Ken Grier

Good Friends and a Dram of Whisky (Episode 763: April 14, 2019)

Lew Bryson and Martin Duffy take their whisky seriously…but not much else! When they joined us at the recent American...

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Irish Whiskey’s Ups and Downs in 2018 (Episode 744: December 9, 2018)

Irish Whiskey continues to be one of the fastest-growing segments of the whisky business around the world, but the distilleries...

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Becoming a Bourbon Badass (Episode 702: May 31, 2018)

Bourbon scares some people away…at first. Often, those who approach Bourbon gingerly develop a true passion for it, and become...

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Port Charlotte and Islay’s “Middle Child Syndrome” (Episode 701: May 27, 2018)

Bruichladdich’s Port Charlotte single malt lies in between the distillery’s namesake unpeated whiskies and its Octomore heavily peated malts, and...

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The Macallan’s Whisky Cathedral Opens in Scotland (Episode 700: May 24, 2018)

Edrington first announced plans for The Macallan’s new distillery in 2012, but the planning process on what may be one...

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The Macallan Opens New £140 Million Distillery

May 22, 2018 – With a laser light show over the Speyside countryside that apparently had some people in the...

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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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A Passion for Whisky Becomes a Career (Episode 637: April 16, 2017)

This week, we’ll talk with two people who have turned their passion for whisky into careers. Tracie Franklin is one...

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Bladnoch’s Back in Business (Episode 636: April 9, 2017)

Scotland’s Bladnoch Distillery celebrates its 200th anniversary this year, but the Lowlands distillery almost never made it to that milestone....

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Episode 510: December 8, 2014

As we reported on our last episode, Balcones Distilling founder Chip Tate has accepted a buyout agreement from the majority...

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