Episode 146: May 25, 2008

It’s festival week on Islay, and we’ll hear about the plans for this week’s Islay Festival of Malt and Music from Laphroaig’s John Campbell, Ardbeg’s Mickey Heads, and Jim McEwan of Bruichladdich. Every distillery on Islay and Jura has a special bottling for this week’s festival, and the guys will give us details on theirs. In the news, skyrocketing prices for crops and energy mean we’ll be paying more for whisky in the future, Constellation Brands sells a Quebec distillery to Diageo, and updates on new whiskies planned for later this year.

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Links:  Islay Festival of Malt & Music | The Herald | Tullibardine | Laphroaig | Ardbeg | Bruichladdich | Art of the Drink

Mark Gillespie

I'm the host and executive producer of WhiskyCast.

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