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Scotch Whisky Puts Out the Welcome Mat…Slowly (Episode 828: July 19, 2020)

Tourism has become a major part of the Scotch Whisky industry, with two million people visiting distilleries in both 2018...

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Una’s Story (Episode 806: February 16, 2020)

This week on WhiskyCast, we’re sharing a special story of strength. Not the kind of strength one can build in...

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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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From Hockey’s Hall of Fame to a Whiskey Rookie (Episode 784: September 15, 2019)

Ed Belfour has every honor a hockey player could dream of, including a Stanley Cup, an Olympic gold medal, and...

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Poking the Bourbon Bear (Episode 766: May 5, 2019)

Let’s face it. When you think of American Whiskey, Bourbon is probably top of mind. After all, Congress declared it...

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A New Tune for Dewar’s (Episode 761: March 31, 2019)

Blending whiskies is both an art and a science, and Dewar’s could fairly be accused of focusing more on the...

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Back Home on Whiskey Row After 99 Years (Episode 732: October 14, 2018)

Old Forester released its final edition in the Whiskey Row series of limited-edition Bourbons this week, and the 1910 Old...

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Memories of an Irish Whiskey Legend (Episode 699: May 20, 2018)

Irish Whiskey lost one of its longtime champions this past week with the passing of John Clement Ryan. He was...

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Preparing for Whisky’s Next Generation (Episode 682: February 25, 2018)

Distillers like to say they’re not making whisky for themselves, but laying it down for future generations. Part of that...

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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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