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Kentucky Bourbon Distillers Set New Records in 2019

By Mark Gillespie October 31, 2020 – Imagine having to count nearly ten million barrels of whiskey and other spirits...

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Calls for Change & Diversity in the Whisky Community (Episode 823: June 14, 2020)

Recent protests over racism and police brutality against African-Americans have led to greater calls for diversity throughout American society, and...

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Whisky Bars in a Post-Pandemic World (Episode 819: May 17, 2020)

As parts of the world begin to reopen following lockdowns to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, bars are...

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Una’s Story (Episode 806: February 16, 2020)

This week on WhiskyCast, we’re sharing a special story of strength. Not the kind of strength one can build in...

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Kentucky Bourbon Tourism Hits Record Levels in 2019

By Mark Gillespie February 13, 2020 – If you build it, they will come. That applies not only to a...

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Winner, Winner…Whiskey Dinner! (Episode 796: December 8, 2019)

Nicole Austin can be excused for walking on Cloud 9 the other night at Whisky Advocate’s WhiskyFest in New York...

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The Back Stories Behind Picking Private Barrels (Episode 780: August 11, 2019)

“Private Selection” bottlings are the rage today, and it almost seems like an arms race as bars and retailers try...

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Jim Beam Warehouse Fire Leaves Behind Environmental Impact

July 8, 2019 – Investigators are now looking through the rubble of a rickhouse at Beam Suntory’s Old Crow warehousing...

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Jim Beam Bourbon Warehouse Still Burning in Kentucky

July 5, 2019 – The fire that destroyed a Jim Beam Bourbon maturation warehouse is still burning, nearly three days...

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Bourbon’s Economic Impact Booms in Kentucky

February 6, 2019 – Ten years ago, leaders of Kentucky’s Bourbon industry staged a protest at the Capitol in Frankfort...

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