For this week’s nightcap interview we caught up with Jess Lambert, the Head Bartender at Boleo and Vol. 39 in Chicago. Join us for a drink and a chat with Jess as we discuss her culinary approach to the cocktail programs, aiming to enhance a familiar sensory experience within each unique creation.
For this week’s nightcap we sat down with Han Shan, a self-proclaimed whiskey nerd, and the U.S. Ambassador for Hudson Whiskey. Prior to winning “Making the Cut,” Hudson’s campaign for finding their Ambassador, Han traveled the world as an environmental and human rights campaigner, as well as a punk band front man, an occasional film and video producer, painter, photographer, storyteller and bon vivant. Kick back and enjoy the story behind the first whiskey distillery in New York State since prohibition.
For this week’s nightcap interview we caught up with Harts, whose new album “Smoke Fire Hope Desire” is available for download everywhere. Join us for a drink as we chat with this multi-instrumentalist about making music in his bedroom and jamming with Prince.
For this week’s nightcap interview we headed to Philadelphia for a chat with Christopher Mullins Jr. Christopher is one of the owners of McGillin’s Olde Ale House, which threw open its doors the year Lincoln was elected president. That’s shortly after the Liberty Bell cracked and long before ground was broken for Philadelphia City Hall. The beer taps have been flowing since 1860 — making it the oldest continuously operating tavern in Philadelphia and one of the oldest taverns in the country. Join us at the bar for a beer and a history lesson as we chat with Christopher.
For this week’s nightcap interview we headed to Massachusetts for a chat with Patrick Orlovsky, the bar manager at The Baldwin Bar. Located 20 minutes outside Boston, The Baldwin Bar is turning out some creative, yet approachable drinks with award-winning mixologist Ran Duan behind the bar. Pour a glass of your favorite drink, and join us for a chat with Patrick.
For this week’s nightcap interview we headed down to the Magic City for some sun, and a chat with Erick Passo, Mike Mora, and Shane Vernon. They’re the owners of Black Market Miami, a newly opened sports bar with an 80’s theme in downtown Miami – putting out great food, awesome cocktails, and kick-ass entertainment. They’re also Co-founders of Red Rabbit Presents, a promotion company throwing some of the hottest events in a city you didn’t think could get any hotter. A mojito may go best with their story, but feel free to grab anything cold.
For this week’s nightcap interview we threw on our best Hawaiian shirt and caught up with Martin Cate. Martin is a rum and exotic cocktail expert, and the owner and creator of Smuggler’s Cove in San Francisco – which features the largest rum collection in the United States. With too many awards to list (“Top 50 bars in the world” by Drinks International is just one), new projects under his belt, and a book to boot – Martin is the man for a chat on rum. Don your best as we sip and talk tiki with Martin.
For this week’s nightcap interview we caught up with musician Dylan Pratt, whose new single “Traveling Act” is available everywhere. His path to music was inspired by his musician father and a “cool friend who loved Led Zeppelin.” After quitting baseball, he picked up an acoustic guitar and never turned back. Grab a cold one as we chat with Dylan and discuss his journey.
For this week’s nightcap interview we sat down with Vince Oleson, the Head Distiller of Widow Jane Whiskey. As great whiskey distillers throughout the world – from Kentucky to Scotland – have long known, it takes sweet water from tough rock to make great whiskey. And, that’s what Widow Jane Heirloom Whiskey, distilled in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn, is all about. Widow Jane Whiskey is a true New York City whiskey, evocative of both the rock that created the foundation for this city of skyscrapers and the forward looking, DIY spirit that has made Brooklyn the center of an artisanal food & beverage movement.
For this week’s nightcap we headed down to ATX and grabbed a cocktail with Justin Lavenue and Dennis Gobis. They’re the owners behind the award winning cocktail bar and music venue The Roosevelt Room in Austin’s historic warehouse district. Saddle up to the bar and join us for a drink as we sip and chat with this dynamic duo.