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Pandemic Leaves Whisky Festivals in Critical Condition (Episode 831: August 9, 2020)

This week saw upcoming whisky events in the U.S., England, Ireland, Canada, and Australia either postponed or cancelled outright as...

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Whisky is Too Important to be Taken Seriously (Episode 687: April 1, 2018)

Scotland’s Douglas Laing & Co. is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2018, and for many of those years, the Laing...

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How Much Difference Does Wood Make in a Whisky? Lots…

March 27, 2018 – Whiskey lovers and whiskey makers often argue over how much difference the wood in a barrel...

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Waiting for Waterford’s Whiskey (Episode 685: March 18, 2018)

It’s St. Patrick’s Day weekend, and while we cover Irish Whiskey all year-round, it’s worth paying special attention to the...

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A Spirited Time in New Brunswick (Episode 668: November 19, 2017)

This time around, we’re on location at the New Brunswick Spirits Festival in Fredericton, New Brunswick…and if you think we...

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Canadians Celebrate As Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye Wins Whisky Bible Honors

November 19, 2015 – Canadians are cheering the selection of Crown Royal’s Northern Harvest Rye as the 2016 Whisky Bible’s...

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Redbreast 21 Named Irish Whiskey of the Year

October 16, 2015 – For the second consecutive year, Redbreast 21 has taken top honors as the “Irish Whiskey of...

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Episode 525: March 14, 2015

Anthony Bourdain is many things…a chef, author, journalist, and media personality. At heart, though, he’s a hedonist seeking pleasure from...

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Episode 523: February 28, 2015

Lots to talk about this week, with news from all over the world! Bruichladdich’s Jim McEwan joins us on WhiskyCast...

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Irish Distillers to Release Irish Oak-Finished Midleton

February 24, 2015 – For the first time, Irish Distillers will release a special version of Midleton finished in virgin...

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