International Spirits Challenge

Bringing Distilling Back to Lexington’s Distillery District (Episode 714: July 15, 2018)

The James E. Pepper Distillery dominated the western edge of downtown Lexington, Kentucky for decades until it closed in 1958,...

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Episode 597: July 10, 2016

The push by distillers for US Government recognition of an “American Single Malt Whisky” definition would also have an impact on...

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Episode 435: July 27, 2013

Ask a Scot about Ben Nevis, and you’re more likely to hear about the highest peak in Scotland than the...

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Episode 434: July 20, 2013

The whisky world lost one of the legends this week with the passing of Buffalo Trace Master Distiller Emeritus Elmer...

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International Spirits Challenge Honors Barry Crockett, Presents Whisky Trophies

July 17, 2013 – Retired Irish Distillers master distiller Barry Crockett was presented with the International Spirits Challenge’s 2013 Outstanding...

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Episode 341: October 30, 2011

Each autumn, Woodford Reserve releases its Masters Collection whiskey, a variation on one of the five elements of Bourbon defined...

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Episode 290: November 20, 2010

Whisky truly is the “water of life”, and as many as 60,000 people will benefit from the sale of one...

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