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...
The Uncle Nearest Story: A Timeless Lesson for Modern Times (Episode 779: August 4, 2019)20190804174027

The Uncle Nearest Story: A Timeless Lesson for Modern Times (Episode 779: August 4, 2019)

Mark GillespieAugust 4, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
If the story of Nathan “Nearest” Green and Jack Daniel was made into a movie, critics might describe it as “a feel-good story for th...
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...
Speed Rack: Women Shaking Cocktails for a Cause (Episode 707: June 17, 2018)20180617131923

Speed Rack: Women Shaking Cocktails for a Cause (Episode 707: June 17, 2018)

Mark GillespieJune 17, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
There are plenty of cocktail competitions for bartenders, but Speed Rack was one of the first to highlight women working behind the bar. Lynette Marre...
Nearest Green’s Legacy Gets a New Home (Episode 675: January 7, 2018)20180106214016

Nearest Green’s Legacy Gets a New Home (Episode 675: January 7, 2018)

Mark GillespieJanuary 6, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Last November, Fawn Weaver told us about her mission to spread the story of Nathan “Nearest” Green, the former slave who became Jack Danie...
12 Years of Whisky Podcasts…and We’re Still Here! (Episode 667: November 12, 2017)20171111234544

12 Years of Whisky Podcasts…and We’re Still Here! (Episode 667: November 12, 2017)

Mark GillespieNovember 11, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
The very first episode of WhiskyCast was on November 12, 2005, and twelve years later, we’ve been around long enough to have an age statement! B...
The Tale of “Uncle Nearest” and a Whiskey Legacy (Episode 666: November 5, 2017)20171105214430

The Tale of “Uncle Nearest” and a Whiskey Legacy (Episode 666: November 5, 2017)

Mark GillespieNovember 5, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
In 2015, Brown-Forman acknowledged what had been an open secret around Lynchburg, Tennessee for generations – that Jack Daniel’s distillin...
Ten Years of Making Whiskey at Mount Vernon (Episode 665: October 29, 2017)20171029191449

Ten Years of Making Whiskey at Mount Vernon (Episode 665: October 29, 2017)

Mark GillespieOctober 29, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Distillers from around the United States gathered at Virginia’s Mount Vernon this week to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the restoration of G...