Gin and Beer It is back! This week, Meg is joined by fellow American in London Emily (of @onwednesdayswemakedrinks on Instagram) to talk about the classic Bees Knees cocktails! Topics include becoming a cocktail enthusiast during lockdown, the differences between drinking culture in the US and the UK, and much more! Enjoy!
This week, Meg is joined by Renato to discuss sustainable bartending! Topics include how to make a Zero Waste Paloma, how sustainable bartending is sweeping the globe, and how we can all be more sustainable from our own homes. Enjoy!
This week, Meg is joined by Rob from the Beyond Balance podcast to talk about the classic beer and shot combination known as The Boilermaker. Topics include why a boilermaker is one of the most inclusive drinks, how the pandemic continues to affect the service industry, and some awesome beer and shot combinations!
This week, Meg is joined by her younger sister Katie to talk about what it was like turning 21 in a global pandemic, what kids are drinking these days, and why she will never go near pink gin again. Enjoy!
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 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, 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!