Orphan Barrel

New Distillery, Familiar Faces (Episode 733: June 23, 2019)

If you’re starting a new distillery from scratch, it helps to find some veteran whisky makers to join you on...

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WhistlePig Rye: Moving On Without the Master (Episode 767: May 12, 2019)

Of all the craft distilleries Dave Pickerell worked with before his sudden death last November, none was more identified with...

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Diageo to Expand Distilling Operations in Kentucky with $130 Million Project

December 13, 2018 – The world’s largest whisky producer is planning to expand yet again in Kentucky, as Diageo plans...

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Whiskey & Music with Three Chord Bourbon’s Neil Giraldo (Episode 742: December 2, 2018)

Neil Giraldo is one of music’s “hit makers.” As a musician and producer, he’s worked with some of rock music’s...

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Sip, Sip, Sippin’ On Heaven’s Door… (Episode 695: May 6, 2018)

Bob Dylan is known for many things, but slapping his name onto a product to make a quick buck is...

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Introducing The Pope to Pappy (Episode 691: April 22, 2018)

The Bible says “The Lord works in mysterious ways.” As proof, we have the story this week of Father Jim...

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Preparing for Whisky’s Next Generation (Episode 682: February 25, 2018)

Distillers like to say they’re not making whisky for themselves, but laying it down for future generations. Part of that...

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New Tricks for an Old Elk (Episode 672: December 17, 2017)

Greg Metze spent years making whisky near the banks of the Ohio River, but he never really got the recognition...

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Women in Whiskey, Sisters in Suds (Episode 671: December 10, 2017)

This week, the New York Times marked the anniversary of the end of Prohibition with a special event at one...

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