Episode 60 – All the proof you need
A listener email inspires me to consider the issue of bottling strength. Also – a number of other items and announcements.
Episode 61 – Taking the Pisco?
Whisky is not the only spirit with heritage and pride. This week I look at Peru’s national spirit and consider the similarities and differences between whisky and pisco. The episode starts with me talking to Joel Vargas Laime and is followed by an interview with pisco expert Miguel Solari.
Episode 62 – A touch of Class-ification.
The recipes for Pisco Punch and Pisco Sour followed by some thoughts in response to a listeners question about region.
Episode 63 – The unfinished podcast
No it is not an episode about whisky without finishes – it is an episode that I did not finish – sorry. It’s all explained in the podcast.
Episode 64 – He’s not heavy, he’s my Balvenie.
This week I play the whole interview with Balvenie’s Andrew Forrester as well as another ‘malt minute’ from Scotch cinema.
Episode 65 – Glenglassaugh
This week find out how Colin Dunn gave me the horn, my feedback on the Balvenie Tun 1401 batch 2 twitter tasting and an interview with Glenglassaugh’s Ronnie Routledge.
Episode 66 – Movember and Wee Dram Fest Part 1
The Whisky Guy Darren Rook talks about this years Movember whisky, Then Wee Dram’s Adrian Murray starts the first set of recordings from this years Wee Dram Fest. Interviews include Peter Donnelly from Glenfarclas and John Black from Tullibardine. Audio quality may vary.
Episode 67 – Wee Dram Fest 2011 Part 2 and much more.
Part 2 of the interviews from Wee Dram Fest 2011 plus a host of news and reviews. This episode includes Diageo’s Colin Dunn and Jura’s Willie Tait.
Bonus Episode – Have you got 20p mate?
A masterclass in comedy from Ben from the Absolute Peach Podcast (arrogant! ) – Also news about a hunt for some free whisky.
Episode 68 – Are you having a laugh?
A chaotic episode in which I consider links between whisky and comedy. Includes extracts of chats with Ben Young from The Absolute Peach podcast and my son Sam from Light Switch Theatre Co.
I also announce the release of the first whisky under The Malted Muse label.
Bonus Episode – A stand up sort of guy.
The last in the comedy whisky series – a chat with my son Sam of the Light Switch Theatre Co.
Episode 69 – Chillin’ out
Ice may be cool but it causes division in the whisky drinking world. This week I talk to Jim O’Brien from Sipping Stones, Andy Gemmell from The Macallan and Dereck Brown from Famous Grouse.