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“PappyGate” Ringleader Sentenced to 15 Years

June 2, 2018 – Gilbert “Toby” Curtsinger, the admitted ringleader of Kentucky’s most infamous whiskey thefts since Prohibition, was sentenced...

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There’s No Whisky Without the Barrels (Episode 660: September 24, 2017)

It’s often said that wood is responsible for most of a whisky’s flavor, and if that’s the case, then the...

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Ringleader Pleads Guilty in “Pappygate” Bourbon Thefts

September 21, 2017 – And then there was one…one remaining defendant left in Kentucky’s “Pappygate” scandal involving the insider thefts...

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Episode 570: January 9, 2016

America has a love-hate relationship with alcohol, and it’s fair to say that drinking has changed the course of American...

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Episode 562: November 14, 2015

As we begin the 11th year of WhiskyCast, we’re taking a look back this week to catch up with some...

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Episode 531: April 25, 2015

It’s been a busy week in the whisky world, and there’s a lot to talk about on this episode. We’ll...

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Distillers in Critical Condition After Silver Trail Explosion

April 25, 2015 – Two distillers from Kentucky’s Silver Trail Distillery are in critical condition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in...

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9 Indicted in Pappy Van Winkle & Wild Turkey Thefts

April 21, 2015 – From the beginning, Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton considered the 2013 theft of 65 cases of...

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Episode 530: April 18, 2015

If distilleries have ghosts, the ones haunting the former Old Taylor Distillery in Kentucky finally have some people to scare....

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Episode 526: March 21, 2015

US President Barack Obama visited a whisky maker for the first time this week during his trip to Cleveland for...

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