This week, Meg is joined by Chris who is brand ambassador for Hayman’s Gin, a family-owned gin distillery in South London, to discuss the classic gin and tonic. Discussions include the five pillars of a good G&T, how Hayman’s has pivoted during the coronavirus pandemic, and why neither Meg nor Chris ever want to drink out of a bin again.
This week, Meg had the pleasure to speaking to Luis Fernandes (owner of Labaredas Brazilian BBQ & Bar) about the history and influence of the national drink of Brazil: the Caipirinha. Topics include the drink’s ties to the 1918 pandemic, drinking culture in Brazil, and Meg butchering the pronunciation of cachaca and caipirinha at least a dozen times.
This week, Meg is joined by former college roommate and token famous friend, Christine Sydelko! Topics include fake IDs, drinking culture differences between the US and the UK, and what it’s like being Vine famous (obviously). Enjoy!
This week, Meg is joined by Leandro DiMonriva (of The Educated Barfly YouTube channel) to talk about the classic old fashioned. Topics include the history of the old fashioned (and whiskey in general) in America, how Leandro came into cocktail making, and what it’s like hosting a massively successful YouTube channel! Enjoy!
This week, Meg is joined by pal Katherine to talk all about the classic espresso martini! Topics include the legend of how it was invented, the best places to have one in London, and why gyms are absolutely NOT the new night clubs. Enjoy!
This week, Meg is joined by Tristan Stephenson (aka The Curious Bartender) to talk about Tristan’s extensive experience as a bartender, bar owner, chef, barista, author, podcaster, and ultra marathon runner (to name just a few). Enjoy!
This week, Matt is joined from the Pick a Disc podcast to talk all about their favorite songs about drinking. Topics include the time Matt had cider in Japan, being in the Tubthumping generation, and why Red Solo Cups are so significant in America. Enjoy!
This week, Meg is joined by James from The Lockdown Cocktail Pod to talk about classic bitter beers. Topics include the history of bitters in James’ hometown of Blackburn, how drinking habits changed during lockdown, and what is considered ‘Dad beers.’ Enjoy!
This week, Meg is joined by Nina to discuss the Sex and the City classic: the Cosmo. Topics include the history of the drink, which SATC girl we think we are, and some stories about drinking choices we made in the past that we are now far too old for. Enjoy!
This week, Meg is joined by Shana and Adhel, two awesome bartenders from LA and hosts of the podcast TalkTales: Cheaper Than Therapy, to discuss the changing of seasons and how it affects our drink choices. Topics include how the pandemic has hit the hospitality industry, people who order Irish coffees on a hot day, and much much more. Enjoy!