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This week on Barrel Room Chronicles, I speak with Adrian Covert about his book Taverns of The American Revolution and will find out about some very interesting history including how the term “Bar” came to be. Then later in the show we’ll see what new releases are hitting the market.

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This week on Barrel Room Chronicles, I speak with Adrian Covert about his book Taverns of The American Revolution and will find out about some very interesting history including how the term “Bar” came to be. Then later in the show we’ll see what new releases are hitting the market.

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This week on Barrel Room Chronicles, I speak with Shelley Sackier about her spirits journey and how it led her to writing her new book, Make it a Double in our new segment Reading on the Rocks. Then in Whiskey whereabouts, Returning guest Lynn House of Heaven Hill is her to tell us all about Old Fa…

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On this episode of Barrel Room Chronicles, I speak with the founder of Barrel Strength Talent about how her whiskey journey inspired her to start her own company. Then later in the show I’ll speak with Teeling’s Master Distiller Alex Chasko about his new wonders of wood series in whiskey whereabout…

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This week on Barrel Room Chronicles, I speak with Jesse Parker about his spirits journey and how it led him to becoming the master blender at Doc Swinson’s whiskey. Then in World of Weezy, Chef Louise Leonard talks about Dorothy Parker and pineapple juicing hacks.

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This week on a special whiskey Wednesday edition of Barrel Room Chronicles, I speak with Jonathan Egan about his family’s Irish Whiskey legacy. Next, in our World of Weezy segment, we learn all about plums? Then later in the show I’ll speak with returning guest Director / producer Greg Swartz about…

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This week on Barrel Room Chronicles I discover The Bitter Housewife and chat with Co-founder Genevieve Brazelton about her award-winning, all-natural cocktail bitters and ready-to-drink beverages. Then later in the show I catch up with my old friend Andy Smith, founder of The Scotch Club and discus…

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In this episode of Barrel Room Chronicles, I speak with Kirsty Black and Lauren Oliver of Arbikie Highland Distillery about the Scottish Highland’s 1st commercial Rye whiskey in over 100 years AND the opening of their new visitor’s experience center. Then later in the show Chef Louise Leonard joins…

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In this episode of Barrel Room Chronicles, I speak with silicon valley engineers and Bespoken Spirits founders, Stu Aaron and Martin Janousek. We chat about their proprietary ACTivation technology which completed spirit maturation in only 3 days. Plus, Chef Louise Leonard tells me about a cookie r…

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In today’s Tales from the Still interview I speak with John Ralph about the 2022 San Francisco World Spirits Double Gold winner, Mad March Hare and the origins of Irish Poitin. Then later in the show, Chef Louise Leonard will tell us about her Red Headed Mary.

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On this episode of Barrel Room Chronicles we speak with Senjeev Banga about Rampur Indian Single Malt Whisky. Then Chef Louise Leonard creates a special dessert with it!

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Sanjeev Banga has been spearheading global reach for Radico Khaitan brands since 2008 as President – Internation…

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On this episode of Barrel Room Chronicles I speak with Steve Akley, founder of the ABV network about his whiskey journey and how his hobby grew into the network he has today. Then later in the show I speak with Bob White, founder of Kentucky Guides LLC, on how he went from local newspaper reporter …

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In this episode of Barrel Room Chronicles you’ll get a glimpse of 291 Colorado Distillery when I speak to Michael Myers in Tales from the Still. 291 Colorado Whiskey is a uniquely American story – honoring the Western whiskey of a bygone era, 291 is the passion project of a former New York City fas…

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On this episode of Barrel Room Chronicles, you’ll get a behind the scenes look at Mrs. Robinson’s Irish Pub in Taluka Lake California in today’s Tavern Talk. I’ll catch up with owner Brett Robinson and talk about how he became the proprietor of the pub and how he has weathered the pandemic. But fi…

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The Frey Ranch is a storied legacy of principles, pulling Themselves up by our bootstraps all with a dash of good humor. You see, Colby Frey didn’t just grow up playing on hay bales in these fields. From an early age he put himself to work repairing tractors, raising barns and working the land, sit…

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On this episode of Barrel Room Chronicles, we discover the long lost whiskey history of Peoria, Illinois. Andy Faris and Jeff Murphy join me in a conversation about how they are working to bring back one of the cities greatest distilleries from pre-prohibition era. Plus, Chef Louise Leonard chats w…

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On this episode of Barrel Room Chronicles, A Glass Apart Author Fionnán O’Connor, shares how his academic career collided with the water of life. As an undergrad at UC Berkeley, he taught a one unit class in the Celtic Studies department about the amber spirit. This experience helped lead him into …

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On this premiere episode of Barrel Room Chronicles, Bernard Walsh shares his whiskey journey, while tasting through several expressions from his brand, Writers Tears. Bernard also talks about his involvement with Left Bank, a documentary about four remarkable women who made the first publication o…

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