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Heaven Hill Celebrates 85 Years of Whiskey (Episode 849: December 13, 2020)

85 years ago today, the five Shapira brothers and their partners opened Heaven Hill Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky. The Shapira...

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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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Whisky’s Man in the Middle (Episode 777: July 21, 2019)

Raj Sabharwal doesn’t make whiskies, but his role is critical in making sure you get to drink them. He’s one...

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Whiskey’s High Wire Act (Episode 775: July 7, 2019)

The husband and wife team of Scott Blackwell and Ann Marshall opened High Wire Distilling six years ago in Charleston,...

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Episode 598: July 17, 2016

There are lots of whiskies to choose from, and there’s a story behind each one. This time around, we’ll talk...

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Laphroaig’s 200th Anniversary Releases Continue With 16-Year-Old Single Malt

September 7, 2015 – As Laphroaig Distillery prepares to celebrate its 200th anniversary later this month, the Beam Suntory-owned Islay...

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