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 38 - Bitters w/ Brad Thomas Parsons
This week on The Speakeasy, Damon takes a break from the bar songs and speaks with Brad Thomas Parsons, the author of "Bitters: A Spirited History of a Classic Cure-All, with Cocktails, Recipes, and Formulas". Tune in to learn more about one of the components of the original definition of "cocktail"; bitters. Find out how all the different variations are related and why it's so hard to get your hand on artisanal bitters. Learn how you can make your own bitters at home and discover why novelty and practicality are not mutually exclusive when it comes to making cocktails. This episode was sponsored by Whole Foods Market.…read more