William Larue Weller

Yeast’s Impact on Whisky (Episode 836: September 13, 2020)

Yeast is one of the three main ingredients in whisky, along with grain and water. While we understand what grain...

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A New Job…and a New Way to Spell “Whiskey” (Episode 785: September 22, 2019)

Graham Coull grew up in Speyside spelling “whisky” without the “e” – as any proper Scot would. It didn’t help...

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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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Unlocking the Gates of Kentucky’s Castle & Key Distillery (Episode 726: September 20, 2018)

In 1972, the gates were locked for what many thought would be the final time at Kentucky’s historic Old Taylor...

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There’s No Whisky Without the Barrels (Episode 660: September 24, 2017)

It’s often said that wood is responsible for most of a whisky’s flavor, and if that’s the case, then the...

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Episode 612: October 23, 2016

Lagavulin Distillery is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year, and the Islay distillery hasn’t changed all that much over the...

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Episode 606: September 11, 2016

Eddie Russell has been working in the shadow of his father, Wild Turkey’s legendary master distiller Jimmy Russell, for the...

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Buffalo Trace Releases 2016 Antique Collection Whiskies

September 7, 2016 – Buffalo Trace is out with the 2016 edition of its highly-regarded Antique Collection, including the first...

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Canadians Celebrate As Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye Wins Whisky Bible Honors

November 19, 2015 – Canadians are cheering the selection of Crown Royal’s Northern Harvest Rye as the 2016 Whisky Bible’s...

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Episode 552: September 12, 2015

The Glenrothes was one of the first Scotch Whisky distilleries to label its single malts with wine-style vintages instead of...

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