A Glass Apart

Distilling Irish Whiskey History (Episode 853: January 10, 2021)

Irish Whiskey makers once dominated the world with their single pot still whiskies, but the collapse of Ireland’s whiskey industry...

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Scotch Whisky’s Tiger Gets Back to Work (Episode 627: February 5, 2017)

It’s hard for some people to retire. Jim McEwan says he was pacing around his home on Islay “like a...

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Diageo Returns to Irish Whiskey, Plans Dublin Distillery

January 31, 2017 – Diageo is returning to the Irish Whiskey category, a little more than two years after it...

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Episode 581: March 19, 2016

After two years of victories for Pacific Rim whiskies, a single malt Scotch is back on top of the World...

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Interview: “A Glass Apart” Author Fionnán O’Connor

March 13, 2016 – While today’s Irish Whiskies are known largely as smooth, mellow, triple-distilled drams, the sub-category known as...

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Episode 580: March 12, 2016

There was once a time when Ireland’s single pot still whiskies were among the world’s most popular drams, but a...

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