The Back Stories Behind Picking Private Barrels (Episode 780: August 11, 2019)20190811202820

The Back Stories Behind Picking Private Barrels (Episode 780: August 11, 2019)

Mark GillespieAugust 11, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
“Private Selection” bottlings are the rage today, and it almost seems like an arms race as bars and retailers try to outdo each other with...
The Uncle Nearest Story: A Timeless Lesson for Modern Times (Episode 779: August 4, 2019)20190804174027

The Uncle Nearest Story: A Timeless Lesson for Modern Times (Episode 779: August 4, 2019)

Mark GillespieAugust 4, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
If the story of Nathan “Nearest” Green and Jack Daniel was made into a movie, critics might describe it as “a feel-good story for th...
Building a Showcase for Bourbon History (Episode 717: August 2, 2018)20180802205645

Building a Showcase for Bourbon History (Episode 717: August 2, 2018)

Construction workers are racing the clock to complete work at Louisville’s Frazier History Museum by the end of this month, when the new “...
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...
10 Years of Making Rye Whiskey at George Washington’s Distillery20171212212612
12 Years of Whisky Podcasts…and We’re Still Here! (Episode 667: November 12, 2017)20171111234544

12 Years of Whisky Podcasts…and We’re Still Here! (Episode 667: November 12, 2017)

Mark GillespieNovember 11, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
The very first episode of WhiskyCast was on November 12, 2005, and twelve years later, we’ve been around long enough to have an age statement! B...
The Tale of “Uncle Nearest” and a Whiskey Legacy (Episode 666: November 5, 2017)20171105214430

The Tale of “Uncle Nearest” and a Whiskey Legacy (Episode 666: November 5, 2017)

Mark GillespieNovember 5, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
In 2015, Brown-Forman acknowledged what had been an open secret around Lynchburg, Tennessee for generations – that Jack Daniel’s distillin...
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...
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...
Episode 595: June 25, 201620160625224737