Episode 378: July 14, 2012

You’ve probably never heard of the James Sedgwick Distillery, but South Africa’s first whisky distillery has been producing some award-winning whiskies. Three Ships 5-year-old won top honors among blended whiskies in this year’s World Whiskies Awards, and Bain’s Cape Mountain grain is featured in Ian Buxton’s new book “101 World Whiskies to Try Before You Die”. Distillery manager Andy Watts tells us what makes his whiskies so unique in this week’s episode. In the news, Remy Cointreau’s bid to Bruichladdich is just days from completion and details on new whiskies, including one that just might have you singing “Satisfaction”…

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Links:   James Sedgwick Distillery | Bruichladdich | Balblair | Glen Garioch | Cutty Sark | Black Bull | Suntory

Mark Gillespie

I'm the host and executive producer of WhiskyCast.

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