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 142 - Nicolas Palazzi / PM Spirits
Learn about cognac and other esoteric spirits on this week's episode of The Speakeasy as Damon Boelte is joined by Nicolas Palazzi of PM Spirits, an uber small operation "importing and distributing geeky spirits in the US." Tune in and find out how the often overlooked Cognac is a staple in French and European culture and hear what makes it different than any other category. They also discuss other specialty imported spirits and even taste some on air! This program was brought to you by Rolling Press.
"We don't throw huge parties, we don't have a tour bus. We go one person at a time and try to open their eyes as to what's available out there and hopefully we sell stuff!" [28:00]
--Nicolas Palazzi on The Speakeasy…read more