One Nation Under Whisky

Season 6, Ep 26 -- 8 Feb, 2023

6th annual mailbag episode!

The One Nation Under Whisky 6th annual Mailbag Episode is here! Thanks to all who sent questions in. We wish we could answer all your questions in this one episode but there are only so many hours in a day... Thanks again and see you in a couple weeks with our season 7 opener!

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Season 6, Ep 25 -- 25 Jan, 2023

Waiheke Whisky with Mark Izzard & Colin Mairs (Pluralized, don’t’cha know)

The whisky scene from Down There™ (aka New Zealand, Tasmania, and Australia) continues to grown in leaps and bounds. While Waiheke Whisky Distillery is not a new player in New Zealand whisky production they are new when to comes to the idea of a more broad release of their whiskies.

Joshua and Jason have a sit down with both Mark Izzard and Colin (of the pluralized) Mairs to discuss the ins and outs of the distillery and their production. They even taste through the distillery's new make and three whisky offerings!

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Season 6, Ep 24 -- 11 Jan, 2023

2023 Year in Preview w/Susannah Skiver Barton

Few people have their finger on the whisky pulse like Susannah Skiver Barton. Joshua and Jason welcome Susannah back to One Nation Under Whisky to discuss the future of whisky. Well, at least what it may look like in 2023. We also laugh along the way.

Also shared are details of Single Cask Nation US Retail Release # 9, the migration of our Extra Extra podcast from audio-only to the Single Cask Nation YouTube channel (yeah, you read that right, quickly, go subscribe to our YouTube channel!), and we taste our 4th and final sample from Blind Barrels.

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Season 6, Ep 23 -- 28 Dec, 2022

6th Annual Year in Review!

Our 6th Annual Year in Review episode is here! The agenda? Joshua and Jason discuss their favorite episode, SCN whiskies, and non-SCN whiskies of 2022 (all while drinking as much as was needed to ensure this episode was their best Year in Review episode to date!).

What could be better? We'll tell you what: doing this annual review from the newly acquired SCN Swiss Chalet. Add to this, Jess & Elijah came out to the SCN Swiss Chalet to share their whiskies of the year. Heck, you may even hear from Joshua's wife, Heide, and what her favorite yarn of the year was!

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Season 6, Ep 22 -- 14 Dec, 2022

Jess Lomas gets geeky with Mariella Romano of Isle of Arran Distillers

Another great interview provided by the wonderful Jess Lomas. In today's episode Jess sits down with Mariella Romano, Global Brand Ambassador of Isle of Arran Distillers. The conversation is geeky, foodie, and fun. Joshua and Jason discuss the Single Cask Nation US Retail Release # 9 that just hit US shores, too.

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Season 6, Ep 21 -- 30 Nov, 2022

Thanksgiving Spousal Podcast Takeover Take Two!

It happened once before and it's now happened once more! Joshua's wife, Heide, and Jason's wife, Tamara have hijacked One Nation Under Whisky for another Thanksgiving Spousal Takeover Episode! However, little do they know, all the questions are for them! My, oh my, how the tables have turned... Add to this, their kids have some things to say at the very end.

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Season 6, Ep 20 -- 16 Nov, 2022

Dave Broom Returns to discuss his new book ”A Sense of Place”

Once, twice, three times, wait.. four times, my Davie!

Dave Broom, here for his fourth time, returns as One Nation Under Whisky's most returningest guest! This time around Joshua and Jason travel to Washington DC to visit the legendary Jack Rose Dining Saloon. Dave was in town to do a tasting and a book reading. Joshua & Jason had a great talk over a few Single Cask Nation whiskies with him just before his big event. This is an episode you will not want to miss!

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Season 6, Ep 19 -- 2 Nov, 2022

Amanda Beckwith of Virginia Distillery returns with Brian Hersey

It's always great having Amanda Beckwith of Virginia Distillery on the Padcost. It was nice welcoming Brian Hersey to the pod, too. Both, along with Jason, have an in-depth conversation regarding all geeky things Virginia Distillery Co!

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Season 6, Ep 18 -- 19 Oct, 2022

Ollie Chilton Returns to discuss Tormore and Portintruan distilleries

More often than not people tell us that one of their favorite episodes is the one where we interviewed Ollie Chilton while driving and killed a bird with our windshield. The good news is Ollie has returned to the podcast for another "car talk" to discuss Elixir Distiller's acquisition of Tormore Distillery in Speyside and their build of Portintruan on Islay.

The more good news is no birds were harmed in the making of this episode. Well, none we're aware of.

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Season 6, Ep 17 -- 5 Oct, 2022

Jason Johnstone-Yellin becomes a Keeper of the Quaich!

After having his induction to the Keepers of the Quaich for two and a half years (thanks, Covid) Jason has finally be inducted as a Keeper into the one and only Keepers of the Quaich.

If you're not familiar, "The Keepers of the Quaich is an exclusive and international society that recognises those that have shown outstanding commitment to the Scotch Whisky industry. Founded by the leading distillers, it is by its very nature, the beating heart of the industry. In establishing the Keepers of the Quaich, the industry pooled its influential resources to build a powerful society working together and united."

Joshua and Jason recap the festivities!

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Season 6, Ep 16 -- 21 Sept, 2022

Steve Hawley, President of the American Single Malt Whiskey Commission

Joshua and Jason take a deep dive into the pending new US whisk(e)y category: American Single Malt Whisk(e)y with Steve Hawley, President of the American Single Malt Whiskey Commission. On top of geeking about regarding the ins and outs of this issue, the three get in a few laughs; having been friends for a decade or more...

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Season 6, Ep 15 -- 7 Sept, 2022

Jess Lomas has a sit-down with Richard Mckeand of Mackmyra

Well, it's taken a little while but our very own Jess has her first industry interview on wax for the One Nation Under Whisky Padcost!

Joining Jess is Richard Mckeand, Area Sales Manager (UK South) for Sweden's Mackmyra Distillery. Mackmyra is perhaps the world's first distillery to create a completely vertical/gravity fed malt whisky distillery. We get to learn about that distillery as well as their maturation practices, how they smoke their malt, and so much more...

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Season 6, Ep 14 -- 24 Aug, 2022

Madhu Kanna, Head of Int’l Business, Indri Single Malt’

Listen is as Joshua has a sit down with Madhu Kanna Head of International Business for Indri Single Malt Indian Whisky.

Perfect timing, too, seeing as ImpEx Beverages (importer of Indri Single Malt) is about to receive the first shipment of product into the US.

What a lovely guy Madhu is (and damn does he have a fine whisky in on his hands!)!

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Season 6, Ep 13 -- 10 Aug, 2022

Karen Abbott (aka Abbott Kahler) Author of ’Ghosts of Eden Park’

Karen Abbott (aka Abbott Kahler), author of 'Ghosts of Eden Park' joins Jason to discuss the book in question (which is regarding the history of George Remus and Mabel Walker Willebrandt and bootlegging during the prohibition era), her research and writing process, and upcoming projects.

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Season 6, Ep 12 -- 27 July, 2022

Joshua and Jason just catching up

Sometimes you need to just take a minute, breathe, and talk to your best bud about whisky a bit. That is this episode.

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Season 6, Ep 11 -- 13 July, 2022

Black Button’s Jason Barrett, President & Master Distiller

Joshua & Jason sit down for an absolutely fascinating conversation with Black Button Distilling's very own Jason Barrett, President & Master Distiller.

Grab your whisky-nerd hat and hold on to your seats! You will NOT want to miss this episode.

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Season 6, Ep 10 -- 29 June, 2022

Marvel writer Gerry Duggan talks whisky, Deadpool, X-Men, and more!

Comic and comic book writer Gerry Duggan (of Deadpool & X-Men fame) emerges from the bushes to join Joshua and Jason at a private whisky event in California. 3 weeks later the three meet over Zoom for a wonderful discussion surrounding whisky, Deadpool, X-Men, photography, and much more!

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Season 6, Ep 9 -- 15 June, 2022

Glen Scotia’s Distillery Manager, Iain McAlister, returns!

With Joshua stuck home -- thanks to a minor Covid infection -- Jason flies to Scotland and, together with our dear Jess Lomas, has a sit down with podcast and industry friend Iain McAlister, Distillery Manager, Glen Scotia distillery in Campbeltown.

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Season 6, Ep 8 -- 1 June, 2022


How nice is was to get back out on the road, getting in front of people, sharing drams with people, and recording a cheeky wee live podcast with said people!

This podcast with Drammers, celebrating 10 years of Single Cask Nation having whisky to sell, was recorded live at Warehouse Liquors in downtown Chicago on May 10, 2022.

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Season 6, Ep 7 -- 18 May, 2022

Orlin Sorenson & Brett Carlile of Woodinville Whisky Co

You want to hear about grain? Check. Yeast? Sure, you got it. Sweet mash vs. Sour Mash? Done. Kiln dried staves vs. air dried staves? Look no further!

Listen in as Joshua and Jason have an in depth and geeky conversation around Woodinville Whisky Company with founders Orlin Sorenson & Brett Carlile.

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Season 6, Ep 6 -- 4 May, 2022

Samara B Davis & Black Bourbon Society

Despite popular belief your average whisky drinker is no longer middle-aged white dudes (despite your hosts being... middle... aged... white dudes -- don't tell Joshua he's middle aged!)

Joshua and Jason sit down for a very special and important conversation with Samara B Davis, founder of Black Bourbon Society, to discuss whisky and the need for outreach to a more diverse pool of whisky drinkers.

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Season 6, Ep 5 -- 20 April, 2022

That Boutique-y Whisky Company with Sam Simmons & Dave Worthington

Joshua & Jason welcome Sam Simmons back to the padcost and Sammy traveled into Mid-Bedfordshire to bring the wonderful Dave Worthington into the conversation. Not only do the four discuss the various aspects of That Boutique (Whisky, Rum, and Gin) Company but they also play a super fun and nerdy whisky game.

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Season 6, Ep 4.5 -- 7 April, 2022

Carey Hart and Big B Discuss Good Ride and Tanks for Troops charity

Joshua and Jason sit down with Carey Hart, Freestyle Motocross legend, and Rapper/Musician Bryan "Big B" Mahoney to discuss 'Good Ride' and their 'Tanks for Troops' charity (along with the exclusive Single Cask Nation bourbon bottling for Good Ride).

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Season 6, Ep 4 -- 6 April, 2022

Ewan Morgan National Luxury Ambassador & Head of Whisky Outreach for Diageo (boy, that’s a mouthful!)

Ewan Morgan "National Luxury Ambassador & Head of Whisky Outreach for Diageo" (boy, that's a mouthful!), joins Joshua and Jason for a looooong overdue conversation. These three are old and good friends and boy does it show! It's like listening into to a fantastic pub conversation. The only things missing were pints and drams.

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Season 6, Ep 3 -- 23 March, 2022

Mo McAuliffe, dear friend and artist behind the most iconic Single Cask Nation labels

Mo McAuliffe has been a dear friend of Joshua's for going on 20 years (and a friend of Jason's for 11+ years) and has been his and Jason's in-house graphic designer behind their entire Whisky Jewbilee festival bottling series, the Single Cask Nation Woodcut Series, Undisclosed "Pre-Fire" 24yo Kentucky Bourbon, Pap'pi Nansens, and Hello from the Magic Tavern bottlings.

Beyond being a ridiculously talented artist she's one hell of a human being.

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Season 6, Ep 2 -- 9 March, 2022

Stuart Aaron & Martin Jonousek, Co-Founders, Bespoken Spirits

The whisky industry is steeped in centuries of tradition be it here in the US, in Scotland, Ireland, and more recently in the 20th & 21st centuries in dozens of countries around the world.

The 21st century, however has brought on a new phenomenon: accelerated aging of spirit or, in the case of Bespoken Spirits, "craft aging". Will this new process replace centuries of tradition or live side by side it comfortably.

Listen in as Joshua and Jason have a deep conversation with Stu & Martin of Bespoken Spirits discuss this very topic.

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Season 6, Ep 1 -- 22 February, 2022

John Campbell & David Ferguson of lochlea distillery

What a joy it is to be with you, our dear listeners, now in our sixth year, count 'em, six years of this padcost! Thanks for listening along the way.

We always aim to wow you with our season openers and we think our two guests for today's episode highlighting the new Lochlea distillery in Scotland hits the target.

Today we welcome Mr. John Campbell, Production Director, and Mr. David Ferguson, Commercial Manager, Lochlea Distillery.

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