Jun 26, 2023
Eric reviews the most popular modernist mixology methods that are on the rise behind the world's best cocktail bars in 2023. Many of the culinary ingredients and techniques featured in this episode have evolved from classic or low-tech versions of processes like clarification or freeze-thaw distillation. Others...
Sep 3, 2022
Eric reviews the most common types of structured tastings you may encounter in the fermented and distilled beverage world. These include:
This episode also explores the reasons...
Mar 10, 2022
In this first installment of a two-part series, Eric investigates the origins and history of the Margarita cocktail, beginning with the origins of sour taste perception 500 million years ago. The run of show includes:
Sep 9, 2021
This episode is a post-mortem examination of a large-scale, milk clarified cocktail that Eric recently helped to create for the wedding of his friend and co-founder, Ethan Hall.
We thought this would be useful as an in-the-trenches analysis of how to take a cocktail from concept to reality at an ambitious but...
Jul 29, 2021
This episode is an introduction to a philosophy called "Epicureanism," a word that has become associated with those who seek out good food and drink.