Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame

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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Tasting Bourbons With the “Off Track” Team of Hinchcliffe, Rossi, & Durham

This is another in our series of special episodes during the coronavirus pandemic to help bring whisky lovers together while...

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Al Young: 1942-2019

By Mark Gillespie December 26, 2019 – Look at the “About” section of Al Young’s Facebook profile. In the “work” category,...

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Tariffs Leading to U.S. Whisky Price Increases (Episode 789: October 20, 2019)

There’s a lot of uncertainty for U.S. whisky lovers after the Trump Administration’s new 25% tariff on imports of single...

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Whisky As a Political Football (Episode 786: September 29, 2019)

Whisky has been a part of politics since the monks were working their stills in medieval times, helping opposing sides...

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A New Job…and a New Way to Spell “Whiskey” (Episode 785: September 22, 2019)

Graham Coull grew up in Speyside spelling “whisky” without the “e” – as any proper Scot would. It didn’t help...

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Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame Introduces Class of 2019

September 19, 2019 – Six new legends joined some of Bourbon’s greatest names today as the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of...

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A New Tune for Dewar’s (Episode 761: March 31, 2019)

Blending whiskies is both an art and a science, and Dewar’s could fairly be accused of focusing more on the...

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Farewell To a Whisky Maker (Episode 738: November 4, 2018)

This time around, we’re on the road in Kilkenny, Ireland, but with heavy hearts. The whisky world lost one of...

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