I was curious if you had any insight on the types of wood that I should be using because I typically go with a ‘competition blend’ of woods and just defer to the experts most of the time? This is worth the trip.”, “I don’t drink alcohol from that portion of the color spectrum.”, “Clear alcohols are for rich women on diets.”, Ann: “How many drinks of alcohol do you consume a week?” Nick Offerman – Well, I should call you for advice then. (At this point I’d cut Nick off like a jerk but he still goes on to answer my question about the perfect St. Patrick’s Day). With that said, as in many things in life, I would refer to my wife’s sensibility in picking a winner.

For St. Patrick’s Day 2020, Guinness has partnered with Nick Offerman on their @GuinnessUS Instagram for a month of St. Patrick’s Day tips and toasts and thanks to that partnership I was given the chance to speak with one of the most interesting people on the planet. Cass – Sorry but this is going to sound completely out of the left field, but also in that ‘Here’s The Thing’ podcast episode, you talked about how you and your wife are avid fans of ABC’s ‘The Bachelor’. Boing Boing is published under a Creative Commons Ron: “One shelf.”, “That’s Swanson family mash liquor made from the finest corn ever grown on American soil. This is how Nick Offerman explains the cornucopia of emotions he felt when Guinness approached him for its St. Patrick’s Day campaign this year. It took me some years of bristling against his advice thanks to human nature. That weird sort of orange peel shape, and each edge is slightly beveled so that they all fit together tightly. ", He takes one more sip. With that, Offerman — who we won't call "manly," but will certainly call a busy man — has to go. She has a great eye in calling who’s going to win and who’s going to go home. He can't help it. Something has atrophied over there where you can see the hands of the producers that are much more thinly concealed.

", "The manliest thing you can do is have the guts to show your vulnerability. Nick Offerman – Well, thank you for accusing me of that. It takes an incredible amount of commitment and discipline to shape each stave of a barrel by hand. "My father's advice was very good," he says. It’s probably not dissimilar from what Laura Ingalls Wilder (author of ‘Little House on the Prairie’) wrote about St. Patrick’s Day to be like except that we’re on the receiving end of a little better beer than they had in her day. So, if anything, I would like to repurpose the barrels and keep them as they are as much as possible. of

I LIKE BEER #AllRise written w/ @markrivers12 A post shared by Nick Offerman (@nickofferman) on Oct 28, 2020 at 3:17pm PDT I love the courage of Nick Offerman as he fearlessly champions Black Lives Matter, the 2017 Women's March (while wearing a pink pussy hat), LGBTQ rights, early voting, mask-wearing, and more on his Instagram page .

My life is pretty itinerant because of the nature of my job and my wife’s job, we might be in Los Angeles shooting a TV show or we might be on tour performing Comedy around the world. Cass – I wanted to go back to your mention about an indulgent breakfast because I wanted to ask you: if you could only have one for the rest of your life, would it be corned beef has for breakfast, a corned beef sandwich for lunch, or sliced corned beef and cabbage with the potatoes and carrots for dinner?

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Or maybe we’ll get the baseball mitts out if the grass is dry enough. I’d be lying if I said I didn’t have to go back and Google some of the words he used because the man speaks like a Classical Literature professor. It’s uh, it’s a tough season. To celebrate another supremely illegitimate justice shoved down the throat of our democracy, please enjoy my anthem honoring our soft hero Kavanaugh and the time he brayed to us about his values. The 47-year-old could read his shopping list and sound like a wise old age spinning yarns around a campfire. If you asked a young Nick Offerman, “one day, you’ll be able to endorse a beverage, what would you choose?” I’d say “well, my superhero is Wolverine and my pint is Guinness, please and thank you.”. For me, in March, it would probably still be throwing around the football. It wasn’t all about Reality TV. "Because I know that it carries with it an old-fashioned sensibility that to me borders on or includes a touch of misogyny. Nick Offerman – Well, you know, being in the strangely fortunate position to get to do work like this, Guinness is one of those worldwide products that just always struck me as the most charismatic. I have a general knowledge of good smoking woods.

Ideally, the weather is good so maybe there’s some sports taking place outside. I, by and large, I’m a big fan of the art of the Cooper.

Cass – I feel like I walked into the wrong season for my first time watching (the show). Cass – I was really excited to hear that you’re coming together with Guinness because it’s one of my all-time favorite beers, and you’ll be offering tips on St. Patrick’s Day which I spend way too much time thinking about and planning for. But once you’ve created a barrel it doesn’t leave a lot of options as for what to then do with those pieces of wood. In general, I think things that are enjoyed for their flavor, whether it’s a beverage, I usually feel like they don’t need any help. "I think that translates to a good approach to life in general. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site. There’s nothing….You don’t need to do anything to bacon and the same is true for a beer just put it in a glass so that I can convey it to my face hole.

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Nick Offerman – Yes, yes we’ve been watching although we are on episode behind because we are up in the woods of Northern California at the moment. I apologize. Cass – I get a lot of mixed looks when I tell people I prefer to smoke my corned beef over a wood-fire smoker and treat it almost like a proper brisket versus in the slow cooker or in the oven. Nick Offerman – I have, I mean, I’ve been asked on occasion to make things out of old barrel staves. Because I haven’t at any point in my life but I might consider trying it depending on how you answer this question. Cass – What did St. Patrick’s Day look like in Minooka growing up? The actor talks whiskey, fathers, and the art of being a modern day man. It's a change Offerman — the literal definition of a man's man — is all too aware of. He talked about the best uses of an old wooden beer barrel and how to deliver the perfect St. Patrick’s Day toast. Men's Health participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through our links to retailer sites. sales Nick Offerman sings "I Like Beer," his ode to Brett Kavanaugh (& supremely illegitimate justice). Cass – I know. These beautiful partnerships don’t need to be explained because they intrinsically make sense. {{:: 'cloud_flare_always_on_short_message' | i18n }} If you are watching, I was curious if you have any predictions on who will win? Read about what we do with the data we gather in our Privacy Policy. But my advice for toast giving is ‘keep it pithy and keep it brief.’. Have you been watching this season? Michael Jordan Reveals His Favorite Dunk Contest Dunk Of All-Time, Talks Legendary 1988 Battle With Dominique →.

In Illinois where my dad does some smoking, they use a lot of Apple and hickory as well, but if you’re doing your corned beef over a wood-fire you’re several steps ahead of me. But things have changed with the rise of social media and of the #MeToo movement.

Rushmore of people I’d love to share a pint of Guinness with the first person carved into that mountainside would be Nick Offerman. Cass – Now that you’re working with Guinness on St. Patrick’s Day tips, have you thought at all about a proper toast for St. Patrick’s Day 2020 or is that something that you usually try and give off the cuff? "I can take one, and I have. Nick Offerman – Well, my humble opinion would be that if that is your drinking method you’re not looking for the enjoyment of either of those two beverages, but instead perhaps the physical result that would come from that drinking method…I’d like to order a beer and a shot of whiskey that I could savor rather than mix them all together and waste them both. "It’s sort of a combination of John Wayne and Pete Seeger," he says. Here he is above, singing and playing "I Like Beer" (the song he wrote about Brett Kavanaugh with Mark Rivers). "The more you can taste the goodness of your whiskey, I think that bespeaks the more care you’re taking with how you live every day. Ron: “One.” …

Cass – I love that answer because I was also thinking about another St. Patrick’s Day tradition of the boilermaker, dropping a shot of whiskey into a pint. Is there ever an acceptable time to drink green beer?

We may earn a commission through links on our site. "Swansons have a preternaturally high tolerance for alcohol. I think, for me, that’s the best bang for your buck in terms of the corned beef. It’s only legal use is to strip varnish off of speedboats... We use it to burn warts off of the mules.”.

And one of the fun things about this collaboration with Guinness is on Instagram at @GuinnessUS there’s going to be a month of tips and videos including some toasts. program It's the simple, dirt-under-your-fingernails lifestyle that shaped the man Offerman is today. Read the rules you agree to by using this website in our Terms It was 'work hard' and 'be honest' and 'have good manners.' Cass – I knew that and I always think it’s funny how it’s now such a popular name for boys when so many people have forgotten the original meaning (of ‘barrel maker’). What do I talk about with the seemingly manliest guy on the planet? We also discussed whether it’s ever okay to dye beer green for St. Patrick’s Day or drop a shot of whiskey into a pint and chug it. Because I could be entirely wrong here but you strike me as someone who gives the world’s best toasts and I was wondering if that’s something you ever think about ahead of time? Cass – I made it to the St. James Gate Guinness Brewery about two years ago and was able to tinker around in their historical archives and just the scope and scale of the barrels back in the day left a lasting impression.

I’ve read books about it. One of the traditions they have in Chicago is dying the river green as people all over dye beer green. "A hardness will serve you well but it has to go hand-in-hand with a softness. He graduated from Florida State University, has been to more Phish concerts than he’d like to admit, and primarily specializes in Outdoors and Gear-related content. The answer to that question is: ABC’s The Bachelor.