Episode 90: May 6, 2007

Distillers get all the glory, but there’s more to making great whisky than just running the still. The whisky industry’s unsung heroes are the coopers, the guys who make the barrels that hold our precious whisky for years without a leak…even though the angels still get their share. Don Ramsay is head cooper at Glenfiddich, and has been building barrels for nearly 47 years. We’ll hear his story on this episode, along with news of a royal whisky, overpouring drams, and brain shrinkage…

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Links:  Glenfiddich } Crown Royal | The Famous Grouse | Single Malt TV | Wall Street Journal

Mark Gillespie

I'm the host and executive producer of WhiskyCast.

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