John Mariani The Virtual Gourmet: Pirates, Grog and Holiday Punch!

Even if you don’t subscribe to “Talk Like A Pirate Day” you may wonder what the Pirate’s legendary drink, GROG was all about. As The VIrtual Gourmet, John Mariani, answers Celebrating Act 2’s Art Kirsch’s query he takes us on a journey of rum drinks and their history…even making the connection to “Punch” and modern holiday libations like egg nog! A little history, a little liquor and a fun conversation!

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