Season 2

How to be a Mixologist and a Balloon Driver at the Same Time

How to be a Mixologist and a Balloon Driver at the Same Time

Sitting at a desk everyday was never going to be the modus operandi for today’s guest. Noah Dorian Matthies may have begun his career in Germany, but he was destined to travel halfway around the world to explore new territories, mimicking his alternate profession as…

How To Make An Espresso Martini Colombian Style

How To Make An Espresso Martini Colombian Style

After a few years in New York, our guests today were craving a good-old fashioned brunch. They also saw there was no place in their new home of Cartagena serving this very American of meals. They hit on something and now a second Época Espresso…

How to Create a Concerto in Your Cocktail Glass

How to Create a Concerto in Your Cocktail Glass

“Please Sir, I want some more.”  We all know who said that iconic phrase, right? After today’s episode, Oliver Twist move aside, because Timothy Ching has stolen it from you! Wowing the judges and crowd at 2017’s Beefeater MIXLDN competition, Timothy Ching grabbed the crown…

How to Move from Insurance to Rum in Five Easy Steps

How to Move from Insurance to Rum in Five Easy Steps

Trying to impress your older brothers can be tough, but it makes great practice for later on in life. My guest today, George Frost, found this out when launching his own Caribbean rum. In fact, his entire childhood led up to this moment. His summers…

How to settle in for a season

How to settle in for a season

Skiing can be a tough workout, but there’s always Aprés Ski to make it all worthwhile. At the Hotel Pashmina in Val Thorens, France,  our guest Younes Bahir is wowing them with his signature cocktails – not to be missed. Seasonal work can have its…

How to refuse an offer you couldn’t refuse

How to refuse an offer you couldn’t refuse

Is our guest the only one to refuse an offer he couldn’t refuse and live to tell the tale – maybe! Still, how lucky for us he did refuse or there would be no Hairclubbing. What’s that you may ask? Stroo Olofsson is the one…

How to make a cocktail emerge from a story

How to make a cocktail emerge from a story

Dim Sum is an attitude, not a dish you eat on Sunday at your local Chinese restaurant. That wasn’t only one thing I learned from our guest today, Hammant Patel Villa, while chatting at Courtesan, his Brixton bar and restaurant. Everything on his menu has…

How to Make the Thinking Person’s Mezcal

How to Make the Thinking Person’s Mezcal

He swears it was not a dream. A man came out of the shadows and pointed our guest to the exact spot where he would find his dream Mezcal. Ben Schroder may never have seen that man again, but he did find the Mezcal that…

How to Make the Best Alcohol-Free Cocktails

How to Make the Best Alcohol-Free Cocktails

It was the straw that broke the camel’s back, but for our next guest, it was one fruity, mocktail too many. Answering that age-old question “what does someone have to do to get a good, non-alcoholic drink around here?” became his modus operandi.   Falling…

How to Make a Fail-Safe Five Year Plan

How to Make a Fail-Safe Five Year Plan

It was kismet, as far as I’m concerned. I met our guest today at a random event and have pinched myself, ever since, to make sure it wasn’t a dream. It seemed everyone in the industry knew Thomas Soden, but me. I had no idea…