Reserve 101

Making Sense(s) of Whisky (Episode 658: September 10, 2017)

Flavor, aroma, and taste. We all know what they mean…or do we? Gerry Nicholls isn’t so sure. He’s a veteran...

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Whisky Tasting at Houston’s Reserve 101

We’re back with a new name, but with the same goal of opening up whisky conversation as regular whisky lovers...

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Whisky With a Place (Episode 657: September 3, 2017)

The concept of terroir is frequently discussed among wine lovers, but the whisky world has been more reluctant to discuss...

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A Cask-Strength Celestial Spectacle (Episode 656: August 27, 2017)

Around 6,000 people combined last Monday’s total solar eclipse with whiskey – watching the celestial spectacle from the fields around...

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All in the Whiskey Family (Episode 652: July 30, 2017)

The Likarish family opened Ironroot Republic Distillery in Denison, Texas in 2013. Brothers Jonathan and Robert Likarish handle the distilling,...

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Tales of a Retired Whisky Maker (Episode 651: July 23, 2017)

Jim Boyko’s career took him from the old Seagram’s distillery in Waterloo, Ontario to the Canadian prairie in Gimli, Manitoba,...

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I Spy a Bourbon (Episode 650: July 16, 2017)

We’ve seen whisky and movie tie-ins before, but Old Forester’s new Statesman Bourbon is a bit different. It’s featured in...

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Glencairn’s Whisky Glasses Shatter Expectations (Episode 648: July 2, 2017)

When Raymond Davidson and his sons started marketing the Glencairn Whisky Glass in 2001, they thought the target audience was...

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Straight Shooting with Bulleit Bourbon’s Tom Bulleit (Episode 645: June 11, 2017)

Tom Bulleit wasn’t born into the Bourbon business, but even as a successful Kentucky lawyer, he knew there was something...

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Boom Days for Bourbon (Episode 644: June 4, 2017)

Bourbon’s growing global profile is at its highest in decades, and that’s good news in Kentucky. Even though Bourbon can...

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