Belgium is known for its outstanding beers, but the country has three languages, three different cultures, and one sub-culture that unites them…a whisky culture! Belgian whisky writer Fernand Dacquin explains in this week’s episode, which also includes highlights from Whisky Live New York. In the news, Scottish distillers team up to help Japan, Tomatin’s Douglas Campbell celebrates 50 years of distilling, and Jim Beam gives the Devil his due.

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