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Happy Hour Live with Scotch Whisky Legend Jim McEwan (Episode 886, August 4, 2021)

We’re going into the #HappyHourLive webcast archives for this episode! Legendary distiller Jim McEwan joined us last February on the...

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A Sustainable Future for Whisky Distilling (Episode 865: April 5, 2021)

Distillers are always looking to the future. After all, many are laying down casks of whisky for future generations to...

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Whisky’s Need for Diversity and Inclusion (Episode 839: October 4, 2020)

Whisky is a universal drink, a pleasure that can be shared by all regardless of gender, color, national origin, disability,...

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Uncovering Whisky’s Past with the “Bourbon Archaeologist” (Episode 838: September 27, 2020)

There are literally hundreds of old distillery sites around the eastern half of the United States dating back to the...

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A Whisky Still Knows No Gender (Episode 800: January 5, 2020)

The last decade was one of progress for women in the whisky industry, with more women than ever working as...

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Tariffs, Tide Pods, and a Bootlegger’s Troubled Life (Episode 787: October 6, 2019)

George Remus could never have conceived of the idea of edible “whisky capsules,” but if he had, the “King of...

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Whisky Knows No Gender…Why Don’t Some Men Get That? (Episode 758: March 10, 2019)

Women are making whiskies, running whisky companies, and teaching people how to enjoy whiskies all over the world. So…why do...

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Just Call Him “Mr. Bourbon” (Episode 735: October 25, 2018)

Kentucky’s Four Roses Bourbon is marking its 130th anniversary this year, and while Al Young hasn’t been there the whole...

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Port Charlotte and Islay’s “Middle Child Syndrome” (Episode 701: May 27, 2018)

Bruichladdich’s Port Charlotte single malt lies in between the distillery’s namesake unpeated whiskies and its Octomore heavily peated malts, and...

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A Big Bourbon Weekend in Mississippi (Episode 693: April 29, 2018)

Oxford, Mississippi is known for many things, but Bourbon isn’t usually the first thing you think of. Chef John Currence...

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