Liquid Gold

Liquid Gold / We Own This Town

Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Coffee and all things in between.

All Episodes

Recorded March 1st, 2020; our Lost Episode with Andy Wedge of Momofuku and Alex Burch from Bastion.

Sep 25

76 min

A very special episode 50 covering one of our hosts favorite drinks, the Negroni. They discuss the drinks history, the rise of apertivo culture in America and a few secret ingredients.

Sep 18

36 min

Husk Nashville head bartender Adam Morgan joins for a talk about Sotol, a wild desert spirit from Central Mexico that is currently seeing a lot of interest in cocktail and drinking culture.

Sep 4

48 min

Mike dives into the varied world of Mezcal, Bacanora, and Raicilla before we hear from a variety of guests, including Jessica Backhus, Patrick Goodspeed and Gabe Fuenmayor.

Aug 28

69 min

Hosts Mike and Kenneth talk about a few of their favorite ingredients to mix with tequila, some of which may be growing in your yard.

Aug 21

44 min

Summer of Shots continues with a look at Sangrita, a nearly 100-year old non-alcoholic shot.

Aug 14

19 min

Discussing the rock n' roll history behind the Tequila Sunrise. Includes a surprise Kurt Russel story and the madness of downtown Nashville.

Aug 7

36 min

A run down on the origins of the class of drinks known as "Rickeys," followed by an incredible story of the jazz club in New Jersey where the Kamikaze was born.

Jul 23

34 min

Mike sits down with old friend and Creative Director of Standard Proof Whiskey, Robert Longhurst to talk about his signature Red Eye Rye Coffee Whiskey.

Jul 16

49 min

Thirst-quenching pilsners, black owned businesses, compost tea from Gardentined and Booze News!

Jul 2

42 min

Summer of Shots! The history of Sex on the Beach, Nashville's controversial downtown bars and a touch of Gardentined.

Jun 18

33 min

Mike goes over the importance of composting, corn varieties for making moonshine and sits down for an interview with Kelly Gable, bar manager of Josephine.

May 28

48 min

Host Mike Wolf discusses companion planting in the garden, the origins of the "Three Sisters" philosophy and the tangled history of Rhubarb.

May 15

43 min

Mike talks about planting rhubarb, using it in drinks and the joys of Wood Sorrel. Jess Backhus and Kenneth check in, respectively.

May 4

59 min

All things flowers and the benefits of various pollinators for your garden.

Apr 24

42 min

Mike offers a handful of dandelion friendly drink recipes, the wonders of the unfairly maligned plant.

Apr 17

52 min

Mike and Kenneth are "Gardentined" in their homes as they look to the natural world and how to use botanicals in your everyday drinking arsenal.

Apr 3

50 min

Mike and Kenneth weigh in on losing work, and trying to make sense of their changing lives.

Mar 18

26 min

After a word about that tornado and how you can help, Mike and Kenneth talk to Andy Wedge of Bar Wayo & Alex Burch of Bastion about the simple cocktail, The Stinger.

Mar 12

21 min

Ross Welbon and Dru Sousan of Honeytree Meadery chat about Mead, Honey and the future of bees.

Feb 13

71 min

Meyer Lemons, Cara Cara Oranges, Blood Oranges, Satsumas and how to get the most out of them.

Jan 30

21 min

A look back at the Top 3 drinks that ruled the last decade and a look ahead into what may rule the 20's. Bonus: Booze News and the debut of The Florida Files.

Jan 16

42 min

Nicolette Anctil of Husk returns for a quick salute to the time-worn New Years tradition: popping bottles of Champagne!

Dec 2019

15 min

A special report from Nogapalooza 2019, a history lesson on the Eggnog Riots of 1824 and an unforgettable Booze News Uber Ride.

Dec 2019

62 min

Liquid Gold cohort Patrick Halloran of Henrietta Red returns for a SHOTS episode all about the mysterious Zirbenz.

Dec 2019

13 min

Husk Sommelier Nicolette Anctil sits down for an enlightening, Thanksgiving-focused episode that includes discussions on food pairings and natural wine. Also, Booze News.

Nov 2019

69 min

Mike and Kenneth talk to Charles Nelson of Nelson's Greenbrier Distillery to talk about the relaunch of his family's 160 year-old Tennessee Whiskey.

Nov 2019

82 min

Shots! Halloween, Zombies, Hot Drinks and a rapid fire scary segment of Booze News!

Oct 2019

23 min

Liquid Gold branding expert and all around talented graphic design Jess Machen drops in for a chat about book design, the Bloody Mary and a game of Hero vs Idiot.

Oct 2019

63 min

Byron Stithem of Proper Sake Co. and Kynzie Hunter of Green Pheasant join Mike & Kenneth for an epic Sake Season Finale.

Oct 2019

93 min

Hosts Mike and Kenneth welcome back Pat Halloran of Henrietta Red for a deep dive on the most autumnal of spirits: Apple Brandy. Later, Pat blows their minds by breaking out a very special, rare bottle of Calvados.

Sep 2019

31 min

Pat Halloran, of Henrietta Red, sits down for an engaging talk about pairing cocktails with movies, elevating Jello Shots and an atomic booze news.

Sep 2019

67 min

Is the Hurricane a Tiki Drink? Mike and Kenneth investigate.

Aug 2019

18 min

Hosts Mike and Kenneth open up about their despair following the death of Nashville legend David Berman. Classic Water and gin drinks at sunset ensue. Also, the heyday of the Tennessee Titans and some thoughts on mental health.

Aug 2019

28 min

Sommelier Jessica Backhus joins for a chat on all things vermouth, Italian Grandpa Drinks and the Tackling the Straw debate on Booze News.

Aug 2019

59 min

Robo Zombie chat, distillery visits and a Dan Aykroyd impression during Booze News.

Jul 2019

45 min

Mike and Kenneth spend the Fourth of July holiday talking about pool beers, lawn-mowing beers, camping beers and the ultimate crushing-beer technique, Shotgunning a beer.

Jul 2019

24 min

Mike and Kenneth take a moment to reflect on a smattering of booze news.

Jun 2019

44 min

Shots! Mike and Kenneth share some history and go over different methods of making the Mint Julep, the original "fancy drink." Crushed ice gets spilled everywhere in this summertime exclusive.

Jun 2019

32 min

Legendary rum runner Ed Hamilton dives into his different expressions of Jamaican rum and talks about what makes the rhums of Martinique so special.

May 2019

41 min

We sit down with rum legend Ed Hamilton to talk about Martinique rums and the ritual of the Ti´Punch, the French Caribbean rum Old Fashioned.

Apr 2019

15 min

Our hosts enlist some Tiki masters to dive into what could be the most fascinating ingredient for Tiki drinks: Falernum, the Barbadian elixir of life.

Apr 2019

22 min

TIKI MONTH w/ Demi Natoli, formerly of Lost Lake in Chicago, and Nick Drohan of Chopper

Apr 2019

72 min

Shots! The guys are joined once again by Sally Gatza from LA Jackson for a discussion about the drink that'll never die: the Daiquiri.

Mar 2019

12 min

Hosts Mike and Kenneth drink Japanese highballs and go on a deep dive with Sally Gatza from LA Jackson on the Pimm's Cup. Also, Sally discusses running a high-end rooftop bar, making Ramos Gin Fizzes, hating on the Bloody Mary and a game-changing edition of Booze News!

Mar 2019

72 min

Shots! A new feature on Liquid Gold in which Mike and Kenneth take a few minutes to discuss a specific drink. This week, the Irish Car Bomb and St. Patrick's Day etiquette.

Mar 2019

6 min

Part 2 of their interview with Kevin King of Husk Savannah, transformative whiskey-cigar pairing, Sean Brock stories, and a portent of doom-filled Booze News.

Feb 2019

58 min

Part One: Mike and Kenneth interview long time friend, and current Husk Savannah bar manager, Kevin King. They discuss his recent trip exploring Brandy in Chile, frozen sherry cobblers in Savannah, and the second coming of Chicago's famous spirit, Malort.

Feb 2019

63 min

Pairing with Taco Bell, the magic of the Sherry Cobbler and Part 2 of chatting with Craig Schoen from Peninsula.

Feb 2019

45 min

Part One: Hosts Mike Wolf and Kenneth Dedmon sit down with Craig Schoen from Peninsula to discuss his time in NYC and Seattle, his goals for the customer experience at his restaurant and partake in a spirited debate on the art of the Martini.

Jan 2019

66 min

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