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Bringing Distilling Back to Lexington’s Distillery District (Episode 714: July 15, 2018)

The James E. Pepper Distillery dominated the western edge of downtown Lexington, Kentucky for decades until it closed in 1958,...

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Waiting for Waterford’s Whiskey (Episode 685: March 18, 2018)

It’s St. Patrick’s Day weekend, and while we cover Irish Whiskey all year-round, it’s worth paying special attention to the...

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Malting Barley the Old School Way (Episode 641: May 14, 2017)

Most Scotch Whisky distilleries source their malted barley from large commercial maltsters today, but a handful of distilleries still maintain...

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Episode 589: May 14, 2016

Booker Noe passed away in 2004, but some of the whiskey he laid down shortly before his death is adding...

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Episode 522: February 21, 2015

For the second straight year, a Texas whiskey has won Best in Show honors at the American Craft Spirits Association competition....

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Ranger Creek Wins Best of Show in ACSA Competition

February 19, 2015 – San Antonio’s Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling took top honors in the American Craft Spirits Association’s...

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Episode 484: June 20, 2014

Distilling is serious business, and safety is paramount. Brianna Bailey of The Oklahoman can testify to that…she was an eyewitness...

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Episode 481: May 31, 2014

Tokyo’s whisky bars are legendary, but so hard to find that they’re often compared to Prohibition-era speakeasies. Hidetsugo Ueno owns...

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Episode 479: May 17, 2014

The old saying goes “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Dan Garrison’s life was full of lemons back in...

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This Week’s Whisky News & Notes

February 12, 2014 – Here are some of the stories making news in the whisky world this week… Beam is...

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