This week's WhiskyCast has part two of our conversation with Chuck Cowdery, author of the new book "Bourbon: Strange" and a member of the Bourbon Hall of Fame. Chuck's taking issue with the federal government's lack of enforcement of key whisky labeling requirements, and also discusses why he believes one of the largest spirits companies around has mishandled its American whiskey business for years.
You'll want to listen to the entire show...with all of the discussion this week about ALS, the Ice Bucket Challenge, and the Whiskey Ice Challenge started by Ryan Maloney at Julio's Liquors in Boston, I'll have a special message at the end from Linda Beam, Parker Beam's wife and primary caretaker...they've been watching as thousands of people dump cold water on themselves to raise awareness and funds for ALS research!
Episode 493: August 22, 2014 whiskycast.com This week, we'll wrap up our conversation with Bourbon Hall of Fame member Chuck Cowdery, author of the new book "Bourbon: Strange" and get his views on more of the controversies facing the whisky ...
Looks like the #WhiskeyIceChallenge has gone viral...none other than Sir Patrick Stewart has taken it. If you look really closely (as I did in frame-by-frame mode), he's pouring a dram of Old Pulteney, and I think it's the 12 year old. The age isn't quite clear, though.