The Speakeasy

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Wednesdays at 3:00PM EST The theme song for The Speakeasy is "Whiskey and Loose Women" by Brothers Tune in to The Speakeasy, every Wednesday at 4PM, where host Damon Boelte will discuss cocktails, spirits, wine, beer, tea, coffee and all things in the liquid universe, with guests ranging from bartenders and brewers, alchemists and ambassadors, roasters and regulars, and every expert and enthusiast in between. Learn from some of the world's leading experts in mixology, bar history, distillation and brewing about how we enjoy imbibing today. Damon Boelte has consulted for many bars and restaurants in New York City and beyond, and is currently is the bar director for critically heralded Prime Meats restaurant in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. He has worked with many spirits and beverage companies such as Maker's Mark, Plymouth Gin, Tito's Vodka, Corzo Tequila, the American Gin Company, Highland Park and Stumptown Coffee. You can read about his cocktails and techniques in New York Magazine, The New York TImes, Time Out, Imbibe Magazine, GQ, Edible Brooklyn & Manhattan, Saveur, Bon Apetit, La Cucina Italiana, Food & Wine, Travel & Leisure, Eater.com, Tastingtable.com & seriouseats.com. Heritage Radio Network. All Rights Reserved.

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21 The Speakeasy - Episode 133 - The Return of Donna2014-07-30 16:53:13
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22 The Speakeasy - Episode 132 - 12 Bottle Bar2014-07-24 12:09:24
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23 The Speakeasy - Episode 131 - Tim Miner2014-07-16 19:47:00
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24 The Speakeasy - Episode 130 - Greg Seider2014-07-02 17:52:40
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25 The Speakeasy - Episode 129 - Jeffrey Morgenthaler2014-06-25 20:23:47
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26 The Speakeasy - Episode 128 - Natasha David2014-06-18 17:54:52
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27 The Speakeasy - Episode 127 - Cocktail Kingdom2014-06-04 19:33:45
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28 The Speakeasy - Episode 126 - Greenhook Ginsmiths2014-05-28 17:46:43
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29 The Speakeasy - Episode 125 - The Bar at the NoMad Hotel2014-05-07 20:22:55
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30 The Speakeasy - Episode 124 - The Dead Rabbit2014-04-30 15:36:52
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31 The Speakeasy - Episode 123 - The Old Fashioned2014-04-23 15:56:23
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32 The Speakeasy - Episode 118 - Bar Management & Agave with Ryan Fitzgerald2014-04-07 15:40:11
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The Speakeasy - Episode 118 - Bar Management & Agave with Ryan Fitzgerald

Damon Boelte chats with Ryan Fitzgerald of Del Maguey Mezcal and the forthcoming ABV bar in San Francisco on this week's installment of The Speakeasy! Damon and Ryan start off the show by talking about the processes involved with opening bars, and the trend in no-frills, no-gimmicks watering holes! Later, tune in for discussions regarding agave harvesting, and why large tequila companies need to consider the security of the agave supply in Mexico when churning out their product. What makes a great bar experience? Find out all of this and more on this week's episode of The Speakeasy! This program has been brought to you by Fairway Market. Music by Pamela Royal. "There's no theme! It's not from the '20s, it's not a tiki bar, it's not a Mexican-themed bar- it's just a great bar! No gimmicks." [5:15] "There are lots of large companies that have goals in Mexico, and those goals do not often include protecting the heritage of Mexico." [10:00] -- Ryan Fitzgerald on The Speakeasy…read more

33 The Speakeasy - Episode 122 - Amanda Womack2014-04-02 15:48:36
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34 The Speakeasy - Episode 120 - Stephanie Ridgeway, Highland Park Distillery2014-03-19 15:50:19
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35 The Speakeasy - Episode 119 - Franky Marshall2014-03-17 11:16:47
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36 The Speakeasy - Episode 116 - Scranton Twohey2014-02-19 15:48:57
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37 The Speakeasy - Episode 115 - Clay Gordon2014-02-04 19:48:01
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38 The Speakeasy - Episode 116 - Jay Zimmerman2014-01-29 15:41:37
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39 The Speakeasy - Episode 114 - Woodford Reserve2014-01-15 18:20:56
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40 The Speakeasy - Episode 113 - Catskill Provisions Honey Whiskey2014-01-08 20:14:59
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