Better on Draft 159 - Two James Spirits

Ben from Two James Spirits joins us for this episode to talk about Detroit's first distillery since prohibition, and how craft cocktails and local liquor is starting to rise in our state. He teaches us the proper ways to drink each drink, the best mixers, and how to shop for yourself or a family member. For a beer only drinker, this is a must-listen as we hammer down how to approach liquor when you don't drink it that much!

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Publish Date: 12/22/2018


Ben from Two James Spirits joins us for this episode to talk about Detroit's first distillery since prohibition, and how craft cocktails and local liquor is starting to rise in our state. He teaches us the proper ways to drink each drink, the best mixers, and how to shop for yourself or a family member. For a beer only drinker, this is a must-listen as we hammer down how to approach liquor when you don't drink it that much! Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on Facebook Live. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm If you have a minute, please feel free to rate us on iTunes, we would truly appreciate it! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/better-on-draft-a-craft-beer-podcast/id1091124740?mt=2 www.twitter.com/betterondraft www.facebook.com/betterondraft www.untappd.com/bodpodcast www.youtube.com/c/betterondraft www.instagram.com/betterondraft SPOTIFY- https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

Publish Date: 12/22/2018




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Publish Date: 2/22/2021


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Publish Date: 2/20/2021


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