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Yeast’s Impact on Whisky (Episode 836: September 13, 2020)

Yeast is one of the three main ingredients in whisky, along with grain and water. While we understand what grain...

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Opening Pubs in a Pandemic…or Not (Episode 826: July 5, 2020)

Bars and pubs have reopened in some areas after lockdowns to prevent the spread of Covid-19, only to be closed...

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Whisky Bars in a Post-Pandemic World (Episode 819: May 17, 2020)

As parts of the world begin to reopen following lockdowns to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, bars are...

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Nicola Riske’s Cocktails with The Macallan

April 8, 2020 – The Macallan European brand ambassador, Nicola Riske, shared these cocktail recipes with us on our WhiskyCast Live...

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A Spanish Cooper Answers the Demand for Sherry Casks (Episode 813: April 5, 2020)

Spain’s tonelerias supply the Sherry-seasoned casks that help give some whiskies their unique character, but those casks are increasingly in...

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“The Amber Light” Brings Scotch Whisky to the Big Screen (Episode 803: January 26, 2020)

Is making whisky an art or a science? In “The Amber Light,” filmmaker Adam Park makes the argument that Scotch...

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Explaining the Trump Administration’s Whisky Tariff

By Mark Gillespie October 18, 2019 – We’ve received a lot of questions about the Trump Administration’s decision to impose...

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Whiskey’s High Wire Act (Episode 775: July 7, 2019)

The husband and wife team of Scott Blackwell and Ann Marshall opened High Wire Distilling six years ago in Charleston,...

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Dingle Whiskey: Oliver’s Dream Realized (Episode 768: May 19, 2019)

Oliver Hughes and his partners in Ireland’s Porterhouse Group opened Dingle Distillery in late 2012, just as the Irish craft...

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On the Road at Tales of the Cocktail (Episode 715: July 22, 2018)

This time around, we’re in New Orleans for Tales of the Cocktail, the annual gathering of bartenders and drinks industry...

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