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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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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 162 - 2 Bar Straight Bourbon Whiskey + Booze News

10/11/2019
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Matt & Justin sit down with a tasty bottle of 2 Bar whiskey and ruminate on history, Jaegermeister, bad marketing and pumpkin spice.

Duration:00:32:09

HTBABD 161 - Ronzacapa 23, Champagne & Vegas

10/2/2019
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Matt and Justin are sitting down with a very tasty bottle of Ron Zacapa 23, and marvel at how much even Justin, who doesn't do rum as a general rule, likes this sexy little treat. Plus Matt recounts a recent champagne shindig and his recent trip to Vegas...

Duration:00:35:09

HTBABD 160 - Ancho Reyes Verde & Bainbridge Whiskey

9/25/2019
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Matt and Justin sit down to ponder the delicacies and uses of Ancho Reyes Verde, a somewhat confusing spirit which they aren't quite sure what to make of, and then wash that down with some Bainbridge Whiskey (which they know exactly what they want to do with) and enjoy the tears of those affected by the Great White Claw Shortage of 2019. Bottoms up!

Duration:00:36:49

HTBABD 159 - The Return of the Hak! aka Roquette's Eric Hakkinen

9/17/2019
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The boys are joined for some tasty south of the border tipples with the brain behind Belltown's Roquette and the in-progress Pink Lady to talk the inspiration behind one project and the struggles behind the other, plus, a definitive boundary markings of Seattle's original Herpes Triangle!

Duration:00:52:25

HTBABD 158 - Evan Williams & F*** Bulleit

8/22/2019
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The boys are a back with bottle of Evan Williams, a simple, unpretentious whiskey that wasn't started by an abusive prick, so obviously, we like it. We also discuss the sexual predator in the room. Plus, basic bitches rejoice, alcoholic seltzers are on the rise!

Duration:00:34:37

HTBABD 157 - Knob Creek Single Barrel & Miller High Life

7/24/2019
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Matt James and Justin Freet are back with some tasty beverages, this week it's Knob Creek Single Barrel and the Champagne of Beets, Miller High Life! They're also talking about the fire at Jim Beam and the history of beer canning. Good stuff. Bottoms Up!

Duration:00:41:15

HTBABD 156 - Rioja Wines

7/16/2019
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During Lent Sir Justin Freet does not partake in the consumption of hard alcohol. So Matt James decided this week they would indulge in a bottle of Spains finest. They talk grapes, what makes it a Rijoha and perfect parings. Plus Coors/Miller vs. Anheuser-Busch in this weeks BOOZE NEWS.

Duration:00:21:47

HTBABD 155 from the Vault - Blade & Bow Bourbon

7/11/2019
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From the vaults of the Better Drinker, a never before heard tipple of Blade & Bow Bourbon with Matt & Justin, along with some advice about the hype surrounding authenticity in the booze industry and some Booze News!

Duration:00:32:33

HTBABD 154 - Uruapan Rum & Spezza

7/2/2019
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This week Matt & Justin talk a little about Uruapan, a Mexican rum that has a smooth taste and a beautiful bottle. They taste test the brand new line of cocktails in a can from Sprezza. Big moves for Dogfish head brewery in this weeks booze news plus more.

Duration:00:44:37

HTBABD 153 - Akashi Whiskey

6/25/2019
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Learn about Akashi Whiskey with the boys as they answer the question. What does Tom Hanks, Connecticut and Saved by the bell all have in common. Find out all this plus more on this weeks pod.

Duration:00:32:07

HTBABD 152 - Contratto Fernet

6/20/2019
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Sit back and sip on some Contratto Fernet with the boys. Get some backstory on the history of the fernet, it's social role in the world of bartending, and listen in as Matt reveals the touching tribute one bar is paying to our show!

Duration:00:31:28

HTBABD 151 - Crown M*****f****** Royal!

6/13/2019
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The boys are back with a bottle of one of the all time great standard whiskeys of the world aka Crown Royal, the gift from Canada that makes up for almost everything else. Except Howie Mandel. Matt also has a few words about seeking employment in the bar business. They're not as kind as you might think.

Duration:00:36:44

HTBABD 150 - Kentucky Vintage Bourbon

6/6/2019
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You should be drinking. You should be drinking Kentucky Vintage Bourbon with Matt and Jay. It's a smooth boutique label with sexy ass taste and some damn fine bonafides. And despite what it may sound like, nobody paid us to write that. Bottoms up!

Duration:00:34:59

HTBABD 149 - Few Breakfast Gin

5/31/2019
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Nothing like some day drinking to start a weekend! And appropriately the boys are quaffing Few Breakfast Gin, because tipsy doesn't have a timetable. Bottoms Up!

Duration:00:30:00

HTBADB 148 - What's In Jay's Liquor Cabinet Vol. 3

5/21/2019
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Deep from the depths of liquor cabinet, Justin brings us a selection of delicious and disturbing spirits to quaff, along with the sweet sweet sounds of pitchman and ad jingle magnate Hildenbiddle! Find out what drink tastes like someone else's bad breath!

Duration:00:35:56

HTBABD 147 - Rebel Yell Bourbon

5/15/2019
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The boys are sitting down with a bottle of Rebel Yell bourbon, the namesake that Inspired the song, for a discussion of it's practical price point, its ability to be a great party whiskey and a few more tidbits of pop culture history. From there the conversation turns to surly bartenders, pour standards and Booze News. Bottoms Up!

Duration:00:35:56

HTBABD 146 - Aquavit with Michael Edlund

5/9/2019
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Matt and Justin are sitting down with friend of the pod Michael Edlund to dig into some really special bottles of aquavit straight from the frozen north of Europe, most of which you will never find in the US. Bottoms up!

Duration:01:00:20

HTBABD 145 - Chateau du Tariquet Armagnac

4/9/2019
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The boys are getting fancy this week! They've got some tasty grapes from France in the form of a bottle of Chateau du Tariquet Armagnac. They also discuss possible rap names and their eventual rap supergroup.

Duration:00:34:14

HTBABD 144 - Cadee Cascadia Whiskey

3/27/2019
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The boys sit down with a bit of Cadee Cascadia Whiskey, enjoy its fine tones and enjoy around of microbrew tasters. It's a fine episode with little to no ridiculous exaggeration. Highly recommended.

Duration:00:31:47

HTBABD 143 - Jeppson's Malort

3/12/2019
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HTBABD 143 - Jeppson's Malort 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.

Duration:00:41:19