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Ardbeg’s Pirate Captain Sails Into the Sunset (Episode 857: February 7, 2021)

Mickey Heads retired recently after 13 years as Ardbeg’s distillery manager and four decades of work at distilleries on Islay...

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Tariffs, Tide Pods, and a Bootlegger’s Troubled Life (Episode 787: October 6, 2019)

George Remus could never have conceived of the idea of edible “whisky capsules,” but if he had, the “King of...

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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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Pernod Ricard Returns to Kentucky with Rabbit Hole Acquisition

June 14, 2019 – Ten years after exiting the Kentucky whiskey business with the $575 million sale of Wild Turkey...

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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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A New Riff on Bourbon (Episode 712: July 8, 2018)

Ken Lewis has accomplished a lot of things in his life, from climbing Alaska’s Denali to owning one of Kentucky’s...

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On the Road in Bourbon Country (Episode 659: September 17, 2017)

This week, we’re on the road at the annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival in Bardstown, Kentucky! We’ll have highlights from the...

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Ardbeg’s Native Ileach Mickey Heads (Episode 631: March 5, 2017)

Mickey Heads grew up about three miles from Islay’s Ardbeg Distillery, but the third-generation whisky maker never thought he’d wind...

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Episode 615: November 12, 2016

This week, we’re celebrating the 11th anniversary of WhiskyCast with a potpourri of sorts, as we catch up with people...

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Episode 601: August 7, 2016

We’ve packed this week’s WhiskyCast full of cask-strength conversation from around the world! Texas distillers Amanda and Nick Swift will...

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