16 episodes

A podcast and blog where guests share a drink that has shaped their life and discuss the experiences, history, and culture that make drinking such an important part of who we are.

Gin and Beer It Meg

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A podcast and blog where guests share a drink that has shaped their life and discuss the experiences, history, and culture that make drinking such an important part of who we are.

    Bitter Beers with James from The Lockdown Cocktail Pod

    Bitter Beers with James from The Lockdown Cocktail Pod

    This week, Meg is joined by James from The Lockdown Cocktail Pod to talk about classic bitter beers. Topics include the history of bitters in James' hometown of Blackburn, how drinking habits changed during lockdown, and what is considered 'Dad beers.' Enjoy!

    • 35 min
    The Cosmopolitan feat. Nina

    The Cosmopolitan feat. Nina

    This week, Meg is joined by Nina to discuss the Sex and the City classic: the Cosmo. Topics include the history of the drink, which SATC girl we think we are, and some stories about drinking choices we made in the past that we are now far too old for. Enjoy!

    • 48 min
    SAD (Seasonal Alcohol Drinking) with Shana & Adhel from TalkTales

    SAD (Seasonal Alcohol Drinking) with Shana & Adhel from TalkTales

    This week, Meg is joined by Shana and Adhel, two awesome bartenders from LA and hosts of the podcast TalkTales: Cheaper Than Therapy, to discuss the changing of seasons and how it affects our drink choices. Topics include how the pandemic has hit the hospitality industry, people who order Irish coffees on a hot day, and much much more. Enjoy!

    • 55 min
    The Manhattan with Matthew Wyne from Letters & Liquor

    The Manhattan with Matthew Wyne from Letters & Liquor

    This week, Meg is joined by design and cocktail expert Matthew Wyne (of Wyne Enterprises and Letters & Liquor) to discuss the classic Manhattan. Topics include how Matthew was inspired by the Manhattan, the process of completing his project Letters & Liquor, and the best ingredients for changing up a classic Manhattan.

    • 50 min
    Santorini Beer and Cocktails feat. Harry (again)

    Santorini Beer and Cocktails feat. Harry (again)

    Join us this week for part two of our Santorini drinking experience, this week focusing on beer and cocktails! Topics include the various beers of Santorini Brewing Company, the best (and worst) cocktails we tried on the island, and the epic story of how we made it to Greece during a pandemic. Enjoy!

    • 40 min
    The Monkey Gland with Ebby from @ebbydranks

    The Monkey Gland with Ebby from @ebbydranks

    This week, Meg is joined by cocktail instagrammer Ebby from @ebbydranks to discuss a cocktail with a super weird history, the Monkey Gland. Topics include weird surgical procedures once used in France, tips for photographing cocktails, and some advice from Ebby on how to solve my grenadine crisis.

    • 1 hr 4 min