Karuizawa

The World’s Hottest Whisky? (Episode 655: August 20, 2017)

Since our first visit to Taiwan’s King Car Distillery in 2011, its Kavalan single malts have arguably become some of...

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A Tale of Texas Whiskey at Balcones (Episode 646: June 18, 2017)

Last year, Balcones Distilling left behind its original distillery – hand-built in an old welding shop underneath the 17th Street...

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Boom Days for Bourbon (Episode 644: June 4, 2017)

Bourbon’s growing global profile is at its highest in decades, and that’s good news in Kentucky. Even though Bourbon can...

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Episode 550: August 29, 2015

Kieran Folliard is a native son of Ireland, but calls Minnesota his home now. While running a group of Irish...

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1960 Karuizawa Sets Japanese Whisky Auction Record at Bonhams

August 28, 2015 – A 1960 Karuizawa Japanese single malt whisky has set what’s being claimed as the highest price...

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Episode 548: August 17, 2015

The “Bourbon Boom” has led to a corresponding boom in the publishing industry, with almost as many new Bourbon books...

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Japanese Whiskies Dominate Bonhams Hong Kong Auction

February 7, 2015 – While two rare Macallan single malts led the overall bidding, Japanese whiskies dominated the action at...

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Kavalan Takes Top Honors In 2014 Malt Maniacs Awards

December 15, 2014 – A Kavalan single malt from Taiwan’s King Car Distillery took the overall “Supreme Champion” award in...

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Episode 500: October 6, 2014

This is a special episode of WhiskyCast – not only is it the 500th episode, but it’s the second of...

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Episode 492: August 16, 2014

Chuck Cowdery is regarded as one of the top Bourbon writers around, and is one of the few writers to...

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