Neat & Mixed from Hops & Spirits

We welcome in Chris Williams (3:05 mark), chef/pitmaster/owner of Four Pegs Smokehouse & Bar in Louisville, for our Q&A. He talks about his role at the restaurant, when he got into cooking and barbecue, starting the Cafe 502 food truck, buying Four Pegs, putting his spin on the restaurant, what folks can expect, The Greatest burger challenge and more.

What's Pouring Kentucky (0:30 mark): The fifth annual FEAST fundraiser for Lexington nonprofit FoodChain is set for May 24 at Fasig-Tipton. The Pickleball Ranch @ FBC, short for Freedom Brewing Company, is coming to Florence with a brewery, taproom and pickleball courts plus Kyros Brewing Co. is now officially open in Louisville (2425 Portland Ave.). Lexington Craft Beer Week is underway featuring special releases and collaborations. Buzzard’s Roost Whiskey Row Experience (624 W. Main St. in Louisville) officially cut the ribbon on its micro-distillery, bar, and retail shop while the owners of Equus Run Vineyards in Midway have announced the opening of its new venture, Saddlestone Distillery.

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It's a different type of Q&A as we ask the questions and our guests talk about the alcohol. From drinks and food to art and fun, listen to the stories of some of your favorite brewers, distillers, chefs, artists, authors, brands and more in Kentucky (and surrounding areas). A new podcast is released every week.