chemistry

20 Years As a Whisky Maverick (Episode 841: October 18, 2020)

John Glaser and his team at Compass Box Whisky Company are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year. While Glaser has...

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Chris Fletcher Named Jack Daniel’s Master Distiller

By Mark Gillespie October 7, 2020 – Just call him “Old No. 8.” Chris Fletcher becomes the latest in a...

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The Last Drop’s 1970 Glenrothes Single Malts and a Mystery of Whisky

By Mark Gillespie July 6, 2020 – Science has helped us figure out a lot of whisky’s secrets over the...

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Making the Malt that Makes the Whisky (Episode 821: May 31, 2020)

Malted barley is critical to the making of many whiskies around the world, and this week, we’ll take you inside...

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“The Amber Light” Brings Scotch Whisky to the Big Screen (Episode 803: January 26, 2020)

Is making whisky an art or a science? In “The Amber Light,” filmmaker Adam Park makes the argument that Scotch...

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The Future of Whisky? (Episode 769: May 26, 2019)

This week’s episode is certain to arouse the ire of whisky purists. We’re looking at Glyph, a “molecular whiskey” that’s...

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Your Tax Dollars…Not at Work! (Episode 749: January 13, 2019)

The partial shutdown of the U.S. federal government is now the longest on record, and it is having an impact...

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On the Road at Louisville’s Bourbon & Beyond (Episode 727: September 23, 2018)

Severe weather forced Louisville’s annual Bourbon & Beyond music, food, and whiskey festival to end a day earlier than planned,...

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Introducing The Pope to Pappy (Episode 691: April 22, 2018)

The Bible says “The Lord works in mysterious ways.” As proof, we have the story this week of Father Jim...

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Episode 559: October 24, 2015

Andy Cant has been a Scotch Whisky nomad for nearly four decades, working at distilleries and maltings all over Scotland....

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