British Columbia’s Whisky Controversy Enters Year Two (Episode 751: January 20, 2019)20190121022653

British Columbia’s Whisky Controversy Enters Year Two (Episode 751: January 20, 2019)

In our second of two episodes from this week’s Victoria Whisky Festival in Victoria, British Columbia, we’ll talk with Eric and Allura Fer...
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...
U.S. Whisky Festival Scene Shaken Up By “Whisky Live” Divorce20181210175656
The Power(s) of Irish Whiskey Lore (Episode 741: November 25, 2018)20181125232550

The Power(s) of Irish Whiskey Lore (Episode 741: November 25, 2018)

Mark GillespieNovember 25, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Ireland’s Power family dominated the Irish Whiskey industry almost from the day innkeeper James Power started making whiskey behind his inn on D...
The Great Islay Swim (Episode 711: July 1, 2018)20180701201402

The Great Islay Swim (Episode 711: July 1, 2018)

Mark GillespieJuly 1, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
The rough, cold waters off Scotland’s Isle of Islay are a challenge for even the best sailors, and one might think it madness to try and swim ar...
The First American Single Malt Whiskey? (Episode 705: June 10, 2018)20180610213833

The First American Single Malt Whiskey? (Episode 705: June 10, 2018)

Mark GillespieJune 10, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Historians aren’t sure who distilled the first Scotch-style single malt whiskey in the United States, but Oregon’s Clear Creek Distillery ...
I Spy a Bourbon (Episode 650: July 16, 2017)20170716173250

I Spy a Bourbon (Episode 650: July 16, 2017)

Mark GillespieJuly 16, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
We’ve seen whisky and movie tie-ins before, but Old Forester’s new Statesman Bourbon is a bit different. It’s featured in the upcomi...
Making Whisky with Passion in Denmark (Episode 640: May 7, 2017)20170507163054

Making Whisky with Passion in Denmark (Episode 640: May 7, 2017)

Denmark is known for its beers and aquavit, but is starting to develop a reputation for whiskies as well with distilleries like Braunstein and Staunin...
A Passion for Whisky Becomes a Career (Episode 637: April 16, 2017)20170416185042

A Passion for Whisky Becomes a Career (Episode 637: April 16, 2017)

Mark GillespieApril 16, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
This week, we’ll talk with two people who have turned their passion for whisky into careers. Tracie Franklin is one of the newest brand ambassad...
Episode 616: November 20, 201620161120195716

Episode 616: November 20, 2016

Bourbon’s history is as murky as a fermenter full of mash, and questions about the origins of Bourbon have led to more than a few arguments over...
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