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HAD 236 - Sake Series 2: Nigori Boogaloo
July 31, 2023

We return today to sake, to those clear crisp beverages . . . or are we gonna muddy the waters. Well, cloudy them anyway. What makes them so cloudy and how does it change the flavor of sake. Well get into that and more as we have a drink on this episode,

HAD 235 - Carlsberg
June 23, 2023

Today we go deep underground to talk about . . . Oh Carlsberg.  . . That makes more sense than an episode about the Carlsbad Caverns. Quick, someone start a new script. We need to talk about this Danish brewery and how they grew to the goliath they a

HAD 234 - Japanese Whisky
June 16, 2023

We are going to talk about some of the best Scotch-style whiskeys in the world, Japanese whiskeys. Have we done some of this before, sure, but we are better now and can ask the hard-hitting questions. Like, does Japan have the peat for this? Apparently so

HAD 233 - Sake Series - Early History and Junmai
June 05, 2023

Its time for our new series for the year, and its the year of Sake! Yes, we discussed it before, but we are going in deep now and much like Sake brewing, its going to take a couple of tries before its all done. Today we are going very far into the way

HAD 232 - Tiki Culture (Tiki drinks 2: Electric Boogaloo)
April 25, 2023

Buckle up gang, its time for Tiki Drinks 2: Electric Boogaloo. We got deeper into the culture of tiki drinks this time. How those tiki bars started popping up, and how the drink lasted long enough to see the trend leave and come back. So, make sure you h

HAD 231 - Tiki Liquors and Cocktails
April 14, 2023

Todays episode has a dress code. Only board shorts and Hawaiian shirts allowed. We are talking about Tiki Drinks today, so it feels like you should get in the mood. Will this episode only be about kitsch, or is there more to these strong sweet concoction

HAD 230 - Matt's Brewing
April 01, 2023

What is Matt Brewing Company? Is it one of the oldest operating breweries in America? Is it a regional powerhouse of beer production? Is it a conspiracy planted by the brewers association to show that things are fine and there are breweries still thrivin

HAD 229 - Dom Perignon
December 19, 2022

Lets get fancy tonight, hire a string quartet, and grab a canape from the cocktail servers. We are talking about Dom Prignon, that fanciest of Champagnes. What is it that makes this bubbly wine so expensive? Well, put on a coat and tails, and well get

HAD 228 - Mama Juana
December 04, 2022

What is Mama Juana . . . no seriously, what is it? My first thought was it was going to be some sort of maple syrup, or maybe some other name for marajuana. But that makes it a good topic since it gives us a chance to learn about it. So join us as we figu

HAD 227 - Scotch Series-Islay
November 13, 2022

Today we are opening with a quote from an expert on today's topic. All my life Ive avoided Europe, and its multitudes of terribleness, but it turns out, much to my surprise, there is actually one place in Europe that is worth seeing. These tiny islands