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Climate Change’s Impact on Whisky & Farmers (Episode 801: January 12, 2020)

Over the course of this year, we’ll be looking at the many ways climate change could affect whisky makers –...

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New Distillery, Familiar Faces (Episode 733: June 23, 2019)

If you’re starting a new distillery from scratch, it helps to find some veteran whisky makers to join you on...

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Cleanup Work to Begin After Bourbon Warehouse Collapse

June 18, 2019 – When the phone rings at a distillery manager’s house in the early morning hours, rarely is...

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Bourbon & Cuisine in Louisville’s Butchertown (Episode 731: October 11, 2018)

Louisville’s Butchertown got its name from the stockyards and meat processing plants that dominated the neighborhood a century or more...

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On the Road at Louisville’s Bourbon & Beyond (Episode 727: September 23, 2018)

Severe weather forced Louisville’s annual Bourbon & Beyond music, food, and whiskey festival to end a day earlier than planned,...

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Bourbon Keeps Him Busy…Really! (Episode 721: August 26, 2018)

If Fred Minnick had any more balls in the air right now, the circus would be calling him with a...

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A Cask-Strength Celestial Spectacle (Episode 656: August 27, 2017)

Around 6,000 people combined last Monday’s total solar eclipse with whiskey – watching the celestial spectacle from the fields around...

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Does The Nose Know For Sure? (Episode 643: May 28, 2017)

You may be able to tell different styles of whiskies apart by nosing them – when you know what you’re...

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Malting Barley the Old School Way (Episode 641: May 14, 2017)

Most Scotch Whisky distilleries source their malted barley from large commercial maltsters today, but a handful of distilleries still maintain...

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Episode 619: December 11, 2016

A couple of weeks ago, we credited San Francisco’s Anchor Distilling with being the birthplace of the American craft distilling...

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