David Stewart

The English Whisky Scene (Episode 840: October 11, 2020)

England’s modern whisky scene only goes back to 2006, when the English Whisky Company started distilling at St. George’s Distillery...

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Designing Distilleries for Scotch Whisky’s Next Century (Episode 795: December 1, 2019)

There’s an old saying that “form follows function.” It’s the idea that a building’s design should fit its intended purpose,...

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Irish Whiskey…With an Oregon Accent! (Episode 790: October 27, 2019)

Alex Chasko isn’t your typical Irish Whiskey master distiller and blender. For one, he isn’t Irish. He grew up in...

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Whisky As a Political Football (Episode 786: September 29, 2019)

Whisky has been a part of politics since the monks were working their stills in medieval times, helping opposing sides...

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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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To Whisky…And Beyond! (Episode 737: November 1, 2018)

This time around, we’re blasting off with the crew of the USS Starward! OK, we’re talking with David Vitale, the...

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Legends & Luxury in the Whisky World (Episode 736: October 28, 2018)

Many whisky lovers consider the “water of life” to be a regular part of their lives, but there’s no arguing...

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Go West, Whisky Investor…Westward, That Is (Episode 724: September 13, 2018)

Portland’s Westward American Single Malt from House Spirits is the latest prize in the spree of acquisitions and investments by...

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On the Road at Tales of the Cocktail (Episode 715: July 22, 2018)

This time around, we’re in New Orleans for Tales of the Cocktail, the annual gathering of bartenders and drinks industry...

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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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