(VIDEO) Episode 20 – “Manly Men & Their Booze”

(2017)  We’re not messing around; We’re drinking some delicious, Northwest-made Bourbon, and we’re doing it straight!  Watch as the stars swallow, burn a little, and then really sizzle as we talk about how “manly” they feel.  It’s another fun Thursday night, and more importantly, you now have two new local bourbons to try!

Enjoy this edition of Northwest Bar Night as we taste two products, offer our first impressions, then play a game to better describe these great beverages.  And we do it all from the confines of “The Factory Luxe” at the Old Rainier Brewery, a piece of local brewing history!  Don’t forget to include our hashtags when you tweet about @NWBarNight:  #BarNight  #DrinkLocal  #Liquor  #Bourbon  #EasyOnTheThroat


This Episode’s Category:  Bourbon

Remember, this is a blind tasting.  We only identify the drinks as “Green” and “Blue.”  Once the panel tastes the drinks and picks a favorite, we reveal what they’re drinking.

If you want to be surprised, STOP READING HERE and go watch the show!



Tonight’s Drinks:

GREEN    Small Batch Bourbon – J.P. Trodden Distilling in Woodinville, Washington
BLUE       Elk Rider Bourbon – Heritage Distilling Co. in Gig Harbor, Washington


Host Brian Calvert (KOMO News by day) enlists his friends in the media and beyond to sit at the bar and drink all these great, locally-made beverages.  Joining Brian at the bar this week:

Jeremy Grater of the Ear Goggles Podcast

Corwin Haeck of KOMO Radio, Seattle

Jen Pirak of Star 101.5fm

Tami Brockway Joyce of Seattle Distilling


Episode Presented by:

Woodinville Wine Country

No-Li Brewhouse

Heritage Distilling Company


Filming Location:

The Factory Luxe at the Old Rainier Brewery


Thank you for watching this episode of Northwest Bar Night.  Be sure to share it with your friends, and keep in mind our next new episode of the show will premiere here on the website:

#ThirstyThursday September 7th, 2017






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