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10 Haig Club - How to make Single Grain

May 15th, 2017

This week our heroes are episode three into Whisky Wednesday, and it's starting to show! Words are slured, opinions givien and no wood at all is tasted! 

Also: Find out how to make songle grain whisky.

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09 Green Spot - How to make Irish Single Pot

March 6th, 2017

This week is part 2 of our Heroes' 4 whisky recording session! This time they tackle an Irish Whiskey for the first time! Find out if they can tell the difference, and if you can tell that they are starting to feel drunk.

 

Also in Whisky Facts: part 3 of the How To Make series - this time, what is the difference between Irish and Scotch whisky? 

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08 Strathisla - How to make Scotch

February 26th, 2017

This week our heroes set off on an epic journey. This is the first of 4 episodes recorded in a row. This week sees them still sobor and tasting the Chivas Brother's Strathisla. 

Also in Whisky facts: last week we looked at how to make Bourbon, this week it's Scotch's turn. Plus, is it legal to make your own? (no, no it's not)

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07 Bulleit - How to make Bourbon

February 6th, 2017

In this episode our heroes go back to the US of A and sample a whisky with decades of history! (3 in fact). Be amazed as they taste something other that wood! Gasp as they use words they learnt two episodes ago! Don be surprised to learn that they stole the bottle of Jamie's brother-in-law to review it!

Also in Whisky facts: Ever wanted to make you own Bourbon? Well don't! But if you insist on knowing, find out about the process.

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06 Grant’s - Blends? Are they any good?

January 22nd, 2017

This week our heroes enter the mirky world of entry-level blends. Jamie in particular does not seem impressed. But will one of the world's best selling whiskys win him round?

Also: new format to the show; gone are the subjective scores! Replaced with subjective tasting notes! 

Whisky facts: What are blends? Why are they so popular? Why do they taste bad? Are we just bias? what is going on?

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05 Milford - Abstract nouns

January 15th, 2017

Join us this week as we finish off a rare bottle of New Zealand Whisky (at least rare to us). Do we do it justice? Do we move away from the 'woody' adjective? find out!

Also: we improve our vocab of wiskey by playing a drinking game involving abstact nouns! Rock and Roll!

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04 Laphroaig - What is Peat?

January 9th, 2017

It's time for one of our favourite whiskies. Laphroaig is like being hit by a steam train while sitting in a pool of tar; and we love it. This week we even manage a couple new adjectives and Jamie thinks he can smell 'friut' for a while. We are getting better!

Also, Whisky Facts: Ever wondered what peat actually is? And how much of the Earth is covered with it? Find out in this week's episode of Whisky: Totalus Rankium

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03 Wild Turkey - Regions of Whisky

January 9th, 2017

This time, we go over to the Good Ol' US of A. Jamie has recenty found a taste for bourbon, and Rob is aware that it is not scoth, but is willing to give it a go in the name of this podcast. Will the whisky be 'woody' again? Or can we think of new adjectives? 

Also, Whisky Facts: Find out the basics of all the regions of Whisky, from Speyside to Kentucky to Japan. 

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02 Glenfiddich - How To Taste Whisky

January 9th, 2017

We start our journey in Scotland. One of whiskies most famous names. Do we start here because it is such a giant of the single malt scene? Or because it's what Rob got for Christmas? who knows? What we do know, is that we have a lot to learn - and that 'woody', although a good adjective, will not be enough to describe all the whiskies...

Also, Whisky Facts: Find out how beginners, like us, should go about tasting whisky with more appreciation. 

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01 Introduction

January 9th, 2017

Join two amature enthusiast as they set out on a vouge of discovery. Their aim: nothing less that rating and ranking all the whiskies in the world! Do they know a lot about whisky? not much. Do they like drinking it? Yes! 

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