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Laws That Might Make You Want a Drink (Episode 835: September 6, 2020)

Whisky and other alcoholic beverages are some of the most regulated consumer products in the world, and let’s be honest…not...

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Unlocking the Gates of Kentucky’s Castle & Key Distillery (Episode 726: September 20, 2018)

In 1972, the gates were locked for what many thought would be the final time at Kentucky’s historic Old Taylor...

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Wandering The Wonderful World of Whisky (Episode 686: March 25, 2018)

Rachel Barrie is known on Twitter as @TheLadyBlender, and she’s just winding up her first year as the master blender...

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12 Years of Whisky Podcasts…and We’re Still Here! (Episode 667: November 12, 2017)

The very first episode of WhiskyCast was on November 12, 2005, and twelve years later, we’ve been around long enough...

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Ardbeg’s Native Ileach Mickey Heads (Episode 631: March 5, 2017)

Mickey Heads grew up about three miles from Islay’s Ardbeg Distillery, but the third-generation whisky maker never thought he’d wind...

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Scotch Whisky Association Names New CEO

March 2, 2017 – The Scotch Whisky Association has once again turned to Her Majesty’s diplomatic corps for a leader,...

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Scotch Whisky Association CEO Returning to UK Government

October 25, 2016 – Scotch Whisky Association chief executive David Frost is leaving the Edinburgh-based trade association, and will return...

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SWA’s Frost: Brexit Might Have Long-Term Benefit for Scotch Whisky

August 4, 2016 – While pundits and politicians have been wringing their hands over the overall impact of the United Kingdom’s June...

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Episode 542: July 4, 2015

Jim Rutledge gets most of the credit for reviving Four Roses Bourbon in the US over the last decade after...

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Scotch Whisky Association Turns To Diplomatic Corps Again

June 29, 2015 – Scotch Whisky Association CEO David Frost and his predecessor, Sir Gavin Hewitt, both came to the...

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