Ian Macleod Distillers

Ardbeg’s Pirate Captain Sails Into the Sunset (Episode 857: February 7, 2021)

Mickey Heads retired recently after 13 years as Ardbeg’s distillery manager and four decades of work at distilleries on Islay...

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Old Forester Bourbon Celebrates 150 Years (Episode 842: October 25, 2020)

Very few Bourbon brands can claim much of a pre-Prohibition heritage, but Brown-Forman’s Old Forester can. George Garvin Brown created...

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Scotch Whisky’s Future in the Climate Crisis (Episode 805: February 9, 2020)

World leaders will be in Glasgow later this year for the United Nations COP26 Climate Change Conference, and Scotch Whisky...

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Whisky Tariffs Cause Problems on Both Sides of the Atlantic (Episode 804: February 2, 2020)

The whisky industry has become collateral damage in the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and the European Union, with...

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The Queen of Canadian Whisky (Episode 794: November 24, 2019)

This week, we’re in Fredericton, New Brunswick for the 24th annual New Brunswick Spirits Festival! We’ll talk with one of...

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Whisky Knows No Gender…Why Don’t Some Men Get That? (Episode 758: March 10, 2019)

Women are making whiskies, running whisky companies, and teaching people how to enjoy whiskies all over the world. So…why do...

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It’s Allta ‘Bout the Yeast! (Episode 753: February 3, 2019)

Glenmorangie unveiled its 10th Private Edition release this week in London, and we were there as Allta marked a new...

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Scotland Distillery Projects Moving Through the Approval Process

January 9, 2019 (Updated January 15) – As the first work week of the New Year begins for many Scotch Whisky...

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Talking Whiskey with the British Bourbon Society (Episode 746: December 23, 2018)

One sign of the Bourbon boom worldwide can be found in Great Britain, where the British Bourbon Society was founded...

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Reviving the Historic Chicken Cock Whiskey Brand (Episode 745: December 16, 2018)

While some entrepreneurs are trying to cash in on the Bourbon boom by starting new whiskey brands, others are looking...

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