Episode 131: Keeping it Weird with The Classy Alcoholic and AZ Wine Monk

In this episode I have to, I mean I GET to hang out with 2 of Arizona's most notorious alcohol experts, The Classy Alcoholic and The Arizona Wine Monk. We hang out and sample some tasty beverages from 12 West and Garage East. These two dudes are awesome and the conversation is anything but predictable. Or normal. Or appropriate. Enjoy the show!

Extra special thanks to Chris Dodson for his awesome production/editing work to help put the audio side of the episodes together

Intro/Outro music is "La Negra Tomasa" by the awesome local Arizona band Fayuca

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Publish Date: 7/8/2019




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