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Another New Distillery for Islay (Episode 858: February 14, 2021)

Scotland’s legendary whisky island is getting yet another new distillery. Local officials have approved the plans for the new Elixir...

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The Godfather of Australian Whisky (Episode 799: December 29, 2019)

There was no Australian Whisky industry to speak of in 1992 when Bill Lark persuaded the government to give him...

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Australian Whiskies and the “Roo Flu” (Episode 782: September 1, 2019)

We’re back after spending eight days in Australia and a week in bed fighting the “Roo Flu” virus, and there’s...

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Whiskies From a Land Down Under (Episode 781: August 19, 2019)

This time around, we’re in Australia as Tasmania’s distillers wrap up the third annual Tasmanian Whisky Week. It’s been 27...

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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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The Uncle Nearest Story: A Timeless Lesson for Modern Times (Episode 779: August 4, 2019)

If the story of Nathan “Nearest” Green and Jack Daniel was made into a movie, critics might describe it as...

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Episode 594: June 18, 2016

Moving is one of those things that no one really enjoys…let alone when one has to move hundreds of rare...

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Episode 489: July 25, 2014

Tasmania’s distillers have been making some unusual and incredible whiskies in recent years, but many of them are flying under...

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Aussie Malt Wins “World’s Best” in World Whiskies Awards

March 21, 2014 – Call it an upset…call it a surprise…call it what you will, but the reputation of Australian...

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Episode 461: January 17, 2014

This is the first of two episodes from this weekend’s Victoria Whisky Festival in British Columbia, where Canadian whisky was...

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