Tariffs, Tide Pods, and a Bootlegger’s Troubled Life (Episode 787: October 6, 2019)20191007014806

Tariffs, Tide Pods, and a Bootlegger’s Troubled Life (Episode 787: October 6, 2019)

Mark GillespieOctober 7, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
George Remus could never have conceived of the idea of edible “whisky capsules,” but if he had, the “King of the Bootleggers” ...
Whisky As a Political Football (Episode 786: September 29, 2019)20190929192731

Whisky As a Political Football (Episode 786: September 29, 2019)

Mark GillespieSeptember 29, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Whisky has been a part of politics since the monks were working their stills in medieval times, helping opposing sides bridge their differences over a...
A New Job…and a New Way to Spell “Whiskey” (Episode 785: September 22, 2019)20190922224646

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

Mark GillespieSeptember 22, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Graham Coull grew up in Speyside spelling “whisky” without the “e” – as any proper Scot would. It didn’t help him ...
Distillers on the Hill (Episode 778: July 28, 2019)20190729035621

Distillers on the Hill (Episode 778: July 28, 2019)

Mark GillespieJuly 29, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
It takes a lot to drag distillers away from their stills, but when the stakes are as high as the current debate over extending a federal excise tax cu...
A New Tune for Dewar’s (Episode 761: March 31, 2019)20190330215734

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

Mark GillespieMarch 30, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Blending whiskies is both an art and a science, and Dewar’s could fairly be accused of focusing more on the science side in recent years with so...
Living the Whiskey Life in Cascade Hollow (Episode 757: March 3, 2019)20190303210831

Living the Whiskey Life in Cascade Hollow (Episode 757: March 3, 2019)

Mark GillespieMarch 3, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Nicole Austin made her mark on the American craft distilling movement at Brooklyn’s Kings County Distillery, then spent some time in Ireland wor...
Think You Know Bourbon? Here’s a Chance to Prove It! (Episode 748: January 6, 2019)20190106165051

Think You Know Bourbon? Here’s a Chance to Prove It! (Episode 748: January 6, 2019)

Mark GillespieJanuary 6, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
There are plenty of competitions to find the best whiskies, but what about competitions to find the best whisky tasters? Those are few and far between...
WhiskyFest Hits New York City (Episode 743: December 6, 2018)20181207014258

WhiskyFest Hits New York City (Episode 743: December 6, 2018)

Mark GillespieDecember 7, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Whisky Advocate’s annual WhiskyFest took over the Marriott Marquis in New York City’s Times Square Tuesday night, and we’ll have som...
Back Home on Whiskey Row After 99 Years (Episode 732: October 14, 2018)20181014212011

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

Mark GillespieOctober 14, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Old Forester released its final edition in the Whiskey Row series of limited-edition Bourbons this week, and the 1910 Old Fine Whiskey honors the bran...
The “Godfather of Rye Whiskey” (Episode 730: October 7, 2018)20181007162602

The “Godfather of Rye Whiskey” (Episode 730: October 7, 2018)

Mark GillespieOctober 7, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
The largest single distiller of Rye Whiskey isn’t in Kentucky, but just along the other side of the Ohio River in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. For nea...
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