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A Nest Full of New Redbreasts (Episode 788: October 13, 2019)

The United States is the largest market for Irish Whiskey worldwide, but until now, one of Ireland’s legendary whiskeys had...

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TTB Seeking Public Input On Proposed Update to Alcohol Regulations

Updated March 20, 2019 – CFR Title 27, Part 5. Unless you’re in the alcoholic beverage industry, you’ve probably never heard...

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How Young Can a Whisky Be?

May 6, 2018 – Age statements can tell us how old a whisky is, and in some cases, how young...

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Top 10 Whisky Predictions for 2018

January 2, 2018 – As a journalist, I spend much of my time covering news that has already happened. There...

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Episode 608: September 25, 2016

We’re at a unique point in whisky history when it’s not unusual to see people celebrating 40, 45, or even...

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SWA’s Frost: Brexit Might Have Long-Term Benefit for Scotch Whisky

August 4, 2016 – While pundits and politicians have been wringing their hands over the overall impact of the United Kingdom’s June...

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Episode 587: April 30, 2016

The other night, one of the whiskey bars in Louisville held a “Jim Rutledge Tribute Night” to honor the retired...

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Episode 586: April 23, 2016

Paul Hletlko is one of the leaders in North America’s craft distilling movement, and the founder of FEW Spirits is...

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Episode 585: April 17, 2016

Japan’s Hombo Shuzo has been making whiskies off and on since 1949, and the company’s whisky heritage claims a critical...

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Episode 579: March 5, 2016

Adam Hannett has a tough job, though he wouldn’t trade places with anyone for the world! He took over for...

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