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Crown Royal’s Bourbon…Uh, Blender’s Mash

With the ongoing trade dispute between the US and Canada, it’s important to keep in mind that Canadian Whisky remains...

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A Big Bourbon Weekend in Mississippi (Episode 693: April 29, 2018)

Oxford, Mississippi is known for many things, but Bourbon isn’t usually the first thing you think of. Chef John Currence...

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Preparing for Whisky’s Next Generation (Episode 682: February 25, 2018)

Distillers like to say they’re not making whisky for themselves, but laying it down for future generations. Part of that...

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Snowflakes in the Forecast … and Whiskey Lovers in Line (Episode 670: December 3, 2017)

Colorado’s ski resorts wish they had lift lines as long as the one that stretched down Kalamath Street in Denver...

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Tales of a Retired Whisky Maker (Episode 651: July 23, 2017)

Jim Boyko’s career took him from the old Seagram’s distillery in Waterloo, Ontario to the Canadian prairie in Gimli, Manitoba,...

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Episode 588: May 7, 2016

Jonathan Drew wants to take his success in the cigar business and expand into the spirits industry, and he plans...

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Crown Royal Strike Ends, Contract Dispute Continues

May 5, 2016 – Workers at Diageo’s Crown Royal distillery in Gimli, Manitoba have returned to work after a strike...

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Episode 585: April 17, 2016

Japan’s Hombo Shuzo has been making whiskies off and on since 1949, and the company’s whisky heritage claims a critical...

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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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Crown Royal Distillery Strike Could Last Into Summer

April 5, 2016 – The month-long strike by workers at Diageo’s Crown Royal distillery in Gimli, Manitoba is likely to...

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