Sports and Spirits is a weekly podcast discussing the biggest events in the world of sports as well as some of the local establishments, breweries, wineries, and restaurants at the location of these events. We attempt to take you in for a taste of the local scene that makes each of these weekly venues special.
Tracy Napolitano of New Orleans Bourbon Festival
We are just a week away from the New Orleans Bourbon Festival! Join us as we talk with founder Tracy Napolitano on how much it has grown and what you can expect this year. It's amazing in year number 4 where this has gone.
Plus we will have some early March Madness thoughts.
Get info and tickets at: http://www.neworleansbourbonfestival.com/
MLB rule changes, Daytona 500, and Tracie Franklin of Glenfiddich
Big show this week as we get ready for the start of NASCAR with the upcoming Daytona 500. Plus some new rules for baseball this year. We discuss the headliner about pitchers.
After that we bring in Tracie Franklin (https://www.instagram.com/spirited_tracie/?hl=en) of Glenfiddich. Always fun to catch up with her at Tales of the Cocktail. We talk about a lot, including their scotch Fire and Cane.
Neil Strachan of The Balvenie whisky
Great interview this week! One of our favorite products out there. We sit down with Neil Strachan of The Balvenie. This is from Tales of the Cocktail a few months back but some great info on some new whisky they have out. A little different from what you're used too. That comes after a brief Super Bowl Recap.
Thanks for listening!
Super Bowl LIV analysis, betting, and NFL Party with a Purpose
It's Super Bowl weekend! We are back with our latest show to get you set for the game and surrounding fun. We'll give you our thoughts on the game and make our picks. Then bring in Raphael Esparza at 28:00 for all the betting insights you need. Then at 43:00 we talk with Chef Isaac Toups and the NFL's Party with a Purpose.
Edoardo Branco of Fernet Branca interview and college football conference championships plus the Mandalorian
Back with a big show this week. Great interview from Tales of the Cocktail with Edoardo Branca of Fernet Branca. Then our analysis of college football conference championship weekend and playoff scenarios. Plus NFL thoughts, random Star Wars discussion, and the usual shenanigans.
Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey and college football playoffs and NFL talk
We back! After a hiatus due to various life circumstances Hank and Matt are back with a new show. After a quick re-introduction we go right to our feature spirit of the week, Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey.
It's a brand we weren't too familiar with but it is great. We sit down with Philip Duff, Brand Ambassador, at Tales of the Cocktail to learn more.
After that we're talking NCAA and NFL football. Just a couple weeks left in college, get our thoughts on the playoff standings.