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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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Yeast’s Impact on Whisky (Episode 836: September 13, 2020)

Yeast is one of the three main ingredients in whisky, along with grain and water. While we understand what grain...

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A Bonny Wee Distillery in Edinburgh (Episode 827: July 12, 2020)

Edinburgh’s newest malt whisky distillery opened with a bang – or perhaps, a cough. That’s because the Bonnington Distillery had...

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Brays Released From Idaho Jail, Trial Set for July

March 31, 2020 – Secret Spirits founders Jonathan and Cindy Bray are back home in Alberta after being released from...

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Coronavirus Hits the Whisky Industry (Episode 811: March 22, 2020)

The global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic took full hold on the whisky industry this week, as governments not only shut down...

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On the Road at DramFest 2020 in Christchurch, New Zealand (Episode 809: March 8, 2020)

This week, we’re on location at Whisky Galore’s DramFest 2020 in Christchurch, New Zealand! They’ve been making whisky in New...

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Whisky Industry Veterans Jailed in Idaho After Sting Operation

March 1, 2020 – The founders of Calgary-based Secret Spirits are in an Idaho jail after being arrested on charges...

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Bourbon Keeps Him Busy…Really! (Episode 721: August 26, 2018)

If Fred Minnick had any more balls in the air right now, the circus would be calling him with a...

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There’s Whisky History Behind That Wall! (Episode 676: January 14, 2018)

You never know what might be found behind the walls or under the floors of old houses and other buildings,...

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Whisky: It Starts with the Grain (Episode 638: April 23, 2017)

The end of April has grain farmers in North America and Europe poised to get into the fields and start...

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