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...
It’s Allta ‘Bout the Yeast! (Episode 753: February 3, 2019)20190203230124

It’s Allta ‘Bout the Yeast! (Episode 753: February 3, 2019)

Glenmorangie unveiled its 10th Private Edition release this week in London, and we were there as Allta marked a new style of single malt for Glenmoran...
Pour Me a Spot of Whiskey, Please! (Episode 740: November 18, 2018)20181118002710

Pour Me a Spot of Whiskey, Please! (Episode 740: November 18, 2018)

Mark GillespieNovember 18, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Back on the road again, and this episode comes from the New Brunswick Spirits Festival in Fredericton, New Brunswick! We’ll have highlights from...
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...
A Big Bourbon Weekend in Mississippi (Episode 693: April 29, 2018)20180429144448

A Big Bourbon Weekend in Mississippi (Episode 693: April 29, 2018)

Mark GillespieApril 29, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Oxford, Mississippi is known for many things, but Bourbon isn’t usually the first thing you think of. Chef John Currence and his friends might j...
Malting Barley the Old School Way (Episode 641: May 14, 2017)20170514193411

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

Mark GillespieMay 14, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
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...
On the Road at the Victoria Whisky Festival (Episode 625: January 22, 2017)20170122180943

On the Road at the Victoria Whisky Festival (Episode 625: January 22, 2017)

This week, we’re on location at the Victoria Whisky Festival in British Columbia! We’ll discuss a new range of premium Canadian whiskies c...
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...
Episode 613: October 29, 201620161029231732

Episode 613: October 29, 2016

Mark GillespieOctober 29, 2016, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Distillery managers come and go at Lagavulin, but Iain McArthur is a fixture at the legendary Islay distillery. McArthur’s something of a legend...
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