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Barley: Not Just a “Commodity” for Distillers (Episode 868: April 26, 2021)

In our last episode, we looked at how different types of Rye produce different flavors in whisky. While that’s relatively...

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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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Distilling Irish Whiskey History (Episode 853: January 10, 2021)

Irish Whiskey makers once dominated the world with their single pot still whiskies, but the collapse of Ireland’s whiskey industry...

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Poking the Bourbon Bear (Episode 766: May 5, 2019)

Let’s face it. When you think of American Whiskey, Bourbon is probably top of mind. After all, Congress declared it...

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It’s Allta ‘Bout the Yeast! (Episode 753: February 3, 2019)

Glenmorangie unveiled its 10th Private Edition release this week in London, and we were there as Allta marked a new...

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Pour Me a Spot of Whiskey, Please! (Episode 740: November 18, 2018)

Back on the road again, and this episode comes from the New Brunswick Spirits Festival in Fredericton, New Brunswick! We’ll...

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Doubling Distilleries on the Isle of Arran (Episode 720: August 19, 2018)

It’s been a hot, dry summer in Scotland, and Euan Mitchell isn’t complaining a bit. The managing director of Isle...

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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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Malting Barley the Old School Way (Episode 641: May 14, 2017)

Most Scotch Whisky distilleries source their malted barley from large commercial maltsters today, but a handful of distilleries still maintain...

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Making Scotch Whisky the Old School Way with Floor Malting

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May 12, 2017 – The pagodas that adorn the roofs of many whisky distilleries in Scotland aren’t there just for...

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