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...
Writing a New Chapter in Whisky History (Episode 762: April 7, 2019)20190407193059

Writing a New Chapter in Whisky History (Episode 762: April 7, 2019)

Mark GillespieApril 7, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Lindores Abbey has a unique place in whisky history, thanks to Friar John Cor and the aqua vitae he distilled for the King in 1494. Gary Haggart has a...
Bourbon…Not Just for the Boys Any More! (Episode 756: February 24, 2019)20190224215912

Bourbon…Not Just for the Boys Any More! (Episode 756: February 24, 2019)

Mark GillespieFebruary 24, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
There’s a long tradition of fathers and sons in whisky distilling, but Kentucky’s Jeptha Creed Distillery is one of the few distilleries w...
A Whisky Dream Realized (Episode 678: January 28, 2018)20180128223227

A Whisky Dream Realized (Episode 678: January 28, 2018)

Mark GillespieJanuary 28, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Three years ago, we introduced you to Graeme Macaloney, a Scottish-Canadian pharmaceutical engineer with a dream of making his own single malt whisky ...
Taiwan’s King Car: A Distillery on Fire20170830141325

Taiwan’s King Car: A Distillery on Fire

Taiwan’s King Car Distillery is only 10 years old, yet its Kavalan single malt whiskies have won worldwide acclaim. As the distillery enters its...
Glencairn’s Whisky Glasses Shatter Expectations (Episode 648: July 2, 2017)20170702153018

Glencairn’s Whisky Glasses Shatter Expectations (Episode 648: July 2, 2017)

Mark GillespieJuly 2, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 2 comments
When Raymond Davidson and his sons started marketing the Glencairn Whisky Glass in 2001, they thought the target audience was whisky blenders and indu...
Bladnoch’s Back in Business (Episode 636: April 9, 2017)20170409133557

Bladnoch’s Back in Business (Episode 636: April 9, 2017)

Mark GillespieApril 9, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Scotland’s Bladnoch Distillery celebrates its 200th anniversary this year, but the Lowlands distillery almost never made it to that milestone. W...
Distilling an Inner-City Revival (Episode 629: February 19, 2017)20170219142844

Distilling an Inner-City Revival (Episode 629: February 19, 2017)

Mark GillespieFebruary 19, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Camden, New Jersey has a long manufacturing heritage dating back decades, but the city’s glory days ended decades ago – leaving behind emp...
Dr. Jim Swan: 1941-201720170215115520

Dr. Jim Swan: 1941-2017

February 15, 2017 – Most whisky connoisseurs will likely have never heard of Dr. Jim Swan, but the longtime whisky industry consultant helped sh...
Taiwan’s King Car Unveils Massive Distillery Expansion20161216142838

Taiwan’s King Car Unveils Massive Distillery Expansion

December 16, 2016 – Ten years ago, when Taiwanese industrialist Y.T. Lee turned the handle on the spirit safe for the first time at King Car Gro...