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Episode 2: Girl Talk, Ein Berliner, Patriotic Fruit

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Girl Talk/Photo by Joe Cereghino

This Week: the artist known as Girl Talk tells us about his explosive high school band… A short history of Jesse Owens… How to mix a “Berliner Olympic” cocktail… An introduction to the All-American fruit most Americans have never tasted.

 


Jesse Owens and the Berliner Olympic

A History Lesson With Booze ®

Olympic runner Jesse Owens broke down color barriers and shattered speed records in his day. In his honor, we mix up the Olympic Berliner - a combination of the Olympic (popular in Owens' day) and the Berliner, spiced with Kummel, a German caraway-flavored sweet liqueur.