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First Aired - 01/18/2012 04:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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What's the difference between blended whiskey and spirit whiskey? What are the origins of rye whiskey? If you're at all interested in the history of whiskey, this episode of The Speakeasy is for you. Tune in as Damon Boelte sits down and chats with friend of the show Nick Jarrett over some 1951 Old Overholt Rye Whiskey. Learn more about bonding regulations, excise taxes, the bottled-in-bond act and more history as it relates to rye whiskey. Bottoms up! This episode was sponsored by Cain Vineyard & Winery.

"You would make your own whiskey back in the day just like you would salt your own pork or chop your own trees down."

"The bottled in bond act was actually an attempt to achieve purity in whiskey."

--Nick Jarrett on The Speakeasy


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First Aired - 12/21/2011 04:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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On the year-end episode of The Speakeasy, Damon Boelte is joined by Allen Katz and Nate Dumas, partners in the New York Distilling Company. Tune in to hear how the distillery went from fantasy to reality and what the guys have in store for 2012. Find out how they are re-imagining gin and trying to introduce some fresh idea into the world of spirits. Learn more about The Shanty, a bar inside of the distillery, and listen in as the guys taste some gin on-air. This episode was sponsored by Heritage Foods USA.

"People are now starting to accept the fact that bartenders take their job seriously"

--Allen Katz on The Speakeasy

"We're not setting out to open another classic cocktail bar...I want people to feel completely comfortable coming in to order a beer and a shot"

--Nate Dumas on The Speakeasy


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First Aired - 10/05/2011 04:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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This week on The Speakeasy, Damon is joined by none other than the "Rye Girl" herself, Abigail Gullo. Abigail talks about her experience working with Chairman's Reserve Rum and Bitter Truth and how she fell in love with both products. She also explains how she was introduced to the cocktail world and what. she enjoys most about spirits, bars and bartending. This episode was sponsored by Heritage Foods USA's No Goat Left Behind Project.


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