Buffalo Trace Master Blender Drew Mayville. Photo ©2016 by Mark Gillespie.Drew Mayville’s 36 years in the whisky business include stints as the final master blender at Seagram’s and as Sazerac’s master blender for Buffalo Trace and its other whiskies, as well as the Pappy Van Winkle whiskies. He was one of the featured presenters at the Victoria Whisky Festival, and joins us to discuss his wide-ranging career on this week’s WhiskyCast In-Depth. In the news, Stewart Laing and his sons have unveiled their plans for Islay’s newest distillery…we’ll have the latest on new whiskies from Kilchoman, Glenmorangie, GlenDronach, and Highland Queen, bid the Elijah Craig Small Batch’s age statement farewell, and pay tribute to a unique craft distiller.

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