Poking the Bourbon Bear (Episode 766: May 5, 2019)20190505223554

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

Mark GillespieMay 5, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Let’s face it. When you think of American Whiskey, Bourbon is probably top of mind. After all, Congress declared it “America’s Nativ...
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 ...
British Columbia’s Whisky Controversy Enters Year Two (Episode 751: January 20, 2019)20190121022653

British Columbia’s Whisky Controversy Enters Year Two (Episode 751: January 20, 2019)

In our second of two episodes from this week’s Victoria Whisky Festival in Victoria, British Columbia, we’ll talk with Eric and Allura Fer...
Your Tax Dollars…Not at Work! (Episode 749: January 13, 2019)20190113220906

Your Tax Dollars…Not at Work! (Episode 749: January 13, 2019)

The partial shutdown of the U.S. federal government is now the longest on record, and it is having an impact on the whisky business. Two whisky makers...
To Whisky…And Beyond! (Episode 737: November 1, 2018)20181101223250

To Whisky…And Beyond! (Episode 737: November 1, 2018)

Mark GillespieNovember 1, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
This time around, we’re blasting off with the crew of the USS Starward! OK, we’re talking with David Vitale, the founder of Australia̵...
Legends & Luxury in the Whisky World (Episode 736: October 28, 2018)20181028204748

Legends & Luxury in the Whisky World (Episode 736: October 28, 2018)

Mark GillespieOctober 28, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Many whisky lovers consider the “water of life” to be a regular part of their lives, but there’s no arguing that whiskies are becomi...
Jeff Arnett: 10 Years as Master Distiller at Jack Daniel’s (Episode 718: August 5, 2018)20180805102501

Jeff Arnett: 10 Years as Master Distiller at Jack Daniel’s (Episode 718: August 5, 2018)

Jeff Arnett became the Master Distiller for Jack Daniel’s in 2008, joining a small club of distillers that began with Jack Daniel and Nathan ...
Waiting for Waterford’s Whiskey (Episode 685: March 18, 2018)20180318132954

Waiting for Waterford’s Whiskey (Episode 685: March 18, 2018)

Mark GillespieMarch 18, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
It’s St. Patrick’s Day weekend, and while we cover Irish Whiskey all year-round, it’s worth paying special attention to the fastest-...
Preparing for Whisky’s Next Generation (Episode 682: February 25, 2018)20180225005718

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 process is identifying ...
Whisky & Chocolate: A Divine Combination (Episode 680: February 11, 2018)20180211170355

Whisky & Chocolate: A Divine Combination (Episode 680: February 11, 2018)

Mark GillespieFebruary 11, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
With apologies to the legendary Scottish poet Robert Burns, “whisky and chocolate gang tegither!” Good whiskies and fine chocolates actual...