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Another New Distillery for Islay (Episode 858: February 14, 2021)

Scotland’s legendary whisky island is getting yet another new distillery. Local officials have approved the plans for the new Elixir...

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95 Proof Whiskey…N95 Masks…Uncle Nearest Has Them Both! (Episode 814: April 12, 2020)

While we’re all raising our glasses to honor the health care workers, first responders, and other essential workers risking their...

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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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Plans Announced for Another Islay Whisky Distillery

April 27, 2018 – Scotland’s “whisky island” of Islay has around 3,000 residents, and could soon have eleven malt whisky...

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Does The Nose Know For Sure? (Episode 643: May 28, 2017)

You may be able to tell different styles of whiskies apart by nosing them – when you know what you’re...

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Scotch Whisky’s Tiger Gets Back to Work (Episode 627: February 5, 2017)

It’s hard for some people to retire. Jim McEwan says he was pacing around his home on Islay “like a...

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Kavalan Dominates 2016 Malt Maniacs Awards

December 18, 2016 – For the third consecutive year, a whisky from Taiwan’s Kavalan Distillery has taken overall top honors...

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Episode 608: September 25, 2016

We’re at a unique point in whisky history when it’s not unusual to see people celebrating 40, 45, or even...

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Episode 573: January 23, 2016

Drew Mayville’s 36 years in the whisky business include stints as the final master blender at Seagram’s and as Sazerac’s...

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