Tales of Tales Season 3: Episode 12

12Jul

Tales of Tales Season 3: Episode 12

Braintending: Cognition Across the Bar

We have the technology, we can build them better. Take a look inside the brains of the worlds best bartenders, the deepest needs of our guests, and the subtle and counterintuitive effects of ethanol on our brains and bodies. Join a motley crew of industry experts, booze hounds and nerds as they apply current research in the fields of cognitive science, psychology, and biology to explore the underpinnings of what makes a great night out for our guests, and a great service for you and your team.
Moderated by Nick Kennedy with guest speakers Gary Regan, Adam Rogers, and Andrew Toplack
 
Podcast by Brian Weber of The Bartender Journey
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NOLA Drinks Season 3: Episode 19: Sarah Lohman

6Jul

NOLA Drinks Season 3: Episode 19: Sarah Lohman 

Self-described historic gastronomist Sarah Lohman takes us into her world of food and drink from past centuries. Her research and experiments in the kitchen have led to a new book, Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine.

Podcast by Poppy Tooker. 

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NOLA Drinks Season 3: Episode 18: Paul Archie

27Jun

NOLA Drinks Season 3: Episode 18: Paul Archie

Who would have thought a vodka made from cow’s milk would be a runaway success? Founder of Black Cow Pure Milk Vodka, Paul Archie, recounts the origin story of his spirit and the high-profile rise of its distribution since those days.

Popdcast by Poppy Tooker

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NOLA Drinks Season 3: Episode 17: Oron Lerner

13Jun

NOLA Drinks Season 3: Episode 17: Oron Lerner 

Oron Lerner explains the origins and evolution of his New Orleans-inspired cocktail bar, French 57, in Tel Aviv, Israel. He also describes how a NOLA-centric food and drink menu translates to Tel Aviv’s unique nightlife.

Podcast by Poppy Tooker. 

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Tales of Tales Season 3: Episode 11

31May

Tales of Tales Season 3: Episode 11

Talk With a Pro:  Distiller's Edition 

Distillation: Art? Science? Both? For this installment of the interview series which unites leading figures in our industry for candid, informative discussions, it's time to turn our focus to Distillers.

Three different stories, three different approaches.

Moderated by ms. franky marshall

Panelists:

John Georges, Master Distiller, Angostura

Christian Krogstad, Founder and Master Distiller, Aviation American Gin

Dave Pickerell, Master Distiller Hillrock Estate Distillery, Hillrock Estate Distillery

Sponsors:

House of Angostura

House Spirits Distillery

Hillrock Estate Distillery

 

Podcast by Brian Weber of The Bartender Journey.

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NOLA Drinks Season 3: Episode 16: Fred Minnick

18May

NOLA Drinks Season 3: Episode 16: Fred Minnick

 

Whiskey expert and author Fred Minnick takes us through his bibliography, which spans

decades of the cultural history surrounding whiskey production, throughout Kentucky

and beyond.

 

Podcast by Poppy Tooker. 

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NOLA Drinks Season 3: Episode 15: Robert Simonson

5May

NOLA Drinks Season 3: Episode 15: Robert Simonson

 

Robert Simonson, cocktail writer for the New York Times, chronicles the history of the

most iconic drinks, from the dogma of the old fashioned to the longtime debate around

the martini. He also envisions the future of craft cocktail culture.

 

Podcast by Poppy Tooker. 

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Tales of Tales Season 3: Episode 10

27Apr

Tales of Tales Season 3: Episode 10 

 

Cocktail Crystal Ball: Drinking in 2116

The origins of the cocktail date back centuries—but what does the future hold? Will the cocktail bar of 2116 look like? How will technological advances in distillation, culinary science and the bar itself influence the future cocktail? How will shifts in demographics, the tumult of global politics, and a booming population affect the cocktail bar? And how will the effects of climate change play out across the drinks world, from the agricultural inputs and aging process of spirits, to the availability and adaptability of fresh fruit and other ingredients in a hotter world?

 

Podcast by Brian Vincent Weber of The Bartender Journey 

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NOLA Drinks Season 3: Episode 14: Nectaly Mendoza

27Apr

NOLA Drinks Season 3: Episode 14: Nectaly Mendoza

 

Hailing from Las Vegas, Nectaly Mendoza describes the successful beverage program at

his bar, Herbs and Rye. He also touches on the other innovative work he’s been doing

around the world.

 

Podcast by Poppy Tooker.

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Tales of Tales Season 3: Episode 9

4Apr

Tales of Tales Season 3: Episode 9

Dive bars, Old Man bars, Neighborhood bars.   How can they remain relevant?  Do Dive bars need to update?  Can this be acomplished without alinating exsisting clientelle?  Can a Dive bar remain true to its roots and continue to serve its community, but also serve better drinks?

Michael NeffAlastair BurgessMike Miller and Damian Windsor discuss Elevating the Dive Bar!
 
Podcast by Brian Weber of The Bartender Journey 
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