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...
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...
There’s No Whisky Without the Barrels (Episode 660: September 24, 2017)20170924192730

There’s No Whisky Without the Barrels (Episode 660: September 24, 2017)

Mark GillespieSeptember 24, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
It’s often said that wood is responsible for most of a whisky’s flavor, and if that’s the case, then the people who make the barrels...
Tales of a Retired Whisky Maker (Episode 651: July 23, 2017)20170723021823

Tales of a Retired Whisky Maker (Episode 651: July 23, 2017)

Mark GillespieJuly 23, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Jim Boyko’s career took him from the old Seagram’s distillery in Waterloo, Ontario to the Canadian prairie in Gimli, Manitoba, and eventua...
The Best Way to Combine Whisky and the Solar Eclipse (Episode 649: July 9, 2017)20170708201749

The Best Way to Combine Whisky and the Solar Eclipse (Episode 649: July 9, 2017)

Mark GillespieJuly 8, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
If you’re looking for an excuse to take off from work and watch the total solar eclipse that will cross North America on August 21, there’...
Boom Days for Bourbon (Episode 644: June 4, 2017)20170604143251

Boom Days for Bourbon (Episode 644: June 4, 2017)

Bourbon’s growing global profile is at its highest in decades, and that’s good news in Kentucky. Even though Bourbon can be made anywhere ...
Episode 608: September 25, 201620160925114827

Episode 608: September 25, 2016

Mark GillespieSeptember 25, 2016, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
We’re at a unique point in whisky history when it’s not unusual to see people celebrating 40, 45, or even 50 years of working in whisky an...
Episode 573: January 23, 201620160124004813

Episode 573: January 23, 2016

Drew Mayville’s 36 years in the whisky business include stints as the final master blender at Seagram’s and as Sazerac’s master blen...
Episode 562: November 14, 201520151115013843

Episode 562: November 14, 2015

As we begin the 11th year of WhiskyCast, we’re taking a look back this week to catch up with some of the friends we’ve made over the last ...
Episode 542: July 4, 201520150704200652

Episode 542: July 4, 2015

Jim Rutledge gets most of the credit for reviving Four Roses Bourbon in the US over the last decade after years of neglect by the brand’s previo...
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