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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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A New Job…and a New Way to Spell “Whiskey” (Episode 785: September 22, 2019)

Graham Coull grew up in Speyside spelling “whisky” without the “e” – as any proper Scot would. It didn’t help...

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On the Road at The Great American Whiskey Fair (Episode 733: October 18, 2018)

This time around, we’re in Columbia, South Carolina for The Great American Whiskey Fair. We’ll talk with local distillers creating...

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Unlocking the Gates of Kentucky’s Castle & Key Distillery (Episode 726: September 20, 2018)

In 1972, the gates were locked for what many thought would be the final time at Kentucky’s historic Old Taylor...

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Whisky & Chocolate: A Divine Combination (Episode 680: February 11, 2018)

With apologies to the legendary Scottish poet Robert Burns, “whisky and chocolate gang tegither!” Good whiskies and fine chocolates actually...

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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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Distilling an Inner-City Revival (Episode 629: February 19, 2017)

Camden, New Jersey has a long manufacturing heritage dating back decades, but the city’s glory days ended decades ago –...

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Episode 606: September 11, 2016

Eddie Russell has been working in the shadow of his father, Wild Turkey’s legendary master distiller Jimmy Russell, for the...

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Buffalo Trace Releases 2016 Antique Collection Whiskies

September 7, 2016 – Buffalo Trace is out with the 2016 edition of its highly-regarded Antique Collection, including the first...

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Episode 552: September 12, 2015

The Glenrothes was one of the first Scotch Whisky distilleries to label its single malts with wine-style vintages instead of...

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