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  1. Barrel to Bottle: Alexandre Gabriel

    Barrel to Bottle: Alexandre Gabriel

    As the Master Blender at Maison Ferrand, Alexandre Gabriel has been producing quality French spirts for 30 years. When he's not looking to redefine Cognac and grape distillates with new and unique cooperage, he's preserving the incredible history of the Ferrand family. 

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  2. Barrel to Bottle: Rum II - Molasses Boogaloo

    Barrel to Bottle: Rum II - Molasses Boogaloo

    At Barrel to Bottle, we're all about giving the people what they want. And what you wanted was more Rum. To start things off, Pat brings in five special rums for all the rum geeks out there. Do not sleep on these rums. Then, Roger "The Tiki King" Adamson prepares not one, not two, but four rum-based tiki drinks. If you'd like to impress your friends with your tiki cocktail skills, all the recipes are available on our blog

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  3. Confessions of a Mixologist: Barrel to Bottle Rum Cocktails

    Confessions of a Mixologist: Barrel to Bottle Rum Cocktails

    If you think all Tiki drinks are sugary sweet, you just haven’t had a good one. Here is the recipes we covered in Rum Part II: Molasses Boogaloo, which you can listen to here. These cocktails were adapted by Roger Adamson.

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  4. Barrel to Bottle: You Say Garnacha, I say Grenache

    Barrel to Bottle: You Say Garnacha, I say Grenache

    Garnacha, Grenache; no matter how you say it, it's the grape you love to hate; it's the grape that has it all and is well traveled. It's the Most Interesting Grape in the World. From Spain to Australia, Binny's resident Grenache/Garnacha lover, Jason Palma, takes the Barrel to Bottle Crew on a tour of everything this grape can do. Stick around for a customer Q&A about wine etiquette at dinner parties. 

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  5. You Want the Gummies - We've Got the Gummies!

    You Want the Gummies - We've Got the Gummies!

    ****THE TALLIES ARE IN! Can we get a drum roll please? And this year's Gummy combination goes to Citra, Mosaic and Lemon Drop! Stay tuned for this juicy trio**** 

    Noon Whistle’s popular series of juicy New England style IPAs continue to fly off the shelf.  We’re excited to announce that an all new Gummy is in the works, but we need your help.

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  6. Barrel to Bottle: Courtney Foley

    Barrel to Bottle: Courtney Foley

    Wine royalty visits the Barrel to Bottle studios once again. This week, it's Courtney Foley, winemaker at Chalk Hill Estate. She discusses the challenges of jumping from a 4,000 cases to a 40,000 case production facility, implementing a sparkling program across the Foley Portfolio, and what "Estate Bottled" means at Chalk Hill. We've got more hockey talk then we've ever had, too! Stick around for a customer Q&A about grape stomping. 

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  7. Barrel to Bottle: Hazy Bois

    Barrel to Bottle: Hazy Bois

    The haze craze isn't just a phase. At long last and by popular request, we are tackling Hazy IPAs. Also known as New England IPAs. Or Juicy IPAs. Producer Jim, long just a background laugh, hops (pun!) on the mic to blind taste the Barrel to Bottle Crew on six Hazy IPAs. Will the holdouts finally be convinced of the validity of this style? Download to find out.

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  8. Barrel to Bottle: Handpicking a Cask with Greg Metze and the Whiskey Hotline

    Barrel to Bottle: Handpicking a Cask with Greg Metze and the Whiskey Hotline

    The industry has fallen in love with Binny's Handpicked Casks, but how does the Whiskey Hotline pick spirits for this legendary program?  This episode of Barrel to Bottle is your chance to be there for the handpicking process. The Whiskey Hotline is joined by Greg Metze, Master Distiller at Old Elk Distillery and formerly of Seagram's Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, one of the world's largest distilleries. Together they'll pick four new barrels of Binny's Handpicks.  Listen for industry secrets from Old Elk and get some insider dirt on MGP. Plus a customer Q&A about whiskey on the rocks. 

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  9. Barrel to Bottle: Q&Apalooza 2: Phoning It In

    Barrel to Bottle: Q&Apalooza 2: Phoning It In

    So it's come to this, another Barrel to Bottle Q&A episode. It's the holiday weekend and the Barrel to Bottle Crew felt like taking a break, luckily we've got a huge backlog of listener questions to tackle. Vacation, we had to get away.

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  10. Barrel to Bottle: Party Planning with Alex Tornai

    Barrel to Bottle: Party Planning with Alex Tornai

    Binny's doesn't just help you stock your bar for biggest moments of your life, we can also help you plan them. Binny's Event Planner Alex Tornai joins the Barrel to Bottle Crew as they throw out some common party-planning scenarios he might encounter. Alex also shares a few tips and secrets, then stick around for a customer Q&A question about an engagement whiskey bottle.

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