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.
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The Speakeasy - Episode 103 - Hillrock Estate Distillery
Damon Boelte is sampling a large array of whiskies from Hillrock Estate Distillery with Dave Pickerell and Danielle Eddy! Tune into this episode to hear about Dave's storied history in the liquor industry, and his background in chemical engineering. How does Dave's science background affect how he works in the distillery? Learn how Dave and Danielle began collaborating through Hillrock Estate Distillery, and how they have implemented solera-aging and floor-malting techniques in their single malts and whiskies. Tune in to learn more about the malting processes used in distilling, and don't miss a second of this week's episode of The Speakeasy! This program has been brought to you by BluePrint Cleanse. Thanks to Dead Stars for today's music.
"It's not that I am particularly smart, but I can just close my eyes and imagine molecules running around in the still and figure out what they're doing." [8:20]
-- Dave Pickerell on The Speakeasy…read more