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Whiskey Lore: The Interviews

Jul 30, 2021

How does one go from New York fashion photographer, to building their own still in Colorado and crafting a top notch whiskey?

Well that is the road the 291 Distillery's Founder, Michael Myers took and it wasn't always easy, but it definitely paid off in some beautiful ryes and bourbons.

Find out what Colorado Whiskey...

Jul 29, 2021

What better way to introduce Whiskey Lore and my book Whiskey Lore's Travel Guide to Experiencing Kentucky Bourbon than by being a guest on another bourbon podcast.

Jim Shannon and Mike Hyatt are the hosts of The Bourbon Road podcast and I'll let them take the controls as we do a tasting of Angel's Envy Cask Strength...

Jul 28, 2021

What knowledge do you need to start your own distillery? Well, it takes a lot more than just learning to distill.

When I went to Kentucky to interview David Meier about the Old Crow Distillery ruins that sit next to his building, I got a lot more out of the interview than I bargained for. David and his team built their...

Jul 27, 2021

During my second trip to Scotland, I had the pleasure of meeting the staff at the "Oldest Working Distillery" in Scotland, the Glenturret Distillery.

My original plan was to talk distillery cats, but during the tour I was shown a cask of whisky dedicated to Grace Gow, a distillery worker whose untimely death also showed...

Jul 27, 2021

Did you know that Four Roses was one of the most popular bourbons just after World War II? Did you also know that it was pushed to export and remained off of shelves as a straight bourbon in the United States for over 50 years?

In this interview, I chat with the late-Al Young, who along with master distiller Jim...