The “Godfather of Rye Whiskey” (Episode 730: October 7, 2018)20181007162602

The “Godfather of Rye Whiskey” (Episode 730: October 7, 2018)

Mark GillespieOctober 7, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
The largest single distiller of Rye Whiskey isn’t in Kentucky, but just along the other side of the Ohio River in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. For nea...
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...
The World’s Hottest Whisky? (Episode 655: August 20, 2017)20170820174609

The World’s Hottest Whisky? (Episode 655: August 20, 2017)

Mark GillespieAugust 20, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Since our first visit to Taiwan’s King Car Distillery in 2011, its Kavalan single malts have arguably become some of the most-acclaimed whiskies...
Episode 619: December 11, 201620161211123350

Episode 619: December 11, 2016

Mark GillespieDecember 11, 2016, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
A couple of weeks ago, we credited San Francisco’s Anchor Distilling with being the birthplace of the American craft distilling movement in 1993...
Episode 614: November 6, 201620161106161234

Episode 614: November 6, 2016

Mark GillespieNovember 6, 2016, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
This Monday marks the 20th anniversary of the fire that destroyed Heaven Hill’s distillery and 90,000 barrels of whiskey in Bardstown, Kentucky....
Silver Trail Distillery Explosion Ruled Accidental20150728190153
Episode 534: May 9, 201520150510014013

Episode 534: May 9, 2015

Mark GillespieMay 10, 2015, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
This episode wraps up our special coverage of the Spirit of Speyside Festival in Scotland, and we’ll hear from soccer star Michael Owen. The for...
Episode 520: February 7, 201520150208002445

Episode 520: February 7, 2015

Mark GillespieFebruary 8, 2015, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 2 comments
Ian MacMillan has been overseeing the whiskies from Deanston, Tobermory, and Bunnahabhain for years…but Cognac cask finishes were one thing he h...
Maker’s Mark Producing Special Bottles For New England Fans20150205172103

Maker’s Mark Producing Special Bottles For New England Fans

February 5, 2015 – Maker’s Mark will continue its annual tradition of producing special bottles for fans of the winning Super Bowl team fo...
Episode 488: July 18, 201420140718225345

Episode 488: July 18, 2014

Mark GillespieJuly 18, 2014, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Celebrity-branded spirits are a big trend these days, and the whisky world is no exception. Last week, we reported on the lawsuit filed by John Wayne&...
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