Month: December 2018

December 29, 2018

Aberlour with Callum O’Donnell

Aberlour with Callum O’Donnell Callum O’Donnell, the West Coast brand ambassador for Aberlour, joins us this week to take us through what makes the brand a favorite of so many scotch lovers. He shares an amazing history of how the brand came to be the powerhouse that it is today and and shares the inner working of their water source, casks and finishing. — What we drank: Aberlour 12 Aberlour 16 Aberlour 18 Aberlour A’bunadh […]

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December 25, 2018

Hotaling’s Old Potrero with Master Distiller Bruce Joseph

Hotaling’s Old Potrero with Master Distiller Bruce Joseph As we’ve said on many occasions, you never know where great whiskey is going to find its roots. Old Potrero, which was one of the original pioneers of the American craft whiskey distilling scene, was founded by Fritz Maytag. Fritz is a member of the washing machine Maytags and while we don’t know much about home appliances, we do know really good whiskey when we taste it! […]

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December 21, 2018

Teeling’s Irish Whiksey with Eanna Ryan

Teeling’s Irish Whiksey with Eanna Ryan When Teelings Irish Whiskey opened it’s doors in 2015, it was the first new Whiksey Distillery to put down roots in Dublin in nearly 125 years. It was founded by Jack and Stephen Teeling, whose father, John, founded the great Cooley Distillery. However, while Teeling’s is rooted in a rich lineage of whiskey royalty, it’s much more important to know that they make some delicious Irish Whiskey! This award […]

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December 18, 2018

Whistle Pig with Matt Bostick

Whistle Pig with Matt Bostick In an unfortunate series of events, Dave Pickerell, Founder of Whistle Pig and former Master Distiller of Maker’s Mark passed away on November 2nd. Our Whistle Pig episode was scheduled to be released that day. In his honor, we are posting the podcast, unedited, so that we can help continue his passion and work toward sharing great rye whiskies with the world. — What We Drank: Whistle Pig 10 Whistle […]

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December 14, 2018

Whiskey Del Bac with Dale Riggins

Whiskey Del Bac with Dale Riggins It’s not everyday that a spirits company starts as a furniture manufacturer, but that’s exactly what Hamilton Distillers did! (Isn’t craft distillation amazing?) This Arizona, mesquite flavored whiskey line (that smokes and malts all its own barley) is the treat you didn’t know you needed in your home bar. Self-proclaimed whiskey nerd Dale Riggins joins us to tell us the story of the wonderful whiskey. — What We Drank […]

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