Oct 11, 2019
In the spirit of Fall, the spirits made from apples deserve a little Glass in Session® Winecast corkdorkery treatment. So here's to Calvados, Applejack, and the hundreds of years of history that brought us this goodness, unfolded on a Friday night with a bottle of Calvados Pays d'Auge.
Did your exuberant host cover federal codes, shipwrecks, the Revolutionary War, and the cartoon character, Shmoo? Yes, yes she did. Did she have way too much fun putting this together for you? It's pretty obvious.
Resources from this episode:
Certified Specialist of Spirits Study Guide (Society of Wine Educators), Nickles [Kindle Version] (2019)
Distilling Knowledge: A professional guide to spirits and liqueurs (Wine and Spirits Education Trust), Broom (2013)
Charles Neal Selections http://www.charlesnealselections.com/calvados1.html
Cornell Law School Legal Information Institute 27 § CFR 5.22 (d) Class 4; brandy https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/27/5.22
Discover Magazine (Shmoo) http://discovermagazine.com/2007/nov/stupid-science-word-of-the-month-shmoo
Interprofession des Appellations Cidricoles http://www.idac-aoc.fr/index.php/fr/filiere-aoc-aop/cahiers-des-charges.html
Laird & Company https://lairdandcompany.com/our-history/
Popular Mechanics (Francine Maroukian) https://www.popularmechanics.com/home/a23956/how-to-make-applejack-whiskey/
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Music: Addict Sound - "Happy Acoustic" - (Jamendo.com cc_Standard License, Jamendo S.A.)
Applejack segment music: ”Fife and Drum" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License