Milling, Mashing, Fermenting, Distilling, Maturation, Proofing & Bottling… is just the start of the story.We dive into some pretty technical topics on distillation each episode. While we can’t promise there will be no math… we will get to the processes and science behind craft distilling. We also talk with an industry professional about their thoughts and approach to each episode’s topic. That is — the distillers, brewers, warehouse men, engineers, and architects that get it done – day in and day out. We get to the processes and science behind craft distilling.
We've got a legislative update (Permanent FET Relief?!) a segment with Craig Englehorn from Spirit Hound Distillery on Emergency Preparation for Distilleries. Tips from someone that's been through a natural disaster emergency situation and brought the distillery out the other side of it. Also we talk with Bee Squared about their 2020 Good Food Award-Winning Barrel-Aged Honey, the state of bees in the Rocky Mountain Region, and how we all can support our winged pollinators better no matter where in the world you are listening from.
On this episode Colleen Moore of Dalkita talks with Daniel Croxall an attorney, a professor and a beverage law expert about the 3-tiered system, tied house laws, violations and a case study of Seven Stills Brewery and Distillery in California.
Judge Me... If You Want To
We talk with Andre Meunier from The Oregonian and Oregon Live! all about the best breweries and beers to taste in Oregon. Later, with Maggie Campbell of Privateer Rum, we discuss origin stories + personal philosophies + rum styles + taking care of employees + ACSA Spirits Judging Program + and much more. Things are still changing rapidly with the COVID Situation. We hope you are staying safe out there - go wash your hands.
Moshi Moshi Whisky
Christian Krogstad of House Spirits in Portland, OR joins Colleen Moore from Dalkita to discuss his road in the craft spirits biz so far after several years of major twists and turns. We talk about his extensive world travel schedule, Japanese Whisky and the best eats in Portland for the upcoming American Craft Spirits Association conference at the end of March 2020. Plus - Ryan Reynolds needs to make a batch of Aviation Gin. There is an epic hashtag there...
A HUGE DOUBLE EPISODE. Colleen Moore from Dalkita talks with Mark Vierthaler Head Distiller of Tenth Ward Distilling Company out of Fredrick, MD about their Pawpawmaro. A clever combination of Amaro + Paw Paws. Amaro as a definition is discussed, plus the delicate, rare fruit native to North America.
Joie de Vervet
Colleen Moore of Dalkita talks with Hope Ewing of Vervet out of Los Angeles, CA talks a bit about her book Movers & Shakers and the development of Vervet - a line of canned cocktails available in the very urban area of Los Angeles, CA. Includes some interesting history on cocktail styles and the background of flavors from L.A.'s ethnic heritage.