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TTB Starts Process of Defining “American Single Malt” Category

By Mark Gillespie June 15, 2021 – Single malt whiskies have been a mainstay of the whisky world for decades,...

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A Bright Future for The GlenAllachie (Episode 854: January 17, 2021)

It’s been a little more than three years since Billy Walker and his partners acquired Scotland’s GlenAllachie Distillery from Chivas...

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New Year, More WhiskyCast! (Episode 852: January 3, 2021)

Welcome to a new year, fans of the Water of Life! That’s exactly what we’ll be talking about on this...

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U.S. To Allow 700ml Whisky Bottles For First Time

December 28, 2020 – Years of frustration from America’s whisky lovers may be near an end, as the federal government...

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Walking Through 200 Years of Johnnie Walker’s History (Episode 850: December 20, 2020)

Johnnie Walker is marking its 200th anniversary in 2020, and Diageo’s Dr. Nick Morgan joins us to discuss his new...

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Ireland’s Slane Distillery Coming of Age (Episode 833: August 23, 2020)

It’s been almost three years since Brown-Forman and the Conyngham family fired up the stills at Slane Distillery on the...

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200 Years, 6 Master Blenders (Episode 832: August 16, 2020)

Johnnie Walker is celebrating its 200th anniversary in 2020, and in all that time, there have been only six master...

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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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Distillers Hoping to be Part of Coronavirus Solution While Fighting to Stay in Business

By Mark Gillespie March 19, 2020 – Chris Montana wrote an email Tuesday night to his team at Du Nord...

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The Top Whisky Stories of 2019

By Mark Gillespie December 30, 2019 – The end of a year always brings with it reflections of the events...

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