What We're Drinking with Dan Dunn
What We're Drinking with Dan Dunn
Dan Dunn
A fantabulous conflation of history, culture, politics, famous people and booze, strained through the cognitive mesh of a best-selling author, polymath and inveterate reprobate.
180. Jay Erisman of New Riff Distilling
Kentucky's New Riff is one of Dan's favorite "mom & pop shop" distillers, and on this episode he gets into the weeds of whiskey and gin-making with New Riff co-founder Jay Erisman, who's one of the most knowledgable chaps in the booze biz. So if you've ever wondered what chill filtration is, or how sour mash works in the production of bourbon and rye, well, this one's for you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21
51 min
179. William H. Macy
He's starred in films and TV shows such as "Fargo," "Boogie Nights" and "Shameless," and he's also a partner in one of the best damn craft distilleries in America, Woody Creek. Ya, that's William H. Macy, and he's THE MAN. Check out Bill and Dan as they kick it in the Hollywood Hills with some delicious Woody Creek bourbon and gin. This one's an instant classic, folks. Believe that! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14
1 hr 3 min
3-Minute Bartender: Cuba Libre
In the time it takes to rock out to the classic Beatles hit "Revolution," Dan reveals all about the most revolutionary of classic cocktails, the Cuba Libre, which also goes by the less mellifluous name “rum and Coke.” It is one of the most popular drinks in the world, thanks to the relentless marketing efforts of the Bacardi company and wide availability of its ingredients. If you’ve never tried a Cuba Libre, get ready, cuz like the jaunty rhythm of the Miami Sound Machine, it’s gonna get ya... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 9
4 min
178. Phil Rosenthal & Tom Caltabiano
We welcome back our returning champions, "Somebody Feed Phil" host Phil Rosenthal and Emmy-winning writer-comedian Tom Caltabiano. What we're drinking is three fabulous expressions from Michter's — Sour Mash Whiskey, Unblended American Whiskey and Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 7
1 hr 1 min
177. Colin Asare-Appiah
Dan is joined by the leader of brand advocacy at Bacardi USA and former star of “The Cocktail Kings” on DISCOVERY Channel, Colin Asare-Appiah. Colin is the co-author (along with Tamika Hall) of a new book called "Black Mixcellence: A Comprehensive Guide to Black Mixology" (Kingston Imperial), which takes the reader on a deep dive into the significant history, inventions, and monumental contributions of Black and Brown mixologists. Also, another installment of our wildly popular segment "What'll It Be," this one featuring the later great Rodney Dangerfield. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31
40 min
176. Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes @ The WhiskyX Brooklyn
Dan ventures to The WhiskyX festival at Industry City in Brooklyn, NY, and chats up a host of liquor-ified luminaries including Taylor Goldsmith, frontman of the band Dawes (and hubby to Mandy Moore). Also on the show, Robert Ferrara of Pernod Ricard talks whiskey aged on the open seas, Jonathan Wingo of West Virginia's own Smooth Ambler Distillery dishes on the best booze in the brand's portfolio, and Christy Duce of Kentucky-based Rabbit Hole Distillery explains how NOT to ruin a perfectly good drink cherry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24
35 min
175. Live at The Stand, NYC, 5/12/22
We're kickin' it live again at the Stand Comedy Club in Manhattan in front of a sold-out crowd. Our panel is an all-star comedy lineup — Maddy Smith, Lil Sasquatch, Francis Ellis and our ol' pal Justin Silver (and Dan, of course). What we're drinking is Rabbit Hole Bourbon, and what we're doing is bringing the ribald yukkity-yuks. Strap in... it's a wild ride! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17
54 min
174. Scottie Pippen
Dan's guest is one of the best basketball players of all time, NBA Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen. The main topic of discussion is the recently launched bourbon, DIGITS, a partnership between Pippen and legendary winemaker turned whiskey master Dave Phinney. Oh, and Dan and Scottie talk plenty of hoops as well. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10
34 min
173. Stephen Amell and Andrew Harding
Dan welcomes the founders of Nocking Point Wines, actor Stephen Amell ("Arrow," "Heels") and Andrew Harding. Based in Walla Walla, WA, Nocking Point offers an array of different wine varietals created by some of the biggest names in showbiz, like Jason Momoa, Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis. Also on the show, Lindsay Perry of Murphy-Goode Winery's "A Really Goode Job" campaign, with details on how YOU can win a year-long, $10,000/month gig working at the Sonoma County-based winery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 3
50 min
172. Joey Repice
You've likely seen him featured in the hit Netflix docu-series "Bad Vegan," but did you know Joey Repice is also the guy behind one of the finest hot sauce brands in America? Well, you know now, bubba! On this episode we talk Joey's Hot Sauce, we talk "Bad Vegan," we talk about taking care of our planet... and we talk about all that like two goombahs from Philly and New York City... bada bing... yo!!! Also, Dan dishes on what's been driving him to drink lately, and offers up tips for accessorizing a kilt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26
53 min
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