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Spirits Of Whisk(e)y S1 Episodes

May 12, 2021

SOW EP 40 - Season 1 Finale!

Over the past year, Kerry Moynahan & Philip Dobard have interviewed more than four dozen Spirits of Whisk(e)y—the people who make, blend, write about, and otherwise evangelize for the water of life. In this, our 40th episode,...

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March 24, 2021

SOW EP 39 - Lisa Roper Wicker of Widow Jane Distillery

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Lisa Roper Wicker, President, Head Distiller, and Blender at Widow Jane Distillery. Located in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, Widow Jane, in addition to making an...

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March 17, 2021

SOW EP 38 - Woody Kane & Chris McGowan of The Busker Irish Whiskey

This week's guests on Spirits of Whisk(e)y are Woody Kane and Chris McGowan, Global Ambassador and Director of Marketing, respectively, at The Busker Irish Whiskey. Distilled in County Carlow by Royal Oak Distillery, The Busk...

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March 10, 2021

SOW EP 37 - David DeFazio of Wyoming Whiskey

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is David DeFazio, Founder of Wyoming Whiskey. Located in Kirby, a four-hour drive east of Jackson Hole, Wyoming Whiskey produces a range of outstanding whiskeys, including Double Cask...

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March 3, 2021

SOW EP 36 - Lauren Oliver, the 'Mash Lass' of Glengyone Distillery

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Lauren Oliver of Glengoyne Distillery in Dumgoyne, Scotland. Dubbed the "Mash Lass," Lauren is the first woman to serve as Mashhouse Production Operator at Glengoyne and, for that ...

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Feb. 28, 2021

SOW EP 35 - Mark Gillespie of WhiskyCast: The World's Longest-Running…

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Mark Gillespie, Host & Executive Producer of WhiskyCast, the world's longest-running whiskey podcast. Listen and learn how Mark, who enjoyed a long career in radio news before blaz...

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Feb. 17, 2021

SOW EP 34 - Patrick Fee & Kyle Merklein of McCormick Distilling Co., …

This week's guests on Spirits of Whisk(e)y are Patrick Fee and Kyle Merklein of McCormick Distilling Co., home of the historic Holladay Distillery in Weston, Missouri, just outside Kansas City. Vice President of Marketing Pat...

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Feb. 10, 2021

SOW EP 33 - Sean Josephs of Pinhook Whiskey & Author Peter Thomas For…

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Sean Josephs, Founder & Master Taster at Pinhook Whiskey, a brand that blends select straight bourbon and straight rye whiskeys produced by the Castle & Key Distillery in Frankfort...

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Feb. 3, 2021

SOW EP 32 - Nicole Austin of Cascade Moon & George Dickel Tennessee W…

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Nicole Austin, General Manager & Distiller at Cascade Hollow Distilling Co. in Tullahoma, Tennessee, makers of George Dickel Whisky. Listen and learn how Nicole works to honor the ...

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Jan. 27, 2021

SOW EP 31 - Michael Scully & Paul Corbett of Clonakilty Atlantic Dist…

This week's guests on Spirits of Whisk(e)y are Michael Scully and Paul Corbett of Clonakilty Atlantic Distillery in County Cork, Ireland. The Scully family has farmed this windswept land on the country's southwest coast for n...

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Jan. 21, 2021

SOW EP 30 - Denny Potter of Maker's Mark Distillery

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Denny Potter, General Manager & Master Distiller at Maker's Mark Distillery in Loretto, Kentucky. Among the American national spirit's more revered brands, Maker's Mark Straight Bo...

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Jan. 16, 2021

SOW EP 29 - Jacob Call & Terry Lozoff of Wheel Horse Whiskey & Green …

This week's guests on Spirits of Whisk(e)y are Jacob Call and Terry Lozoff, creators of Wheel Horse Whiskey, a collaboration between Green River Distilling Co. and Latitude Beverage Co. Listen and learn as Master Distiller Ja...

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Jan. 7, 2021

SOW EP 28 - A Tale of Cake with Brendan McCarron & David Blackmore of…

This week's guests on Spirits of Whisk(e)y are Brendan McCarron and David Blackmore of The Glenmorangie Company, producer of several globally-revered Scotch whiskies, including Glenmorangie and Ardbeg. Listen as the iconic br...

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Dec. 17, 2020

SOW EP 27 - Julian Van Winkle III on a Life in Whiskey & PAPPYLAND—A …

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Julian P. Van Winkle III, President of Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery, makers of Pappy Van Winkle's Family Reserve Bourbon and Old Rip Van Winkle Bourbon and Rye, easily the world's...

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Dec. 9, 2020

SOW EP 26 - THE WATER OF LIFE: A WHISKY FILM with Brittany Curran, Tr…

This week's guests on Spirits of Whisk(e)y are Brittany Curran, Trevor Jones, and Greg Swartz—Executive Producer, Producer, and Director, respectively, of The Water of Life, a new film that looks at the craftsmen, chemists, a...

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