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Bit by a Fox Podcast

The Bit by a Fox Podcast is all about booze. Each week, host Prairie Rose, founder of the award winning spirits and cocktail blog Bit by a Fox, will talk cocktails, drinking culture, imbibing through history, and what’s trending today in the world of intoxicants. She’ll talk to the personalities behind the booze, experts in their field, and supercool people who are fun to drank with. They’ll chat about the trends, how we got here, and the ultimate cocktail party fodder - the hidden stories behind the booze. Follow the Bit by a Fox blog for updates, recipes and show news. And @bitbyafox on Instagram for behind the scenes. Hosted by Prairie Rose. Produced and engineered by Anna Tivell. Music from Human Worldwide.

Dec 6, 2019

This week, we’re continuing our Bartender Interview Series, The Master Blend - a collaboration with BERTOUX Brandy. This week’s guest is Aaron Michael Siak, bar director at Bibo Ergo Sum in Los Angeles. We spoke about Aaron's career change at 29 from public accounting to fine dining, his discovery of craft cocktails at The Franklin Bar in Philadelphia, and his journey from Philly to LA.

Siak's BERTOUX Brandy cocktail currently featured at Bibo Ergo Sum:

1 dash absinthe
2 dash orange bitters
4 dash Peychauds bitters
3/4 oz lime juice
1 oz celery syrup
1/2 tsp Hamilton Pimento Dram Liqueur
Tsp Batavia arrack 
1/4 oz Uruapan Charanda Blanco Rum
1 1/2 oz Bertoux Brandy
Add ingredients to cocktail shaker and shake over ice. Strain into an ice-filled Collins glass. Top with tonic, and garnish with fresh mint


Bertoux Brandy


Bibo Ergo Sum

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