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Bean to Barstool Podcast | How to Taste with Author Mandy Naglich

Bean to Barstool Podcast

Mandy Naglich has written a book that explores how our senses interact with food and beverage, and how understanding our senses can help us better enjoy our favorite indulgences. How to Taste: A Guide to Discovering Flavor and Savoring Life (Citadel) combines science and whimsy to teach us more about our sensory world and bring our favorite flavors to life. David Nilsen talked recently with Mandy about some of the amazing things she experienced and learned while writing the book, how they both approach the tasting process, and why tasting with other people can be so impactful.

Mandy is an Advanced Cicerone©, as well as a Certified Cider Professional, an Aroxa Certified Taster, a National Homebrew Competition gold medalist, and holds a Level 1 WSET certification in Spirits. She tastes widely and adventurously, and shares her experiences with us in this book which comes out June 27, the day this episode goes live. Listen in as David talks with Mandy Naglich about her book How to Taste.

The beer tasted in this episode is Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier. The chocolate tasted in this episode is Raaka Bananas Foster.

Bean to Barstool is a podcast that looks at the intersections between craft beer and craft chocolate, using them as lenses for exploring the world of flavor and the way flavor interacts with our memories, emotions, imaginations and even our identities to teach us more about who we are. It is hosted by Advanced Cicerone® David Nilsen. Bean to Barstool recently joined the PorchDrinking podcast network, so be sure to check out all their episodes here.

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