Folks, this show is all about PASSION. This may be Th’ Lip’s MOST passionate episode yet! Join your intrepid “Tequila Reveal-a” on his journey up to the “Still on the Hill” – The Charbay Distillery in St. Helena, Napa County, Ca. What he found there was a revelation to his palate and a comfort to his restless soul. Oh, and the TEQUILA was mighty fine, too!
This episode features a lengthy one-on-one interview with Charbay’s 13th generation Master Distiller, Marko Karakasevic. Join the fun as Lippy learns the ins & outs of the craftsman’s art. This is a newbie’s dream (Lip included) as the most intimate secrets and methods of distillation are laid out and examined in the gorgeous mid-morning sun. Is that a robin chirping in the background?
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Get out your ticket stubs, friends. Th’ Lip is going to tell you if you’ve been betting on the right juice! “El Ultimo Agave” has won EVERY head to head contest in our ongoing “Bargain Bottle Battle”. This week’s challenger is ‘“Puerto Vallarta” reposado, a highlands bargain brand that rolls in at about $16 USD.
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Hold on to your bucking Brahma longhorns, people! Th’ Lip is gonna BREAK DOWN the WHO, WHAT, WHERE, & WHY of tequila’s misunderstood and rowdy cousin, MEZCAL!
Lippy is joined by fellow tequila aficionado & self-penned, “Mezcal Nerd”; the mighty, GABE X!
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Yee-Haw! This episode is a non-stop “Texas Twister!”
Th’ Lip plays host to all manner of Texas-centric music while breaking down the flavor profile on Lone Star newcomer brand, “Republic Tequila”. It’s a really high-energy show with lots of side trips down dusty alleyways and forgotten desert plains.
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