Welcome to Key In The Lake
This episode is all about Iowa, the Midwest and representing your home with pride. Sam brings the conversation about the inception of this great Iowa distillery and its role in the craft whiskey explosion. Sam also discusses his journey from going to art school in Chicago to finding a home at Mississippi River based from his passion of whiskey as a regional sales manager. Plus, many, many tangents… Jake breaks the hearts of all Iowans by exposing the truth behind the barn distilled-style of “Templeton Rye”
Brett joins us at Begyle Brewing for a discussion on his journey from having a passion for working in baseball to selling American rye for a company he believes in as a person and a whiskey purveyor. We also debate if Lebron James is a good father.
Ben joins us at Begyle Brewing to discuss his love for Scotch and single malt whisky. We chat about the history of SMWS and its vast relationships with distilleries across Scotland. Along with Ben’s journey through Scotch, beginning with Johnnie Walker Red Label to now sharing the rich tradition of the world’s greatest pleasure as an employee of the world’s largest whisky society.