Shot #83 - Tom Macy

This episode is with Tom Macy, partner at Clover Club & Leyenda in Brooklyn. Tom has been at Clover Club for 10 years, started as a barback, and worked his way to become a partner. Tom is behind the stick at Clover Club on Tuesday nights if anyone in the area wants to stop by and say hello. Happy Holidays everyone, hope you enjoy, cheers!

Tom Macy Instagram: @tommacy

Social Hour Cocktails Instagram: @socialhourcocktails

Social Hour Cocktails Website:

Shot #82 - Drinking with St. Nick author Michael Foley

On this episode I’m speaking with Michael Foley, professor of Patristics at Baylor University, about his latest book, “Drinking with St. Nick: Christmas Cocktails for Sinners and Saints.” As the title suggest, this book is all about Christmas cocktails, but Michael and I dove into talking more about the Catholic Saints and his thoughts on the holiday season. Hope you all enjoy, cheers!

Drinking with St. Nick:

Facebook Group:

Shot #80 - Cocktail Chemistry creator Nick Fisher

This episode is with Nick Fisher, the creator of Cocktail Chemistry. Nick started making his videos back in 2016, and he covers everything from classic cocktails and shaking techniques to some more advanced techniques, like making hollow ice sphere and then fill it with your cocktail. We talk about how the channel got started and how Nick got interested in cocktails resources that he uses, and where his ideas for these videos come from. Hope you all enjoy folks, cheers!

Cocktail Chemistry YouTube:

Cocktail Chemistry Instagram: @cocktailchemistry

Shot #79 - Borderline & Wildfires

Ventura County Community Foundation:

GoFundMe for Borderline Shooting Victims:

California Fire Foundation:

Salvation Army:

Borderline Victims - 11/7/2018

Alaina Housley

Blake Dingman

Cody Coffman

Daniel Manrique

Jake Dunham

Justin Meek

Kristin Morisette

Mark Meza

Noel Sparks

Sean Adler

Telemachus Orfanos

Sgt. Ron Helus

Shot #78 - Diana Pittet, NYU

For this episode I had a chance to connect with Diana Pittet who, along with Scott Rosenbaum, is teaching “The History, Culture, and Politics of Drinking” as part of the Food Studies program at NYU. Before diving into some of the details around the class, Diana shared about her early interest and study of Latin, her trips to study the history of cheese, and getting to see the cocktail revolution unfold in New York City. I hope you all enjoy, cheers folks!

Diana’s Cocktail Catering:

Diana’s Instagram: @cheesediana

Check out the syllabus here:

Shot #77 - Jenna, @whiskyagogirl

For this episode I had a chance to talk and drink with Jenna, @whiskyagogirl. Jenna is a brand ambassador for the Scotch Malt Whiskey Society. She was kind enough to offer three different whiskies, which we tasted towards the end of the episode. Before that we dove into her story, the influence that music had on her life, how she got started on Instagram and interested in whisky. I hope you enjoy, cheers folks!

Jenna’s Instagram:@whiskyagogirl

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society:

Shot #76 - Gina Ruccione

Gina Ruccione is a former contestant on MasterChef, co-founder of the Wandering Whiskey Society, food writer, pop up dinner host, and genuine fun human being. This is much more of a free flowing conversation than most of the episodes to date and only the second episode I’ve recorded face to face. I hope you all enjoy, cheers.

Gina Ruccione:

Gina’s Instagram: @ginaruccione

Wandering Whiskey Society:

Stage + Table:

Shot #75 - Camper English

For this episode I had to chance to connect with Camper English. Camper has written a book on the history of the gin and tonic, Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF, and is also known for his work on creating clear ice using directional freezing. We dive into Spanish G&T culture, directional freezing, San Francisco, and judging cocktail competitions. Hope you all enjoy, cheers folks.


Camper’s Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF

Camper’s Instagram: @alcademics