Blood Oath

95 Proof Whiskey…N95 Masks…Uncle Nearest Has Them Both! (Episode 814: April 12, 2020)

While we’re all raising our glasses to honor the health care workers, first responders, and other essential workers risking their...

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Exploring Whisky Through Science (Episode 812: March 29, 2020)

There’s still a lot left to discover about whisky, even though the “water of life” has been around for centuries....

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Blackened Whiskey Begins the Next Chapter (Episode 771: June 9, 2019)

Rock bands often sound differently after they replace a member, and the members of Metallica considered Master Distiller Dave Pickerell...

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Writing a New Chapter in Whisky History (Episode 762: April 7, 2019)

Lindores Abbey has a unique place in whisky history, thanks to Friar John Cor and the aqua vitae he distilled...

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Craft Whisky: Optimism and a Reality Check (Episode 689: April 15, 2018)

Every distillery opens as a dream, with the backers hoping to become the next Heaven Hill, Wild Turkey, or one...

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Taking Time Out of the Whisky Bottle (Episode 688: April 8, 2018)

Whisky makers have tried for decades to come up with ways of making young whiskies taste like older ones, but...

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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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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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Glencairn’s Whisky Glasses Shatter Expectations (Episode 648: July 2, 2017)

When Raymond Davidson and his sons started marketing the Glencairn Whisky Glass in 2001, they thought the target audience was...

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Scotch Whisky Pioneer Maureen Robinson (Episode 632: March 12, 2017)

Whisky was historically thought of as a “man’s drink” – but today, not only are more women drinking whisky, but women...

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