Feb 10, 2022
In this refreshing and perfectly
balanced conversation with Maria Denton, Southeast Regional Manager
for Lyre’s Non-Alcoholic Spirits, some of the topics we discuss
- How Maria used her career working for one of
the world’s most prestigious spirits brands and managing one of
Washington, DC’s busiest bar programs as a timely springboard into
her current position with Lyre’s.
- What creating non-alcoholic spirits has in
common with building the aroma profile of a perfume, and how that
allows Lyre’s to create products with the world’s most popular
cocktails squarely in the crosshairs.
- We also taste what (I assume) is the world’s
first non-alcoholic Absinthe, and we pair it with All The Bitter’s
New Orlean’s Style Bitters and Lyre’s American Malt no-ABV whiskey
to create a fantastic Sazerac.
- Maria and I also get the chance to address some
pointed listener questions about how to handle technical factors
like temperature and dilution in no-ABV cocktails.
- Along the way, we find out which new spirits
and mixers we can expect from Lyre’s in the near future, where the
Champagne Queen stands on non-alcoholic Prosecco, where to grab a
drink with your favorite impressionist painter, and much, much
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