Hood River Distillers

The First American Single Malt Whiskey? (Episode 705: June 10, 2018)

Historians aren’t sure who distilled the first Scotch-style single malt whiskey in the United States, but Oregon’s Clear Creek Distillery...

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New Tricks for an Old Elk (Episode 672: December 17, 2017)

Greg Metze spent years making whisky near the banks of the Ohio River, but he never really got the recognition...

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Episode 587: April 30, 2016

The other night, one of the whiskey bars in Louisville held a “Jim Rutledge Tribute Night” to honor the retired...

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Episode 544: July 19, 2015

Bourbon has a unique place in American history, but as with other elements of American history…many of the stories of...

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