Phil Lynch

Episode 587: April 30, 2016

The other night, one of the whiskey bars in Louisville held a “Jim Rutledge Tribute Night” to honor the retired...

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BenRiach’s Walker: “It’s An Emotional Day”

April 27, 2016 – It’s 5:00pm in Scotland, and Billy Walker should be in a giddy mood. Hours earlier, he...

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Episode 556: October 4, 2015

Earlier this year, Japan’s Nikka Whisky announced plans to replace many of its age-statement single malts with new no-age-statement versions....

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Episode 507: November 22, 2014

Dewar’s has focused on its Blended Scotch whiskies for generations, with the limited exception in recent years of single malts...

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Episode 492: August 16, 2014

Chuck Cowdery is regarded as one of the top Bourbon writers around, and is one of the few writers to...

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Russia Takes On Jack Daniel’s In Latest “Safety” Action

August 15, 2015 – Russian officials have expanded their sanctions against American whiskey to take on the largest brand in...

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Compromise Proposed in “Tennessee Whiskey” Debate

March 22, 2014 – The next committee hearings are set for Tuesday in the Tennessee General Assembly’s debate over changes...

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Brown-Forman: Diageo’s Attack Makes Our Case For Tennessee Whiskey Law

March 19, 2014 – With debate in the Tennessee General Assembly stalled until next Tuesday on proposed changes to the...

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Tennessee Lawmakers Considering Options For Whiskey Law

March 19, 2014 – No action came during Tuesday’s Tennessee General Assembly hearings on proposals to change the Jack Daniel’s-backed...

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Battle Over “Tennessee Whiskey” Turning Ugly

March 17, 2014 – In a public relations war, the news release is often the simplest, yet one of the...

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