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The Fred Minnick Show features spirits author, historian and curator Fred Minnick, who interviews celebrities over good drinks. Through the journey, the artists open up to Minnick about life tribulations, what it's like on the road and their favorite foods. Really, it's just two people tasting and talking.

186 Episodes
Backstage at Louder Than Life, members of the iconic punk rock band Bad Religion join Fred over some whiskey! Join Fred's Whiskey Club:
The Interview: Amanda Vance

The Interview: Amanda Vance


Celebrity handicapper Amanda Vance joins The Fred Minnick Show. NOTE: Interview took place before the start of the NFL Season. Join Fred's Whiskey Club:
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Lead singer of Tool, A Perfect Circle and Puscifer, Maynard James Keenan joins The Fred Minnick Show to talk about music and his favorite things about drink. :20 Co-host introductions 1:01 Guest introduction 1:28 Fort Nelson Crusta Cocktails and Music 5:07 Mead Book 6:55 Maynard James Keenan and Wine 10:08 Canned Mead 14:07 Canned White Wine 17:06 Pandemic and Music 25:21 Whiskey 26:53 Michter’s 10 Year Rye 31:16 Rabbit Hole Five Grain Chocolate Malt 34:08 Fermentation 38:30 Seelbach’s Bourbon [????] Finished in Sparklingh Wine Barrels 41:38 Mead History 45:40 White Dog, Spirits and Vodka Sucks 53:47 Wine Tasting 1:03:44 Blind Tasting and the Silver Oak Story 1:10:09 Barrell Craft Spirits Toasted Oak Bourbon 1:13:06 Legion and Wine Regions 1:23:17 Cheers to Maynard 1:23:49 Wrapup
Join Fred's Club Marzipan: At 19 years and three months old, this year’s Eagle Rare-17-Year-Old Bourbonmarks the oldest release of the spirit since its 23-year inclusion in the Antique Collection. This whiskey was distilled in the spring of 2004, and barrels were aged in Warehouses C, I, K, M, and Q. Eagle Rare 17 is once again bottled at 101 proof in tribute to the original Eagle Rare brand launched in 1975. Fred reviews it.
Chantelle Albers is starring in the new Lionsgate movie TWO SINNERS AND A MULE opposite Cam Gigandet (TWILIGHT) and Hannah James (Starz's "Outlander"). Screenrant calls it “a Western thriller with a strong female twist,” and can now be seen in theaters across the country as well as on-demand on Prime Video, Apple TV, Spectrum, YouTube and more. Chantelle and Fred talk about the Western culture and its rise in Hollywood, along with their favorite bourbon cocktails. In TWO SINNERS AND A MULE directed by rodeo champ turned filmmaker
Relix Magazine Publisher and New York music promotor Peter Shapiro shares a special voicemail from the late great David Crosby of CSNY and discusses touring with the Grateful Dead, what's it like voting in The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and more over bourbon. Peter Shapiro Bio Peter Shapiro is a veteran concert promoter whose signature achievements over the past two decades have included Wetlands Preserve, Brooklyn Bowl, the Capitol Theatre, the Lockn' festival, U2 3D, the Jammy Awards, and Fare Thee Well, the 2015 concert event in which he reunited the "core four" members of the Grateful Dead alongside Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio for a record-breaking run of stadium shows. More recently, Shapiro founded Lockn', a music and camping festival that draws 30,000 music fans to Arrington, VA, as well as Jazz & Colors, an experiential event that he has produced in Central Park, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Chicago's Field Museum. Shapiro also created the Green Apple Festival (which took place simultaneously across eight cities) along with the Jammy Awards. He served as a producer on the We Are One inaugural concert and later returned to the National Mall to oversee Earth Day 40th anniversary celebration, the Women's March and the March for Science.
Center Ricky Stromberg, 2023 NFL Draft - University of Arkansas, joins the show to talk about growing up in Tulsa, the University of Arkansas and what an NFL Team can expect from him.
NFL Prospects Nick Herbig, LB from University of Wisconsin, and Carrington Valentine , DB from University of Kentucky, join Fred to discuss their journey into the NFL. Plus, they weigh in on the top quarterbacks in the draft and discuss Cincinnati Chili. Is it really chili?
Craig and Fred catch up over drams and talk bourbon industry.
Backstage at Louder Than Life, Shinedown's drummer Barry Kerch talks with Fred about the evolution of music and rock.
On this day in 1897, the U.S. government enacted the Bottled in Bond Act.
Up for the NFL Hall of Fame, former All Pro Minnesota Vikings Defensive Standout Jared Allen returns to the show and discusses what it's like to be waiting on the Pro Football Hall of Fame, while giving his opinion on who wins the Super Bowl, Aaron Rodgers and much more. This in-person interview takes place in Fred's office and includes pours of 80-year Glenlivet, 50-year-old Duncan Taylor, Pappy Van Winkle 15-Year and a special surprise Jared brought Fred. Allen also played for the Kansas City Chiefs and Carolina Panthers.
NFL All Pro Jeremy Reaves has been through much adversity, playing five years in the NFL and making the practice squad. This year, Jeremy made both the Pro Bowl and the All Pro Team as the Special Teams player for the Washington Commanders. Fred and Jeremy sip Michter's 10 year rye and Michter's Toasted, while discussing who makes the Super Bowl and what the trash talk is like in the NFL.
Backstage at Louder Than Life, Theory Of A Deadman joins Fred for a pour of OKI. They have a new album, Dinosaur, Out March 17 on Roadrunner Records
Fred joins Country music star Dierks Bentley in his bar, Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row in Nashville. They talk life, dads and sip on all star cast of bourbon: Michter's 20 Year, Parker's Heritage, Penelope Cask Strength Batch 8, Leopold Brothers Three Chamber Rye, Hard Truth Sweet Mash Rye Batch 3, and 291. Dierks surprises Fred in a big way in this episode.
Actor Cole Hauser joins the show to sip some Old Rip Van Winkle and a cask strength rye -- Lighter Side of the Moon. He talks about the importance of bourbon in the hit TV show 'Yellowstone.'
Backstage at Bourbon & Beyond. Tasting Panel: Jack Daniel's 10 Year and JT Meleck Rice whiskey
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Scott Dow

This episode is the shit! I'm class of '92 and I've been a huge Anthrax fan since about 8th grade... listening to Scott experience the flight as he told stories had me stuck-the Tommy Lee story was badass!

Jan 28th
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