Liquid Gold / We Own This Town
Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Coffee and all things in between.
Recorded March 1st, 2020; our Lost Episode with Andy Wedge of Momofuku and Alex Burch from Bastion.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Summer of Shots continues with a look at Sangrita, a nearly 100-year old non-alcoholic shot.
Discussing the rock n' roll history behind the Tequila Sunrise. Includes a surprise Kurt Russel story and the madness of downtown Nashville.
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.
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.
Thirst-quenching pilsners, black owned businesses, compost tea from Gardentined and Booze News!
Summer of Shots! The history of Sex on the Beach, Nashville's controversial downtown bars and a touch of Gardentined.
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.
Host Mike Wolf discusses companion planting in the garden, the origins of the "Three Sisters" philosophy and the tangled history of Rhubarb.
Mike talks about planting rhubarb, using it in drinks and the joys of Wood Sorrel. Jess Backhus and Kenneth check in, respectively.
All things flowers and the benefits of various pollinators for your garden.
Mike offers a handful of dandelion friendly drink recipes, the wonders of the unfairly maligned plant.
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.
Mike and Kenneth weigh in on losing work, and trying to make sense of their changing lives.
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.
The Mead Episode: Bee’s, The Oldest Alcoholic Beverage and Drinking Out of Horns with Honeytree Meadery
Ross Welbon and Dru Sousan of Honeytree Meadery chat about Mead, Honey and the future of bees.
Meyer Lemons, Cara Cara Oranges, Blood Oranges, Satsumas and how to get the most out of them.
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.
Nicolette Anctil of Husk returns for a quick salute to the time-worn New Years tradition: popping bottles of Champagne!
A special report from Nogapalooza 2019, a history lesson on the Eggnog Riots of 1824 and an unforgettable Booze News Uber Ride.
Liquid Gold cohort Patrick Halloran of Henrietta Red returns for a SHOTS episode all about the mysterious Zirbenz.
Husk Sommelier Nicolette Anctil sits down for an enlightening, Thanksgiving-focused episode that includes discussions on food pairings and natural wine. Also, Booze News.
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.
Shots! Halloween, Zombies, Hot Drinks and a rapid fire scary segment of Booze News!
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.
Byron Stithem of Proper Sake Co. and Kynzie Hunter of Green Pheasant join Mike & Kenneth for an epic Sake Season Finale.
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.
Midnight Movies, Jello Shots and the magic of the Belcourt Theatre with Pat Halloran of Henrietta Red
Pat Halloran, of Henrietta Red, sits down for an engaging talk about pairing cocktails with movies, elevating Jello Shots and an atomic booze news.
Is the Hurricane a Tiki Drink? Mike and Kenneth investigate.
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.
Sommelier Jessica Backhus joins for a chat on all things vermouth, Italian Grandpa Drinks and the Tackling the Straw debate on Booze News.
Robo Zombie chat, distillery visits and a Dan Aykroyd impression during Booze News.
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.
Mike and Kenneth take a moment to reflect on a smattering of booze news.
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.
Legendary rum runner Ed Hamilton dives into his different expressions of Jamaican rum and talks about what makes the rhums of Martinique so special.
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.
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.
TIKI MONTH w/ Demi Natoli, formerly of Lost Lake in Chicago, and Nick Drohan of Chopper
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Pairing with Taco Bell, the magic of the Sherry Cobbler and Part 2 of chatting with Craig Schoen from Peninsula.
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.