Honours List

New Year, More WhiskyCast! (Episode 852: January 3, 2021)

Welcome to a new year, fans of the Water of Life! That’s exactly what we’ll be talking about on this...

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Irish Whiskey…With an Oregon Accent! (Episode 790: October 27, 2019)

Alex Chasko isn’t your typical Irish Whiskey master distiller and blender. For one, he isn’t Irish. He grew up in...

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Blackened Whiskey Begins the Next Chapter (Episode 771: June 9, 2019)

Rock bands often sound differently after they replace a member, and the members of Metallica considered Master Distiller Dave Pickerell...

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A Double Whammy for US Whisky Distillers (Episode 706: June 14, 2018)

Tax cuts that took effect at the start of 2018 encouraged many US whisky distillers to expand their facilities. Now,...

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There’s Whisky History Behind That Wall! (Episode 676: January 14, 2018)

You never know what might be found behind the walls or under the floors of old houses and other buildings,...

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Nearest Green’s Legacy Gets a New Home (Episode 675: January 7, 2018)

Last November, Fawn Weaver told us about her mission to spread the story of Nathan “Nearest” Green, the former slave...

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A Peek Inside the Irish Whiskey Archive (Episode 674: December 31, 2017)

Much of whisky’s early history is documented only in tales, with few written records that have survived the centuries. In...

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A $60,000 Whisky Tasting: The Balvenie DCS Compendium Chapter 3

What’s it like to taste five rare whiskies worth $60,000? In our latest “One on One” tasting, we’ll sit down...

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The Balvenie’s David Stewart Hono(u)red by Queen Elizabeth

July 5, 2016 – The Balvenie’s longtime malt master, David Stewart, has virtually every award that can be presented to...

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Episode 596: July 3, 2016

Single malt whiskies have been sold in the US for decades, but technically, there’s no official definition for “single malt”...

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