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Malting Barley for Future Generations of Whisky Lovers (Episode 822: June 7, 2020)

This week, we’ll wrap up our two-part tour of Gladfield Malt in New Zealand, where Gabi and Doug Mitchell have...

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Covid-19 Pandemic Threatens U.S. Craft Distilling Industry

April 30, 2020 – While “stay-at-home” recommendations and many other limits on businesses are ending in many U.S. states over...

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The Whisky World Copes With Covid-19’s Impact (Episode 816: April 26, 2020)

With tens of thousands of bar and restaurant workers around the world laid off because of mandatory bar and restaurant...

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Japanese Whisky’s Legal Loophole (Episode 815: April 19, 2020)

The demand for Japanese whiskies has far outpaced the supply over the last five years, and entrepreneurs are taking advantage...

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A Spanish Cooper Answers the Demand for Sherry Casks (Episode 813: April 5, 2020)

Spain’s tonelerias supply the Sherry-seasoned casks that help give some whiskies their unique character, but those casks are increasingly in...

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Whisky Tariffs Cause Problems on Both Sides of the Atlantic (Episode 804: February 2, 2020)

The whisky industry has become collateral damage in the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and the European Union, with...

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A New Generation at Michter’s (Episode 765: April 28, 2019)

Pam Heilmann has been making Bourbon for her entire career, but it was only in the last three years that...

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An Evening for HIAS With the Pittsburgh Whiskey Friends

When the Pittsburgh Whiskey Friends invited us to come to their city and lead a benefit tasting in honor of...

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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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Celebrating 13 Years of WhiskyCast! (Episode 739: November 11, 2018)

This episode marks our 13th anniversary of the very first WhiskyCast episode on November 12, 2005, and we’re celebrating with...

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