Mark Gillespie

Midleton Distillery Cooper Ger Buckley

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Ger Buckley is a 5th generation master cooper at Ireland’s Midleton Distillery, and one of only four coopers working at...

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Episode 316: May 15, 2011

The Powers family distilled whiskey for seven generations and two centuries on John’s Lane in Dublin, and John Ryan is...

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Episode 315: May 8, 2011

Irish whiskies once ruled the world, and Dublin was the center of Ireland’s whisky industry. There are no distilleries left...

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Episode 314: May 1, 2011

You’ve heard of single cask whiskies, but Buffalo Trace is taking the idea to an extreme with its Single Oak...

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Episode 313: April 24, 2011

Charles Maclean is one of the world’s top whisky writers, and is marking 30 years of writing about the water...

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Episode 312: April 17, 2011

The last time we heard from Japanese whisky blogger Chris Bunting, he was in the middle of writing a book...

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Episode 311: April 10, 2011

Belgium is known for its outstanding beers, but the country has three languages, three different cultures, and one sub-culture that...

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Episode 310: April 3, 2011

This week’s episode features one of the most mysterious single malt whiskies in the world. Taiwan’s Kavalan whisky has received...

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Episode 309: March 26, 2011

Five generations of the William Grant family have been making Grant’s Scotch whiskies, and we’ll look at the entire Grant’s...

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Episode 308: March 20, 2011

More from Edinburgh on this edition, with a look at some of the key places whisky lovers seek out on...

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