Episode 192: March 22, 2009

It’s been about a year and a half since we lost Michael Jackson, and his friends are honoring the best whisky and beer writer of all time with a new book being released this week on what would have been Michael’s 67th birthday. We’ll hear from Ian Buxton of Classic Expressions about “Beer Hunter, Whisky Chaser” and plans to donate the proceeds to charity. We’ll also hear from Doug McIvor of Berry Bros. & Rudd about the one-of-a-kind blended whisky he created from the opened bottles Michael left behind. We’ll also wind up St. Patrick’s Day with the annual update from Colum Egan of Bushmills, and John McDougall will tell us about a new distillery he’s consulting on along the Irish coast.

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Links:  Classic Expressions | Berry Bros. & Rudd | Scotland Whisky | Compass Box | Bushmills | Porterhouse Brewing Company | The WhiskyCast Dog Names Page

Mark Gillespie

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