Mike Raymond

Making Sense(s) of Whisky (Episode 658: September 10, 2017)

Flavor, aroma, and taste. We all know what they mean…or do we? Gerry Nicholls isn’t so sure. He’s a veteran...

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Whisky Tasting at Houston’s Reserve 101

We’re back with a new name, but with the same goal of opening up whisky conversation as regular whisky lovers...

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Whisky With a Place (Episode 657: September 3, 2017)

The concept of terroir is frequently discussed among wine lovers, but the whisky world has been more reluctant to discuss...

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All in the Whiskey Family (Episode 652: July 30, 2017)

The Likarish family opened Ironroot Republic Distillery in Denison, Texas in 2013. Brothers Jonathan and Robert Likarish handle the distilling,...

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Episode 558: October 17, 2015

George Washington’s Scottish distiller never made single malt whisky at Mount Vernon in the 18th Century, but Scottish distillers John...

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Episode 480: May 24, 2014

Seiichi Koshimizu has been making whisky at Suntory for 41 years, and became the company’s chief blender in 1991. Over...

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Episode 476: April 26, 2014

Whisky has inspired many musicians over the years, but Copper Dogs is turning that around. Four whisky industry veterans have...

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Episode 466: February 15, 2014

There have been many more questions than answers about Diageo’s new Orphan Barrel range of whiskies…until now. Diageo’s Ewan Morgan...

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Houston’s Reserve 101 Whisky Bar Adds Glenmorangie 1963

February 15, 2014 – With only 50 bottles worldwide in the re-release of Glenmorangie 1963, it’s likely that most have...

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