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Calls for Change & Diversity in the Whisky Community (Episode 823: June 14, 2020)

Recent protests over racism and police brutality against African-Americans have led to greater calls for diversity throughout American society, and...

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95 Proof Whiskey…N95 Masks…Uncle Nearest Has Them Both! (Episode 814: April 12, 2020)

While we’re all raising our glasses to honor the health care workers, first responders, and other essential workers risking their...

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A Whisky Still Knows No Gender (Episode 800: January 5, 2020)

The last decade was one of progress for women in the whisky industry, with more women than ever working as...

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The Uncle Nearest Story: A Timeless Lesson for Modern Times (Episode 779: August 4, 2019)

If the story of Nathan “Nearest” Green and Jack Daniel was made into a movie, critics might describe it as...

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Reviving One of Islay’s Legendary Distilleries (Episode 770: June 2, 2019)

Construction could begin later this year on Diageo’s planned revival of the legendary Port Ellen Distillery on Islay, which was...

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Dingle Whiskey: Oliver’s Dream Realized (Episode 768: May 19, 2019)

Oliver Hughes and his partners in Ireland’s Porterhouse Group opened Dingle Distillery in late 2012, just as the Irish craft...

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A New Tune for Dewar’s (Episode 761: March 31, 2019)

Blending whiskies is both an art and a science, and Dewar’s could fairly be accused of focusing more on the...

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The Wonderful World of Whisky (Episode 760: March 24, 2019)

This week, we’re on location at the Wonderful World of Whisky Show in Cornwall, Ontario with everything from great whiskies...

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Living the Whiskey Life in Cascade Hollow (Episode 757: March 3, 2019)

Nicole Austin made her mark on the American craft distilling movement at Brooklyn’s Kings County Distillery, then spent some time...

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Bourbon’s Economic Impact Booms in Kentucky

February 6, 2019 – Ten years ago, leaders of Kentucky’s Bourbon industry staged a protest at the Capitol in Frankfort...

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