Some of the topics we discuss in
this lively conversation with bartender-turned-entrepreneur Effie
Effie’s career took her from being an east coast bartender to a
west-coast spirits rep for some of the biggest brands in the world
and what she learned by watching the cocktail renaissance unfold in
way a chance bar visit in Greece transported her back to the
flavors of her childhood, reigniting her passion for Mastiha and
inspiring her to launch her own brand.
of the ins and outs of designing a formula, including debates about
distillate bases, cleaning sticky stills, and navigating the Greek
Mastiha has its own protected geographic designation – which takes
us into some interesting geographical and geological rabbit holes
pertaining to the isle of Chios, where Mastic resin is
the unique properties of this flavoring agent can also pull double
duty in the health and wellness realm.
KLEOS has come to be called “bartender’s olive oil”
much, much more
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A weekly cocktail podcast covering the tools and techniques that make great drinks. If you’re looking to take your cocktail game to the next level, this is the podcast for you.