For those adults who choose to drink, they should do so in moderation and responsibly at all times – even when spending more time at home. Here are some tips to keep in mind.
The Spirited Advocate Podcast brings together leaders in the distilled spirits industry to discuss pressing issues of the day. Host Chris Swonger and his guests explore it all while enjoying their favorite cocktail or distilled spirit.
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Insights and Podcasts
Spirited Advocate Podcast) 37. Ivy Mix of Leyenda in Brooklyn, NY
In this episode, Chris is joined by the multi-talented Ivy Mix, co-owner and head bartender of Leyenda in Brooklyn, NY. Recognized as one of the best bartenders in the country, Ivy’s impact on our industry goes well beyond the bar as the co-founder of Speed Rack and advisory board member of Independent Restaurant Coalition. Chris and Ivy tackle some of the most relevant issues facing the hospitality industry today and emphasize the importance of being politically active on issues that matter to you and your business. Listen now!
Spirited Advocate Podcast) 36. Joshua Hammond of Buster’s Liquors
On this week’s episode, Joshua Hammond of Buster’s Liquors & Wines joins the show to provide a retailer perspective on some of the biggest issues facing the spirits industry today. This Memphis-based, family-run retailer offers insights on consumer trends and the benefits of the three-tier-system, all while emphasizing the importance of responsibility. Joshua is a perfect example of how leading with responsibility is not only the right thing to do but is also a great business decision. Listen now!
Spirited Advocate Podcast) 35: Doug Hall of Brain Brew Custom Whiskey
“Why be normal?” Asks this week’s Spirited Advocate podcast guest Doug Hall of Brain Brew Custom Whiskey and Eureka! Ranch. Researcher, engineer, innovator, whiskey blender and much more, Doug regales us on how he moved from chemical engineering to the world of whiskey, bridging the pre-prohibition history of distilling in Cincinnati, OH with modern day innovation. Listen now!
Spirited Advocate Podcast) 34: Meredith Meyer Grelli of Wigle Whiskey
This week’s guest joins us from a distillery 300 years in the making. On this edu-taining episode, Meredith Meyer Grelli, co-owner of Wigle Whiskey and co-founder of the Whiskey Rebellion Trail, gives listeners a fascinating lesson on the history of American Whiskey. From a brawl with a tax collector to a pardon from George Washington himself, Philip Wigle, Wigle Whiskey’s namesake, embodies the resilient spirit and history of American Whiskey. Listen now!