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The Single Cask: Questioning Whiskey, Scotch and Bourbon

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We're an independent whisky bottler. We've found that a lot of people ask us what that actually means. In fact, people ask us a lot of questions about whisky. Whiskey, scotch and bourbon can all be confusing. But we love answering whiskey questions. In fact, we love whisky. We love talking about it. We love drinking it. So, we made this podcast to share our love of whisky with you, and to give you the chance to ask any question you've ever had about Whiskey, Scotch and Bourbon. We answer a new question every Thursday. To have us answer your question, send us a DM on Instagram (@TheSingleCask) or just email me, I’m Evan@thesinglecask.co.uk.

We're an independent whisky bottler. We've found that a lot of people ask us what that actually means. In fact, people ask us a lot of questions about whisky. Whiskey, scotch and bourbon can all be confusing. But we love answering whiskey questions. In fact, we love whisky. We love talking about it. We love drinking it. So, we made this podcast to share our love of whisky with you, and to give you the chance to ask any question you've ever had about Whiskey, Scotch and Bourbon. We answer a new question every Thursday. To have us answer your question, send us a DM on Instagram (@TheSingleCask) or just email me, I’m Evan@thesinglecask.co.uk.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

We're an independent whisky bottler. We've found that a lot of people ask us what that actually means. In fact, people ask us a lot of questions about whisky. Whiskey, scotch and bourbon can all be confusing. But we love answering whiskey questions. In fact, we love whisky. We love talking about it. We love drinking it. So, we made this podcast to share our love of whisky with you, and to give you the chance to ask any question you've ever had about Whiskey, Scotch and Bourbon. We answer a new question every Thursday. To have us answer your question, send us a DM on Instagram (@TheSingleCask) or just email me, I’m Evan@thesinglecask.co.uk.

Language:

English

Contact:

07904158007


Episodes

Why is it called a dram of whiskey?

1/27/2020
Every Thursday we answer a whiskey, scotch or bourbon question. This week, we're answering: Why is it called a dram of whiskey? Dram is a fantastic word, it's one that is so intimately linked with whisky that it's really a surprise that its meaning has changed over the last thousand years! It derived from the word Drackhme, the ancient Greek word for a unit of treasure. In this podcast we trace the word dram over the centuries and to its use today. To send in your question, you can email...

Duration:00:07:17

Is whiskey gluten free?

1/27/2020
Every Thursday we answer a whiskey, scotch or bourbon question. This week, we're answering: Is whiskey gluten free? There is actually a bit of debate out there about whether whiskey is gluten free. While most experts agree that whisky, scotch and bourbon are gluten free; The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, which regulates alcoholic beverages in the U.S., does not allow the use of the term "gluten-free" on whisky. So, whisky doesn’t have gluten, but it isn’t gluten-free. Confused...

Duration:00:07:30

Is whiskey good for you?

1/27/2020
Every Thursday we answer a whiskey, scotch or bourbon question. This week, we're answering: Is whiskey good for you? Is it good to drink whisky, get drunk and fall down the stairs? Perhaps not. But, if drunk in moderation, are there medicinal benefits from drinking whiskey? According to medical processionals, yes! In this episode we give you 7 benefits (backed up by medical evidence) to support the conclusion that whiskey is good for you. To send in your question, you can email me:...

Duration:00:10:08

Is whiskey flammable?

1/27/2020
Every Thursday we answer a whiskey, scotch or bourbon question. This week, we're answering: Is whiskey flammable? In answering what might seem the obvious question: is whisky flammable, we explore the a fascinating reason why alcohol is measured in proof, and how it’s related to whether whiskey is flammable. The term 'proof' actually dates back to the 1500's and you'll be surprised where it came from. To send in your question, you can email me: evan@thesinglecask.co.uk Follow us on Social...

Duration:00:04:37

Is whiskey vegan?

1/27/2020
Every Thursday we answer a whiskey, scotch or bourbon question. This week, we're answering: Is whiskey vegan? Whisky is made from just 3 ingredients: water, yeast and grains. So, on the surface it seems like it's a super straightforward question and answer: Is whisky vegan? Yes. But actually it's interesting to look at the cases where whisky might not be vegan. And we go through some scenarios that'll surprise you to learn when whisky can me made in a way, or into something, that isn't...

Duration:00:07:20

What is whiskey made from?

1/27/2020
Every Thursday we answer a whiskey, scotch or bourbon question. This week, we're answering: What is whiskey made from? Effectively, whisky is made from three ingredients: water, yeast and some kind of cereal. That’s the short answer, but it’s actually a bit more complex than that because different styles of whiskies have different requirements, specifically about the type and kind of cereals used. In this episode, we explain: To send in your question, you can email me:...

Duration:00:06:33