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Episode 496: September 12, 2014

Templeton Rye has been in the spotlight in recent weeks as critics go after so-called “sourced whisky” producers for what...

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Margie Samuels To Join Kentucky Bourbon Hall Of Fame

September 11, 2014 – Traditionally, the Kentucky Distillers Association keeps the names of its honorees for the Kentucky Bourbon Hall...

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Kentucky Distillers Honor Wild Turkey’s Jimmy Russell

September 2, 2014 – Not much happens around Wild Turkey Distillery without longtime Master Distiller Jimmy Russell knowing about it,...

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Maker’s Mark Honors Another Cardinal

July 22, 2014 – Maker’s Mark plays both sides of the Bluegrass State rivalry between the University of Kentucky and...

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Episode 473: April 5, 2014

Many of Scotland’s historic distilleries have faded into history, to be remembered only by archivists and the occasional whisky lover....

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Kentucky Coach Honored on Maker’s Mark 2014 Keeneland Bottle

April 2, 2014 – University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari has his team in the NCAA’s Final Four this...

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Episode 468: March 1, 2014

Maker’s Mark celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, and the distillery is about to undergo a $70 million dollar expansion...

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Episode 436: August 3, 2013

Keith Batt never dreamed of distilling whisky when he and his family bought the Nant Estate in Tasmania, but the...

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Episode 414: March 2, 2013

Whisky has historically been thought of as a “man’s drink”, but thankfully, that’s changing. Not only are more women drinking...

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Episode 413: February 24, 2013

Chip Tate of Balcones Distillery in Texas is winning even more awards for his whiskies, with two gold medals in...

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