This week we’ll be discussing loved ones lost, Eli Manning’s beer runners, and dry January, so crack open your beer, uncork that wine, and let’s get drinking.
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Farewell Al Young
- Al Young was our guest on episode 196. He served in a variety of roles at the Four Roses distillery for more than 50 years. Some of his many roles he held include Distillery Manager, Brand Ambassador, and historian for the 129-year-old Kentucky Bourbon brand. In 2010 his book, “Four Roses: The Return of a Whiskey Legend” was published. He was inducted into the Whisky Magazine Hall of Fame in 2015, and is also a member of the Kentucky Distillers’ Association Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame. Al passed away on Christmas day at the age of 77.
Panel Introductions And What We’re Drinking In Dry January
- Tonight we’re joined by most of our usual panel members, we have our California Sustainable Winegrowing Ambassador, and recovering Wine Blogger, Jeff Solomon, our commercial brewer and snake wrangler, John Ruyak, and I’m your host and certified specialist of wine, Jeff Eckles.
Wine, Beer, or Pop Culture Reference
- Jeff – zero point zero – https://www.forbes.com/sites/lanabandoim/2019/12/26/heineken-launches-limited-edition-pack-of-nonalcoholic-beer-for-dry-january/#31a2acf0476d
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