ALL EPISODES

This week the guys are joined by Eli Aguilera SVP of Total Wine and More.  They discuss how the pandemic impacts retail and how Total Wine has nimbly adjusted their methods to please the consumer.  They also reveal the true nature of this podcast, intellectually wane...

The fellas are joined by Owner/Distiller Tim Russell of Maggie's Farm rum in Brian's favorite city Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.  They discuss how Pennsylvania's decision to close their state run liquor retail stores impacted Tim's business and the drinking population in PA as a whole.  They also daftly cover...

Description:  The TTB made some rule changes to the spirit definition requirements.   The fellas decide to discuss the highlights of these changes and the feelings these changes evoked in the distilling community.   Zeno shares a story about refilling a vodka bottle.  Brian shamelessly plugs an article in his magazine...

This episode the fellas are joined by the one and only Rob Masters to discuss this year's American Craft Spirits Association spirit awards.  On March 30th the ACSA put on a webinar awards show to accommodate the Covid-19 era social distancing.  The guys recall who won what within the categories while intermingling priceless content...

This week the fellas are joined by owner operator Paul Hletko of FEW spirits. They discuss what everyone is doing during the pandemic and how to plan for the future. Paul provides some insight in what he believes some of the inherent risk are for...

The fellas are joined by Mayor of Salida, Colorado PT Wood. He happens to also be the co-founder and co-owner of Wood's High Mountain Distillery, so the conversation is vaguely relevant. PT provides insight on how Covid-19 is impacting local business and the industry at large....

Have you heard of this Coronavirus? The guys discuss how the pandemic is effecting them personally and the industry as a whole. Yes there is a discussion about hand sanitizer. The fellas keep their typical jovial tone while Colton catches Brian and Zeno up...

Brain and Zeno welcome Jake Hoshue of Old Trestle Distillery to the show whilst Colton is off peeling peaches in the Alps. They discuss what Jake is working on, convention season (as it still existed during the recording of the episode), Shaquille O'neal racing,...

This week the fellas bring on a special guest to help Colton reveal some exciting news. No Colton isn’t pregnant in the literal sense but we realize that would be special and exciting. The guys also touch upon hot topics such as Zeno’s...

This week the guys are joined by Jeff Wuslich of Cardinal Spirits in Bloomington Indiana.  Jeff discusses the state of his business and how it has evolved over the years.  He even goes as far as teasing the recipe for his illustrious Vodka and soda...