70 episodes

No matter how you like it, grab your favorite drink and join us for a fun conversation. Listen to stories behind your favorite brands from industry insiders, master distillers & brewers, brand experts and more plus some amazing people who just like a good drink. A new podcast is released every Thursday.

Hops & Spirits Bar Conversations Hops & Spirits

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

No matter how you like it, grab your favorite drink and join us for a fun conversation. Listen to stories behind your favorite brands from industry insiders, master distillers & brewers, brand experts and more plus some amazing people who just like a good drink. A new podcast is released every Thursday.

    Episode 66: Flight Night VII with Stellum Spirits & Barrell Seagrass

    Episode 66: Flight Night VII with Stellum Spirits & Barrell Seagrass

    It's a bourbon Flight Night as we enjoy a three different pours — Stellum Bourbon, Stellum Rye and Barrell Seagrass — with Will Schragis. The crew for flight night includes: Arielle, or influensky on Instagram; and Chris, or @Jefftherabb1t on Instagram. In addition to the pours, we talk the launch of Stellum, the goal with Stellum, consistently blending these unique expressions and more.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 65: Bourbon, food and barrel picks with Chef Ouita Michel

    Episode 65: Bourbon, food and barrel picks with Chef Ouita Michel

    Whiskey Weeks 2021 continues with award-winning chef and entrepreneur Chef Ouita Michel who talks about bourbon, food, barrel picks and her new cookbook "Just a Few Miles South." Ouita talks about how she became a chef, sharing her love of food with others, working on the cookbook, the role beer/bourbon/wine play at a restaurant, bourbon clubs, barrel picks, what's next and more.

    • 50 min
    Episode 64: 2 o'clock chuggz and popping bottles with Dan Kidd

    Episode 64: 2 o'clock chuggz and popping bottles with Dan Kidd

    We kick off Whiskey Weeks 2021 with Dan Kidd, a.k.a. Heavy Bourbon, on how the two o'clock chuggz got started, creating fun bourbon videos, releasing a bourbon, how he stays active with all the chuggz, the coolest thing he's experienced so far and more.

    • 42 min
    Episode 63: Fall beers and fall cocktails with Kevin Patterson and Jake Sulek

    Episode 63: Fall beers and fall cocktails with Kevin Patterson and Jake Sulek

    While the temps may be summer like, the beers on the shelves and cocktails at the bar are beginning to change. Kevin Patterson, a Cicerone and National Beer Judge, talks about fall beers, different trends with Oktoberfests, a Kentucky legend in Scott Hand and more. Plus, Jake Sulek, beverage director at West Main Crafting Co in Lexington, Ky., joins us to talk about crafting cocktails for the fall, common mistakes people make at home, adjusting recipes, cocktail recipes for all of us to try and more.

    • 38 min
    Episode 62: Building a company during the pandemic with Wolf Spirit's Umberto Luchini

    Episode 62: Building a company during the pandemic with Wolf Spirit's Umberto Luchini

    From Puncher's Chance Bourbon to Blood x Sweat x Tears Vodka, Wolf Spirit founder/proprietor Umberto Luchini is building an independent spirits company and all during a pandemic. Umberto talks about starting his own company, the challenges he's faced, how he's adapted, how the company designs its bottles and logos, launching more brands and what's next.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 61: Hockey and tequila with Chris Chelios

    Episode 61: Hockey and tequila with Chris Chelios

    A living legend joins us to hockey and tequila. Chris Chelios, co-founder El Bandido Yankee Tequila and Hockey Hall of Famer, talks about the launch of El Bandido, how he came to love tequila, the differences between hockey and business, his favorite memories from his Stanley Cup (x3) career, what's next for him, what's next for El Bandido and so much more.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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10 Ratings

boozymike ,

Great show

Love the mix of beer and bourbon (and other spirits) as I enjoy a little bit of everything. Cheers!

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