Joe Hyman

The Whisky World Copes With Covid-19’s Impact (Episode 816: April 26, 2020)

With tens of thousands of bar and restaurant workers around the world laid off because of mandatory bar and restaurant...

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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 “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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45 Is Old…For a Bourbon! (Episode 709: June 24, 2018)

If you’re young, you might think 45 is old. If you’re older, you might think 45 is still pretty young....

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Episode 558: October 17, 2015

George Washington’s Scottish distiller never made single malt whisky at Mount Vernon in the 18th Century, but Scottish distillers John...

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“A Perfect Whiskey” Goes on the Block in Boston

 October 17, 2015 – Pre-Prohibition Bourbons come up fairly regularly at auctions, but it’s rare that a whiskey estimated to...

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Episode 538: June 6, 2015

This week, we’re looking at the end of an experiment nearly 14 years in the making…Buffalo Trace’s Single Oak Project....

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Episode 498: September 26, 2014

With all of the issues being raised over whisky labeling in the US and a new lawsuit challenging claims on...

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Episode 427: June 1, 2013

Stories are what give whisky its unique place in the drinks world, and this week, we’ll hear from two authors...

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Episode 420: April 14, 2013

When Magnus Eunson set up his illegal still on Orkney in 1798, the gaugers in the village of Kirkwall were...

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