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...
The Speed Art Museum’s “Art of Bourbon” Auction (Episode 725: September 16, 2018)20180916182607

The Speed Art Museum’s “Art of Bourbon” Auction (Episode 725: September 16, 2018)

Mark GillespieSeptember 16, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Bourbon & Beyond gets underway this Friday night in Louisville with a charity Bourbon auction to benefit the Speed Art Museum. The whiskies going ...
Doubling Distilleries on the Isle of Arran (Episode 720: August 19, 2018)20180818215314

Doubling Distilleries on the Isle of Arran (Episode 720: August 19, 2018)

Mark GillespieAugust 18, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
It’s been a hot, dry summer in Scotland, and Euan Mitchell isn’t complaining a bit. The managing director of Isle of Arran Distillers is o...
The Mint Julep – Not Just for Derby Day20180516200509

The Mint Julep – Not Just for Derby Day

May 3, 2018 – The Mint Julep is as much a part of the Kentucky Derby as fancy hats and ripped-up betting slips, but many people associate the De...
A Big Boost for Scotch Whisky Tourism (Episode 697: May 13, 2018)20180513130251

A Big Boost for Scotch Whisky Tourism (Episode 697: May 13, 2018)

Mark GillespieMay 13, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Scotland’s distilleries have been investing millions of pounds over the last several years to upgrade their visitor experiences as more tourists...
Challenging Whisky’s Norms at Eden Mill (Episode 694: May 3, 2018)20180503011500

Challenging Whisky’s Norms at Eden Mill (Episode 694: May 3, 2018)

The area around St. Andrews was home to Scotch Whisky’s Haig family and their Seggie Distillery, but after it closed in 1850, the whisky industr...
Heaven Hill’s Mint Julep20180502125038

Heaven Hill’s Mint Julep

While the Mint Julep is most often thought of in connection with horse racing, particularly the Kentucky Derby, the history behind the drink goes back...
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...
Whisky: It Starts with the Grain (Episode 638: April 23, 2017)20170423004710

Whisky: It Starts with the Grain (Episode 638: April 23, 2017)

Mark GillespieApril 23, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
The end of April has grain farmers in North America and Europe poised to get into the fields and start planting this year’s crops – and so...
Whisky Across the Generations (Episode 634: March 26, 2017)20170326150210

Whisky Across the Generations (Episode 634: March 26, 2017)

Mark GillespieMarch 26, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
This week’s American Whiskey Convention at Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park featured an air of generational change. At one end, legendary...
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