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Bar Reviver Podcast, enhance your bar's identity or create a new identity hosted by award winning bartender Dan Rook with the IT Guy Andrew Clark.

Bar Reviver Podcast, enhance your bar's identity or create a new identity hosted by award winning bartender Dan Rook with the IT Guy Andrew Clark.
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Chicago, IL

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Bar Reviver Podcast, enhance your bar's identity or create a new identity hosted by award winning bartender Dan Rook with the IT Guy Andrew Clark.

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@barreviver

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English


Episodes

Episode Forty Four: Sex on the Beach

6/21/2017
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Dan and AC return to the mic discussing Mongolian culture, Jasper Punch, the horrible Sex on the Beach cocktail, Dan announces being an uncle and Dan working a private party for Modern Family's Sofia Vergara. Dan loves mermaids and big boas.

Duration: 00:41:19


Episode Forty Three: Alamagoozlum

5/29/2017
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Dan and AC break down a classic build 'the Alamagoozlum', AC repeats questions on the build, Dan's side hustle working a private cocktail party in the Hills, balancing on roller skates, Dan's plan to involve AC as a fake bartender and AC breaks down North Shore Distillery's new location.

Duration: 00:57:02


Episode Forty Two: The Monkey Gland

5/21/2017
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Dan and AC return to the mic with announcing the property that Dan is launching in Los Angeles as part of the Kimpton Group, things that people in LA do, a classic cocktail that has an odd history and AC explains why surgery was not a great idea back then. http://www.everlyhotelhollywood.com/https://la.eater.com/2017/3/16/14951488/jane-q-ever-bar-hollywood-kimpton-everly-coming-soon

Duration: 00:33:07


Episode Forty: North Shore Distillery (3 of 3)

4/5/2017
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Sonja Kassebaum, Co-founder of North Shore Distillery, visits with Dan and AC to discuss their Scofflaw Old Tom Gin (which was recently released to the public), their new spring releases of Rum, their Single Malt Whiskey which will be ready around 2018, North Shore's new location and how Sonja doesn't do coworker batches but will use bad liquor to clean her floors. Visit North Shore Distillery at Thank you for tuning in! Dan Rook and Andrew Clark

Duration: 00:32:45


Episode Forty: North Shore Distillery (2 of 3)

3/30/2017
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Sonja Kassebaum, Co-founder of North Shore Distillery, visits with Dan and AC to discuss their Scofflaw Old Tom Gin (which was recently released to the public), their new spring releases of Rum, their Single Malt Whiskey which will be ready around 2018, North Shore's new location and how Sonja doesn't do coworker batches but will use bad liquor to clean her floors. Visit North Shore Distillery at Thank you for tuning in! Dan Rook and Andrew Clark

Duration: 00:38:51


Episode Thirty Nine: North Shore Distillery (1 of 3)

3/20/2017
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Sonja Kassebaum, Co-founder of North Shore Distillery, visits with Dan and AC to discuss their Scofflaw Old Tom Gin (which was recently released to the public), their new spring releases of Rum, their Single Malt Whiskey which will be ready around 2018, North Shore's new location and how Sonja doesn't do coworker batches but will use bad liquor to clean her floors. Visit North Shore Distillery at Thank you for tuning in! Dan Rook and Andrew Clark

Duration: 00:42:14


Episode Thirty Eight with Julio Munoz from the Kimpton Group

1/31/2017
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Julio Munoz, National Manager, Bar Openings & Transitions at Kimpton visits with Dan and AC. We continue our Bourbon Trail talks and value bottles.

Duration: 01:17:06


Episode Thirty Seven: Visits to St George, Buffalo Trace, Beam and Willet

1/26/2017
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Back at the podcast grind, Dan and AC share stories of the distilleries that they visited. Learn the differences between distillery tours as a consumer vs someone in the industry. Be weary of the middle seat and those that wear white gator loafers.

Duration: 00:58:56


Episode Thirty Six: Egg Nog

12/23/2016
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Egg Nog shortage? Tune in to this week's episode to learn how to make Egg Nog from scratch, Dan shares his method for making Egg Nog behind the bar and AC shares an irrelevant historical story on the Hispanic version of Egg Nog known as Rompope.

Duration: 00:50:57


Episode Thirty Five: Nate Howell & Mass Production Whiskey

11/29/2016
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Dan and AC welcome Craft Spirits Specialist Nate Howell to the podcast this week to help dispel the myths of mass production whiskey, transparency in labeling and how to look bad ass riding in a minivan. Also, AC finally gets around to using that bottle of Feni (cashew liquor) to make a holiday punch that shocked the thanksgiving crowd. You could call it another one of his 'co-worker batches'.

Duration: 01:24:07


Bar Reviver Podcast: Episode Thirty Four: Weird Winter Warmups

11/23/2016
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In this week's episode Dan and AC bring in special guest Zack Blazek from Chicago's Virgin hotel to discuss hotel bar life, hot cocktails and holiday party demeanor.

Duration: 00:48:36


Bar Reviver Podcast: Episode Thirty Three: The Pink and White Lady

11/15/2016
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In today's episode we discuss two delicious classic cocktails that have unfortunate sexual orientation in their names, why everyone is one edge and why we need to all stay on the love train.

Duration: 00:34:39


Bar Reviver Podcast: Episode Thirty Two: Chicago and Tailgate Cocktails

11/10/2016
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Join Dan and AC as they welcome a surprise guest to the podcast: Catelyn Rydzewski Concierge at Hotel Monaco. We discuss the utter chaos occurring in Chicago, feedback from a previous podcast and what to drink in tailgate situations. By the way, this episode has the 'popping p' audio issue, so our Patreons will not be charged for this episode.

Duration: 00:51:26


Bar Reviver Podcast: Episode Thirty One: Apple Cider

10/11/2016
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Join Dan and AC for one of the more technical podcasts of the year. Ever wonder how to make cocktails with apple cider? Too strong? Too weak? Never wonder again with the Pearson Square. Stay tuned in for a couple of Dan's riffs using apple cider and a couple of his new fall favorites.

Duration: 00:54:35


Bar Reviver Podcast: Episode Thirty: Fish House Punch

10/5/2016
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Join Dan and AC as they dive into the historical aspects of liquor and craft cocktails. Discover another origin of 'the doctor', learn a method to determine if you are being cheated and learn how to make the Philadelphia Fish House Punch.

Duration: 00:51:13


Bar Reviver Podcast: Episode Twenty Nine: Competition Updates

9/24/2016
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Dan and AC discuss recent competitions including the Merlet sponsored Classic Sidecar competition. Dan also squeezed in a Chicago Reader competition. Tune in to hear how Dan won the Midwest regional, his travels to the national final at NYC's Dead Rabbit and his weird zucchini bread cocktail for Chicago Reader.

Duration: 00:59:56


Bar Reviver Podcast: Episode Twenty Eight: The Martinez

9/13/2016
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Dan and AC return to the podcast scene with a discussion on the classic Martinez cocktail, Old Tom Gin and safety questions around using a torch behind the bar.

Duration: 00:25:02


Bar Reviver Podcast: Episode Twenty Seven Tales of the Cocktail Day Four

7/24/2016
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Ever wonder what it is like attending Tales of the Cocktail? Tune in to listen to Dan's fourth day at the iconic Tales of the Cocktail industry event, AC really does not like 'breasteraunts', Dan shares lessons learned for progressing your career and tips for attending next year's Tales of the Cocktails.

Duration: 00:44:22


Bar Reviver Podcast: Episode Twenty Six Tales of the Cocktail Day Three

7/22/2016
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Ever wonder what it is like attending Tales of the Cocktail? Tune in to listen to Dan's third day at the iconic Tales of the Cocktail industry event, hear about sexism centered around the 'female whiskey drink', pick up on some new historical craft cocktail books and Dan's rather long wrap up of this day three seminars.

Duration: 01:19:30


Bar Reviver Podcast: Episode Twenty Five Tales of the Cocktail Day Two

7/21/2016
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Ever wonder what it is like attending Tales of the Cocktail? Tune in to listen to Dan's second day at the iconic Tales of the Cocktail industry event, hear of another established brand that was a craft distillery in the 1800s long before hipsters were around, that random bottle of amaretto is actually good, AC's dream job involves cookies and answering listener questions around shrubs.

Duration: 00:38:35

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