Kentucky Bourbon Affair

Kentucky Bourbon Festival Moving to October for 2020

By Mark Gillespie June 9, 2020 – The Covid-19 pandemic has forced postponements and cancellations of whisky festivals around the...

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Malting Barley for Future Generations of Whisky Lovers (Episode 822: June 7, 2020)

This week, we’ll wrap up our two-part tour of Gladfield Malt in New Zealand, where Gabi and Doug Mitchell have...

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Bourbon Festival Board Meets As Covid-19 Event Cancellations Reach Kentucky

Updated April 28, 2020 – Kentucky Bourbon Festival board members met Monday via Zoom videoconference, part of the ongoing need...

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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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A Throwback to the Early Days of Scotch Whisky (Episode 793: November 17, 2019)

Scotch whisky history was built on the backs of farmers who worked their fields three seasons of the year and...

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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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Memories of an Irish Whiskey Legend (Episode 699: May 20, 2018)

Irish Whiskey lost one of its longtime champions this past week with the passing of John Clement Ryan. He was...

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Taking Time Out of the Whisky Bottle (Episode 688: April 8, 2018)

Whisky makers have tried for decades to come up with ways of making young whiskies taste like older ones, but...

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Kentucky Moving Toward “Bourbon Without Borders”

April 6, 2018 – For almost as long as Kentucky distillers have opened their doors to visitors, they’ve had to...

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A Whisky Dream Realized (Episode 678: January 28, 2018)

Three years ago, we introduced you to Graeme Macaloney, a Scottish-Canadian pharmaceutical engineer with a dream of making his own...

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