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A Spanish Cooper Answers the Demand for Sherry Casks (Episode 813: April 5, 2020)

Spain’s tonelerias supply the Sherry-seasoned casks that help give some whiskies their unique character, but those casks are increasingly in...

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WhistlePig Rye: Moving On Without the Master (Episode 767: May 12, 2019)

Of all the craft distilleries Dave Pickerell worked with before his sudden death last November, none was more identified with...

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Reviving the Historic Chicken Cock Whiskey Brand (Episode 745: December 16, 2018)

While some entrepreneurs are trying to cash in on the Bourbon boom by starting new whiskey brands, others are looking...

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TTB Seeking Public Input On Proposed Update to Alcohol Regulations

Updated March 20, 2019 – CFR Title 27, Part 5. Unless you’re in the alcoholic beverage industry, you’ve probably never heard...

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WhiskyFest Hits New York City (Episode 743: December 6, 2018)

Whisky Advocate’s annual WhiskyFest took over the Marriott Marquis in New York City’s Times Square Tuesday night, and we’ll have...

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The Power(s) of Irish Whiskey Lore (Episode 741: November 25, 2018)

Ireland’s Power family dominated the Irish Whiskey industry almost from the day innkeeper James Power started making whiskey behind his...

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Beam Suntory Changes Plans for Booker’s Bourbon Price Hike

January 2, 2017 – Three weeks after announcing plans for a 66 percent increase in the price of Booker’s Bourbon...

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