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Europe Pauses Planned Rise in Tariffs on American Whiskies

May 17, 2021 – A thaw in relations between the European Union and the United States has American whisky makers...

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Rye is Rye, Right? Not So Fast… (Episode 867: April 19, 2021)

Whisky lovers can probably name at least a few varieties of barley commonly used to make single malts, but rye?...

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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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A Bright Future for The GlenAllachie (Episode 854: January 17, 2021)

It’s been a little more than three years since Billy Walker and his partners acquired Scotland’s GlenAllachie Distillery from Chivas...

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New Year, More WhiskyCast! (Episode 852: January 3, 2021)

Welcome to a new year, fans of the Water of Life! That’s exactly what we’ll be talking about on this...

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Distillers Win On New Year’s Eve as FDA Drops Hand Sanitizer “User Fee”

By Mark Gillespie – January 1, 2021 – One of the frequent comments seen on social media after the U.S....

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Hand Sanitizer Production Could Cost U.S. Whiskey Distillers

By Mark Gillespie December 31, 2020 –  In March, Sagamore Spirit Distillery president Brian Treacy took a call from the...

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Ending 2020 On a High Note (Episode 851: December 27, 2020)

2020 will not be remembered well by many people, but there have been a few bright spots for whisky lovers....

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Craft Distillers Win Permanent Break in Federal Excise Taxes

Updated December 28, 2020 – Christmas came a few days early for members of the U.S. craft distilling movement. Last...

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Walking Through 200 Years of Johnnie Walker’s History (Episode 850: December 20, 2020)

Johnnie Walker is marking its 200th anniversary in 2020, and Diageo’s Dr. Nick Morgan joins us to discuss his new...

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