Mark Gillespie

Reviving Pennsylvania’s Rye Whiskey Heritage at Dad’s Hat

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Pennsylvania was once the center of American whiskey distilling. John Cooper and Herman Mihalich are trying to revive the Keystone State’s...

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Episode 458: December 29, 2013

The classic Irish pub is becoming an endangered species, thanks to a combination of progress and the economy. There are...

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The Tap Tavern in Kinsale, Ireland: A Classic Irish Pub

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Irish pubs are legendary, but truly original ones are becoming harder and harder to find. The Tap Tavern in Kinsale, County...

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Charles Gordon: 1927-2013

December 23, 2013 – Charles Gordon, one of the pioneers of the Scotch whisky industry, has died at the age...

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Episode 457: December 21, 2013

Think of Belgium and drinks, and beer is usually the first thing that comes to mind. However, Belgians are quite...

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WhiskyCast Virtual Tastings: December 2013

The holidays are here, and that means gathering for a dram with family and friends. This month, Mark’s joined by...

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Jim Beam To Launch Single Barrel Bourbon in 2014

December 18, 2013 – Jim Beam has a lot of different Bourbon variations, but there’s always been one thing missing...

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Drambuie’s “Clark Griswold” Cocktail

December 18, 2013 – It’s hard to believe that several generations now consider “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” to be a...

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DISCUS Code Review Board Rules Against Dewar’s Online Ad

December 17, 2013 – Just a week after the Dewar’s “Meet The Baron” online video captured the attention of social...

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Redbreast Punch Recipes From NYC’s The Dead Rabbit

December 17, 2013 – Punch is a staple at holiday parties, and the bartenders at The Dead Rabbit in New...

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