Season 4

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, […]

How to make the Aperol Spritz, Venetian-Style

How to make the Aperol Spritz, Venetian-Style

In my opinion, it’s hard to fall in love with Venice in August – the crowds, the menu turistico, the lines for everything, and the masses and masses of tourists. Unless, like our guest today, you arrive and get as far from St. Mark’s Square […]

How to make a Rob Roy the Scottish Way

How to make a Rob Roy the Scottish Way

Our guest today thought he was destined for a life of joinery. Never could he have imagined that the tools he would be working with would take liquid form, and that liquid would be the best selling Scottish Whisky in world. After working at several […]

How to Make a Daiquiri in West London

How to Make a Daiquiri in West London

For your information, Portobello Road is not only just for antiques and knick-knacks. There’s a cocktail bar on the lower ground floor right off Portobello that’s winning award after award. Even before the accolades, Trailer Happiness was Sly Augustin’s bar of choice with its perfect […]

How to make a Negroni with Australian Gin

How to make a Negroni with Australian Gin

Everything fell into place exactly as our guest might have dreamt it. He knew the native botanicals growing in his backyard would produce an amazing spirit. When one of the most famous men in the whisky world agreed that there might be something in this, […]