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UK Whisky Taxes Frozen For Second Consecutive Year

October 29, 2018 – While announcing billions of pounds in new government spending, Great Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer gave...

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A Whisky Weekend in Waco (Episode 684: March 11, 2018)

This week, we’re on the road in Waco, Texas for the inaugural RyeFest at Balcones Distilling, where they’re releasing their...

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Top 10 Whisky Predictions for 2018

January 2, 2018 – As a journalist, I spend much of my time covering news that has already happened. There...

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Whisky, Whiskey…We’ve Got It All This Week! (Episode 662: October 8, 2017)

This week, we’re in Ireland for the annual release of Midleton Very Rare from Irish Distillers. There’s something different about...

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I Spy a Bourbon (Episode 650: July 16, 2017)

We’ve seen whisky and movie tie-ins before, but Old Forester’s new Statesman Bourbon is a bit different. It’s featured in...

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Distillers Lobby to Overturn Proposed Trump Budget Cuts

June 23, 2017 – The annual budget battle between the White House and Capitol Hill is escalating to a new...

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Whisky Across the Generations (Episode 634: March 26, 2017)

This week’s American Whiskey Convention at Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park featured an air of generational change. At one end, legendary...

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The Story of Green Spot Irish Whiskey

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For years, whiskey lovers spoke of a mysterious Irish Whiskey that could generally be found only in Ireland. Green Spot...

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Constellation Brands Expands Whisky Portfolio With Catoctin Creek Investment

January 5, 2017 – Three business days into the new year is all it took for the first distillery deal...

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Episode 613: October 29, 2016

Distillery managers come and go at Lagavulin, but Iain McArthur is a fixture at the legendary Islay distillery. McArthur’s something...

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