James Yoakum

The Way of Whisky (Episode 696: May 10, 2018)

Dave Broom has been one of Japanese whisky’s most passionate observers for many years, and his latest book “The Way...

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A Craft Distiller’s Last Call

James Yoakum opened Cooper River Distillers in 2014 in the heart of Camden, New Jersey – just wanting to make...

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Craft Whisky: Optimism and a Reality Check (Episode 689: April 15, 2018)

Every distillery opens as a dream, with the backers hoping to become the next Heaven Hill, Wild Turkey, or one...

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Taking Time Out of the Whisky Bottle (Episode 688: April 8, 2018)

Whisky makers have tried for decades to come up with ways of making young whiskies taste like older ones, but...

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Distilling an Inner-City Revival (Episode 629: February 19, 2017)

Camden, New Jersey has a long manufacturing heritage dating back decades, but the city’s glory days ended decades ago –...

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