Jim Beam American Stillhouse

$60 Million Jim Beam Visitors Center to Open in 2021

By Mark Gillespie December 4, 2020 – Beam Suntory’s flagship Jim Beam American Stillhouse attraction in Clermont, Kentucky will remain...

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Coronavirus Has Whisky Lovers Facing Bans on Distillery Tours & Festivals

By Mark Gillespie Updated March 15, 2020  – As the impact of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic spreads, more whisky events...

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Coronavirus Pandemic Impacting Whisky Tourism and Events

By Mark Gillespie March 12, 2020 – As professional sports and conference organizers worldwide cancel or postpone their event plans...

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Tariffs Leading to U.S. Whisky Price Increases (Episode 789: October 20, 2019)

There’s a lot of uncertainty for U.S. whisky lovers after the Trump Administration’s new 25% tariff on imports of single...

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Kentucky Distillers and Retailers At Odds Over “Distillery Exclusive” Whiskies

February 8, 2019 – There’s a feud brewing in Kentucky, and it could make the legendary feud between the Hatfields...

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Ardbeg’s Native Ileach Mickey Heads (Episode 631: March 5, 2017)

Mickey Heads grew up about three miles from Islay’s Ardbeg Distillery, but the third-generation whisky maker never thought he’d wind...

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Strike Underway At Jim Beam Distilleries in Kentucky

October 15, 2016 – Union employees at Beam Suntory’s two Kentucky distilleries have walked off the job after their contract...

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Jim Beam Labor Talks Face Midnight Deadline

Updated October 14, 2016 – Negotiations aimed at preventing a strike by workers at two Jim Beam distilleries in Kentucky...

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Episode 607: September 17, 2016

This week, Ardbeg unveiled its first single malt with an age statement since the original debut of the 10-year-old edition...

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