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Episode 524: March 7, 2015

Lawyers are circling around the whisky industry, much like sharks around a shipwreck. At least five different US distillers and...

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Episode 520: February 7, 2015

Ian MacMillan has been overseeing the whiskies from Deanston, Tobermory, and Bunnahabhain for years…but Cognac cask finishes were one thing he...

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Angel’s Envy Lawsuit Moved To Federal Court

February 6, 2015 – A class-action lawsuit against Louisville Distilling Co., the producer of Angel’s Envy whiskies, has been moved...

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High West Changing Labels To Add Transparency

January 10, 2015 – High West, the Park City, Utah-based whiskey distiller and blender, is updating all of its whiskey...

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Maker’s Mark Latest To Face Consumer Lawsuit Over “Handmade” Claims

December 9, 2014 – Another lawsuit has been filed challenging the authenticity of whiskies claimed to be “handmade”, this one...

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WSJ Reports Diageo To Swap Bushmills For Don Julio Tequila

November 1, 2014 – Diageo has declined to comment on a Wall Street Journal report that the drinks giant and Mexico’s Beckmann family-controlled...

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Class-Action Lawsuit Targets Templeton Rye’s Origins

September 22, 2014 – A Chicago-based law firm has targeted Iowa’s Templeton Rye as the first whisky brand to face...

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Episode 496: September 12, 2014

Templeton Rye has been in the spotlight in recent weeks as critics go after so-called “sourced whisky” producers for what...

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Episode 494: August 30, 2014

Steve Gertman of California’s Ascendant Spirits produces Breaker Bourbon, and his brand is one of those targeted by a Chicago-based...

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Templeton Rye To Change Label, Disclose Indiana Roots

August 30, 2014 – Templeton Rye, the Iowa-based producer of a whiskey linked to bootleggers during Prohibition, will change its...

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