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On the Road at the 2020 Victoria Whisky Festival (Episode 802: January 19, 2020)

This week, we’re in Victoria, British Columbia for one of the world’s best whisky festivals, the 15th annual Victoria Whisky...

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Reviving the Historic Chicken Cock Whiskey Brand (Episode 745: December 16, 2018)

While some entrepreneurs are trying to cash in on the Bourbon boom by starting new whiskey brands, others are looking...

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Master Blender Rachel Barrie to Join Brown-Forman as Scotch Whisky Maker

February 20, 2017 – Brown-Forman has now confirmed the hiring of veteran master blender Rachel Barrie as the new whisky...

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Suntory Completes $16 Billion Beam Acquisition

April 30, 2014 – Japan’s Suntory Holdings has officially completed its $16 billion (USD) acquisition of Beam, Inc., creating the...

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Beam Reports 22.6% Profit Hike On Maker’s Mark Controversy

May 2, 2013 – Beam Inc. reported first quarter earnings of $0.64/ share today, well above the estimates from Wall...

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Episode 419: April 6, 2013

Scotch Whisky exports account for 80% of all Scottish food and drink exports each year, along with about 25% of...

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Episode 349: December 24, 2011

Mike Padlipsky had two loves…software and whisky. He also had one mission…to find what he thought of as the world’s...

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Episode 337: October 2, 2011

Back at home, but with Paris still on my mind, and plenty of news to catch up on! We’ll catch...

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Episode 172: November 9, 2008

Robert Hicks tried to retire a couple of years ago as the Master Blender at Teacher’s, Laphroaig, and Ardmore…but he’s...

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Episode 143: May 4, 2007

Good things take time, and after 109 years, Ardmore is finally being released as a single malt. Until now, all...

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