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Sept. 15, 2021

SOW S2 EP 52 American History Through a Whiskey Glass

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Harris Cooper, PhD, Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience, Emeritus, at Duke Univer…

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Sept. 4, 2021

SOW S2 EP 51 From Speyside to the Highlands with Aberfeldy and Craige…

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Matthew Cordiner, Global Brand Ambassador for Single Malts at Scotland's John Dewar …

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Aug. 18, 2021

SOW S2 EP 50 Stellum Spirits: American Whiskey Shoots for the Stars

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Joe Beatrice, Founder of Louisville, Kentucky's Barrell Craft Spirits and his newest…

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July 7, 2021

SOW S2 EP49 Distilled: A Game of Spirited Strategy

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Dave Beck, a 3D digital, game, and new media artist. He's also a professor of game d…

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July 7, 2021

SOW S2 EP 48 Penderyn: A Welsh Whisky Renaissance

This week's guests on Spirits of Whisk(e)y are the powerhouse trio who quite literally run, distill, and blend Penderyn, the firs…

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June 23, 2021

SOW S2 EP47 Kavalan: World-Class Whiskies from Taiwanese Spirits

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Kaitlyn Tsai, Global PR Officer at Taiwan's Kavalan Distillery, recognized by the sp…

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June 17, 2021

SOW S2 EP46 Glendalough: Whiskey & More from Ireland's Valley of Two …

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Donal O'Gallachoir, Co-Owner & US National Brand Manager at Ireland's Glendalough Di…

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June 10, 2021

SOW S2 EP 45 Breaking the Barrel: Oak Bills & Whiskey Blends

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Seth Benhaim, Founder & CEO of L.A.'s Infuse Spirits, makers of Broken Barrel Whiske…

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June 3, 2021

SOW S2 EP44 Distilling the Cotswolds: The Rebirth of English Whisky

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Daniel Szor, Founder & CEO of The Cotswold Distilling Company, operators of Cotswold…

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May 26, 2021

SOW S2 EP43 Hiram Walker & Sons: Colossus of Canadian Whisky

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Dr. Don Livermore, Master Blender at Hiram Walker & Sons Limited. Located in Windsor…

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May 20, 2021

SOW S2 EP42 - The Terroir of Whiskey: A Distiller's Journey into the …

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Rob Arnold, Master Distiller at Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co., in Fort Worth,…

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May 12, 2021

SOW S2 EP41 - The Complete Whiskey Course: Terroir, Provenance & More

This week's guest on Spirits of Whisk(e)y is Robin Robinson, author of The Complete Whiskey Course: A Comprehensive Tasting Schoo…

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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…

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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. …

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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, respect…

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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 …

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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,"…

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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…

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Feb. 27, 2021

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Spirits of Whisk(e)y explores the wide world of whiskey through high-profile and out-of-the-way makers, blenders, writers, ambass…

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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 Ho…

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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…

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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 Tulla…

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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, …

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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 Loret…

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