Bill Samuels

Dave Pickerell, Craft Whiskey’s “Johnny Appleseed”: 1956-2018

November 2, 2018 – Dave Pickerell, the master distiller and blender responsible for helping dozens of would-be whiskey entrepreneurs achieve...

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Kavalan Takes Top Single Malt Honors in World Whiskies Awards

March 19, 2015 – For the second consecutive year, a “world” whisky has taken top honors as the “World’s Best...

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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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Maker’s Mark Testing Cask-Strength Version

June 11, 2014 — Maker’s Mark is working on a limited-edition cask-strength version of its popular Bourbon, with plans to...

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Episode 427: June 1, 2013

Stories are what give whisky its unique place in the drinks world, and this week, we’ll hear from two authors...

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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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Maker’s Mark Changes Course

After a week of controversy surrounding plans to lower the bottling strength (ABV) of its flagship bourbon, Maker’s Mark has...

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Episode 7: December 8, 2005

Award-winning whiskies dominate this edition of WhiskyCast! We’ll hear from Graham Coull of Glen Moray, the home of Jim Murray’s...

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