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Whiskey Lore: The Interviews

Aug 2, 2022

When it comes to claims of the oldest, there is always a chance at a caveat. In terms of Ben Holladay Bourbon, it's distilling grounds have a pretty strong claim to the title of the oldest distillery west of the Mississippi River.

Here the story with master distiller Kyle Merklein and find out why his distillery was...


Jul 27, 2022

It's time to turn the tables and let you learn a little bit about me, get behind-the-scenes with Whiskey Lore, and learn a ton about Irish whiskey.

I've given the reins over to one of my favorite podcast hosts Terrence Layhew of the Suit Up! Podcast. He digs into my motivations for starting Whiskey Lore and lets me get...


Jul 20, 2022

Join me as I jump into a discussion with New York Distilling's co-founder Allen Katz. Starting out in Baltimore, it's no surprise that Allen would find rye whiskey as his passion, but the surprise was - he went to New York City to start a distillery. But before then, he spent life as a bartender in the revitalized...


Jul 13, 2022

One of the coolest places I visited while on my historic journey through Ireland was Slane Castle. It was there that I met Alex Conyngham, the earl of Mountcharles and co-founder of Slane Distillery, along with his father Lord Henry "the Rock and Roll Aristocrat."

If you don't know the story of this distillery and...


Jun 29, 2022

What the heck is Irish Poitín? This was a question I asked myself frequently before traveling to Ireland. Is it just Irish moonshine or just unaged Irish whiskey or is it something completely different?

After traveling the island, I found a handful of distillers who were bringing this long time illicit distilling into...