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Bourbon Heist Reveals Industry of Illusion

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A series of bourbon and whiskey thefts have shook Kentucky. But one expert says the smuggling ring—which almost got away with $100,000 in spirits—tells us a lot about the industry.

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MAP: Tracking New York City's Distillery Boom

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

New York now has a bunch of distilleries, 22 of them in New York City. Wanna sample? You're in luck - many of them offer tours and tastings.

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Whiskey Talk: Distilling The Strong Stuff In Brooklyn

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Join us for our occasional series where we pair something fun to drink with music. Tonight, Whiskey Talk with Colin Spoelman, of the award-winning Kings County Distillery. We try the strong stuff -- and pair it with songs.

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A December Holiday Playlist (No, Not That Holiday)

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

While there's other holidays in December, the entire month has been pretty much co-opted by Christmas. And maybe November too. Even outside of the less-often sung about Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, Christmas is hardly the only holiday on the calendar in need of a good anthem or two.

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Matthew Dear, Whiskey Talk, Creepy Christmas Songs

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Today on Soundcheck, creepy Christmas songs with Faith Salie, electronic pop from Matthew Dear and a bit of whiskey.