WhiskyCast is where it all begins. Now in our 17th year, each weekly podcast brings you the latest in whisky news, along with the latest events, tasting notes, comments from other listeners, and the weekly “In-Depth” segment features interviews with the people who help make whisky the “water of life”.

Episode 5: November 29, 2005

In this episode, Lawrence Graham gives us an update on January’s Victoria Whisky Festival. Our news update reports Scottish politicians and the whisky industry have come to terms on formal designations for Scotch whiskies, and we’ll have an update on the North American release of Jim Murray’s 2006 Whisky Bible, along with kudos for WhiskyCast.


Links:  Whisky Magazine | Scotch Whisky Association | Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible | The Scotch Blog | Bruichladdich | Park Avenue Liquors | Maker’s Mark | d.b.a. New York | Victoria Whisky Festival

 

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Episode 4: November 23, 2005

A special episode recorded on location at Monk’s Cafe in Philadelphia, as Malt Advocate publisher John Hansell discusses the winners of this year’s Malt Advocate Whisky Awards. In the news, the owner of Glenfiddich and The Balvenie expands to China, where whisky sales are booming. Pernod Ricard is considering cuts at its distilleries and bottling plants in Scotland, and a list of upcoming whisky events around the world.


Links:  Monk’s Cafe | Glenfiddich | The Balvenie | Scotch Whisky Association | Pernod Ricard | World Whiskies Conference | Malt Advocate

 

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Episode 3: November 19, 2005

Dave “Robbo” Robertson of Jon, Mark, & Robbo’s Easy Drinking Whisky Company explains the philosophy behind JMR’s line of vatted malt whiskies. Also, an update on the Kurt Busch controversy and Hurricane Katrina’s impact on Diageo.


Links:  Crown Royal | Diageo | The Dalmore

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Episode 2: November 15, 2005

In this episode: Crown Royal dethrones NASCAR’s defending champion, Aberlour celebrates founder James Fleming, and Bruichladdich’s Jim McEwan says it’s OK to put ice in his Scotch…as long as it’s his Bruichladdich Rocks.


Links:  Crown Royal | Aberlour | Maker’s Mark | Bruichladdich

 

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Episode 1: November 12, 2005

The premiere episode features news of two rare Ardbeg releases, Jim Murray’s 2006 Whisky Bible, upcoming events, and interviews with Parker Beam of Heaven Hill Distilleries and Jim Swan of Penderyn Distillery in Wales.


Links:  Ardbeg | Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible | Monk’s Cafe | d.b.a. New York | Bernheim Wheat Whiskey | Penderyn

 

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