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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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A Throwback to the Early Days of Scotch Whisky (Episode 793: November 17, 2019)

Scotch whisky history was built on the backs of farmers who worked their fields three seasons of the year and...

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From Hockey’s Hall of Fame to a Whiskey Rookie (Episode 784: September 15, 2019)

Ed Belfour has every honor a hockey player could dream of, including a Stanley Cup, an Olympic gold medal, and...

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New Distillery, Familiar Faces (Episode 733: June 23, 2019)

If you’re starting a new distillery from scratch, it helps to find some veteran whisky makers to join you on...

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Challenging Whisky’s Norms at Eden Mill (Episode 694: May 3, 2018)

The area around St. Andrews was home to Scotch Whisky’s Haig family and their Seggie Distillery, but after it closed...

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On the Road – And at the Pub in Dublin (Episode 692: April 26, 2018)

This time around, we’re on the road in Dublin for the launch of the first cask-strength Jameson Irish Whiskey, the...

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Whisky & Chocolate: A Divine Combination (Episode 680: February 11, 2018)

With apologies to the legendary Scottish poet Robert Burns, “whisky and chocolate gang tegither!” Good whiskies and fine chocolates actually...

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Distilling Returns to the Birthplace of Scotch Whisky (Episode 654: August 13, 2017)

Lindores Abbey has a unique place in Scottish history. In 1494, the abbey’s Friar John Cor was responsible for the...

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Episode 599: July 24, 2016

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is not only an independent bottler of Scotch whiskies, but also the world’s largest whisky...

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What’s In a Name?

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Many of Scotland’s whisky distilleries are named after their towns, such as Aberlour, Bowmore, and Craigellachie. However, The Glenrothes is...

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