About the Show
In each episode, Jake and Lance start with a given cocktail or ingredient. Discussion starts with recipes and history and then branches out to ... just about anything.
And then there's round 2 (and sometimes round 3)!
Episode 17: Vodka
February 27th, 2017
1 hr 32 mins
Lance and Jake finally spend some time with the spirit they love to deride. They mix up some vodka cocktails and discuss whether it was worth the effort.
Episode 16: Scotch Cocktails
January 16th, 2017
1 hr 48 mins
benedictine, chartreuse, cherry herring, scotch, sweet vermouth, whisky
Jake and Lance mix up cocktails with Scotch whisky and discuss the merits of doing so.
Also, since this episode was recorded during the holidays, we also spend time talking about overt consumerism, travel plans, and even politics and altruism.
Episode 15: Sherry Shims
December 20th, 2016
1 hr 50 mins
amontilliado, bitters, dry vermouth, fino, manzanilla, oloroso, sherry, sweet vermouth
Lance and Jake welcome Dinah Sanders, author of "The Art of the Shim" to drink and discuss low ABV cocktails and why you might want to have one (or three).
Episode 14: Boulevardier
December 3rd, 2016
1 hr 29 mins
bourbon, campari, rye, sweet vermouth, whiskey
Lance and Jake talk about the resurgent classic occupying the space between the Manhattan and the Negroni: The Boulevardier.
They also talk about the World’s 50 Best Bars list and deal with some nearby jet traffic.
Episode 13: Daiquiri
November 25th, 2016 | 53 mins 35 secs
Jake and Lance shake up daiquiris and discuss the ins and outs of the rum and lime classic.
Episode 12: Old Fashioned
November 1st, 2016
1 hr 14 mins
Lance and Jake stir up the most classic of classic cocktails, the Old Fashioned.
Episode 11: Gin & Tonic
September 15th, 2016 | 1 hr 20 mins
Jake and Lance explore the wonders of gin combined with quinine tonic.
Episode 10: Negroni
June 11th, 2016 | 1 hr 35 mins
Jake and Lance explore the Negroni, that bright red Italian bitter drink that makes them both so happy. Plus Beyoncé and other topics.
Episode 9: Aviation
June 7th, 2016 | 1 hr 26 mins
Drinking and discussing the blue gin beauty known as the Aviation.
Episode 8: Sazerac
April 3rd, 2016 | 1 hr 18 mins
Jake and Lance explore the Sazerac, a classic cocktail from the great city of New Orleans. They also spend some time discussing booze and snack pairings.
Episode 7: Martini
February 15th, 2016 | 1 hr 22 mins
Jake and Lance stir up a few Martinis and talk about how they came to love them. Lance also revisits Whitechapel Gin Bar.
Episode 6: Amer dit Picon
January 10th, 2016 | 1 hr 14 mins
Jake and Lance mix up two different recipes featuring an American version of Amer Picon. Also discussed: our friends at Haus Alpenz and Cocktailpunk, and Iceland.
Episode 5: Manhattan
October 25th, 2015 | 1 hr 3 mins
Jake and Lance stir themselves a couple Manhattan cocktails and discuss a range of topics including their favorite sweet vermouths and why we don’t need more affected speakeasy bars.
Episode 4: Whiskey Sour
October 4th, 2015 | 1 hr 3 mins
Jake and Lance shake up Whiskey Sours and talk about rye whiskeys among other things.