Mark Gillespie

Episode 413: February 24, 2013

Chip Tate of Balcones Distillery in Texas is winning even more awards for his whiskies, with two gold medals in...

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Angel’s Envy To Release Rye Whiskey in June

Louisville Distilling Company plans to release Angel’s Envy Rye in June, joining the Angel’s Envy Bourbon in the company’s core...

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Highland Park Launches Warrior Series

First, Highland Park launched a series of single malts honoring Orkney legends like Earl Haakon. Then came the Valhalla Collection,...

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Loch Lomond, Glen Scotia Distilleries on the Block

According to The Scotsman, the family-owned Loch Lomond Distillery has been put up for sale by owner Sandy Bulloch. The...

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Polish Whisky Lovers Get Oldest Karuizawa Single Cask

The oldest known whisky from the now-closed Karuizawa Distillery in Japan has been bottled exclusively for customers of a Polish...

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Fred Noe: Straight Up

On February 13, 2013, I visited the Jim Beam Distillery in Clermont, Kentucky with a group of writers to tour...

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Talisker Issues Storm Warning

Diageo’s Classic Malts range will be adding a new Talisker expression in early 2013, with plans to add more new...

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Maker’s Mark Changes Course

After a week of controversy surrounding plans to lower the bottling strength (ABV) of its flagship bourbon, Maker’s Mark has...

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WhiskyCast Virtual Tastings: February 2013

Our panel gathered via Skype this month to taste a series of single malts. Evan Chapman, Edwin Vargas, Jennifer Chung,...

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Episode 412: February 16, 2013

You have an iconic brand, but not enough supply to meet growing global demand…so you make one change in the...

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