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Exploring Whisky Through Science (Episode 812: March 29, 2020)

There’s still a lot left to discover about whisky, even though the “water of life” has been around for centuries....

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Terroir in Whisky: Terrific Concept or Terrible Myth? (Episode 791: November 3, 2019)

Want to start an argument among whisky lovers? Just ask whether there’s “terroir” in whisky. Terroir is the French term...

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Kentucky Bourbon Production Sets New Records

October 30, 2019 – Kentucky’s Bourbon distillers are running their stills at full steam to catch up with current –...

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The Uncle Nearest Story: A Timeless Lesson for Modern Times (Episode 779: August 4, 2019)

If the story of Nathan “Nearest” Green and Jack Daniel was made into a movie, critics might describe it as...

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Whiskey On the Water: Jefferson’s Journey (Episode 754: February 10, 2019)

Long before highways crossed North America, flatboats with barrels of whiskey were a common sight along the Ohio and Mississippi...

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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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Betting on Irish Whiskey’s Future (Episode 683: March 4, 2018)

Irish Whiskey has been the fastest-growing segments of the global whiskey market for the last several years, and for many...

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Spot the Whiskey in this Podcast (Episode 633: March 19, 2017)

For years, whisky connoisseurs whispered about a mysterious Irish whiskey called Green Spot and begged friends traveling to Ireland to...

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Episode 608: September 25, 2016

We’re at a unique point in whisky history when it’s not unusual to see people celebrating 40, 45, or even...

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