New Distillery, Familiar Faces (Episode 733: June 23, 2019)20190623235959

New Distillery, Familiar Faces (Episode 733: June 23, 2019)

Mark GillespieJune 23, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
If you’re starting a new distillery from scratch, it helps to find some veteran whisky makers to join you on the journey. That’s just what...
Pernod Ricard Hops Back Into Kentucky Bourbon (Episode 772: June 16, 2019)20190617030046

Pernod Ricard Hops Back Into Kentucky Bourbon (Episode 772: June 16, 2019)

Mark GillespieJune 17, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Ten years after Pernod Ricard left Kentucky with the sale of Wild Turkey to Gruppo Campari, the world’s #2 spirits company is back in the Bluegr...
Bourbon…Not Just for the Boys Any More! (Episode 756: February 24, 2019)20190224215912

Bourbon…Not Just for the Boys Any More! (Episode 756: February 24, 2019)

Mark GillespieFebruary 24, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
There’s a long tradition of fathers and sons in whisky distilling, but Kentucky’s Jeptha Creed Distillery is one of the few distilleries w...
Reviving the Historic Chicken Cock Whiskey Brand (Episode 745: December 16, 2018)20181216234801

Reviving the Historic Chicken Cock Whiskey Brand (Episode 745: December 16, 2018)

Mark GillespieDecember 16, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
While some entrepreneurs are trying to cash in on the Bourbon boom by starting new whiskey brands, others are looking to history for heritage brands t...
Diageo to Expand Distilling Operations in Kentucky with $130 Million Project20181213124320
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...
New Tricks for an Old Elk (Episode 672: December 17, 2017)20171217142214

New Tricks for an Old Elk (Episode 672: December 17, 2017)

Mark GillespieDecember 17, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Greg Metze spent years making whisky near the banks of the Ohio River, but he never really got the recognition he deserved because his distillery was ...
Spot the Whiskey in this Podcast (Episode 633: March 19, 2017)20170319145746

Spot the Whiskey in this Podcast (Episode 633: March 19, 2017)

Mark GillespieMarch 19, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
For years, whisky connoisseurs whispered about a mysterious Irish whiskey called Green Spot and begged friends traveling to Ireland to track down a bo...
Ardbeg’s Native Ileach Mickey Heads (Episode 631: March 5, 2017)20170305014032

Ardbeg’s Native Ileach Mickey Heads (Episode 631: March 5, 2017)

Mark GillespieMarch 5, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Mickey Heads grew up about three miles from Islay’s Ardbeg Distillery, but the third-generation whisky maker never thought he’d wind up as...
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