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Big Ben

2013-06-17 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 33s

We don't need a giant clock or it's tolling chimes to tell us that it's time for another round of The Scotchcast. We do, however, need two other "Big Bens" ...…

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Gordon and MacPhail

2013-05-17 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 33s

Spring has sprung here at The Scotchcast. The windows are finally open, the fresh spring breeze is drifting through, and we're celebrating with two Gordon & MacPhail bottlings; the Blair ...…

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I Am An Island

2013-04-17 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 38s

"And a rock can feel no pain. And an island never cries" Unless it has no scotch on it then, I suspect, it might cry because that would be a ...…

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Go Green

2013-03-17 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 37s

It's that time of the year again when we take a quick trip across the channel and take a look a two "Irish" single malts. This time around we're tasting ...…

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Blackadder

2013-02-17 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 36s

History has known many great liars. Copernicus. Goebbels. St. Ralph the Liar. But there have been none quite so vile as... Well, if you know that Blackadder you probably ...…

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Bass Ackwards

2013-01-17 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 41s

Welcome to the first Scotchcast of 2013! We get the year started with a tasting of the Caol Ila Unpeated and Tomintoul Peaty Tang. Stick around after the tasting for ...…

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Holiday Spice

2012-12-16 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 44s

It's time to spice things up as we come to the last show for 2012 and, if those pesky Mayans were right, maybe the last show ever! (Though we seriously ...…

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Loch Indaal

2012-11-18 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 43s

This time around The Scotchcast turns toward Islay with a tasting of Bruichladdich Rocks and Bowmore 12 year, and a listener lets us know about two great sounding scotch destinations. ...…

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A Walk In The Woods, Pt. 4

2012-10-15 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 34s

While we didn't do any actual "walking" in the woods Michael and I did get to hit the road to record this round. Sadly, a gremlin came along for the ...…

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Just Deserts

2012-09-16 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 39s

All of our listeners have been very supportive of The Scotchcast since the beginning and now everyone is going to get their Just Deserts! Actually, everyone is going to get ...…

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An Elegant Journey

2012-08-19 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 39s

Join us as we set out on an Elegant Journey through the Highlands with the Glenmorangie Finealta and Glenmorangie Astar. We'll also take a litte time to discuss the recent ...…

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The Gold Coast

2012-07-16 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 39s

There are geographical areas all over the world that are referred to as the Gold Coast from Africa to Asia, Australia to Europe, even a lakefront neighborhood of the city ...…

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Straight from the Cask

2012-06-17 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 49s

In this round of The Scotchcast we turn to two of the more heavy-duty expressions, Glenfarclas 105 and Laphroaig 10 year Cask Strength. We're joined by two guest tasters for ...…

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5th Anniversary

2012-05-16 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 44s

Join The Scotchcast as we celebrate 5 years in the Podiverse with a tasting of two scotches from one of our favorite distilleries, the Balvenie 17 year Madeira Cask and ...…

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Jim Dandy

2012-04-15 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 37s

Scotch or weapons of mass destruction? The Bruichladdich distillery has been accused of making both of these things though is only "guilty" of making one of them. On this round ...…

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A Wee Pot o’ Gold

2012-03-17 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 53s

Céad Míle Fáilte everyone! It's March and that means it's once again time to say Happy St. Patrick's Day and for The Scotchcast to take a quick trip across the ...…

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For Peat’s Sake

2012-02-16 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 46s

Oh For Peat's Sake just push play and listen to the podcast already will ya? On this round of the Scotchcast we'll be tasting the Isle Of Jura Prophecy and ...…

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Hey Mr. Tangerine Man

2012-01-15 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 41s

Happy new year everyone! We here at The Scotchcast are excited to get 2012 underway with a tasting of the Auchentoshan 12 year and Dalmore 15 year. We'll also ...…

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DRAMatics

2011-12-18 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 47s

As we come to the close of another calendar year for The Scotchcast, we are joined by special guest Brent for a tasting of Springbank 15 year and Bunnahabhain 18 ...…

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Independents Pt. 4: Connoisseurs Choice

2011-11-14 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 45s

A connoisseur is a person who has a great deal of knowledge about the fine arts, cuisines, or is an expert judge in matters of taste. While we here at ...…

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Children of the Night

2011-10-10 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 42s

For those that never know the light, The darkness is a sullen thing; And they, the Children of the Night, Seem lost in Fortune's winnowing... Join the Scotchcast for a taste of darkness that ...…

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A Walk in the Woods; Pt. 3

2011-09-11 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 56s

On this, our third expedition into the woods, we'll be taking a look at the Glenmorangie Nectar D'Or (Sautern cask) and the Balvenie Caribbean Rum Cask. We'll be joined for ...…

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The Bronze Age

2011-08-07 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 49s

The Bronze Age is a period characterized by the use of copper and its alloy bronze as the chief hard materials in the manufacture of implements and weapons. While the ...…

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Special Edition

2011-07-07 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 39s

Special edition! Read all about it! The Scotchcast marks it's 50th show! While it is our 50th show, the "Special Editions" are actually the scotches we'll be tasting this time around. ...…

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Some Times You Feel Like a Nut

2011-06-07 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 46s

Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don't. Chances are, after this round of The Scotchcast, you might all think we are the nuts! Join us for all the ...…

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The 8-Ball

2011-05-08 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 44s

Put your quarter on the rail, rack 'em up, and join The Scotchcast for a round of 8-Ball. This time though we won't be using cues we'll be using our ...…

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Appe-teaser

2011-04-11 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 53s

Welcome to The Scotchcast, let us show you to your table. Though after tonight's appe-teasers you might not need a main course! This time around we'll be tasting the Miltonduff ...…

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The Sidhe

2011-03-07 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 54s

Céad míle fáilte romhat! It's once again March, spring is just around the corner and, of course, it's soon to be St. Patrick's Day. That means it's time for The ...…

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Down by the Glenside

2011-02-03 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 41s

Join the Scotchcast as we take a leisurely stroll down by the glenside. Along the way we'll be tasting the Glenburgie 15 year and the Glencadam 15 year. Who knows, ...…

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Big Mac Attack

2011-01-09 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 41s

Two Speyside scotches, special box, lots of cash, pepper, chocolate and a quarter point score! While that little shout-out to an old commercial jingle from a certain fast-food establishment might date ...…

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The Queen’s Dram

2010-12-06 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 48s

While tonight's drams are certainly fit for a Queen, you won't need to request an audience with Her Majesty to try them. Join the Scotchcast and very special guest Ari ...…

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The Good Earth

2010-11-07 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 51s

November returns us to the time of harvest when the Good Earth gives of its bounty to support us through the long cold winter months to come. Two of those ...…

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Honey, I’m Home!

2010-10-10 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 47s

Hang up your coat and hat and relax with The Scotchcast as we enjoy a hint of honey from the Highlands in our tasting of Glengoyne 10 year and Balvenie ...…

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Scarborough Faire

2010-09-05 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 55s

While the title of this month's Scotchcast may have you thinking of parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme, we actually found things a little more like butter, pipes, old leather, and ...…

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Flora & Fauna

2010-08-06 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 47s

Scotland's wildlife is typical of the north west of Europe, although several of the larger mammals such as the Lynx, Brown Bear, Wolf, Elk and Walrus were hunted to extinction ...…

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The Veldt

2010-07-06 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 39s

With a dram in hand we sit and look out over the flat, grass covered fields. Come to think of it, this could be a great place to relax with ...…

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Flower Power

2010-06-03 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 50s

Dig through the closet for your best embroidered flower covered, vibrant colored outfit. Put some flowers in your hair and join hands or, in this case, scotch glasses around the ...…

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Salt and Pepper

2010-05-03 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 53s

With a pinch of salt and a dash of pepper we bring you yet another round of The Scotchcast! We're not talking about your everyday kitchen spices however. The salt ...…

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No Foolin’

2010-04-02 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 48s

This will be the last episode of the Scotchcast... NOT! Ok, ok, we know April Fool's Day was yesterday and we know that you know we're not going anywhere. That said, ...…

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A Wee Drop

2010-03-01 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 44s

Céad míle fáilte everyone! It's finally March, spring is just around the corner here in the eastern US, and St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching! That means it's time once again ...…

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Stag Party

2010-02-02 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 52s

Don't Panic! This isn't "that" kind of Stag Party. The Stag we're talking about is the unmistakable mark of the Dalmore distillery and we have two of their expressions in the ...…

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The Caskaways

2010-01-13 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 1s

And now for something completely different... Finally, we have made it through the technical difficulties and can now present to you The Caskaways, an extra length episode featuring the Partners of ...…

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Special Edition #003 – Holiday 2009

2009-12-20 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 30s

Is it wrong or absolutely hilarious that the very first Scotchcast to carry an explicit tag is our "Holiday" Special Edition? Well, one way or the other, that's what you ...…

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The Dark Side

2009-12-03 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 53s

These are not the drams you're looking for. Move along, move along. No, wait! These are the drams you're looking for, or at least we think you should be. Sit down ...…

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The Sitting Room

2009-11-01 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 44s

All Hallows' Eve has come and gone, the chill of November is settling in, and friends are gathering in in The Sitting Room with a healthy dram and good conversation. ...…

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Lead On MacDuff

2009-10-09 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 52s

McGruff might be good at tracking down the bad guys but if its something "good" your looking for then follow MacDuff's lead to this month's scotches, the Dufftown 15 year ...…

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The Middle Path

2009-09-09 :: The Scotchcast
Length: 49s

We've survived another Dragon*Con. The craziness of interstate travel, lack of sleep, meeting new people, visiting with old friends, and being in the presence of celebrities is over. Now it's ...…

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Scotchcast Promo #2

2009-08-25 :: The Scotchcast

While we love Captain Rafe and much appreciate his help in promoting The Scotchcast on both sides of the rift we felt it was time to add another promo choice ...…

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East Meets West

2009-08-03 :: The Scotchcast

A train leaves San Francisco traveling east at 60 miles per hour. Another train leaves New York traveling west at five o'clock. What time does the bus stop for dinner? ...…

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A Walk In The Woods, Pt. 2

2009-07-06 :: The Scotchcast

You awake to find yourself standing at the edge of the dark and mysterious woods. In your hands you hold two bottles, each containing an unknown liquid... Ok, ok, no you ...…

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Independents, Pt. 2: Gordon & MacPhail

2009-06-01 :: The Scotchcast

This month we are joined by long time listener and friend Brent for a look at another independent bottler. This time around it's Gordon & MacPhail and we taste their ...…

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Here, Lossie!

2009-05-04 :: The Scotchcast

The Scotchcast crew may not be quite as cute and cuddly as a certain heroic collie we are all probably familiar with but we think we are pretty good at ...…

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‘Laddie O’

2009-04-01 :: The Scotchcast

While the title of this month's show 'Laddie O' might bring to mind the ancient Scottish popular folk tune If thou'lt play me fair play, or maybe Robert Burns' poem ...…

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Luck O’ The Irish

2009-03-01 :: The Scotchcast

It's March, and as thoughts turn to things green, both grass AND beer (just kidding), that means it's time once again for the annual "Irishcast". This month we take a ...…

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On Top of Old Smokey

2009-02-01 :: The Scotchcast

In the midst of winter you can often smell the scent of smoke from warm, wood burning fires drifting on the air. In this month's show we enjoy some of ...…

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Don’t Cnoc It

2009-01-05 :: The Scotchcast

There's a saying, "Don't knock it 'till you've tried it". Well... we tried it. Maybe we should have waited until after this round of tastings to pick this month's show ...…

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Northern Lights

2008-12-01 :: The Scotchcast

In Scotland, the northern lights were known as "the mirrie dancers" or na fir-chlis. There are many old sayings about them, including the Scottish Gaelic proverb "When the mirrie dancers ...…

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The People’s Choice Show

2008-11-01 :: The Scotchcast

You voted and we listened! This month we present the winners of the People's Choice: Glenfiddich Solera 15 year and Cragganmore Distiller’s Edition 1992. We'd like to thank everyone who ...…

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The Scotchcast Special Edition #002

2008-10-15 :: The Scotchcast

During Dragon*Con 2008 we were lucky enough to be joined by several special guests for a "not scotch" scotch tasting of the Milford and Suntory Yamazaki. Great fun was had ...…

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How Dhu You Dhu?

2008-10-01 :: The Scotchcast

This month we are introduced to the Cardhu 12 year and the Tamdhu 10 year. We made it back from Dragon*Con alive so we'll give a quick report of the ...…

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Soup’s on!

2008-08-28 :: The Scotchcast

Ok, yes it's turning fall but it's not quite time for the nice warm soup yet. We are however, tasting two Campbeltown scotches the Glen Scotia 12 year and the ...…

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Independents, Pt. 1 – Signatory

2008-08-01 :: The Scotchcast

While we here at The Scotchcast count ourselves among their ranks, this months show is not about the Browncoats. It is, however, about the versions of The Caol Ila 1992 ...…

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Battle of the Bogs

2008-07-01 :: The Scotchcast

Sunday... SUNDAY... SUNDAY! Actually it's Tuesday and no, this is not a monster truck rally. It is, however, The Battle of the Bogs! This month we are tasting the Laphroaig 10 ...…

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Island Hopping

2008-06-01 :: The Scotchcast

Put on your topical shirt and grab a floppy hat! Wait... no, not THOSE islands. This month we are tasting the Tobermory 10 year and Isle of Jura Superstition from ...…

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Sugar and Spice

2008-05-01 :: The Scotchcast

Sugar and spice and BOTH of these scotches are nice! This month we taste The Glenrothes 1994 and The Dalmore 12 year. In Scotch 101 we take a look at ...…

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Over The Top

2008-04-01 :: The Scotchcast

This month we head "over the top" of the mainland to the Orkney Islands for a tasting of the Highland Park 12 year, and the Scapa 14 year. We discuss ...…

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I Remember Joe: A 2008 Tribute

2008-03-31 :: The Scotchcast

A year ago today Joe Murphy lost his fight with Leiomyosarcoma, and the world lost an awesome person. Whether you knew Joe personally or only by his voice in your ...…

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St. Paddy’s Special

2008-02-29 :: The Scotchcast

The Scotchcast is turning green! No, it's not because we've had too much. It's because it's March and that means it's time for The St. Paddy's Day Special, recorded with ...…

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The Scotchcast Special Edition #001

2008-02-15 :: The Scotchcast

Welcome to a surprise, mid-month, special edition of The Scotchcast! After recording this month's regular show "someone" decided it would be a good idea to go just a little bit further. ...…

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Caskades of Scotch

2008-02-01 :: The Scotchcast

This month we go a little heavy duty with a tasting of The Balvenie Single Barrel 15 yr and The Macallan Cask Strength, recorded with a live audience at "High ...…

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New Year, Old Friends!

2007-12-31 :: The Scotchcast

Start the new year off with a couple of "old" friends, The Balvenie Portwood 21 year and the Glenlivet Archive 21 year. In lieu of Scotch 101 this month, we're ...…

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A Walk in The Woods

2007-12-01 :: The Scotchcast

Join us for a relaxing walk in the woods with two wood finish single malts from The Glenmorangie, the 12 year Sherrywood and the 12 year Portwood. In Scotch 101 ...…

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Speyside After Dark

2007-10-31 :: The Scotchcast

Looking for a drink to go with dessert or maybe something nice and easy for a relaxing evening? Join us for a tasting of The Glendronach 12 year and The ...…

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Two for Tee

2007-09-30 :: The Scotchcast

Join us for an "extended play" Scotchcast! Special Guest Tee Morris joins us for a tasting of The Balvenie 12 year Doublewood and The Talisker 10 year, we finish up our ...…

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Supermarket Single Malt (repost)

2007-09-02 :: The Scotchcast

Does single malt scotch have to be expensive? Do you have to go to a specialty shop to get a good one? Not always! This time around we take ...…

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Islay Malts Pt. 1

2007-08-01 :: The Scotchcast

Journey with us to the sea for two Islay scotches, the Bunnahabhain 12 year and the Bowmore Legend. We will also be looking at glassware during Scotch 101 and hearing ...…

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You Take The Low Road

2007-07-01 :: The Scotchcast

Come with us on a trip into the Lowlands where we'll take a look at the Glenkinchie 10 year and the Auchentoshan Three Wood. Along the way we'll bring ...…

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A Taste of The Highlands

2007-06-04 :: The Scotchcast

This time around we taste the Oban 14 year and one of our new favorites the Clynelish 14 year, we introduce our Scotch 101 segment with an explanation of the ...…

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The Scotchcast Introduction Show!

2007-05-04 :: The Scotchcast

It's finally time! The release of the very first Scotchcast with Jeff, Chip, and Michael. In Show #0 you'll learn who we are, what we are all about, what we ...…

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