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The Manual Podcast

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...


Aug 30, 2019

Takuma Sato has won the Indianapolis 500, and numerous other races as part of The IndyCar Series. On top of that, he's also a really great guy to talk to! We were fortunate to sit down with him for a few and discuss racing, food, and more. Takuma will be defending his title at the Portland Grand Prix this weekend.


Aug 29, 2019

Claire Henderson of Gonzalez Byass USA joins the show today, to discuss all things Sherry. It has quite the history, and it's popularity is starting to increase across the world for it's unique properties. Claire will tell us about the history, the region in Spain that produces it, the different types and even some...


Aug 22, 2019

On today's episode Sam and Greg (Nicole is out) are joined by Eric Silverstein of The Peached Tortilla! Eric has run the entire gauntlet of opening a Food Truck, working ridiculous hours, and taking his brand of fusion food all the way to multiple successful restaurants. It's a really incredible story and one that...