55 episodes

Join drinks historian Elizabeth Pearce and bartender extraordinaire Abigail Gullo as they discuss booze history and culture with a little drinking advice thrown in for good measure. Best way to learn, ever.

Drink & Learn Podcast Elizabeth Pearce

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 98 Ratings

Join drinks historian Elizabeth Pearce and bartender extraordinaire Abigail Gullo as they discuss booze history and culture with a little drinking advice thrown in for good measure. Best way to learn, ever.

    Holiday Gift Guide 2021

    Holiday Gift Guide 2021

    It's our annual round-up of drink themed gifts for loved ones (or yourself, if you need an excuse)Elizabeth's ListAmaro MonteZero Proof bookElectric JuicerAbigail's ListSupport a bartender!Cocktail IllustrationsTrain your noseComplete Whiskey Coursehttps://www.babybarrels.com

    • 31 min
    Booze Storage and How to Become a Bartender

    Booze Storage and How to Become a Bartender

    Elizabeth and Abigail return with two listener questions. We offer advice on how best to store all your alcohol and Abigail share her bartending journey. Here's a list of some items to help save your alcohol:Sizzler Bottle CapAir CorkChampagne Bottle Stopper

    • 57 min
    Bartending during COVID-19

    Bartending during COVID-19

    Elizabeth and Abigail are joined by bartender Rachel Urbelis from Cielo on Sanibel Island, FL to discuss what it was like during a pandemic. Unsurprisingly, it wasn't great.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Oh Sherry!

    Oh Sherry!

    Abigail waxes poetic on her love for sherry and shares here favorites. Elizabeth admits the history is cool and remains a fan of PX. References:SHERRY COBBLER aka the Pretty Ricky from Compere Lapin1 ¾ oz Amontillado Sherry1/2 oz Dark Rum (high proof)¼ oz Lemon Juice¼ oz Oleo (sugar syrup made with lemon and orange peels)1tsp of preserves (any will do)1 dash angostura bittersWhip shake above ingredients w/2 cubesPour into a Rocks glass or julep cup over Crushed iceMake it pretty.Wi...

    • 52 min
    Cognac and Armagnac

    Cognac and Armagnac

    Elizabeth and Abigail discuss Cognac and Armagnac, their origins and differences and suggest some to try. Resources we talked about:Charles NealBy the Smoke and the Smell: My Search for the Rare and Sublime on the Spirits TrailBrandys to try:Martell Caractere CognacD’USSÉ CognacPierre Ferrand 1840 CognacClaude Chatelier Cognac VSCastarède ArmagnacDomaine Boingnères Armagnac (imported by Charles Neal)

    • 44 min
    Ramos Gin Fizz

    Ramos Gin Fizz

    Elizabeth and Abigail share the history of Charles Henry Ramos, the creator of this famous Gin Fizz and offer advice if you are making it at home.

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
98 Ratings

98 Ratings

Mg427 ,

Wishing for more

Love listening to Abigail and Elizabeth. The special interviews are interesting as well. I love learning all about drink history, cocktails, spirits. Hoping for new episodes soon!

NibstheMermaid ,

If you like drinking and fun facts, this is for you

Awesome way to learn the history of your favorite drinks and tips from a pro at how to make them. Was recommended by a friend and I love it. The hostesses are fully of personality , neat facts, and soothing voices.

Preview92 ,

Really great show!

I love listening to people talk about things they are excited and passionate about!

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