Dad’s Hat

A Spanish Cooper Answers the Demand for Sherry Casks (Episode 813: April 5, 2020)

Spain’s tonelerias supply the Sherry-seasoned casks that help give some whiskies their unique character, but those casks are increasingly in...

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Exploring Whisky Through Science (Episode 812: March 29, 2020)

There’s still a lot left to discover about whisky, even though the “water of life” has been around for centuries....

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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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Writing a New Chapter in Whisky History (Episode 762: April 7, 2019)

Lindores Abbey has a unique place in whisky history, thanks to Friar John Cor and the aqua vitae he distilled...

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An Evening for HIAS With the Pittsburgh Whiskey Friends

When the Pittsburgh Whiskey Friends invited us to come to their city and lead a benefit tasting in honor of...

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A Big Bourbon Weekend in Mississippi (Episode 693: April 29, 2018)

Oxford, Mississippi is known for many things, but Bourbon isn’t usually the first thing you think of. Chef John Currence...

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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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Making the Numbers Add Up for Craft Distillers

December 19, 2017 – The stories of friends deciding to open their own distilleries are almost legendary. For John Cooper...

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Whisky & Charity Go Together (Episode 624: January 15, 2017)

This week, we’ll tell you about two upcoming opportunities to taste rare whiskies in Scotland and Kentucky. David Faughn and...

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Democratic Convention Gives Philadelphia Distillers a Chance to Shine

July 25, 2016 – Stepping over the footings for a wall in an old Philadelphia foundry, it’s hard to see...

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