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Exploring Whisky Through Science (Episode 812: March 29, 2020)

There’s still a lot left to discover about whisky, even though the “water of life” has been around for centuries....

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Kentucky Bourbon Production Sets New Records

October 30, 2019 – Kentucky’s Bourbon distillers are running their stills at full steam to catch up with current –...

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Whiskey On the Water: Jefferson’s Journey (Episode 754: February 10, 2019)

Long before highways crossed North America, flatboats with barrels of whiskey were a common sight along the Ohio and Mississippi...

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Kentucky Distillers and Retailers At Odds Over “Distillery Exclusive” Whiskies

February 8, 2019 – There’s a feud brewing in Kentucky, and it could make the legendary feud between the Hatfields...

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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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Episode 608: September 25, 2016

We’re at a unique point in whisky history when it’s not unusual to see people celebrating 40, 45, or even...

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Kentucky Governor Signs “Barrel Tax” Relief Bill

April 17, 2014– Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has signed a bill that gives the Commonwealth’s whisky distillers a break from...

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Kentucky Lawmakers Approve Distillery Tax Relief

March 31, 2014 – Kentucky’s House of Representatives has signed off on a bill that gives the state’s Bourbon distillers...

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Episode 472: March 29, 2014

James Espey has created some of whisky’s legendary brands during his career, along with the Keepers of the Quaich, and...

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Tennessee Lawmakers Punt On Whiskey Legislation

March 25, 2014 – With no agreement between competing Tennessee distillers on proposed changes to the state’s 2013 law setting...

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