31 episodes

Seltzer Death Match is the quest to find the best seltzer in America. Judges Rachel Ward and Travis Larchuk meet up with a celebrity guest judge for a head-to-head taste test of two seltzers and/or carbonated-water-based beverages.
Our intro & exit music is Dubstep Drift 007 by Cleric. (CC non-commercial attribution license)

Seltzer Death Match Seltzer Death Match

    • Comedy
    • 4.9, 25 Ratings

Seltzer Death Match is the quest to find the best seltzer in America. Judges Rachel Ward and Travis Larchuk meet up with a celebrity guest judge for a head-to-head taste test of two seltzers and/or carbonated-water-based beverages.
Our intro & exit music is Dubstep Drift 007 by Cleric. (CC non-commercial attribution license)

    2.15: A-A-T-M with Meredith Heil

    2.15: A-A-T-M with Meredith Heil

    Get out of the way, Aesthetics, Bub and Flava… there’s a new rubric in town. Food and beverage writer Meredith Heil joins us, and the brunch ambience outside the shipping container is VERY LOUD. Today’s matchup: Ever and Ever vs. Market Basket.

    • 21 min
    2.14: Bubs with Drugs with Elizabeth Donnelly and Stu Sherman

    2.14: Bubs with Drugs with Elizabeth Donnelly and Stu Sherman

    For $125,000: Does Meredith Vieira like seltzer?

    A: Yes
    B: No
    C: She's more of a Spindrift fan
    D: Richard Nixon

    It's booze vs. hemp black cherry seltzers. Today's matchup: White Claw vs. Weller.

    • 14 min
    2.13: Crime Seltzer with Abbey Kos

    2.13: Crime Seltzer with Abbey Kos

    We begin with an actual news update from our carbonation correspondent about the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the seltzer industry. Then, another new episode from 2019: Writer/editor/strategist Abbey Kos joins us to make a confession. Today’s matchup: An artisanal local Brooklyn seltzer vs. FOUND unflavored.

    Today’s episode uses the song “She Thinks Herself Immortal” by Jim Rooster, CC Attribution license.

    • 12 min
    2.12: Water with Glitter in It with Caitlin Dickerson

    2.12: Water with Glitter in It with Caitlin Dickerson

    Club soda vs. mineral water? The world's gone to hell, so who cares! In late 2019, New York Times reporter Caitlin Dickerson joined us in a shipping container in the backyard of a Bushwick pizza restaurant to compare two things that make no sense to compare. Today's matchup: Sea to Sea club Soda vs. Lurisia mineral water.

    • 16 min
    2.11: I'm Every Seltzer with Wendy Zukerman

    2.11: I'm Every Seltzer with Wendy Zukerman

    Seltzer Death Match is back with new episodes recorded in the past. Wendy Zukerman of Gimlet's "Science Vs." brought us two Polish seltzers she found in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Today's matchup: Naleczowianka vs. Cisowianka. Stay safe, everybody.

    • 17 min
    2.10: They Rip, They Dunk, They Chew, They Swallow with Peter Bresnan

    2.10: They Rip, They Dunk, They Chew, They Swallow with Peter Bresnan

    Peter Bresnan is the producer of Gimlet's "The Habitat," about six fake astronauts trapped in a fake Mars habitat for a year. What happens when he's trapped in a seltzer podcast for an hour, edited down to 13 minutes? Today's matchup: Polar Club Soda Lemon Twist vs. Polar Seltzer "Yeti Mischief."

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

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The most worthwhile reason I’ve ever been ridiculed

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Yes.

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