Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Pandemic Leads to 66% Decline in 2020 Kentucky Bourbon Trail Visits

By Mark Gillespie February 16, 2021 – Virtually everything whiskey-related has been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, with the lone...

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$60 Million Jim Beam Visitors Center to Open in 2021

By Mark Gillespie December 4, 2020 – Beam Suntory’s flagship Jim Beam American Stillhouse attraction in Clermont, Kentucky will remain...

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A Bonny Wee Distillery in Edinburgh (Episode 827: July 12, 2020)

Edinburgh’s newest malt whisky distillery opened with a bang – or perhaps, a cough. That’s because the Bonnington Distillery had...

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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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Making the Malt that Makes the Whisky (Episode 821: May 31, 2020)

Malted barley is critical to the making of many whiskies around the world, and this week, we’ll take you inside...

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Opening the Distillery Doors Slowly (Episode 820: May 24, 2020)

As governments start to relax lockdown restrictions in the fight against the Covid-19 virus, some distilleries are slowly starting to...

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Whisky Bars in a Post-Pandemic World (Episode 819: May 17, 2020)

As parts of the world begin to reopen following lockdowns to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, bars are...

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Una’s Story (Episode 806: February 16, 2020)

This week on WhiskyCast, we’re sharing a special story of strength. Not the kind of strength one can build in...

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Kentucky Bourbon Tourism Hits Record Levels in 2019

By Mark Gillespie February 13, 2020 – If you build it, they will come. That applies not only to a...

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