Episode 22: The G&T with Chris from Hayman’s Gin

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.

Episode 21: The Caipirinha feat. Luis Fernandes

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.

Episode 19: The Old Fashioned feat. Leandro DiMonriva (The Educated Barfly)

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!