My favorite things: Walter Tharp

President, Cane Land Distilling Company

Place for lunch: City Pork is my go-to.

Way to get myself moving in the morning: A half pot of Community Coffee and some reggae

Guilty pleasure: From time to time, rum tastings first thing in the morning at the distillery

Song on my playlist: “Ball and Chain” by Social Distortion

Items in my wardrobe: One of my father’s old sweatshirts

Baton Rouge experience or attraction: Death Valley, of course

Childhood memory: Snake hunting around the LSU Lakes

Locale for date night: The Radio Bar and Cane Land

Talent I wish I had: Always wished I could dunk a basketball

Book: And a Bottle of Rum by Wayne Curtis

Concert I ever attended: Jerry Garcia Band with The Meters at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in California

App on my smartphone: Distiller: Your Personal Liquor Expert

Place to have a shopping spree: Sunglass Hut

Most treasured possession: I try to treasure experiences, not possessions, but my Kawasaki Quad is pretty sweet.

Idea of perfect happiness: A day with one of my three daughters

My motto for life: Embrace risk and don’t be afraid to fail.