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The English Whisky Scene (Episode 840: October 11, 2020)

England’s modern whisky scene only goes back to 2006, when the English Whisky Company started distilling at St. George’s Distillery...

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Whisky As a Political Football (Episode 786: September 29, 2019)

Whisky has been a part of politics since the monks were working their stills in medieval times, helping opposing sides...

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Whisky By the Generations (Episode 704: June 7, 2018)

With Father’s Day coming up, we’ll meet a Scottish woman following her father into the whiskey business. That’s right…whiskey. Jennifer...

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Whisky, Whiskey…We’ve Got It All This Week! (Episode 662: October 8, 2017)

This week, we’re in Ireland for the annual release of Midleton Very Rare from Irish Distillers. There’s something different about...

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Glencairn’s Whisky Glasses Shatter Expectations (Episode 648: July 2, 2017)

When Raymond Davidson and his sons started marketing the Glencairn Whisky Glass in 2001, they thought the target audience was...

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Episode 615: November 12, 2016

This week, we’re celebrating the 11th anniversary of WhiskyCast with a potpourri of sorts, as we catch up with people...

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Compass Box’s Glaser: Transparency in Scotch Whisky “Sadly” Illegal

November 3, 2015 – “I’m not clear on who in the world in our industry would be pushing for less...

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Episode 542: July 4, 2015

Jim Rutledge gets most of the credit for reviving Four Roses Bourbon in the US over the last decade after...

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Episode 525: March 14, 2015

Anthony Bourdain is many things…a chef, author, journalist, and media personality. At heart, though, he’s a hedonist seeking pleasure from...

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Episode 504: November 1, 2014

The battle between Scotland’s illicit distillers and the excisemen known as “gaugers” is the stuff of which legends, books, and...

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