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It's the holiday season, and the final WhiskyCast episode for 2005 focuses on the marriage between whisky and food. Forget about wine and cheese...John Glaser of Compass Box says whisky and cheese makes a better combination. Woodford Reserve executive chef David Larson treats fine whiskies like varietal wines, and uses bourbon in almost everything he cooks. There are also a couple of whisky recipes available at the WhiskyCast web site -- www.whiskycast.com! Happy Holidays!
Direct download: WhiskyCast_20051223.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:55pm EDT

Issue #52 of Whisky Magazine is out, and we'll get an update from editor Dominic Roskrow on what you'll find inside. Also, it's not too soon to make your travel plans for the spring. Riannon Walsh gives us a preview of the Whiskies of the World Expo coming up in San Francisco in late March. She's also been busy working on a new project...a nosing glass that could put Riedels to shame!
Direct download: WhiskyCast_20051216.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:16pm EDT

On December 10th, the Wall Street Journal looked at the controversy over "finishing" whisky, with this question in the headline: "What's in that bottle?" In this episode, we'll look at the debate over finishing whiskies with Jim McEwan of Bruichladdich, Simon Brooking of The Dalmore, and Malt Advocate Magazine editor and publisher John Hansell.
Direct download: WhiskyCast_20051212.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:10pm EDT

Award-winning whiskies dominate this edition of WhiskyCast! We'll hear from Graham Coull of Glen Moray, the home of Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2006 Single Malt Scotch of the Year. Also, award-winners from the Malt Maniacs and The Spirit Journal's F. Paul Pacult -- and a childhood memory from Bill Samuels Jr. of Maker's Mark.
Direct download: WhiskyCast_20051208.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT

Want to invest in a distillery? Would you rather drink a truly Scotch whisky instead...or are you looking for a "best buy". All that, and more...on this edition of WhiskyCast.
Direct download: WhiskyCast_20051203.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:01am EDT

In this episode, Lawrence Graham gives us an update on January's Victoria Whisky Festival. Our news update reports Scottish politicians and the whisky industry have come to terms on formal designations for Scotch whiskies, and we'll have an update on the North American release of Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2006, along with kudos for WhiskyCast.
Direct download: WhiskyCast_20051129.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

A special episode recorded on location at Monk's Cafe in Philadelphia, as Malt Advocate publisher John Hansell discusses the winners of this year's Malt Advocate Whisky Awards. In the news, the owner of Glenfiddich and The Balvenie expands to China, where whisky sales are booming. Pernod Ricard is considering cuts at its distilleries and bottling plants in Scotland, and a list of upcoming whisky events around the world
Direct download: WhiskyCast_20051123.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:17pm EDT

Dave "Robbo" Robertson of Jon, Mark, & Robbo's Easy Drinking Whisky Company explains the philosophy behind JMR's line of vatted malt whiskies. Also, an update on the Kurt Busch controversy and Hurricane Katrina's impact on Diageo.
Direct download: WhiskyCast_20051119.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:01am EDT

Crown Royal dethrones NASCAR's defending champion, Aberlour celebrates Founder's Day, and Bruichladdich's Jim McEwan comes up with a solution for those who want their dram ice-cold.
Direct download: WhiskyCast_20051115.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:01am EDT

An introduction to WhiskyCast, featuring interviews with Parker Beam of Heaven Hill Distilleries and Dr. Jim Swan of Penderyn Distillery. Also...the latest news on two rare Ardbeg releases, Jim Murray's latest edition of the Whisky Bible, and a list of tastings and whisky events.
Direct download: WhiskyCast_20051112.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:33am EDT