Whisky Fringe

Heaven Hill Celebrates 85 Years of Whiskey (Episode 849: December 13, 2020)

85 years ago today, the five Shapira brothers and their partners opened Heaven Hill Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky. The Shapira...

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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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Whisky Bars in a Post-Pandemic World (Episode 819: May 17, 2020)

As parts of the world begin to reopen following lockdowns to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, bars are...

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A New Career, But Carrying On the Family Legacy (Episode 807: February 23, 2020)

There’s an old saying that “sometimes, you choose the whisky business…and sometimes, it chooses you.” That could be said for...

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Doubling Distilleries on the Isle of Arran (Episode 720: August 19, 2018)

It’s been a hot, dry summer in Scotland, and Euan Mitchell isn’t complaining a bit. The managing director of Isle...

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The World’s Hottest Whisky? (Episode 655: August 20, 2017)

Since our first visit to Taiwan’s King Car Distillery in 2011, its Kavalan single malts have arguably become some of...

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Episode 604: August 28, 2016

This week, we’re in Sweden visiting Box Distillery for a follow-up to our 2014 visit, and Box is making some...

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Balblair 1990 Takes Spirit of Whisky Fringe Award

August 22, 2016 – For the third year in a row, a single malt from Inver House Distillers has taken...

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Episode 492: August 16, 2014

Chuck Cowdery is regarded as one of the top Bourbon writers around, and is one of the few writers to...

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Old Pulteney 1990 Takes Spirit of Whisky Fringe Honors

August 14, 2014 – Old Pulteney’s 1990 vintage was named the Spirit of Whisky Fringe winner at this past weekend’s...

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