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Bourbon & Cuisine in Louisville’s Butchertown (Episode 731: October 11, 2018)

Louisville’s Butchertown got its name from the stockyards and meat processing plants that dominated the neighborhood a century or more...

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The “Godfather of Rye Whiskey” (Episode 730: October 7, 2018)

The largest single distiller of Rye Whiskey isn’t in Kentucky, but just along the other side of the Ohio River...

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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 616: November 20, 2016

Bourbon’s history is as murky as a fermenter full of mash, and questions about the origins of Bourbon have led...

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Episode 612: October 23, 2016

Lagavulin Distillery is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year, and the Islay distillery hasn’t changed all that much over the...

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European Court of Justice Rejects Scotland’s Minimum Unit Pricing Plan

December 23, 2015 – The European Court of Justice handed Scotch Whisky producers an early Christmas present today, ruling that...

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Episode 529: April 11, 2015

This week, we’re on location at the Maker’s Mark Distillery in Loretto, Kentucky for the annual Maker’s Mark Handcraft Festival...

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Episode 502: October 18, 2014

Finland has a love-hate relationship with whisky. Finns love it, and the Finnish government hates it. Distilled spirits advertising is...

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Episode 477: May 3, 2014

Most distillery startups these days come from entrepreneurs looking for a new challenge in life, and Ken Lewis is no...

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Scotland’s Minimum Pricing Battle To Be Decided In European Court

May 2, 2014 – The ongoing legal battle between the Scottish Government and the Scotch Whisky Association will be resolved...

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