From Hockey’s Hall of Fame to a Whiskey Rookie (Episode 784: September 15, 2019)20190915232029

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 the ultimate: being named to the Hockey...
Maker’s Mark: Bucking Trends for 60 Years (Episode 776: July 14, 2019)20190715015549

Maker’s Mark: Bucking Trends for 60 Years (Episode 776: July 14, 2019)

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60 years ago, Bill and Marge Samuels dipped the first bottles of Maker’s Mark Bourbon in Loretto, Kentucky. They left the “e” out of...
Independent Stave Adding New Kentucky Cooperage20180608182847

Independent Stave Adding New Kentucky Cooperage

June 8, 2018 – Independent Stave Company, the largest supplier of barrels to the American whiskey industry, is expanding its cooperage operation...
There’s No Whisky Without the Barrels (Episode 660: September 24, 2017)20170924192730

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

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It’s often said that wood is responsible for most of a whisky’s flavor, and if that’s the case, then the people who make the barrels...
Buffalo Trace Releases Batch #14 Of Single Oak Project20140805135202

Buffalo Trace Releases Batch #14 Of Single Oak Project

August 5, 2014 – Buffalo Trace’s Single Oak Project of experimental Bourbons is in its final stages, with Batch #14 being released this mo...
Episode 456: December 14, 201320131214001721

Episode 456: December 14, 2013

Dewar’s was forced to remove an online video promotion from the Internet this week after a social media-fueled protest campaign over the portray...
Kentucky Distillers Hurt By Temporary Barrel Shortages20131211182459

Kentucky Distillers Hurt By Temporary Barrel Shortages

December 11, 2013 – Wet weather this fall is forcing distilleries in Kentucky and other states to juggle production schedules because of a tempo...
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