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Barrel Room Chronicles

Barrel Room Chronicles

Welcome to the Barrel Room Chronicles, hosted by Kerry Moynahan. Kerry is a Certified Bourbon Steward, former bartender, co-host of the Spirits of Whisk(e)y podcast, media producer and all-around whiskey aficionado. Kerry has combined her love for whiskey into media projects which celebrate this great spirit. And for the last 20 years she has been helping others tell their stories though television, film and other media. But now it’s time for her to take her love for whiskey and her experience in the entertainment industry to uncover the fascinating stories of the water of life.

Recent Episodes

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BRC E19 - Castles and Earls and Whiskey, OH MY!

Jan. 26, 2023

On this episode of the Barrel Room Chronicles I speak with Alex Conyngham, Earl of MountCharles about the Slane Irish whiskey and the estate it made on.   Barrel Room Chronicles is a production of 1st Reel Entertainment a…

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BRC Ep 18 - Chocolate and Whiskey

Dec. 20, 2022

This being Christmas week, I chose a very special guest to talk to in our Tales from the Still segment. Paul Tuell of Ballotin Chocolate Whiskey, joins me to go over his festive flavored portfolio. Then later in the show we …

Guest: Paul Tuell
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BRC EP17 - Revolutionary Taverns

Nov. 17, 2022

This week on Barrel Room Chronicles, I speak with Adrian Covert about his book Taverns of The American Revolution and will find out about some very interesting history including how the term “Bar” came to be. Then later in …

Guest: Adrian Covert
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BRC E16 - Double Old Fashioned

Oct. 14, 2022

This week on Barrel Room Chronicles, I speak with Shelley Sackier about her spirits journey and how it led her to writing her new book, Make it a Double in our new segment Reading on the Rocks . Then in Whiskey whereabouts ,…

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BRC Ep 15 - Talent & Teeling

Aug. 31, 2022

On this episode of Barrel Room Chronicles, I speak with Lia Niskanen, founder of Barrel Strength Talent about how her whiskey journey inspired her to start her own company. Then later in the show I’ll speak with Teeling’s Ma…

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BRC EP 14 - Doc Swinson’s and the Parkers

Aug. 16, 2022

This week on Barrel Room Chronicles , I speak with Jesse Parker about his spirits journey and how it led him to becoming the master blender at Doc Swinson’s Whiskey . Then in World of Weezy , Chef Louise Leonard talks about …

Guest: Jesse Parker

Recent Blog Posts

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The Barrel Room Chronicles podcast (formerly Spirits of Whisk(e)y) was born out of the pandemic in order to continue the momentum started while filming a…


This week's guest on SPIRITS OF WHISK(E)Y is Mark Reynier, Founder of Waterford Whisky in Waterford, Ireland, the Emerald Isle's oldest city, as well a…

SOW EP 53 - Paul John Indian Single Malts: The Man & His W…

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Paul John, Chairman of John  Distilleries in Goa, India, makers of Paul John Indian Single Malts, &…

About the Host

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Kerry Moynahan


Kerry Moynahan grew up in San Jose, California, and moved to Los Angeles after receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Cinema Production from San Francisco State University. Kerry began her career working on numerous sitcoms, reality programs, and films. She quickly moved her way up in television, becoming a producer at E! Network and joining the Producers Guild of America. Kerry has worked on many Emmy-nominated programs, including Hollywood Squares, The Taste, and Dancing with the Stars. Kerry is also a big fan of whiskey, so much so that she joined a half-dozen whiskey clubs in the Los Angeles area, became a Certified Bartender and Bourbon Steward, and holds a certificate of completion at the Scotch Whisky Experience in Edinburgh, Scotland.