Brian Treacy

Malting Barley for Future Generations of Whisky Lovers (Episode 822: June 7, 2020)

This week, we’ll wrap up our two-part tour of Gladfield Malt in New Zealand, where Gabi and Doug Mitchell have...

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Whisky’s Man in the Middle (Episode 777: July 21, 2019)

Raj Sabharwal doesn’t make whiskies, but his role is critical in making sure you get to drink them. He’s one...

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Poking the Bourbon Bear (Episode 766: May 5, 2019)

Let’s face it. When you think of American Whiskey, Bourbon is probably top of mind. After all, Congress declared it...

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The “Godfather of Rye Whiskey” (Episode 730: October 7, 2018)

The largest single distiller of Rye Whiskey isn’t in Kentucky, but just along the other side of the Ohio River...

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Jeff Arnett: 10 Years as Master Distiller at Jack Daniel’s (Episode 718: August 5, 2018)

Jeff Arnett became the Master Distiller for Jack Daniel’s in 2008, joining a small club of distillers that began with...

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Parker’s Heritage Collection Takes a Twist (Episode 713: July 12, 2018)

Heaven Hill has unveiled the 2018 edition of Parker’s Heritage Collection whiskey. It’s a Bourbon finished in Orange Curaçao liqueur...

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Whisky: It Starts with the Grain (Episode 638: April 23, 2017)

The end of April has grain farmers in North America and Europe poised to get into the fields and start...

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Whisky Across the Generations (Episode 634: March 26, 2017)

This week’s American Whiskey Convention at Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park featured an air of generational change. At one end, legendary...

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How Retailers Price Whiskies (Episode 623: January 8, 2017)

The controversy over Beam Suntory’s sudden decision to change its plans for a Booker’s Bourbon price hike during the New...

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Episode 621: December 25, 2016

The founders of Baltimore’s Sagamore Spirits could have chosen to buy a distillery anywhere they wanted to, but they wanted...

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