Nov 19, 2019
Peggy Spitzner and her father, Hanz-Peter, were the last two registered escapees from the DDR before the official fall of the Berlin Wall! Their daring escape 30 years ago in the trunk of an American serviceman's car is the subject of the book, and upcoming movie, "The Needle in the Ocean!"
On this episode we are drinking Connewitzer Likoerfabrik Rhabarber, a light and sweet fall schnaps distilled in the south of Leipzig!
We also drink LSM Aether Gin from the Leipziger Spirituosen Manufaktur, a young Leipzig company, stands for uncompromising quality, sustainable raw materials and artisan art. All their products are hand-crafted with the aim of sourcing all raw materials from sustainable and regional sources - out of conviction. Sophisticated production methods and great attention to detail make their spirits a special taste experience, developed and produced from a combination of passion and science.
A podcast for thinkers, wanderers and drink'n'ponderers.
Matthew Hendershot is your host, accompanied by co-hosts, Jake and Justin plus many guests throughout this journey, a booze fueled jaunt through a new land with new customs and rules. In the spirit of unbridled curiosity and the will to experience everything this eclectic crew set out on adventures and conversations from the unique to the mundane and take shots at figuring out this crazy modern world. This happens both literally and figuratively as each episode is properly greased by everyone's favorite social lubricant in it's most unadulterated form, Schnaps!