Straight or on the rocks?


Casual conversations with the legal world's brightest over copious amounts of fine whiskey. It's either going to arrive at the station on time or go off the rails entirely.

About Bourbon of Proof

Ali Salimi and Tom Dickerson

What do Persian comedy, the X-Men, bad faith litigation, lost cars and top-shelf whiskey all have in common? Nothing— and that's the beauty of it.

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Troy Giatras and Gene Nassif

On this episode of Bourbon of Proof, Bob Simon is joined by Troy Giatras, a powerhouse attorney from West Virginia, Gene Nassif, whiskey distiller and lawyer, and the one and only Kristopher Hart.

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Sean Simpson

Four guys drinking whiskey with live microphones and cameras rolling. What could go wrong? Bob Simon welcomes San Diego legal legend turned Kentucky farmer Sean Simpson, co-host Kristopher Hart and color commentator Mauro "The Tiger King" Fiore.

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Kristopher Hart

Kristopher Hart got into whiskey when he was desperately trying to impress his girlfriend's father on Thanksgiving. Well that girlfriend is his wife now and Kristopher's whiskey empire is exploding across the country. He is the host of Whiskey Neat and his bottled spirits are available in all 50 states.

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Michelle Iarusso

Bob welcomes Michelle Iarusso, a talented attorney who spent 10 years bartending in New York City before taking the plunge in law school. Bob and Michelle enjoy five pours while discussing their adventures growing up catholic, traveling the world, and how the service industry and film school made Michelle a formidable force in the courtroom.

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