What R You Drinking? Come sip with me.Explicit

by Raquel Richards Toronto

What R You Drinking? Come sip with me.

Hosted by Raquel Richards.

In it's third season!

New format to ensure your liberation is served up regularly.

Each episode will be five to 10 minutes and poured every Thursday at 5 pm EST – It’s always 5 pm somewhere!

Alcohol/non-alcohol news, reviews, "did you knows?", barware, bar stories, mixology, Booz ... 

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Podcast episodes

  • Season 3

  • #23 - Clap That Mint!

    #23 - Clap That Mint!

    Get ready for a minty fresh episode that'll have you wanting a shaken or stirred crisp cocktail! Raquel is joined by Guest Lecturer, Spirits Ambassador and Cocktail Bon Vivant, Trevor Burnett, who has paid his mortgage on two cocktails, the Mojito and the Sorrel. He made memorable cocktails for the baseball team, the Toronto Blue Jays. Blueberry Mojitos. Yup! Jose Bautista is a fan! Loves the sugarcane. Jocks drinking with a straw! Who knew? Burnett did. Trevor brings the cool to the mint. We're talking about the Mojito, Mint Julep, and the Southside. Warning: There is mention of "pee-pee mint." Did you know soldiers used pewter cups for their Mint Julep? Do you know where the word “straw” comes from? Do you know what a Julep Strainer is? Who the heck is Trevor Burnett? Montreal-born, Toronto-based spirits whisperer During the pandemic he hosted over 300 online corporate and private cocktail classes 2020 he launched TIPSY the virtual Showgame from his Toronto based studio featuring cocktail and spirits themed ‘Show-games’ ‘BOOZEY BINGO’, ‘’TIKI-A-PLINKO’, and most Tipsy Tacos. TV/Radio: Entertainment Tonight, Etalk, Breakfast Television, Global’s ‘the Morning Show’, Sirius XM In Print: Chatelaine, the Globe and Mail, the National Post, and PAX Magazine. His cocktail career has taken him to over 130 cities in 30 countries and 6 continents. Sales and marketing consultant with Labatt Breweries of Canada/Ambev and Bacardi Global Brands. Delegate with the Washington based People to People Citizen Ambassador Program and traveled to Rwanda, to work with Serena Hotels SHOW NOTES: TREVOR BURNETT: TREVOR'S MINT COCKTAIL RECIPES: https://sites.google.com/view/whatryoudrinking/recipes INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/the_incredible_project YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/@trevorburnettthe_incredibl7344 WRYD: INSTAGRAM / THREADS: www.instagram.com/whatr_youdrinking FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/whatryoudrinking YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/channel/UCJiuDBYsuqwSPiEhwRV3LWQ TIKTOK: www.tiktok.com/@whatryoudrinkingpod? WEBSITE: https://sites.google.com/view/whatryoudrinking?

  • #22 - Oh! Canada!

    #22 - Oh! Canada!

    Who is Joe? In this festive episode celebrating Canada Day (July 1st), join Raquel, as she dives into Canada's rich tapestry of traditional beverages—from iconic cocktails and celebrated beers to delightful non-alcoholic options. What cocktail is considered Canada's claim to mixological fame, ever sipped on Spruce Beer pop? Curious about how a Caesar differentiates itself from a Bloody Mary? Which beer is so Canadian, it's named after the country itself? And find out who the heck is Joe! Listen to episode 22, "Oh! Canada," for the answers! Raise a glass to Canada! SHOW NOTES: INSTAGRAM / THREADS: www.instagram.com/whatr_youdrinking FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/whatryoudrinking YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/channel/UCJiuDBYsuqwSPiEhwRV3LWQ TIKTOK: www.tiktok.com/@whatryoudrinkingpod? WEBSITE: https://sites.google.com/view/whatryoudrinking? Who is Joe? https://youtu.be/pASE_TgeVg8?si=wxzC_sJR82bqbtXS www.masterclass.com/articles/bloody-caesar-recipe https://adashofbitters.com/bloody-mary-vs-bloody-ceasar/ https://feastandwest.com/2023/07/31/bloody-caesar/ https://baranddrink.com/bloody-caesar/#google_vignette www.tastingtable.com/1122783/canadas-caesar-cocktail-adds-a-fishy-twist-to-the-bloody-mary/

  • #21 - Sssipping on Summer Cocktails!

    #21 - Sssipping on Summer Cocktails!

    On this episode Raquel will celebrate the joy of summer cocktails, featuring fresh and flavourful creations that capture the essence of the season. Summer is a time of relaxation, and what better way to celebrate than with a refreshing cocktail? Incorporate seasonal ingredients like strawberries, rhubarb, mint, and citrus fruits to add a burst of flavour to your drinks. One classic summer cocktail is the Strawberry Basil Margarita. This delightful twist on the traditional margarita combines fresh strawberries, basil leaves, tequila, lime juice, and agave nectar for a sweet and savoury flavour explosion! LINKS: Summer Cocktail Recipes: https://sites.google.com/view/whatryoudrinking?usp=sharing Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/whatr_youdrinking/ @whatr_youdrinking Threads: https://www.threads.net/@whatr_youdrinking @whatr_youdrinking YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@whatryoudrinkingpod @whatryoudrinkingpod TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@whatryoudrinkingpod

  • #20 - Vine to Dine: Bordeaux Pairing 101

    #20 - Vine to Dine: Bordeaux Pairing 101

    In this episode Raquel dives into what pairs well with Bordeaux wines! Ever wondered what makes Bordeaux wine so renowned and often considered fancy? Raquel unravels the secrets behind this prestigious wine-producing region of France. Bordeaux isn’t just about red wines; it’s a treasure trove of white, rosé, and sweet wines as well. This episode explores key points about Bordeaux wines, from the varietals and appellation system to the unique terroir that gives these wines their distinctive character. What pairs with Bordeaux? That will be discussed too!

  • #19 - Does Wine Come With Your Cheese?

    #19 - Does Wine Come With Your Cheese?

    In this episode, Raquel will engage you on how to host the perfect wine & cheese-tasting party. Now, this is the type of party Raquel enjoys! Whether you're a wine enthusiast or just looking to impress your friends, the tips in this episode will elevate your wine-tasting party.. Wine and cheese tasting parties are great because they provide an opportunity to explore and appreciate the complex flavours and textures of different wines and cheeses. They’re also a social and interactive way to gather with friends or family because they create conversation and bonding over shared experiences. Additionally, these parties can be educational, allowing guests to learn about the art of pairing wines with complimentary cheeses, appetizers, and meals to enhance the tasting experience. But let’s be real! It’s about having wine, chatting, and gossiping!