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Whiskey Lore: The Interviews

Sep 29, 2021

As a nice pairing with this week's Whiskey Lore episode about whisky aged at sea, I'm hear to talk about a sea aged Japanese whisky called Kaiyo.

This spirit makes its way from a Japanese warehouse to Liverpool England, picking up personality all along the way.

Join me was I taste a single cask version and we talk...

Sep 22, 2021

First there was Jack, then there was George, and in 1997 - long before the craft distilling revolution - there was Phil.

Phil Prichard has family distilling roots going back into the 18th century, but it was his emergence in the 20th century that made history.

He's always done things his own way, starting with...

Sep 15, 2021

Join me as I head to Chattanooga, Tennessee to talk with Tim Piersant, CEO and co-Founder of Chattanooga Whiskey about how he and his head distiller Grant McCracken landed on a high malt bourbon for their flagship whiskey.

We'll also talk a little Chattanooga Whiskey history, burning the right bridges at the right time,...

Sep 10, 2021

I can't tell you how many times I've heard this blanket statement from bourbon drinkers - "I don't like scotch." Like scotch is just one flavor profile.

That's why I wanted to have a little Scotch 101 discussion, talking about regions, peat smoke vs fruity, age, proof, and what scotch to start with, with my guest Ed...

Sep 9, 2021

Back from one of the most interesting adventures I've had in trying to reach a distillery. The name of the place is Gobbler Springs and the gentleman who had to pick me up in his 4x4 is the owner and distiller John Hatcher.

A Kentuckian with Irish distilling roots John and his wife long ago decided to make their home in...