026 – Intelligent Whiskey Recommendations from the Distiller App with Mikael Mossberg, Co-Founder and CEO

Mikael Mossberg, Co-Founder & CEO of Distiller, talks about his whiskey recommendation app and how his whiskey passion led him to be in the startup world.

Show Notes:

  • Kick off the show talking about Parker’s Heritage Collection #9, The Malt Whiskey Release
  • What has your past been that led you up into Distiller?
  • Tell us more about the app, what would you categorize it as?
  • How did the idea spawn?
  • We really like the “trending bottle”, how did that idea come about?
  • Walk us through the recommendation engine
  • Where do you find your expert reviewers?
  • The reviews are like Amazon reviews, short and to the point.
  • What sort of glasses do you drink out of? I found a good tidbit of information from Marianne Barnes about density and nosing.
  • How many people are on the platform?
  • How do you get all these bottles and samples for reviews?
  • How did you come up with the tagline “The Whiskey Companion”?
  • Shout out to our new audio engineer David Isreal

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