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Pandemic Leaves Whisky Festivals in Critical Condition (Episode 831: August 9, 2020)

This week saw upcoming whisky events in the U.S., England, Ireland, Canada, and Australia either postponed or cancelled outright as...

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A Spanish Cooper Answers the Demand for Sherry Casks (Episode 813: April 5, 2020)

Spain’s tonelerias supply the Sherry-seasoned casks that help give some whiskies their unique character, but those casks are increasingly in...

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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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Una’s Story (Episode 806: February 16, 2020)

This week on WhiskyCast, we’re sharing a special story of strength. Not the kind of strength one can build in...

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Reviving One of Islay’s Legendary Distilleries (Episode 770: June 2, 2019)

Construction could begin later this year on Diageo’s planned revival of the legendary Port Ellen Distillery on Islay, which was...

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Back Home on Whiskey Row After 99 Years (Episode 732: October 14, 2018)

Old Forester released its final edition in the Whiskey Row series of limited-edition Bourbons this week, and the 1910 Old...

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There’s No Whisky Without the Barrels (Episode 660: September 24, 2017)

It’s often said that wood is responsible for most of a whisky’s flavor, and if that’s the case, then the...

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Episode 490: August 1, 2014

Scotland’s newest distillery has opened on the Ardnamurchan Peninsula along the western coast, and the first casks of spirit were...

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Buffalo Trace Releases Batch #12 Of Single Oak Project Bourbons

February 7, 2014 – 12 down, just four to go…as Buffalo Trace releases the latest batch in the Single Oak...

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Episode 314: May 1, 2011

You’ve heard of single cask whiskies, but Buffalo Trace is taking the idea to an extreme with its Single Oak...

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