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Heritage Distilling Company believes every spirit has a story, and stories, like drinks are always better when shared with friends. Every week on Cask Club Radio we explore the intersection of cocktails, spirits, beer, wine, and life. Hosts Lydia Cruz and Justin Stiefel get life tips from a bartender, and invite special guests from athletes to entrepreneurs, to musicians to share the story of how they got where they are and answer the all important question; What are we drinking?

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Cask Club Radio Episode 54

In today's show, Justin, Lydia and Maura discuss Michigan voting to ban cannabis infused drinks, a woman being arrested in total wine for recreating the dirty dancing routine, and artists using dried whisky droplets as their subjects. Then, we discuss how cybersecurity is an increasingly important issue for breweries, distilleries, and wineries and Lisa Johnson of the Zoo Society stops by to tell us about BOOze and Bites at the Point Defiance zoo and aquarium. Plus, Distiller Dain has a Vancouver themed top 5 list and we have a unique Halloween cocktail that will impress your guests.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Cask Club Radio Episode 52

In today's show, Justin and Maura discuss the Seahawks being in London to take on the Raiders tomorrow, a bottle of whiskey that could sell for $1.2 million, grape thieves stripping a vineyard in Southern Germany bare, and a tank at a winery in Italy explodes spilling 30,000 litres of sparkling wine. Then, we discuss how to order drinks off menu like a pro and Patrick Spaulding gives us a bartender's point of view. Plus, we find out what festivities and drinks Seahawks fans in the UK have planned for the big game with Stu Court of the UK Seahawkers.

Saturday, October 06, 2018

Cask Club Radio Episode 51

In today's show, Justin, Lydia, and Maura discuss IHOP releasing a pumpkin craft beer, someone purchasing a $131,000 bottle of Albert B. Blanton single barrel whiskey, and the president of Southeast Missouri State University issuing an apology for doing a beer bong at a tailgate. Then, Justin explains some of the obstacles retailers are facing in shipping wine to consumers. Plus, We talk with Mary DesMarais and Josh Sherwin of the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance about their upcoming Sip and Stroll event and Distiller Dain gives us his latest Top 5.        

Cask Club Radio Episode 51

In today's show, Justin, Lydia, and Maura discuss IHOP releasing a pumpkin craft beer, someone purchasing a $131,000 bottle of Albert B. Blanton single barrel whiskey, and the president of Southeast Missouri State University issuing an apology for doing a beer bong at a tailgate. Then, Justin explains some of the obstacles retailers are facing in shipping wine to consumers. Plus, We talk with Mary DesMarais and Josh Sherwin of the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance about their upcoming Sip and Stroll event and Distiller Dain gives us his latest Top 5.        

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Cask Club Radio Episode 50

In today's show, Lydia and Justin discuss Heritage Distilling Capitol Hill's new friends and family pre-happy hour, archaeologists finding the world's oldest brewery, and a $65,000 dollar ultimate whiskey vacation, and hand cut vs machine made ice for cocktails.Then, Janet Willis, the Director of Events for Seabrook joins us to discuss the 6th annual Bigfoot Brewfest. Plus, we have a delicous cocktail recipe for international coffee day!

Cask Club Radio Episode 50

In today's show, Lydia and Justin discuss Heritage Distilling Capitol Hill's new friends and family pre-happy hour, archaeologists finding the world's oldest brewery, and a $65,000 dollar ultimate whiskey vacation, and hand cut vs machine made ice for cocktails.Then, Janet Willis, the Director of Events for Seabrook joins us to discuss the 6th annual Bigfoot Brewfest. Plus, we have a delicous cocktail recipe for international coffee day!

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Cask Club Radio Episode 49

In today's show, Justin, Lydia, and Maura discuss a new international wine bar in Walla Walla, Disneyland launching a Star Wars themed bar, and a Napolean era Cognac that sold for a very large sum of money. Then, we discuss a list ranking the NFL's best tailgating stadiums. Plus,our very first guest Dick Stephens is back to tell us all about this year's James Beard Foundation's Taste America event going on October 19th. We wrap up with a discussion on tipping your bartender and server and a perfect fall tailgating recipe.

Cask Club Radio Episode 49

In today's show, Justin, Lydia, and Maura discuss a new international wine bar in Walla Walla, Disneyland launching a Star Wars themed bar, and a Napolean era Cognac that sold for a very large sum of money. Then, we discuss a list ranking the NFL's best tailgating stadiums. Plus,our very first guest Dick Stephens is back to tell us all about this year's James Beard Foundation's Taste America event going on October 19th. We wrap up with a discussion on tipping your bartender and server and a perfect fall tailgating recipe.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Cask Club Radio Episode 48

In today's show, Justin, Lydia, and Maura discuss a wedding dress that holds fifty glasses of prosecco, people being injured by drunk hornets at a German wine festival and Metallica launching a 'sound enhanced' whiskey. The Emmy's are coming up and we discuss some of the cocktails that will be featured there and some fun drinking games you can play at home. Then, we talk with Delaney Berreth of the Pacific Science Center about their Science of Spirits event, Distiller Dain gives us his top 5 and we have a boozy guacamole recipe for National Guacamole Day!

Cask Club Radio Episode 48

In today's show, Justin, Lydia, and Maura discuss a wedding dress that holds fifty glasses of prosecco, people being injured by drunk hornets at a German wine festival and Metallica launching a 'sound enhanced' whiskey. The Emmy's are coming up and we discuss some of the cocktails that will be featured there and some fun drinking games you can play at home. Then, we talk with Delaney Berreth of the Pacific Science Center about their Science of Spirits event, Distiller Dain gives us his top 5 and we have a boozy guacamole recipe for National Guacamole Day!

Saturday, September 08, 2018

Cask Club Radio Episode 47

In today's show, Justin, Lydia and Maura discuss a motorbike powered by vodka breaking speed records, the launch of a virtual beer drinking and running app, and a new trend in China of drinking beer out of plastic bags. We also take a look at the pumpkin spice food and beverage craze and how it got started. Then, we talk with Justin Smith about the ultimate tailgate vehicle for Seahawks fans; the Beast Bus. Plus, we break down this week's season opener against the Broncos and leave you with a pumpkin spice themed cocktail recipe.

Cask Club Radio Episode 47

In today's show, Justin, Lydia and Maura discuss a motorbike powered by vodka breaking speed records, the launch of a virtual beer drinking and running app, and a new trend in China of drinking beer out of plastic bags. We also take a look at the pumpkin spice food and beverage craze and how it got started. Then, we talk with Justin Smith about the ultimate tailgate vehicle for Seahawks fans; the Beast Bus. Plus, we break down this week's season opener against the Broncos and leave you with a pumpkin spice themed cocktail recipe.

Saturday, September 01, 2018

Cask Club Radio Episode 46

In today's show, Justin and Maura discuss a botched restoration of a Jesus painting inspiring a Spanish wine, a whisky counterfeiter who is on the run, and a New Zealand brewery making a beer using deer velvet. Then, we explore the different options for sealing wines and why a Portugese cork association is trying to convince California winemakers traditional cork is best. Plus, we talk with Carl Jensvold of the Ellinsburg rodeo about the fun events going on there this Labor Day weekend and Distiller Dain gives us his latest top 5.

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Cask Club Radio Episode 45

In today's show, Justin, Lydia, and Maura discuss the Macallan Genesis release causing chaos in the streets of a town called Moray in the UK, a mini sized beer trend taking hold in Korea, and a study showing drinking alcohol and energy drinks together increases risky behaviors. We also explore some of the stranger drinking laws across from around the world and then author and creative director Danielle Kartes of Rustic Joyful Food joins us to shares the story behind her passion for food and how she persevered when her first venture into the food world didn't work out. Plus, we take a look at the history behind the Moscow Mule and give you a recipe for a Heritage Distilling version.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Cask Club Radio Episode 44

In today's show, Justin Lydia and Maura discuss washing your hair with champagne trending on instagram, a quirky product to seal an open wine bottle becoming a  million dollar business, and a study finding that gin leads to the most expensive drunken shopping sprees. Then, we take a look at some of the biggest alcohol related inventions of 2018. We also chat with Kyndra Holley, founder of the site Peace, Love, and Low Carb. She has written many keto cookbooks and shares her journey to finding a weight loss and wellness plan that worked and turning it into a career. Plus, Distiller Dain has a new top 5 list and we leave you with a delicous rum cocktail!    

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Cask Club Radio Episode 43

In today's show. Justin, Lydia and Maura discuss a brewery technican in the UK finding a 5 foot long snake in a beer cooler, Archaeologists in Israel discovered a large 3rd century workshop that prodcued wine jars, and a blue wine trend happening in France. Then, Elliott Clark from Apartment Bartender joins us to discuss how taking a cocktail 101 class led him to quit his day job and start his site that features, everything from cocktail recipes, to advice on how to stock your home bar and even photography. He also tells about his new program encouraging people to balance their enjoyment of cocktails with remaining active, called Earn Your Booze. Plus, Justin explains how the push to produce Cannabis infused beer will change the industry and we leave you with a delicious cocktail recipe!

Saturday, August 04, 2018

Cask Club Radio Episode 42

In today's show, Justin, Lydia, and Maura discuss news that researchers have found increased levels of radioactive particles in the California wine produced after the Japanese Fukushima nuclear disaster, Canadian scientist are brewing beer made from cannabis ahead of legalization, and a California company is producing scratch and sniff rosé. Then, we discuss how the type of glass you use can affect the way your wine tastes and John Patterson of Patterson Cellars joins us to discuss their wines, tasting rooms, and a special new tasting they offer called the Patterson experience. Plus, Distiller Dain has a new top 5 list and we give you a refreshing cocktail recipe called the Last Kiss!

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Cask Club Radio Episode 41

In today's show, Justin, Lydia, and Maura discuss the upcoming Seattle Art Fair, a fire destroying 65 liters of rum, some Britsh volunteers that helped with the cave rescue in Thailand being rewarded with a car full of beer and a man who made a huge profit on an antique bottle of win that he thought was a fake. Then, we talk with Mat Connolly of Georgetown Brewing and Trey Busch of Sleight of Hand Cellars and the Underground Wine Project about teaming up with Pearl Jam to raise money for their Vitalogy Fundation. Plus, we take a look at the most iconic drink in every U.S. state!

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Cask Club Radio Episode 40

In today's show, Lydia, Justin , and Maura disuss the grand opening of the Heritage Studio at Capital Hill, a distillery that has hotel rooms shaped like tequila barrel, 10 million bottles of cheap spanish rosé that was being disguised as expensive french wine being unearthed, and Pizza Hut expanding their beer delivery service. Then we discuss the upcoming Pearl Jam home shows and Heritage partnering with them to make a special Pearl Jam themed BSB to benefit their Vitalogy Foundation. Plus, Jennifer Forsman tells us everything we need to know before heading to the Albert Lee Appliance Bite of Seattle food festival this weekend and Distiller Dain gives us his top 5.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Cask Club Radio Episode 39

In today's show, Justin, Lydia and Maura discuss the upcoming opening of the Capitol Hill Heritage Distilling location, a beer caviar, the comeback of mead, and the Barton 1792 distillery losing 18,000 barrels of whiskey in a warehouse collapse. Then, we discuss some of the most beautiful wine estates on VRBO and Airbnb. Carla Rodriguez who owns Beacon Hill Winery and Vinery in Oregon joins us to dicuss the vacation rentals on her property. Plus, Heritage Distilling is out at Crave NW in Spokane today and we fill you in on all of the delicous events going on for a goos cause!