Sipping NC: The Art of Drinking Podcast – Episode 36: Southern Grace Distillery

Proudly recorded from Test Pattern Studios.

In the News: Childress Vineyards, Great Wagon Road Distilleries, Red Clay Cider Works, Three Spirits Brewery, Doc Porters Distillery, Sugar Creek Brewery, OMB, Old Nick Spirits

Meet the Maker:  Leann Powell brings her delicious Sun Dog 130, Zero Dark 130, Sun Dog Pink Lemonade and Sun Dog Apple Dumplin’ all from the only distillery that is located in a former prison. Listen to our review of these great spirits.

Food for Drinkin’: Spring House Restaurant, Kitchen & Bar is our food sponsor!

Mix It Up (the art of the drink): Pink Lady Mojito

1½oz Sun Dog Apple Dumpling
1½oz Sun Dog Pink Lemonade
1 tbsp powdered sugar
4 mint leaves (muddled)
Top with soda water.

Sipping NC: The Art of Drinking Podcast – Episode 26: Birdsong Brewing

Proudly recorded from Test Pattern Studios.

In the News: Three Spirits Brewery, Skull Camp Brewing, Old Nick Spirits, CraftFreedom.org.

Meet the Maker: Chris Goulet is in the studio to talk about the delicious brews from Birdsong Brewing. We tried 4 distinctly different brews and had a fantastic time doing so. The origin of the name is also a funny story. Listen to find out where it comes from.

Food for Drinkin’: Spring House Restaurant, Kitchen & Bar is our food sponsor!

Mix It Up (the art of the drink)The Magician
2oz beet vodka*
4oz strawberry ginger syrup**

*Beet Vodka
6oz Covington Sweet Potato Vodka
2oz Beet tips
Let set one week.

**Strawberry Ginger Syrup
5 Strawberries
1 Cup Simple Syrup
1½oz lemon juice
3 sage leaves
1oz candied ginger
Puree and strain