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Ending 2020 On a High Note (Episode 851: December 27, 2020)

2020 will not be remembered well by many people, but there have been a few bright spots for whisky lovers....

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The Godfather of Australian Whisky (Episode 799: December 29, 2019)

There was no Australian Whisky industry to speak of in 1992 when Bill Lark persuaded the government to give him...

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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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On the Road at Louisville’s Bourbon & Beyond (Episode 727: September 23, 2018)

Severe weather forced Louisville’s annual Bourbon & Beyond music, food, and whiskey festival to end a day earlier than planned,...

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Four Roses Strike Ends with Compromise Agreement

September 21, 2018 – The two-week long strike at Kentucky’s Four Roses Distillery has ended after union leaders signed off...

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Unlocking the Gates of Kentucky’s Castle & Key Distillery (Episode 726: September 20, 2018)

In 1972, the gates were locked for what many thought would be the final time at Kentucky’s historic Old Taylor...

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Four Roses Responds to Striking Unions, Clarifies Bargaining Stance

September 18, 2018 – With the next round of talks between Four Roses Distillery and its striking workers not expected...

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The Speed Art Museum’s “Art of Bourbon” Auction (Episode 725: September 16, 2018)

Bourbon & Beyond gets underway this Friday night in Louisville with a charity Bourbon auction to benefit the Speed Art...

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Go West, Whisky Investor…Westward, That Is (Episode 724: September 13, 2018)

Portland’s Westward American Single Malt from House Spirits is the latest prize in the spree of acquisitions and investments by...

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No Talks in Four Roses Strike As Kentucky Bourbon Festival Begins

September 12, 2018 – Bardstown, Kentucky, long known as the “Bourbon Capital of the World,” kicked off the annual Kentucky...

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