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Blind Faith Leads to Blind Bourbon Tastings (Episode 844: November 8, 2020)

Marianne Eaves had a bright career path in her future as the first female master distiller at a Kentucky Bourbon...

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Kentucky Bourbon Diversity & Inclusion Panel to Offer Recommendations

By Mark Gillespie November 8, 2020 – When the Kentucky Distillers Association holds its annual meeting tomorrow, look for some...

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Rising From the Ashes: Du Nord and Minneapolis (Episode 824: June 21, 2020)

It would have been easy for Chris and Shanelle Montana to close Du Nord Craft Spirits after arsonists set fire...

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Nearest and Jack Team Up Again with $5 Million Whiskey Diversity Initiative

By Mark Gillespie June 11, 2020 – In the years before the Civil War, Nathan “Nearest” Green taught a young...

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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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Making the Malt that Makes the Whisky (Episode 821: May 31, 2020)

Malted barley is critical to the making of many whiskies around the world, and this week, we’ll take you inside...

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Viking Soul & Whisky in Denmark (Episode 639: April 30, 2017)

This week, we’re in Copenhagen, Denmark for the launch of Highland Park’s new Valkyrie single malt and new packaging for...

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Episode 413: February 24, 2013

Chip Tate of Balcones Distillery in Texas is winning even more awards for his whiskies, with two gold medals in...

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Maker’s Mark Changes Course

After a week of controversy surrounding plans to lower the bottling strength (ABV) of its flagship bourbon, Maker’s Mark has...

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Episode 136: March 16, 2008

In Part 2 of our series on Irish Whiskeys, we’ll hear from Bushmills master distiller Colum Egan. Colum was under...

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