Distillers on the Hill (Episode 778: July 28, 2019)20190729035621

Distillers on the Hill (Episode 778: July 28, 2019)

Mark GillespieJuly 29, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
It takes a lot to drag distillers away from their stills, but when the stakes are as high as the current debate over extending a federal excise tax cu...
Think You Know Bourbon? Here’s a Chance to Prove It! (Episode 748: January 6, 2019)20190106165051

Think You Know Bourbon? Here’s a Chance to Prove It! (Episode 748: January 6, 2019)

Mark GillespieJanuary 6, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
There are plenty of competitions to find the best whiskies, but what about competitions to find the best whisky tasters? Those are few and far between...
Go West, Whisky Investor…Westward, That Is (Episode 724: September 13, 2018)20180913170410

Go West, Whisky Investor…Westward, That Is (Episode 724: September 13, 2018)

Mark GillespieSeptember 13, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Portland’s Westward American Single Malt from House Spirits is the latest prize in the spree of acquisitions and investments by major spirits br...
The High Plains and the Highlands Come Together (Episode 723: September 9, 2018)20180909204127

The High Plains and the Highlands Come Together (Episode 723: September 9, 2018)

Mark GillespieSeptember 9, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Like most romances, Wyoming Whiskey and Edrington had plenty of potential partners trolling around. Neither one needed a partner, until they found eac...
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...
The Macallan’s Whisky Cathedral Opens in Scotland (Episode 700: May 24, 2018)20180524164749

The Macallan’s Whisky Cathedral Opens in Scotland (Episode 700: May 24, 2018)

Edrington first announced plans for The Macallan’s new distillery in 2012, but the planning process on what may be one of the longest distillery...
Craft Whisky: Optimism and a Reality Check (Episode 689: April 15, 2018)20180415152829

Craft Whisky: Optimism and a Reality Check (Episode 689: April 15, 2018)

Mark GillespieApril 15, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Every distillery opens as a dream, with the backers hoping to become the next Heaven Hill, Wild Turkey, or one of countless other mainstays of the whi...
No Port Ellen, Brora In Diageo’s 2018 Special Releases20180413103618

No Port Ellen, Brora In Diageo’s 2018 Special Releases

April 13, 2018 – Diageo has unveiled nine of the ten whiskies that will be released later this year in its annual Special Releases series of lim...
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...
The World’s Hottest Whisky? (Episode 655: August 20, 2017)20170820174609

The World’s Hottest Whisky? (Episode 655: August 20, 2017)

Mark GillespieAugust 20, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Since our first visit to Taiwan’s King Car Distillery in 2011, its Kavalan single malts have arguably become some of the most-acclaimed whiskies...
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