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Kentucky Distillers and Retailers At Odds Over “Distillery Exclusive” Whiskies

February 8, 2019 – There’s a feud brewing in Kentucky, and it could make the legendary feud between the Hatfields...

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Making Whisky with MGP’s Gordon Working (Episode 679: February 4, 2018)

When someone wants to start a new whisky brand, but doesn’t own a distillery, chances are they’ll turn to Gordon...

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A Whisky Dream Realized (Episode 678: January 28, 2018)

Three years ago, we introduced you to Graeme Macaloney, a Scottish-Canadian pharmaceutical engineer with a dream of making his own...

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Whisky With a Place (Episode 657: September 3, 2017)

The concept of terroir is frequently discussed among wine lovers, but the whisky world has been more reluctant to discuss...

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Dealmaking Continues in Craft Distilling As Pernod Ricard Acquires Smooth Ambler

December 8, 2016 – Smooth Ambler Spirits’ Old Scout was named the “Best Single Barrel Bourbon in the World” in...

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Bourbon Production Expanding in Bardstown, “Bourbon Capital of the World”

September 18, 2016 – As the 25th Kentucky Bourbon Festival winds down in Bardstown, Kentucky,  the town that calls itself...

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Episode 595: June 25, 2016

Willie Cochrane retired last month after 39 years at Jura Distillery, and spent the last 11 of them as the...

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Episode 590: May 22, 2016

One of Scotland’s newest distilleries opened its doors for the first time to visitors this week, though opportunities to visit...

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Episode 588: May 7, 2016

Jonathan Drew wants to take his success in the cigar business and expand into the spirits industry, and he plans...

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Episode 573: January 23, 2016

Drew Mayville’s 36 years in the whisky business include stints as the final master blender at Seagram’s and as Sazerac’s...

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