Season 4

How to Make Gin in the Yarra Valley

How to Make Gin in the Yarra Valley

Being great at something doesn’t mean you want to do it for the rest of your life. Our guest today discovered that almost immediately upon entering university. Joe Worthington left Paradise Lost to seek a new paradise on the other side of the world. Now,…

How to Make Single Malt Whisky Out West

How to Make Single Malt Whisky Out West

Our guest today certainly knows how to build a luxury drinks brand. He had done it before for other brands, but this time, Thomas Mooney was marketing his own. Although very happily working in a corporate environment, Thomas’ entrepreneurial spirit took over and lured him…

How Irish Whiskey is Made in Hell

How Irish Whiskey is Made in Hell

If you didn’t listen to last week’s episode, then press stop and go back to that one now!  You’ll meet Geoff Speiran, the Global Whiskey Ambassador for The Dublin Liberties Distillery. In this episode, Geoff is on hand to guide us through Dublin’s newest distillery…

How to Make Great Irish Coffee in Hell

How to Make Great Irish Coffee in Hell

 Usually people retire to Vero Beach, Florida, our guest today went there to further his career. Geoff Speiran, Global Whiskey Ambassador for The Dublin Liberties Distillery, wanted to get out of Dublin, where he was born and bred, to see the world and Florida…

How to Make a Whisky Sour the Bruichladdich way

How to Make a Whisky Sour the Bruichladdich way

Born and bred on the Scottish Island of Islay, one would assume that whisky was in our guest’s blood, but it took a venture off island to bring him straight back. Adam Hannett thought he was destined for a life of marine biology, but that…

How to Make Funky Rum in Jamaica

How to Make Funky Rum in Jamaica

The first time that our guest walked into the distillery her grandfather had acquired, she thought she was walking into a museum. Nothing had changed since the 1700’s. Christelle Harris soon realized that it was for this exact reason that Hampden Estate Rum would become…

How Bourbon is Made by Ghosts

How Bourbon is Made by Ghosts

Are you afraid of ghosts? There are a few friendly ones, you know. The ghosts at Boone County Distilling Co. in Independence, Kentucky couldn’t be more hospitable! They’re distilling bourbon, after all! Only 6 minutes off the interstate lies the  Boone County Distillery Co. where…

How to Drink Sake with Seafood

How to Drink Sake with Seafood

 Everyone knows you can be a sommelier for wine, but did you know that the Sake also has its own sommelier accreditation? Our guest today, Satomi Dosseur, is one of the leading Kikisake-shi in the UK, having worked at Zuma and Roka restaurant group…

How to Make a Rum Sour in the Mountains

How to Make a Rum Sour in the Mountains

The story goes that with one sip of rum, our guest was hooked. No spirit would have quite the same effect on her, ever.  Her life took many twists and turns with rum on the side lines, until one day she knew it was time…

How to make Small Beer, the Modern Way

How to make Small Beer, the Modern Way

It’s rare that you would think of taking a staple of the Elizabethan diet and attempt to bring it back into vogue. Our guest today did just that, and found it fits into our modern lifestyle just like it did back then.  During the 1700’s,…