West Cork Distillers

Betting on Horses and Bourbon Pinhook-Style (Episode 829: July 26, 2020)

Among horse racing enthusiasts, “pinhooking” is the name for investing in a young horse based solely on its pedigree and...

Read More

Farewell To a Whisky Maker (Episode 738: November 4, 2018)

This time around, we’re on the road in Kilkenny, Ireland, but with heavy hearts. The whisky world lost one of...

Read More

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...

Read More

The Week’s New Whiskies – Coming To a Store Near You

April 28, 2017 – It’s been a big week for announcements of new whiskies from around the world, and even...

Read More

Episode 608: September 25, 2016

We’re at a unique point in whisky history when it’s not unusual to see people celebrating 40, 45, or even...

Read More

Episode 601: August 7, 2016

We’ve packed this week’s WhiskyCast full of cask-strength conversation from around the world! Texas distillers Amanda and Nick Swift will...

Read More

Barry Walsh: 1940-2016

August 4, 2016 – Barry Walsh, one of the leaders of the Irish Whiskey industry for many years, passed away...

Read More

Episode 578: February 28, 2016

There’s been a lot of attention paid recently to women working in the whisky industry, but when Allisa Henley was promoted...

Read More

Episode 546: August 1, 2015

Scotland’s Bladnoch Distillery will be 200 years old in 2017, but for more than a year, it was fair to...

Read More

Old Pogue, New Pogues…No Problem

July 27, 2015 – There aren’t any Pogues in The Pogues, the Celtic punk rock band that got its start...

Read More