Jim McEwan

Happy Hour Live with Scotch Whisky Legend Jim McEwan (Episode 886, August 4, 2021)

We’re going into the #HappyHourLive webcast archives for this episode! Legendary distiller Jim McEwan joined us last February on the...

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Another New Distillery for Islay (Episode 858: February 14, 2021)

Scotland’s legendary whisky island is getting yet another new distillery. Local officials have approved the plans for the new Elixir...

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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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Scotch Whisky Puts Out the Welcome Mat…Slowly (Episode 828: July 19, 2020)

Tourism has become a major part of the Scotch Whisky industry, with two million people visiting distilleries in both 2018...

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Japanese Whisky’s Legal Loophole (Episode 815: April 19, 2020)

The demand for Japanese whiskies has far outpaced the supply over the last five years, and entrepreneurs are taking advantage...

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The Worst #@*$ Whisky I’ve Ever Tasted!

March 28, 2019 – “What have you done!” My mouth was puckering, trembling, and shivering all at the same time...

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The “Godfather of Rye Whiskey” (Episode 730: October 7, 2018)

The largest single distiller of Rye Whiskey isn’t in Kentucky, but just along the other side of the Ohio River...

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A Blind Whisky Tasting Leads to Surprises

This month, we put our panel to the test and had them taste three whiskies blind. The only thing Davin...

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A Spirited Time in New Brunswick (Episode 668: November 19, 2017)

This time around, we’re on location at the New Brunswick Spirits Festival in Fredericton, New Brunswick…and if you think we...

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Douglas Laing To Build Glasgow Distillery

July 31, 2017 – Douglas Laing & Co. will celebrate its 70th anniversary in 2018, and the family-owned Scotch Whisky...

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