This week on episode 286 of the We Like Drinking podcast we’ll be discussing Black is Beautiful Stout, We’re Playing Your Favorite Drinking Games, and we’re talking about beverage branding with Mark Paton of Here Design… So crack open that beer, uncork that wine, and let’s get drinking!

Panel Introductions And What We’re Drinking

  • Tonight we’re joined by 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.

Our guest this week is a founder and one of the Creative Partners at Here Design, one of the worlds most sought out branding and design agencies in the drinks world. He has worked with some of the most unique and well branded companies around like The Balvenie, Hendrick’s Gin, and Bacardi Rum. Please help us welcome, Mark Paton.

You can find Here Design on Instagram @heredesign and at their website at

Wine, Beer, Spirit, or Pop Culture Reference

  • Ruyak – Eissporthalle

Mark Paton interview

Booze News (time permitting)

Last call

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