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  1. Barrel to Bottle: Batch Cocktails

    Barrel to Bottle: Batch Cocktails
    Batch cocktails are always a good idea, even if this year's holiday season features much smaller gatherings. That also means this is a great year to experiment with some recipes and methods you've never tried before. Pat, Roger, Alicia and Chris have you covered with tips and tricks to take your cocktail game to the next level. 
     
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  2. Barrel to Bottle: Tripels

    Barrel to Bottle: Tripels
    Roger was recently asked about his "Aha Moment" in beer; that one drink that makes you realize what beer (or wine, or spirits) is capable of. For him, it was tripels. The beer scene is dominated by bold flavors, and tripels are not lacking in that department. Bold, complex and very easy to pair with food. Take a trip from the Trappist breweries of Belgium to a walled city in Canada, to America's best takes on the style.  
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  3. Barrel to Bottle: Starward Australian Whisky

    Barrel to Bottle: Starward Australian Whisky
    Add another country to the ever-growing whisky/whiskey producers available to Binny's customers: Australia. David Vitale, founder of Starward Whisky, joins Pat and Greg to talk about defining Australian whisky. Also a preview of the upcoming Starward Single Cask Handpicked. 
     
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  4. Bourbon County Brand Stout 2020 Tasting Notes

    Bourbon County Brand Stout 2020 Tasting Notes

    The Barrel to Bottle team had the pleasure of tasting through this year’s Bourbon County Brand lineup, and we’re happy to report that we were quite impressed. Check out the following podcast and tasting notes for our initial impressions. Cheers! 

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  5. Barrel to Bottle: Quarantinis vol. 6 - Fall Into Flavor

    Barrel to Bottle: Quarantinis vol. 6 - Fall Into Flavor

    The weather is turning colder, so it's time to move away from negronis and tiki drinks to something that warms you up. And no, we're not talking about pumpkin cocktails. From Colonial classics to modern favorites, there's something for every palate and every level of home mixologist. 

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  6. Barrel to Bottle: Bourbon County Brand Stout 2020 Preview

    Barrel to Bottle: Bourbon County Brand Stout 2020 Preview

    In this very special bonus episode of Barrel to Bottle, the team shares a sneak peek at Goose Island's 2020 Bourbon County lineup. From the special barrel finishes of the highly limited Birthday and Anniversary variants, to the caramel apple wheatwine Caramella, and the artfully flavored Kentucky Fog, Proprietor's and Special #4, there's a lot to love in this year's variant lineup. And don't sleep on the OG BCBS, it's a classic.

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  7. Barrel to Bottle: Seipp Brewing Co.

    Barrel to Bottle: Seipp Brewing Co.

    Seipp Brewing Co. was known as the Beer that Built Chicago, and at one time it was the best selling beer in America. It survived the Chicago Fire, but like many other Chicago breweries, couldn't survive Prohibition. Laurin Mack, Conrad Seipp's great great great granddaughter joins the Barrel to Bottle Crew to talk about reviving her family's brewery. 

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  8. Barrel to Bottle: Fever Tree - It's the Quenchiest

    Barrel to Bottle: Fever Tree - It's the Quenchiest

    Fever Tree is a favorite of the Barrel to Bottle Crew. Pat samples a lot of mixers so he would know. But we want to know, why does Fever Tree have so many varieties? Alex Brick is here to answer that question, and mix up a range of cocktails from the traditional to the unique. 

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  9. Barrel to Bottle: Chardonnay

    Barrel to Bottle: Chardonnay

    Chardonnay is a versatile grape that can be grown almost anywhere by almost anyone. That means you can coax a wide variety flavors out of the grape. Many listeners might know Chardonnay for being buttery and heavily oaked, but the Barrel to Bottle crew is here with some more subtle expressions. Plus a listenera Q&A about identifying corked wine.   

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  10. Barrel to Bottle: Quarantinis vol. 5 - Quarantikis

    Barrel to Bottle: Quarantinis vol. 5 - Quarantikis

    Tiki cocktails are one of Roger's passions. But some members of the Barrel to Bottle Crew don't want to go through the hassle of mixing a 15-ingredient cocktail. Maybe you're the same way? If you don't want to stock up on multiple fruit juices, syrups, liqueurs and types of rum, this is the perfect episode for you.

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