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The Manual Podcast

Sep 26, 2019

The time of year for Fresh Hop beer has arrived, but what does that really mean? Greg and Nicole are joined by Parker Hall, who walks us through the entire process. There are discussions of hop seasons, the differences between, dry, wet, and fresh hops, how to brew with them and so much more. The bottom line is you...


Sep 19, 2019

Rum is the focus of this episode, with our special guest Kevin Beary. Kevin is the Beverage Director of The Bamboo Room in the famous Dot Dot Dot Dash tiki bar in Chicago. We cover a beginner's guide to Rum cocktails, but also delve into the different types and styles that exist. Whether you're enjoying a Mai Tai, or...


Sep 12, 2019

After founding House Spirits in the early 2000s, Christian Krogstad became one of the leading distillers in the United States. From Aviation Gin to Westward Whiskey, he's been at the forefront of the spirits industry. However Aquavit is what we are discussing on today's episode and it's incredibly unique qualities. From...


Sep 5, 2019

Timber Joey Webber is now one of the most recognized mascots in the world. Working of the Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer, he celebrates at games with amazing displays of chainsaws and chants. But, we sat down with him to find out more about how he became this phenomenon, the rising popularity of MLS, the...