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Barrel to Bottle: Flavor Blasted Spirits

One episode just wasn’t enough to cram in all the flavor-blasted products on Binny’s shelves. So we’re back with part two, focusing on spirits.
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Barrel to Bottle: 100 Proof Bourbon Blind Tasting

We have twelve…yes twelve…100 proof bourbons to sample today on Barrel to Bottle. Pat just couldn’t help himself; once he started picking, he just couldn’t bear to leave something out. Once again, we’re blind tasting, which is the best way to taste anything.
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Journeyman Distillery with founder Bill Welter Virtual Tasting

Join The Whiskey Hotline and Journeyman founder Bill Welter for a virtual tasting of the Southwest Michigan distillery's whiskies.
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Binny's Home Bartender: A Perfect Manhattan

We aren’t talking about “the” perfect Manhattan, some might argue that the incredibly popular sweet Manhattan already holds that title, but “a” Perfect Manhattan. A variation on the theme that has the maker replace half of the Sweet Vermouth with Dry Vermouth. This perfect 1:1 ratio of Vermouths is the origin of the name.
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Whiskey Wednesdays: MGP Bourbon With Master Blender David Whitmer

Join the Whiskey Hotline and MGP Master Blender David Whitmer for a bourbon tasting featuring our newest handpicked single barrels of George Remus.
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Confessions of a Mixologist: Minneapolis Hustler

The taste of bourbon is a bit too austere for some. Fret not; there are some wonderful cocktails that can soften it up a bit. One such example is the Minneapolis Hustler. This cocktail has much in common with a classic cocktail from years past known as the Oriental Cocktail.
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Confessions of a Mixologist: Eastern Sour

Give this unconventional bourbon cocktail a try. The key ingredient in this drink is Orgeat syrup, a sweet and nutty syrup familiar to Tiki devotees like myself, but a mystery to many. Do yourself a favor and pick up a bottle tout suite. This delicious almond syrup is the magical ingredient in dozens of tropical drinks, most famously the Mai Tai.
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Binny's Derby Mint Julep

The mint julep has been a smash for centuries due to its potent yet supremely refreshing profile. It is now utterly unthinkable to let a Derby Day go by without enjoying a Julep or two. For those of us who have watched as mint has taken over our herb gardens this is just the starting gate for a Julep filled summer. That is definitely a hands down win!
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