Scott Laing

Writing a New Chapter in Whisky History (Episode 762: April 7, 2019)

Lindores Abbey has a unique place in whisky history, thanks to Friar John Cor and the aqua vitae he distilled...

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Your Tax Dollars…Not at Work! (Episode 749: January 13, 2019)

The partial shutdown of the U.S. federal government is now the longest on record, and it is having an impact...

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Scotland Distillery Projects Moving Through the Approval Process

January 9, 2019 (Updated January 15) – As the first work week of the New Year begins for many Scotch Whisky...

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Douglas Laing To Build Glasgow Distillery

July 31, 2017 – Douglas Laing & Co. will celebrate its 70th anniversary in 2018, and the family-owned Scotch Whisky...

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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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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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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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Hunter Laing Confirms Islay Distillery Plans

January 20, 2016 – It’s hard to keep a secret on Islay, and word has been circulating for months about...

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Episode 563: November 21, 2015

This week, we’re at Canada’s oldest whisky festival…the New Brunswick Spirits Festival in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The festival is celebrating...

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