We talk with Emma Janzen, author of Mezcal. Emma is a journalist, photographer, and editor based in Chicago, where she currently works as the digital content editor at Imbibe Magazine.
While a slushie machine is *probably* impractical for the home bartender, frozen drinks are fantastic for hot summer days. The great thing about Frozen cocktails for the home bartender is that you can experiment/hide mistakes easily.
This week on the Speaking Easy Podcast, Alex and Jordan head south for the border, to South America, to visit with one of the great unaged spirits of the globe, Pisco.
While you may know of St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur, there are many other excellent brands to explore and more than enough cocktails to try them in.
Put on your best sundress or pastel colored slacks and grab a cold Pimm’s Cup, before joining us out on the croquet field. No, not a pimp cup, a Pimm’s Cup. What is a Pimm’s Cup you ask? Let us tell you.
This is a bit of a different episode, where Alex and Jordan turn one of their trademarked* phrases, “Research & Drinkin’,” to tackle a little about their process for finding inspiration.
The Gimlet may not make the headlines in terms of gin cocktails, but we think that’s undeserved.
Our friend Eric Kozlik started his own podcast, Modern Bar Cart, and asked us to speak on the joys of home bartending and more. He’s been one of the best friends of the podcast that we’ve had, and we’ve enjoyed a few drinks outside of recording.
Alex and Jordan talk with Matt Seigel, a well-known bartender who got his start at Eleven Madison Park and The NoMad. Now, he is the owner of In The Spirit Of Hospitality.
Are you a good bar-attender? There are a few unofficial (and sometimes official) rules to be a good bar patron. We gathered these from friends who have worked as bartenders and servers in all ranges of bars, from fine craft cocktail establishments to dive bars.