Today on the Speakeasy, it’s episode number 200! Damon Boelte and Sother Teague talk Japan and the evolution of bar tools with Cocktail Kingdom’s Greg Boehm. But before that, we also hear from a special guest calling in to wish Damon the very best.

A coin made by Shane Hunter and commissioned by Sother Teague, to celebrate 200 episodes of The Speakeasy!

A coin made by Shane Hunter and commissioned by Sother Teague, to celebrate 200 episodes of The Speakeasy!

“When bar tools first started they weren’t made to be bar tools. That wasn’t a thing. The tins were very common, so there were two different size tins, stick ’em together you got yourself a shaker. The first patented three piece shaker? 1884, I believe. By Hauck, in Brooklyn.” – Greg Boehm, 11:05