John Rempe

Exploring Whisky Through Science (Episode 812: March 29, 2020)

There’s still a lot left to discover about whisky, even though the “water of life” has been around for centuries....

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From Hockey’s Hall of Fame to a Whiskey Rookie (Episode 784: September 15, 2019)

Ed Belfour has every honor a hockey player could dream of, including a Stanley Cup, an Olympic gold medal, and...

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Writing a New Chapter in Whisky History (Episode 762: April 7, 2019)

Lindores Abbey has a unique place in whisky history, thanks to Friar John Cor and the aqua vitae he distilled...

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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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Waiting for Waterford’s Whiskey (Episode 685: March 18, 2018)

It’s St. Patrick’s Day weekend, and while we cover Irish Whiskey all year-round, it’s worth paying special attention to the...

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Scotch Whisky Pioneer Maureen Robinson (Episode 632: March 12, 2017)

Whisky was historically thought of as a “man’s drink” – but today, not only are more women drinking whisky, but women...

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Episode 584: April 10, 2016

The Whisky Sponge has been puncturing egos and tweaking the Scotch Whisky industry with impunity – and relative anonymity –...

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Episode 549: August 22, 2015

Many American craft distillers produce single malt whiskies, but Seattle’s Westland Distillery is one of the few that only produces...

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Episode 529: April 11, 2015

This week, we’re on location at the Maker’s Mark Distillery in Loretto, Kentucky for the annual Maker’s Mark Handcraft Festival...

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