St. Patrick's is the perfect day to have our friend, Bill Dowd, back on the show to tell us all about whiskey.
His book is Barrels and Drams: The History of Whisk(e)y in Jiggers and Shots and his Times Union blog is Dowd on Drinks.
The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.
Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao, and WAMC Newsman, Ray Graf.
Topics include: Keystone Pipeline Vote, Biofuels, Dartmouth Bans Hard Liquor, Budget Battle, and NFL Super Bowl XLIX.
We welcome Lesley M. M. Blume and speak with her about her book, Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition: A Compendium of Impish, Romantic, Amusing, and Occasionally Appalling Potations from Bygone Eras.