The Liquor Store Podcast

The Liquor Store Podcast

Episode 19: NEW Barrel Select single barrels!

Matt is flying solo this week on this informational and tasting podcast. Tune in to learn all about the new barrel select program which is just now launching. There will be 20 BRL stores chosen to be Barrel Select stored based on volume and location to allow customers to get to these stores in as […]

Episode 18: A NEW Direction For Bourbon

Happy New Year! Matt and Jill are back this week and ready to talk about bourbon. Matt gives us an update about heading in a new direction to get more products into stores so people can just buy bottles off the shelf. Tune in to find out about new single barrel selects coming in 2020 […]

Episode 17: Secret Life of Somms: a peek into the world of restaurant wine professionals

Ever wonder what it’s like to know everything about wine? Well, this week Jill talks to Joseph Davey, General Manager Vine & Table in Carmel and Christian Shaum, Manager and Sommelier at Nesso Italian Restaurant to give us all a peek at what it’s like to be a Somm.      Check out this episode!

Episode 16: Cheese Plate Entertaining with Jen & Jill

This week on the show we are talking cheese with Jen Hilton Cresbo, Gourmet buyer for Vine & Table.  Check out this episode!

Episode 15: Sipsmith Gin with Keli Rivers

In this week’s episode, Matt & Jill are talking about all things Gin with @theginhunter herself, Keli Rivers, US Brand Ambassador for Sipsmith Gin. Keli dives deep into the history of Gin and also shares some of her favorite cocktail recipes.  Check out this episode!

Episode 14: 2019 Bourbon Expo Preview

We have a special episode this week as Matt and Jill give us a Bourbon Expo Silver Ticket Preview! This is the single largest VIP product release in BRL history! Find out everything you need to know before you go.    Featuring Weller Single Barrel, Blanton’s Single Barrel, Eagle Rare Single Barrels, Buffalo Trace, Russell’s […]

Episode 13: Port Wine

On this week’s episode, Jill takes over and is talking all about vinho do porto…more commonly known as, Port wine.  Grab your favorite bottle of Port and a little bit of blue cheese and settle in for a history lesson on Portugal’s most famous fortified wine.    Check out this episode!

Episode 12: New Riff Distilling With Jay Erisman

On the show this week Matt & JIll sit down with co-owner and “whiskey man” Jay Erisman from New Riff Distilling. Tune in to hear all about their story and how they make their bourbon.  Check out this episode!

Episode 11: $7000 bottle of Tequila before noon...inside the world of Patron Spirits

On the show this week’s show we are joined by Stephen Halpin, manager of trade, education, and mixology at Patron Spirits. We are talking 100% Patron. In this episode, Stephen tells us the story of the Patron brand and discusses their entire line up, including a tasting of a $7,000 bottle of tequila.       […]

Episode 9: The Bourbon Nerds

Recorded live at BRL’s Cask Strength store in Greenwood during their Bourbon Lottery, Matt is joined by the bourbon nerds to talk about… you guessed it, bourbon.  Check out this episode!

Episode 10: The Tailgating Episode

In this episode, Matt and Jill are joined by Adam Quirk, Co-Founder & CEO at Cardinal Spirits to talk tailgating drinking strategies. Tune in to find out what the best Ready to Drink cocktails, wines, and spirits to bring to your tailgate this season.  Check out this episode!

Episode 8: Old Forester Birthday Bourbon, Parker's Heritage, Jack Daniel's Apple, new Jägermeister Scharf

This week’s episode is a real treat. Originally recorded on George Garvin Brown’s birthday, Matt and Jill celebrate by tasting the 2019 Old Forester Birthday Bourbon, Parker’s Heritage, Jack Daniel’s Apple, and new J├Ągermeister Scharf. Happy belated birthday George Garvin Brown, cheers! Check out this episode!

Episode 7: A Conversation With A Wine Importer

Matt is off this week so Jill is in charge and you know what that means…we’re talking about wine! Listen in to hear Mike Kotrady from  Kysela Pere et Fils Imports talk about all things wine importing, impending tariffs, and changing interstate commerce laws. PLUS we’re tasting a couple of wines, a 2018 Jean Reverdy […]

Episode 6: Talking Beer With Jennifer Yuengling

On this week’s show, Matt is joined by Jennifer Yuengling, vice president of operations at D.G. Yuengling & Son, the oldest operating brewing company in America! Check out this episode!

Episode 5: The Best Indiana Bourbon

This week we are joined by Jason Fruits, distiller and owner at Old 55 Distillery, one of the few true field to bottle distilleries in the world located in Newton, IN. Tune in to geek out about corn and find out why Matt thinks that Old 55 is the BEST estate whiskey in the state.  […]