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The First American Single Malt Whiskey? (Episode 705: June 10, 2018)

Historians aren’t sure who distilled the first Scotch-style single malt whiskey in the United States, but Oregon’s Clear Creek Distillery...

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New Whiskies From Ballantine’s, Teeling, Angel’s Envy & More

November 5, 2015 – With the holidays approaching, whisky makers are stepping up their releases to take advantage of the...

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Russia Takes On Jack Daniel’s In Latest “Safety” Action

August 15, 2015 – Russian officials have expanded their sanctions against American whiskey to take on the largest brand in...

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Episode 491: August 8, 2014

Stuart Nickerson has kept a low profile since leaving Glenglassaugh Distillery following its sale last year, but he has several...

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Scotch Whisky Avoids Russian Trade Sanctions For Now

August 8, 2014 – The escalating battle of economic sanctions between Russia and Western nations over the situation in Ukraine...

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Sazerac’s Kentucky Gentleman Bourbon Caught In Ukraine Sanctions Battle

August 7, 2014 – Sazerac’s Kentucky Gentleman Bourbon is one of the Western products being targeted in a tit-fot-tat escalation...

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Bourbons, Tennessee Whiskeys Help Push 2013 US Spirits Exports To New Record

February 4, 2014 – Global demand for Bourbon and Tennesee Whiskey helped push US spirits exports to a new record...

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Episode 87: April 15, 2007

It’s whisky festival season, and that always means new bottlings, along with unusual whiskies that come out of the woodwork...

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Episode 82: March 11, 2007

Jim Swan, Ph.D. has been working with distilleries around the world for years as a consultant, helping to make the whiskies we...

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Episode 77: January 28, 2007

Plenty of news in this episode: A Nova Scotia distillery wins its battle with the Scotch Whisky Association…for now, India...

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