A Nest Full of New Redbreasts (Episode 788: October 13, 2019)20191014000233

A Nest Full of New Redbreasts (Episode 788: October 13, 2019)

Mark GillespieOctober 14, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
The United States is the largest market for Irish Whiskey worldwide, but until now, one of Ireland’s legendary whiskeys had never released a spe...
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” ...
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 ...
The Back Stories Behind Picking Private Barrels (Episode 780: August 11, 2019)20190811202820

The Back Stories Behind Picking Private Barrels (Episode 780: August 11, 2019)

Mark GillespieAugust 11, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
“Private Selection” bottlings are the rage today, and it almost seems like an arms race as bars and retailers try to outdo each other with...
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)

Mark GillespieJuly 15, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
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...
Pernod Ricard Hops Back Into Kentucky Bourbon (Episode 772: June 16, 2019)20190617030046

Pernod Ricard Hops Back Into Kentucky Bourbon (Episode 772: June 16, 2019)

Mark GillespieJune 17, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Ten years after Pernod Ricard left Kentucky with the sale of Wild Turkey to Gruppo Campari, the world’s #2 spirits company is back in the Bluegr...
Reviving One of Islay’s Legendary Distilleries (Episode 770: June 2, 2019)20190602203754

Reviving One of Islay’s Legendary Distilleries (Episode 770: June 2, 2019)

Construction could begin later this year on Diageo’s planned revival of the legendary Port Ellen Distillery on Islay, which was closed in 1983. ...
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...
Whiskey On the Water: Jefferson’s Journey (Episode 754: February 10, 2019)20190210205429

Whiskey On the Water: Jefferson’s Journey (Episode 754: February 10, 2019)

Mark GillespieFebruary 10, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Long before highways crossed North America, flatboats with barrels of whiskey were a common sight along the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers bound for New ...
Kentucky Distillers and Retailers At Odds Over “Distillery Exclusive” Whiskies20190208102428
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