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The World Championship Bourbon Barrel Relay

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One of the highlights of the annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival is the World Championship Bourbon Barrel Relay competition. Teams from...

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The Kentucky Bourbon Festival

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Bourbon has been part of the fabric of Central Kentucky for generations, and that heritage is celebrated every September at...

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Midleton Distillery Cooper Ger Buckley

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Ger Buckley is a 5th generation master cooper at Ireland’s Midleton Distillery, and one of only four coopers working at...

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Episode 314: May 1, 2011

You’ve heard of single cask whiskies, but Buffalo Trace is taking the idea to an extreme with its Single Oak...

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Episode 305: February 26, 2011

Brown-Forman’s cooperage in Louisville, Kentucky has an impact on whiskies all over the world. The cooperage makes all of the...

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Episode 291: November 27, 2010

The last time we heard from Jim McEwan, he was leading a toast at the end of his master class...

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Episode 166: September 27, 2008

This week, WhiskyCast is in Lebanon, Kentucky for the Marion County Country Ham Days Festival. This year’s festival honors Independent...

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Episode 143: May 4, 2007

Good things take time, and after 109 years, Ardmore is finally being released as a single malt. Until now, all...

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Episode 90: May 6, 2007

Distillers get all the glory, but there’s more to making great whisky than just running the still. The whisky industry’s...

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