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 143 - Bomberger's Distillery
This week's episode of The Speakeasy is all about whiskey. Damon Boelte is joined by Avianna Ponzi of Bomberger's Distillery. Bomberger's is the reincarnation of the original whiskey distilled under the same name, which dates back to 1753. Commemorating the historic Bomberger's Distillery; this blend of American whiskey represents collaboration across generations and traditions to preserve the history and future legacy of Pennsylvania Craft Whiskey. Tune in and get the inside school on this incredible story. This program was brought to you by The International Culinary Center.
"I think people glamorize distilling. It's somewhat of a manufacturing process. The end consumer product is glamorous but mining the stills as things drip out is not as glamorous as people think." [12:00]
--Avaianna Ponzi on The Speakeasy…read more