Tag: Whiskey

November 13, 2018

Highland Park with Brian Summers

Highland Park with Brian Summers The incredibly colorful Brian Summers joined us this week to share the whiskey that many peat lovers count as their favorite, Highland Park! In addition to tasting us through HP’s line of whiskey, he shared the amazing (and hilarious) viking origins of the distillery and gave us the funniest lesson on the fermentation of yeast that anyone could ever ask for! — What We Drank: Highland Park 12 Highland Park […]

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November 9, 2018

Douglas Laing’s Old Partiuclar with Jan Beckers

Douglas Laing’s Old Partiuclar with Jan Beckers For some, the craft of whisk(e)y begins with the discovery of an exciting mash build that can be distilled and aged to perfection. Douglas Laing, however, expresses their passion by purchasing some of the finest and most rare barrels of single malt and single grain scotches to bottle and sell to consumers. Jan Beckers joined us to share the Old Particular line, which according to their website “is […]

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November 6, 2018

Bruichladdich with Trent Simpson

Bruichladdich with Trent Simpson In the realm of peated, single malt scotches, Bruchladdich (pronounced Brooke-Laddie) is a legend. Trent Simpson joined us to walk through some of the greatest hits of this fantastic Islay masterpiece. Before you press play, prepare yourself to get nerdy about some smokey, smokey barrel-finished goodness! — What we drank: Unpeated Classic Laddich Islay Barley Black Art Port Charlotte Octomore 8.1 — Follow us: spiritguidesocietypodcast.com facebook.com/spiritguidesoc twitter.com/spiritguidesoc instagram.com/spiritguidesoc — “Samba Isobel” […]

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October 30, 2018

Hibiki Harmony Deconstructed with Johnnie “The Scot” Mundell

Hibiki Harmony Deconstructed with Johnnie “The Scot” Mundell Hibiki truly sets the standard for Japanese whiskey. Today, we were joined by the incomparable Johnnie “The Scot” Mundell who deconstructed the five main whiskies that make up the Hibiki Harmony blend. It was a truly Harmonious occasion! — What we drank: Hibiki Harmony — Follow us: spiritguidesocietypodcast.com facebook.com/spiritguidesoc twitter.com/spiritguidesoc instagram.com/spiritguidesoc — “Samba Isobel” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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October 26, 2018

Burnside with Mel Heim

Burnside with Mel Heim When it comes to having an original approach to blended whiskies, Mel Heim is in a category all her own. Her love of craft spirits and barrel woods has led her to turn Burnside into one of the most beautifully unique spirits on the market. Mel was also nice enough to discuss why her general love of the blending craft led Burnside’s parent company, Eastside Distilling, to become one of the […]

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