Gilbert Curtsinger

There’s No Whisky Without the Barrels (Episode 660: September 24, 2017)

It’s often said that wood is responsible for most of a whisky’s flavor, and if that’s the case, then the...

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Ringleader Pleads Guilty in “Pappygate” Bourbon Thefts

September 21, 2017 – And then there was one…one remaining defendant left in Kentucky’s “Pappygate” scandal involving the insider thefts...

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Episode 570: January 9, 2016

America has a love-hate relationship with alcohol, and it’s fair to say that drinking has changed the course of American...

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Episode 558: October 17, 2015

George Washington’s Scottish distiller never made single malt whisky at Mount Vernon in the 18th Century, but Scottish distillers John...

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Episode 538: June 6, 2015

This week, we’re looking at the end of an experiment nearly 14 years in the making…Buffalo Trace’s Single Oak Project....

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Episode 537: May 30, 2015

Irish Whiskey once dominated the world, but several factors combined to nearly wipe the country’s distillers out over time. While...

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Episode 536: May 23, 2015

Gordon & MacPhail reopened Benromach Distillery in Speyside in 1998 after 15 years of inactivity, and Keith Cruickshank has been...

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Not Guilty Pleas In Kentucky Bourbon Thefts

May 22, 2015 – The alleged ringleader of a group charged with stealing Bourbon from Kentucky’s Buffalo Trace and Wild...

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Another Indictment In Kentucky Bourbon Thefts

May 20, 2015 – A tenth person has been indicted in connection with a series of thefts from Buffalo Trace...

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Episode 534: May 9, 2015

This episode wraps up our special coverage of the Spirit of Speyside Festival in Scotland, and we’ll hear from soccer star Michael...

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