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

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

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Let’s face it. When you think of American Whiskey, Bourbon is probably top of mind. After all, Congress declared it “America’s Nativ...
Malting Barley the Old School Way (Episode 641: May 14, 2017)20170514193411

Malting Barley the Old School Way (Episode 641: May 14, 2017)

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Most Scotch Whisky distilleries source their malted barley from large commercial maltsters today, but a handful of distilleries still maintain their o...
Making Scotch Whisky the Old School Way with Floor Malting20170512211120

Making Scotch Whisky the Old School Way with Floor Malting

May 12, 2017 – The pagodas that adorn the roofs of many whisky distilleries in Scotland aren’t there just for show. Years ago, those pagod...
Inside the Port Ellen Maltings20161228145901

Inside the Port Ellen Maltings

The days when each Scotch Whisky distillery malted its own barley are long gone, and only a few distilleries still have malting floors. Now, most dist...