Chuck Cowdery

Pernod Ricard Hops Back Into Kentucky Bourbon (Episode 772: June 16, 2019)

Ten years after Pernod Ricard left Kentucky with the sale of Wild Turkey to Gruppo Campari, the world’s #2 spirits...

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Good Friends and a Dram of Whisky (Episode 763: April 14, 2019)

Lew Bryson and Martin Duffy take their whisky seriously…but not much else! When they joined us at the recent American...

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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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Spot the Whiskey in this Podcast (Episode 633: March 19, 2017)

For years, whisky connoisseurs whispered about a mysterious Irish whiskey called Green Spot and begged friends traveling to Ireland to...

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Episode 608: September 25, 2016

We’re at a unique point in whisky history when it’s not unusual to see people celebrating 40, 45, or even...

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David Beam: 1941-2015

July 1, 2015 – David Beam, the last distiller at Jim Beam to carry the family name, passed away at...

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Winner Picked in Buffalo Trace’s Single Oak Project

June 7, 2015 – Habamus Bourbon.  That play on the Vatican’s traditional announcement of a new Pope was the way...

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Episode 538: June 6, 2015

This week, we’re looking at the end of an experiment nearly 14 years in the making…Buffalo Trace’s Single Oak Project....

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US Regulators Cracking Down on Whisky Age Statements

January 20, 2015 – With a growing number of complaints over lax enforcement of labeling standards for US-made whiskies, the...

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Episode 496: September 12, 2014

Templeton Rye has been in the spotlight in recent weeks as critics go after so-called “sourced whisky” producers for what...

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