Brad Distills 80 Proof Alcohol (Sotol) | It's Alive: Goin' Places | Bon Appétit

  • Publicado em 21 Mar 2019
  • Join Brad as he visits Desert Door Distillery to learn how to harvest and distill sotol, a tequila-like spirit from Texas Hill Country.
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Comentários • 2 304

  • Brad Leone
    Brad Leone Mês atrás +4109

    Next we are off to a much different location and im SOO excited for the episodes. Oh and dont worry lots more quirky, from the Fermentation Station Its Alive coming out soon too.

    • Digital Viisual
      Digital Viisual 19 dias atrás

      Can we get a "Wourder" Shirt?

    • A Kasyap
      A Kasyap 24 dias atrás

      Can't wait to see it all. Just wanted to ask about how is it with the new role with BA that is not in the Test Kitchen being the manager?

    • Achilles Actual
      Achilles Actual 24 dias atrás

      the Fermentation Station is the best!!

    • Kezden Duncan
      Kezden Duncan 25 dias atrás +1

      Hey brad I am looking at culinary schools and I was wondering what culinary school you went to and if you think that culinary school is worth it

    • Galen Rosenberg
      Galen Rosenberg 26 dias atrás

      @Brad - I was there the day before you released this! CRAZY! When did you guys film this?

  • Elissa Campbell
    Elissa Campbell 15 horas atrás

    I love how serious Ken is... serious & sexy lol

  • Chayfonics XO
    Chayfonics XO Dia atrás

    Where’s Vinny?

  • Cary Cleland
    Cary Cleland Dia atrás

    Good god could that guy have been any more boring?

  • Wasmo
    Wasmo 2 dias atrás

    Big mood I don't have a dog but it's always there in my imagination

  • Mr. Boardwine
    Mr. Boardwine 2 dias atrás

    Now it’s kinda boring with this new editor

  • amonkey withagun
    amonkey withagun 3 dias atrás

    Bring vinny back,this is horse sh*t

  • Daniel Kim
    Daniel Kim 4 dias atrás

    Get in the truck !!!

  • Dark Realist
    Dark Realist 4 dias atrás

    Anyone know the artist who sang the intro?

  • MX23rider
    MX23rider 5 dias atrás

    Stool guy is like the Mexican Obama! Lol 😂🤣

  • Jesi Dillon
    Jesi Dillon 5 dias atrás

    I'd almost charge this guy with murder attempt w a sotol cooking door

  • Sarah Tomlinson
    Sarah Tomlinson 6 dias atrás

    so thats what brads hair looks like

  • Tadgh Downey
    Tadgh Downey 6 dias atrás

    What’s the song that plays in the opening?

  • time4 1more
    time4 1more 6 dias atrás

    i LOVE the drone camera work, this is the first video I've seen it's use in Bon Appetit so i'll have to investigate the other vids, but fantastic addition to It's Alive: Goin' Places Brad looks epic with those progressive shots 🤙

  • Zippy The Clown
    Zippy The Clown 7 dias atrás

    Brad = Labrador Retriever. Gotta love the Bradinator.

  • 18OverTheBridge
    18OverTheBridge 7 dias atrás

    Here I am, so allergic to alcohol that I can’t eat bread, watching Brad make 80 proof...

  • OleMiss_Chr15
    OleMiss_Chr15 8 dias atrás

    Not to be rude but that guy is Mr. Personality! lol

  • ElessarJD
    ElessarJD 9 dias atrás

    PLEASE tell us who does the cover of the intro song (Wayfaring Stranger)! I looked everywhere and can't find it.

  • Rakete
    Rakete 10 dias atrás +9

    I really like Sotol Guy. He takes his thing serious.

  • Eric Kleinwolterink
    Eric Kleinwolterink 11 dias atrás

    The production on these videos just keeps getting better. The shots are great, and the editing gives so much personality to everything.

  • Jons FraPe
    Jons FraPe 11 dias atrás

    in this episode vinny buys a drone

  • Perry
    Perry 11 dias atrás

    Why wasn't this recommended to me? This is the only thing i watch these days

  • MegaUltra Tom
    MegaUltra Tom 11 dias atrás +2

    Definitely not in the artichoke (Aster) family. Sotol is actually in the asparagus family.

  • DaiNoShoujoNoYami
    DaiNoShoujoNoYami 12 dias atrás

    Nice drone shot in the beginning!

  • LapinAngelique00
    LapinAngelique00 13 dias atrás

    I love that this show really highlights the work that goes into the food and drink products we consume

  • Wade Wilson
    Wade Wilson 13 dias atrás

    I love Brad and Vin

  • zon rox
    zon rox 13 dias atrás

    You guyyyysss vid is still fun.

    ZZQ ARK 14 dias atrás

    You were supposed to start with the first speed not the fourth

  • Ellie C.
    Ellie C. 14 dias atrás


  • Byron Sykes
    Byron Sykes 16 dias atrás

    Aram Mojtabai

  • animefreak5219
    animefreak5219 16 dias atrás

    Brad is all excited and all and then the Sotol guy is just like "calm down this aint even that special"

  • Bassie
    Bassie 16 dias atrás


  • Annalisa Johnson
    Annalisa Johnson 16 dias atrás

    I miss the old editing

  • Max Fozzy
    Max Fozzy 17 dias atrás

    It’s Alive!: Goin’ Places is great, guys. It’s not gonna have the goofy editing because that’s for It’s Alive! the regular show. This is Brad’s maybe more professional go at a good show which I truly appreciate and his wacky fun demeanor still comes way through without the editing. The It’s Alive! show is where they can take more liberties. Ease up on the harsh comments and appreciate this!
    Also the sotol guy is just a little introverted or isn’t too big on being filmed. It’s hard when you’re being compared to a guy like Brad to not come off dull. He was professional, knowledgeable, and he went along with a lot of Brad’s stuff in his own way.

  • John I
    John I 17 dias atrás

    you think this guy laughs?

  • Nate Bergeson
    Nate Bergeson 17 dias atrás

    Bon Appetit: Your going to TX Brad. Brad: Ok what should I wear. Bon Appetit: Whatever you want fam.

  • Brian Morgan
    Brian Morgan 17 dias atrás

    Needs the post production edits like we're used to.

  • katherine anna
    katherine anna 17 dias atrás

    brad looks like how armie hammer will in a few years or so

  • BANE760
    BANE760 17 dias atrás


    • Simone Eli
      Simone Eli 17 dias atrás

      This airs on TV it has to be professional it's alive is a different show for youtube

  • Christian Smallwood
    Christian Smallwood 17 dias atrás

    Ken is like a shorter more monotone Dan Cummins.

  • Anmol Malhotra
    Anmol Malhotra 17 dias atrás +3

    One serving of the old editing please!

  • Sean Ngo
    Sean Ngo 17 dias atrás

    Simple intro, but man it's awesome. Awesome video.

  • Cars Of Pennsylvania
    Cars Of Pennsylvania 17 dias atrás +50

    Brad was today years old when he learned 100C is the boiling point of water

  • Phreekful
    Phreekful 18 dias atrás +1

    Brad is a human golden retriever

  • Britney Page
    Britney Page 18 dias atrás

    Great video, but man did the Sotol guy make it hard to watch lol. He seemed like he was not into Brad's energy. Every time Brad made a joke and got no response from the guy..."Ice Ice baby" played in my head. They both looked so uncomfortable by the end. 🙈😏

  • Jon Wiegman
    Jon Wiegman 18 dias atrás +1

    I went through the entire list of Wayfaring stranger on spotify to try and match the intro version without luck. If anyone recognizes the cover, I would love to know who the performer is.

    • Alex Acosta
      Alex Acosta 18 dias atrás

      Jon Wiegman I wanna find it too. I’ve been looking but no luck. :(

  • Meredith Mack
    Meredith Mack 18 dias atrás +4


  • Meredith Mack
    Meredith Mack 18 dias atrás +1

    Brad. you are a trooper! Kevin was really steering this episode in a weird very serious, almost sterile, direction. In your true nature you made it enjoyable, I said it before and I’ll say it again...YOU being authentically YOU, that’s what keeps the viewers coming back for more! Thanks for educating us and having fun with us, we love ya brother!

  • Gabby R
    Gabby R 18 dias atrás

    Who edited this? Stop.

  • megan dryden
    megan dryden 19 dias atrás

    Lol, the alcohal guy had ZERO personality

  • Michael Andreas
    Michael Andreas 19 dias atrás

    Brad is having so much fun

  • Peter Sorensen Guitar
    Peter Sorensen Guitar 19 dias atrás

    C E N T I P E D E S (!) ?

  • Ian Robinson
    Ian Robinson 19 dias atrás +3

    Sotol guy has that thousand yard, high on his own supply one too many times, war vet stare

  • Erin
    Erin 19 dias atrás

    i just stayed in a tiny house half a mile from desert door. the area’s great. love driftwood. feels like austin used to feel.

  • Sidney Shaw
    Sidney Shaw 20 dias atrás +6

    14:20 LOL at mah dood trying to squint to picture what he's describing..... great episode, love it

  • Lucas
    Lucas 20 dias atrás

    So, they invested in a drone..

  • Nadia Trejo
    Nadia Trejo 20 dias atrás

    You definitely need to travel to Tequila, Jalisco in Mexico to see how tequila it's made, and the agave fields are stunning

  • tat
    tat 20 dias atrás +36

    I think sotol guy is just shy!! Y’all are too harsh, not everyone is super comfortable being filmed.

  • Alica Rybárová
    Alica Rybárová 20 dias atrás +5

    I need a compilation of each time Brad says big boy in every video...

  • Callum Weimer
    Callum Weimer 20 dias atrás +1

    Trimjob is a dangerous word, Brad

  • romxxii
    romxxii 20 dias atrás

    I just love how everywhere you can find humanity, you can find humans taking the surrounding vegetation and using the powers of science to turn it into hooch.

  • Random Gurl
    Random Gurl 20 dias atrás

    I was watching the video and was like... something is weird.... Matt? MATT?!? :'c

  • Jon Doe
    Jon Doe 20 dias atrás

    I want my editing back!!!

  • Splosions
    Splosions 20 dias atrás

    I'm sorry guys the newer episodes are missing that old "it's alive" flair. Brad and the content are good but it's missing Vinnie's comedic editing

  • Gunner 249
    Gunner 249 20 dias atrás

    Huh...Gonna have to try some. Good work Gents!

  • RileyFurbushh
    RileyFurbushh 20 dias atrás

    this man HATED brad the entire episode.

  • trixr4kids8589
    trixr4kids8589 21 dia atrás

    Bear Grylls getting any kickbacks for using his machetes?

  • Zeit142
    Zeit142 21 dia atrás

    Wish I knew whose rendition of Wayfaring Stranger they used at the start.

  • Lisa Heimbigner
    Lisa Heimbigner 21 dia atrás

    Brad is hooking up all over the country

  • Lisa Heimbigner
    Lisa Heimbigner 21 dia atrás

    I feel like a weedwacker and a shovel could be easier

  • J B
    J B 21 dia atrás +5

    A true capitalist: the man can hardly even handle or harvest his own crop.

  • Sutira Uaamnuichai
    Sutira Uaamnuichai 21 dia atrás

    Brad is the new How it's made

  • Silo21
    Silo21 21 dia atrás

    The two glasses shot was iconic.

  • Z McK
    Z McK 21 dia atrás +4

    Damn their chemistry was awful but Brad was great as usual. Not that the Sotol guy was bad or anything, they just didn't sync at all.

  • Ardini Myta
    Ardini Myta 22 dias atrás

    Woah where have i been? Just realized Brad has beautiful blue eyes. 😅

  • georgemonroe
    georgemonroe 22 dias atrás +10

    Can't believe they didn't even mention the fact that Sotol is a traditional drink from northern México, more specifically from the states of Chihuahua and Coahuila NOT Texas, I know southern US is heavily influenced by Mexican culture for obvious reasons but I mean c'mon man, give credit where credit is due.

    • Alexandro
      Alexandro 21 dia atrás +3

      georgemonroe exactly! Or that it can’t be grown legally unless you have permission because the plant is navitve to Mexico. Or the smell in relation to the taste. Missed opportunities of great information.

  • Sammi
    Sammi 22 dias atrás +249

    yikes with all the comments hating sotol guy I thought he would be rude but he just seemed like an introvert who isn't used to giving tours/being filmed? I love Brad's energy too but not everyone can match it, and I thought Ken was nice just ultra professional tbh

    • The Curious Mind
      The Curious Mind 11 dias atrás

      I'm the exact same way with my work life. I'm quite an introvert as well and I can really only cut loose at home lol

    • Josh G
      Josh G 15 dias atrás +10

      Precisely. Commenters should try showing a stranger around their workplace in front of cameras.

    • elbert perez
      elbert perez 16 dias atrás +1

      I get what you're saying but honestly Brad's energy is so infectious that if you're not affected by it then you are either a murderer or, worse, really boring

  • comrade dog
    comrade dog 22 dias atrás

    Im sad that Brad didn't make a "sotol" joke

  • comrade dog
    comrade dog 22 dias atrás

    5:52 omg what was that

  • angela gilroy
    angela gilroy 22 dias atrás

    Someone get Brad a dog already.

  • dannooooooo
    dannooooooo 22 dias atrás +1

    "what flavors do you taste?" proceeds to use his answer to explain to us the flavor at the end lol. like copying a class mates work

  • dannooooooo
    dannooooooo 22 dias atrás

    that guys lame attitude made me think for a second brad just randomly showed up there asking questions

  • Aiden Martin
    Aiden Martin 22 dias atrás

    12:10 "okay slow down" 😂😂

  • Heather Tilbury
    Heather Tilbury 22 dias atrás +3

    Brad is too high energy for Sotol guy 😂 He seemed annoyed the whole damn time, made it almost difficult to watch 😂 I love Brad's personality, c'mon Sotol guy, have a little fun!

    • Danielle Jaeger
      Danielle Jaeger 20 dias atrás

      Heather Tilbury yeah- definitely seemed to treat Brad like a kid at times- especially with how much alcohol to drink that’s 180 p

  • Annah Dyal
    Annah Dyal 22 dias atrás

    Brad is the new Mike Rowe...

  • JelliMoon
    JelliMoon 22 dias atrás

    This sotol guy..... damn. Absolutely nothing lmao

  • bnenomore
    bnenomore 22 dias atrás

    How can someone who produces alcohol be so.... little fun? Lol

  • Mrs. Amy Elder
    Mrs. Amy Elder 22 dias atrás

    Brad is the best thing to ever happen to BRclip!!

  • whosryanross
    whosryanross 22 dias atrás +1

    song at the beginning?

  • austin chen
    austin chen 22 dias atrás

    I think it should be stated though, I would be happy to see new content and different styles from any of the media or kitchen staff at BA, i just thinking they should make a new concept around it instead of changing what’s already existing. I get that this is technically a different show from Its alive, but having the name, there a certain level of continuity of style that we expect between the shows
    also i think maybe why this episode hasn’t been hitting as well is because it’s very dependent on brad’s repore with the guest of the show, and you can’t control that as well.
    like the guest on this episode seemed to not be supper goofy.

  • JaninaStormborn
    JaninaStormborn 23 dias atrás

    To the fermantation-station.... Eh... tank. Choo choo

  • jenkies
    jenkies 23 dias atrás +2

    I love this style of video. Is it the same as the old "It's Alive?" No, but it is beautiful in and of itself. That opening drone shot?!?! Come on, that wAS GOLD. Also the little sneaky reveal with the truck scene. SO GOOD. Brad always shines like the star he is, and a video does not always have to have wacky editing for it to be enjoyable.

    • Anna Streeter
      Anna Streeter 17 dias atrás

      jenkies you’re literally the only one who thinks this

  • King Kanga
    King Kanga 23 dias atrás

    Another great Brad episode!

  • kitsophrenik
    kitsophrenik 23 dias atrás

    this is my fave show by a milee go on brad!

  • Magdalen Morgan
    Magdalen Morgan 23 dias atrás

    get brad a DOG

  • zer00rdie
    zer00rdie 23 dias atrás

    Brad doesn't know celcius, wow...

  • Kelsey Nielsen
    Kelsey Nielsen 23 dias atrás +1

    The old it’s alive episodes used to be so much funnier. Why take a good thing and kill it. Still love Brad but you can tell he’s stifling himself the whole time

  • Kathryn Alcorn
    Kathryn Alcorn 23 dias atrás

    Why the western theme its just Texas?

  • Abbie Decker
    Abbie Decker 23 dias atrás

    Brad is the man of my dreams

  • Rogelio Rodriguez
    Rogelio Rodriguez 23 dias atrás

    That hot Ford though.