

HTBABD 119 - James E Pepper 1776 Rye

6/26/2018
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Our two favorite drink slingers sit down with a nice smooth bottle of James E Pepper 1776 Rye, to talk the benefits of good whiskey, a quick preview and some interviews leading up to the PROOF tasting event in two weeks, and we get the joy of one of Justin's improbable adventures in dive bar living.

Duration:00:36:33

HTBABD 118 - Pernod & Beer!

6/19/2018
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It’s Pernod time! Matt and Justin have returned bearing gifts. For their livers. They’ve got the aforementioned spirit, plus a wonderfully meaty beer. Yes, meaty. And Frozè shows up in Booze News!

Duration:00:36:02

HTBABD 117 Woodford Reserve Bourbon

6/12/2018
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Your favorite slingers of lusty libations are back with a fine bottle of bourbon! Woodford Reserve to be specific, and there's a lot to say about that. There's also some Booze News regarding some Swedish potty water. It's...interesting.

Duration:00:29:46