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"I'll Take A Shot At That!" A podcast for thinkers, wanderers, and drink'n'ponderers! We'll be slip sliding thru life's experiences greased up by the world's favorite social lubricant delivered in its most unadulterated form, schnaps!

"I'll Take A Shot At That!" A podcast for thinkers, wanderers, and drink'n'ponderers! We'll be slip sliding thru life's experiences greased up by the world's favorite social lubricant delivered in its most unadulterated form, schnaps!
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Germany

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"I'll Take A Shot At That!" A podcast for thinkers, wanderers, and drink'n'ponderers! We'll be slip sliding thru life's experiences greased up by the world's favorite social lubricant delivered in its most unadulterated form, schnaps!

Twitter:

@shotatthat

Language:

English

Contact:

919-264-8493


Episodes

Ep17 - Leipzig Emergency Room Visit

5/21/2019
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We sip locally sourced LSM Mystika Wermut and discuss a trip to the hospital ER in beautiful Leipzig. On this episode, we are drinking LSM Mystika Wermut - For this aperitif, LSM combines sparkling silvaner grapes with aromatic traminer grapes from their winemaking friends Bohme & Daughter from the Saale-Unstrut wine-growing region, refined with herb-flowery potent vermouth, mugwort and citrus fruit as well as herbs. The product is a harmoniously complex vermouth wine with fresh fruit...

Duration:00:59:30

Ep16 - StartUps and Small Businesses in Leipzig + Roll20

5/14/2019
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Matthew welcomes guests from the startup, incubator, and investor worlds to discuss the state of Leipzig's growing local economy. Gwendolyn Schröter is shareholder and investment manager at Golzern Holding – a owner-operated investment company from Leipzig. Golzern Holding invests into early-stage start-ups with a sustainability focus. Before entering Golzern Holding Gwendolyn was working as a consultant in Marketing- and Innovationstrategy for the automotive/mobility and financial...

Duration:00:59:49

Ep15 - Eurovision w/ Justin + Germany's a Trip w/ Bad Cop Bad Cop, The Penske File & Walt Hamburger

5/7/2019
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In this episode, Justin and I sit and enjoy more of the Basalt Vodka from Leipziger Spirituosen Manufaktur and we also crack into their Johannisbeer, a juicy complement to the vodka with a blend of 25% juice from sustainably grown local fruits and 21% alcohol. Ten bottles of fruit juice liqueur ensure the sustainable cultivation of an area of ​​1 m² for a further year, so drink up! https://www.leipziger-spirituosen-manufaktur.de/ Eurovision w/ Justin - Justin attempts to explain the...

Duration:00:59:59

Ep14 - Leipzig Street Food Extravaganza (Part 2)

4/30/2019
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(Part 2 of 2) Matthew and Jake hit up not one but two street food festivals happening in Leipzig over the weekend. They ate way too much food and drank just enough booze to get to the bottom of the pressing question at hand; what is the best street food in Leipzig? German/Mexican food, bugs, some delectable smoked meats and many more varieties were devoured and analyzed on this journey. Listen and enjoy learning about the many options Leipzig and the surrounding areas have to offer in the...

Duration:00:53:41

Ep14 - Leipzig Street Food Extravaganza (Part 1)

4/30/2019
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(Part 1 of 2) Matthew and Jake hit up not one but two street food festivals happening in Leipzig over the weekend. They ate way too much food and drank just enough booze to get to the bottom of the pressing question at hand; what is the best street food in Leipzig? German/Mexican food, bugs, some delectable smoked meats and many more varieties were devoured and analyzed on this journey. Listen and enjoy learning about the many options Leipzig and the surrounding areas have to offer in the...

Duration:00:46:09

Ep13 - Street Food + Potshots "Air Travel"

4/23/2019
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On this episode, we are drinking Grasovka BuffaloGrass Vodka - This Polish specialty proves to be a challenge for Matthew, but the earthy and grassy flavor of this potent vodka stands out as one of the more unique drinks we have had on the show so far! Let's Plan An Adventure - Leipzig Street Food - After both having recently visited America again, the home of all things Fast Food, the boys explore more deeply the local options for street food and quick takeaway meals. Plans are made to...

Duration:00:59:36

Ep12 - The Great Gatsby

4/16/2019
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Peter Gatsby is a Leipzig local and regular in the live music performance and street music circles. He joins me on the podcast to talk about the Songwriters In Town weekly event, busking, and shenanigans in general! A podcast for thinkers, wanderers and drink'n'ponderers. Matthew Hendershot is your host, accompanied by co-hosts, Jake and Justin plus many guests throughout this journey, a booze fueled jaunt through a new land with new customs and rules. In the spirit of unbridled curiosity...

Duration:00:59:57

Ep11 - Kit Kat Catchup

4/9/2019
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Justin is back on the show and we try to put into words the experiences we shared at the world famous Kit Kat Berlin, a full-throttle hedonistic debacle! But first we find ourselves at odds as we discuss the controversial new video offering from the largest German musical export in the past 20 years, Rammstein. Their video for the new song "Deutchland" may be for some the German equivalent of Childish Gambino's "This is America" but does it go too far into 'shock value' to have artistic...

Duration:00:59:55

Ep10 - Buch Report + Kit Kat Adventure

4/2/2019
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On this episode, we are drinking Original Wikinger Met - This is a craft mead from the Wikinger Schänke in Busdorf bei Haithabu https://www.wikingerschaenke.de Buch-Report - Justin and Matthew discuss their journey to the annual Leipziger Buchmesse and Manga/Anime Faire. Let's Plan an Adventure! - Berlin's Kit Kat Club A podcast for thinkers, wanderers and drink'n'ponderers. Matthew Hendershot is your host, accompanied by co-hosts, Jake and Justin plus many guests throughout this...

Duration:00:58:24

Ep9 - Blossom Foster

3/26/2019
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On this episode, we are drinking Nordbrand Pfefferminz - This acceptedly guzzed green mint likör is a staple of many Leipzig nights out! Blossom Foster - Blossom Foster is a fellow transplant to Leipzig, educator and author, and regular contributor to The Leipzig Glocal, which is an English language culture blog based here in town. You can find Blossom's contributor page and links to her articles on the Leipzig Glocal at this link: https://leipglo.com/author/blossom_foster/ A podcast...

Duration:00:59:05

Ep8 - Brexit, Books, & Booze w/ Justin + Jake's Tatt-interview

3/19/2019
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On this episode, we are drinking Castagner Grandi Cru - Italian Grappa, aged 12 months in oak casks! Brexit Update - As the Brexit Deal faces another major setback, Justin brings us up to speed on the current state of events. Buchmesse - Germany's second largest literature faire gets a full breakdown as we make plans to check out the Leipzig Buchmesse. https://www.leipziger-buchmesse.de/ll A podcast for thinkers, wanderers and drink'n'ponderers. Matthew Hendershot is your host,...

Duration:00:59:19

Ep7 - Smut Slam

3/12/2019
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Cameryn Moore joins us on the day of the Feb. installment of the Leipzig Smut Slam. We plunge deep into the deep and warm creavaces of this live, honest, sexual-storytelling event. On this episode, we are drinking Wilthener Goldkrone - Goldkrone is a brandy spirit manufactured by Wlthener. It would seem the grain distillery was founded in the 1700's but in its current form dates back to 1842... Not only does Wiltherner claim to be the second largest spirits manufacturer in Germany according...

Duration:00:59:00

Ep6 - Something Something Remmington-Pun

3/5/2019
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On a jaunt thru Leipzig for pleasure instead of business, musician Remmington Pearce comes by the studio and we discuss hiking trips, local food that can't be eaten, the state of starting out in the music biz and much much more. On this episode, we are drinking Aromatique's "Wald Kobold" When an epidemic broke out in the area around Neudietendorf in 1828, the local pharmacist Daniel Thraen began making natural products that had been known for their healing effect on the stomach and...

Duration:00:59:52

Ep5 - The First and Last "DoubleShot:" Scamazon

2/26/2019
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We make a... VERY poor attempt at recording back to back episodes of the cast which leads to a drunken pledge to boycott the largest online retailer in the world. On this episode, we are drinking Johnny Walker Black Label - The iconic blend of over 30 malt and grain whiskeys from across Scotland makes Johnnie Walker Black Label one of the world's best-selling blended Scotch whiskeys. This whiskey was very popular with the royal family, which John Walker & Sons was granted as a court...

Duration:00:58:25

Ep4 - Immigration + Roll20 with Jake

2/19/2019
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Matthew and Jake drink too much delicious, over proof rum while discussing Matthew's trip to the ausländerbehörde. The magical 20 sided die leads to the discussion of Norm Macdonald's famous theory from his time on Weekend Update. On this episode, we are drinking Pott Rum - The (strong) pot with 54% vol is fire and flame for best taste: It refines the Rumtopf, refines pastries and ignites the legendary Feuerzangenbowle. Sophisticated desserts, flambé fruits and unforgettable rum creations...

Duration:00:59:46

Ep3 - Brexit with Justin

2/1/2019
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On this episode, we are drinking Fratelli Ramazzotti - An Italian digestivo bitter liqueur Amaro, bottled at 30% alcohol by volume. Can We Exit From Brexit - Official ITASAT Historian Justin takes a shot at explaining to us the significance of Theresa May's historic Brexit defeat and what the future may hold for the UK, EU, and rest of the world. A podcast for thinkers, wanderers and drink'n'ponderers. Matthew Hendershot is your host, accompanied by co-hosts, Jake and Justin plus many...

Duration:00:41:18

Ep2 - Podcasting with Jake

2/1/2019
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Drama, frustration and hilarity abound as Matthew and Jake take shots at figuring out immigration to Germany with Berliner Luft. The duo also takes some Pot Shots at one of their least favorite bands. On this episode, we are drinking Berliner Luft - A peppermint liqueur from the German Democratic Republic. We take a shot at podcasting: On our actual third attempt to record we manage to put together our first actual show! Jake and Matthew discuss immigration proceedings via both of their...

Duration:00:58:41

Ep1 - Welcome to the "I'll Take A Shot At That" Podcast!

2/1/2019
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A podcast for thinkers, wanderers and drink'n'ponderers. Matthew Hendershot is your host, accompanied by co-hosts, Jake and Justin plus many guests throughout this journey, a booze fuelled jaunt through a new land with new customs and rules. In the spirit of unbridled curiosity and the will to experience everything this eclectic crew set out on adventures and conversations from the unique to the mundane and take shots at figuring out this crazy modern world. This happens both literally and...

Duration:00:05:38