Ezra Brooks

Distilling Irish Whiskey History (Episode 853: January 10, 2021)

Irish Whiskey makers once dominated the world with their single pot still whiskies, but the collapse of Ireland’s whiskey industry...

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On the Road at Louisville’s Bourbon & Beyond (Episode 727: September 23, 2018)

Severe weather forced Louisville’s annual Bourbon & Beyond music, food, and whiskey festival to end a day earlier than planned,...

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Craft Whisky: Optimism and a Reality Check (Episode 689: April 15, 2018)

Every distillery opens as a dream, with the backers hoping to become the next Heaven Hill, Wild Turkey, or one...

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There’s Whisky History Behind That Wall! (Episode 676: January 14, 2018)

You never know what might be found behind the walls or under the floors of old houses and other buildings,...

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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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Bourbon Production Expanding in Bardstown, “Bourbon Capital of the World”

September 18, 2016 – As the 25th Kentucky Bourbon Festival winds down in Bardstown, Kentucky,  the town that calls itself...

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Episode 607: September 17, 2016

This week, Ardbeg unveiled its first single malt with an age statement since the original debut of the 10-year-old edition...

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Episode 584: April 10, 2016

The Whisky Sponge has been puncturing egos and tweaking the Scotch Whisky industry with impunity – and relative anonymity –...

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Luxco Confirms Plans for Kentucky Distillery

April 4, 2016 – Luxco produces some of Kentucky Bourbon’s biggest “legacy” brands, such as Rebel Yell and Ezra Brooks,...

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Episode 566: December 13, 2015

This week, we’ll give you a glimpse at something rarely seen…the very first still run at a new distillery. This...

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