Phil Brandon

A Fèis-Less Islay Again in 2021 (Episode 855: January 25, 2021)

For the second straight year, Islay’s biggest party of the year has been cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Fèis...

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A New Job…and a New Way to Spell “Whiskey” (Episode 785: September 22, 2019)

Graham Coull grew up in Speyside spelling “whisky” without the “e” – as any proper Scot would. It didn’t help...

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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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Episode 596: July 3, 2016

Single malt whiskies have been sold in the US for decades, but technically, there’s no official definition for “single malt”...

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Episode 593: June 12, 2016

Many factors go into the decision to give a whisky brand a shakeup, and we’ll look at the factors behind...

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Episode 540: June 20, 2015

It’s Father’s Day weekend, and we have two stories to share on this week’s WhiskyCast In-Depth. Euan Henderson didn’t want...

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Episode 538: June 6, 2015

This week, we’re looking at the end of an experiment nearly 14 years in the making…Buffalo Trace’s Single Oak Project....

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New Whiskies From The Glenlivet, Ardmore, Douglas Laing, & Rock Town

June 1, 2015 – Summer is bringing a bunch of new whiskies, with a special emphasis on travel retail offerings...

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Episode 455: December 8, 2013

The Malt Maniacs announced the results of the 11th annual Malt Maniacs Whisky Awards this week, and a 1973 Karuizawa...

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Episode 319: June 4, 2011

In the last episode, I mentioned the Balcones Brimstone blue corn whiskey from Balcones Distillery in Waco, Texas…and how the...

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