Paris Cocktail Talk
By 52 Martinis
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In-depth coverage of Paris Cocktail Culture including French spirits, liqueurs, cocktail ingredients, bars and trends
||CleanFrench Whisky||This month we’re talking French whisky! Did you know that whisky is not only the most popular spirit in France, but that the French drink more whisky than any other country?! (about 2.2 litres per capita annually as opposed to, for example, about 1.5||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeaujolais Nouveau||Hello Cocktail Lovers. This month is the arrival of Beaujolais Nouveau! And to celebrate the occasion, I invited Aaron Ayscough of Not Drinking Poison in Paris to discuss the region. [...]||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBalbine Spirits||This month we’ve invited Julien Maingraud into the studio. Julien is the founder of Balbine Spirits, makers of artisanal cocktails and spirits. Julien also started extraterrien.com, a blog around gin and cocktails when very few people in Paris were do||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShake N’Smash Musical Menu||This month my producer Thomas Shamuyarira and I decided to take a break from the studio and headed to Shake N’Smash bar to check out their summer musical menu cocktails and talk a little about conceptual cocktails. [...]||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCraft Beer and Cocktails in Paris||With the fifth annual Paris Beer Week happening in June, we take the occasion to dive a little deeper into the Paris craft beer scene, compare and contrast it to the cocktail scene and take a bit about mixing beer into cocktails. [...]||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGetting to Know French Cider||This month we take a look at French cider - or cidre - to learn about the new wave of interest and brands we’re seeing in France, how it differs from its Anglo counterparts, and how a younger French generation is consuming it. To learn this and more,||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGetting to Know Rhum Agricole||This month Paris hosts its annual Rhum Fest and for the occasion weve dedicated Aprils episode to getting to know Rhum Agricole. We speak with Alexandre Vingtier, a French spirits consultant and author about Rhum distilleries, cocktails, and more! [.||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRegarding Cocktails||This months guest is Georgette Moger-Petraske, a spirits and style writer whose work has appeared in Imbibe, Edible, Departures, and The Wine Enthusiast magazines. [...]||3/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTribute to New Orleans||In celebration of Mardi Gras, our February theme is New Orleans. Well explore the connections between France, NOLA and cocktails with our guest Jennifer Greco. [...]||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanParis Cocktail Week 2018||For our January episode, we’re celebrating the upcoming 4th annual Paris Cocktail Week (20 – 27 January 2018) and talking to local industry personality Joshua Fontaine about the current state of the Paris cocktail scene. [...]||1/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTechnology and Drinking Trends in Paris||This month were looking at how technology is changing and shaping drinking trends in Paris including home delivery cocktails, cashless bar experiences and a range of free cocktails each month for 9.99. To discover more about all of this, we talk to the||12/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanParis in World’s Best Bars||This episode of Paris Cocktail Talk focuses on Paris bars that made it onto the Worlds Best Bars list this year. Well talk with winners Remy Savage of Little Red Door, Brittini Rae of Candelaria, and Sullivan Doh of Le Syndicat. We’ll also have a||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFemales in the Industry||This episode of Paris Cocktail Talk focuses on Females in the Industry. Well talk with Aurélie Panhelleux of CopperBay, Audrey Fort of the Rooster Factory, and Ivy Mix of Leyenda Bar and Speed Rack. We’ll also have a great recipe for the Pink Lady||9/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Earful Tower 52 Martinis Interview||This episode of Paris Cocktail Talk is a special recast of an Episode of The Earful Tower podcast in which Forest talks about her favorite bars, arrondissement by arrondissement. We’ll also have a great recipe for a classic cocktail thats perfect for||7/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRhum Fest||This episode of Paris Cocktail Talk is all about Rhum Fest 2017. Well talk with some of the brand ambassadors present at the Fest this year, with a focus on Rhum from exotic places like Thailand, Mexico, and beyond. Well also catch up with some of our f||5/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTiki Take 2||Part 2 of our Tiki Series! Well talk with art historian Carol Ivory, Tiki authority Jeff Beachbum Berry, and Cédric Caer, co-owner of Le Tiki Lounge in Paris [...]||7/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeginner Bartender Basics||This episode of Paris Cocktail Talk is all about beginner bartenders. Well talk with local shop owners and bartenders and get advice on how to start up a home bar and equip yourself to make cocktails from the comfort of your own home! [...]||4/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTiki Talk Part I||In Part I of our Tiki Talk series, well be chatting with Scotty Schuder of Dirty Dick, artist Bai Tiki, and Alexandre Gabriel of Pierre Ferrand Cognac. [...]||4/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRum||This episode of Paris Cocktail Talk is all about rum. Well get into the history of rum, debates about sugar in rum, and great places to taste rum in Paris. [...]||3/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSingle Spirit Bars||In this episode of Paris Cocktail Talk we get into single spirits bars. Well talk bourbon at The Beast, rum at Mabel, and whiskey at Sherry Butt. [...]||3/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrand Ambassadors||This week on Paris Cocktail Talk were getting to know some locally based brand ambassadors to find out more about their favorite perks (and pitfalls) of the job and, of course, their favorite cocktails. [...]||2/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanParis Cocktail Week||In honor of Paris Cocktail Week, we caught up with some of the participants in this years event to talk cocktails. From brand ambassadors to bartenders we get the low down on this annual cocktail event. [...]||2/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Bar Openings||In this episode of Paris Cocktail Talk we explore whats new in the Paris cocktail scene and focus on new cocktail bars opening in Paris. Well visit three bars that have recently opened (or reopened): Les Justes, Tiger, and Les Bains. [...]||1/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Pilot||In the pilot episode of Paris Cocktail Talk we talk about cocktail trends and favorite Paris bars with local bartenders Thierry Daniel, Josh Fontaine, and Thibaut Neuman. [...]||1/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Calling all cocktail lovers
Light, fun and easy to listen to episodes that explore cocktails and cocktail culture. Based in Paris though anyone anywhere that enjoys cocktail talk will get something out of it. 52 Martinis has been on the cocktail beat for over a decade, she knows her cocktails, gets the best in the business and is a pleasure to listen to.
I Look Forward to Listening to Every One!
Forest makes the Paris cocktail scene approachable and I learn something every time.
Whether you live in Paris, are visiting Paris or are simply interested in the cocktail scene in general, this is a brilliant podcast!
Fun and informative
A great podcast from an American cocktail connoisseur based in Paris. Interesting topics and lively chat, and you definitely don’t need to be Paris-based to enjoy it, but it will want to make you organise a visit soon to try out the cocktail bars that are mentioned!