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The Whisky Topic

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The Whisky Topic

The Whisky Topic

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25
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14
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The Whisky Topic is a weekly podcast hosted by Mark Bylok, author of The Whisky Cabinet, and Jamie Johnson, who runs private (but approachable!) bourbon club here in Toronto Canada.

Latest Episodes

Barrell Craft Spirits Latest Offerings

Will Schragis of Barrell Craft Spirits joins us to talk about the latest offerings from Barrell including their rye, bourbon, and their journey into other spirits!

55 MINJUL 1
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Barrell Craft Spirits Latest Offerings

Talking Turkey with Rare Bird 101!

David Jennings (Rare Bird 101) talks to us about his love of Wild Turkey Distillery, his upcoming book, and the best Wild Turkey stories. We breifly cover the history of the distillery, the brand, and the undeniable influence of Jimmy Russell.

44 MINJUN 12
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Talking Turkey with Rare Bird 101!

Bourbon Gimmicks vs Innovations with The Whiskey Jug

Jamie and Mark are joined by Josh Peters (The Whiskey Jug). We cover everything from whisky stones, finished Bourbons, to smoked sheep dung whisky. Gimmick or innovation? Our panel decides!

62 MINMAY 14
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Bourbon Gimmicks vs Innovations with The Whiskey Jug

Infuse, Pair, and Cook with Whisky

This bonus episode has been brought to you by Johnnie Walker. Whisky is one of the more complex drinks in the world. We bring on Chef Matt Jones to talk about the three main elements to use whisky—pairing whisky with food, infusing whisky with ingredients, and cooking with whisky. Unlike wine pairings, which look for similarities, with whisky it’s all about finding the right contract. Scotches enjoyed on the podcast include Johnnie Walker Black Label, and Talisker 10.

40 MINMAY 6
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Infuse, Pair, and Cook with Whisky

Bonus Episode 6: Become a Better Home Bartender

This bonus episode has been brought to you by Johnnie Walker. Whisky and cocktail culture have a long and wonderful relationship. They evolved together. We specifically look at the last few decades of cocktail culture and the innovative cocktails that you can make at home.

37 MINAPR 29
Comments
Bonus Episode 6: Become a Better Home Bartender

Our Favourite Indian Single Malts with Ra

Raj Sabharwal joins Mark and Jamie to tell his story of how he discovered delicious Indian Single Malts from Amrut. He’s since started the import spirits company, Glass Revolutions, and brings in a unique range of spirit products from India, Scotland, Australia, and the Caribbean.

48 MINAPR 23
Comments
Our Favourite Indian Single Malts with Ra

The Whisky Topic Bonus Episode 5: Johnnie Walker Exclusive Range Tasting

This bonus episode has been brought to you by Johnnie Walker. In this episode we go through the exclusive range of Johnnie Walker scotches, starting with the eighteen year old, and ending with the ghost and rare series that celebrated new world and old world whiskies coming together. Whiskies tasted include Johnnie Walker 18, Johnnie Walker Blue, Johnnie Walker King George V, and Johnnie Walker Ghost and Rare.

49 MINAPR 22
Comments
The Whisky Topic Bonus Episode 5: Johnnie Walker Exclusive Range Tasting

The Whisky Topic Bonus Episode 4: How to Drink Better Scotch Whisky

This bonus episode has been brought to you by Johnnie Walker. In this episode we go through a range of single malt scotches sold by Diageo, and we discuss the subtle nature of tasting whisky. We discuss drinking whisky on ice, adding water, and glassware and how all these elements can change the flavour of whisky. On this episode we taste Dalwhinnie 15, Mortlach 12, Cardhu 12, Johnnie Walker Green, and Johnnie Walker Black.

36 MINAPR 15
Comments
The Whisky Topic Bonus Episode 4: How to Drink Better Scotch Whisky

Three Chord Bourbon with Neil Giraldo

Five time Grammy Awards winner, Neil Giraldo, joins us on the podcast to talk about music, bourbon, and how making both are related. We also talk about Steel Bending Spirits, and their first line of bourbons bottled under the label of Three Chord Bourbon.

40 MINAPR 10
Comments
Three Chord Bourbon with Neil Giraldo

The Whisky Topic Bonus Episode 3: The History of Whisky Making from Around the World

This bonus episode has been brought to you by Johnnie Walker. In this episode we discover the history of whisky, and its massive influence on the history of the world from paying for civil wars, to its earlier medicinal uses. We cover the more recent history of Scotch, Irish Whiskey, Canadian Whisky, and American whisky. As we cover more recent innovations in the whisky world, we speculate on how whisky continues to change.

45 MINAPR 8
Comments
The Whisky Topic Bonus Episode 3: The History of Whisky Making from Around the World

Latest Episodes

Barrell Craft Spirits Latest Offerings

Will Schragis of Barrell Craft Spirits joins us to talk about the latest offerings from Barrell including their rye, bourbon, and their journey into other spirits!

55 MINJUL 1
Comments
Barrell Craft Spirits Latest Offerings

Talking Turkey with Rare Bird 101!

David Jennings (Rare Bird 101) talks to us about his love of Wild Turkey Distillery, his upcoming book, and the best Wild Turkey stories. We breifly cover the history of the distillery, the brand, and the undeniable influence of Jimmy Russell.

44 MINJUN 12
Comments
Talking Turkey with Rare Bird 101!

Bourbon Gimmicks vs Innovations with The Whiskey Jug

Jamie and Mark are joined by Josh Peters (The Whiskey Jug). We cover everything from whisky stones, finished Bourbons, to smoked sheep dung whisky. Gimmick or innovation? Our panel decides!

62 MINMAY 14
Comments
Bourbon Gimmicks vs Innovations with The Whiskey Jug

Infuse, Pair, and Cook with Whisky

This bonus episode has been brought to you by Johnnie Walker. Whisky is one of the more complex drinks in the world. We bring on Chef Matt Jones to talk about the three main elements to use whisky—pairing whisky with food, infusing whisky with ingredients, and cooking with whisky. Unlike wine pairings, which look for similarities, with whisky it’s all about finding the right contract. Scotches enjoyed on the podcast include Johnnie Walker Black Label, and Talisker 10.

40 MINMAY 6
Comments
Infuse, Pair, and Cook with Whisky

Bonus Episode 6: Become a Better Home Bartender

This bonus episode has been brought to you by Johnnie Walker. Whisky and cocktail culture have a long and wonderful relationship. They evolved together. We specifically look at the last few decades of cocktail culture and the innovative cocktails that you can make at home.

37 MINAPR 29
Comments
Bonus Episode 6: Become a Better Home Bartender

Our Favourite Indian Single Malts with Ra

Raj Sabharwal joins Mark and Jamie to tell his story of how he discovered delicious Indian Single Malts from Amrut. He’s since started the import spirits company, Glass Revolutions, and brings in a unique range of spirit products from India, Scotland, Australia, and the Caribbean.

48 MINAPR 23
Comments
Our Favourite Indian Single Malts with Ra

The Whisky Topic Bonus Episode 5: Johnnie Walker Exclusive Range Tasting

This bonus episode has been brought to you by Johnnie Walker. In this episode we go through the exclusive range of Johnnie Walker scotches, starting with the eighteen year old, and ending with the ghost and rare series that celebrated new world and old world whiskies coming together. Whiskies tasted include Johnnie Walker 18, Johnnie Walker Blue, Johnnie Walker King George V, and Johnnie Walker Ghost and Rare.

49 MINAPR 22
Comments
The Whisky Topic Bonus Episode 5: Johnnie Walker Exclusive Range Tasting

The Whisky Topic Bonus Episode 4: How to Drink Better Scotch Whisky

This bonus episode has been brought to you by Johnnie Walker. In this episode we go through a range of single malt scotches sold by Diageo, and we discuss the subtle nature of tasting whisky. We discuss drinking whisky on ice, adding water, and glassware and how all these elements can change the flavour of whisky. On this episode we taste Dalwhinnie 15, Mortlach 12, Cardhu 12, Johnnie Walker Green, and Johnnie Walker Black.

36 MINAPR 15
Comments
The Whisky Topic Bonus Episode 4: How to Drink Better Scotch Whisky

Three Chord Bourbon with Neil Giraldo

Five time Grammy Awards winner, Neil Giraldo, joins us on the podcast to talk about music, bourbon, and how making both are related. We also talk about Steel Bending Spirits, and their first line of bourbons bottled under the label of Three Chord Bourbon.

40 MINAPR 10
Comments
Three Chord Bourbon with Neil Giraldo

The Whisky Topic Bonus Episode 3: The History of Whisky Making from Around the World

This bonus episode has been brought to you by Johnnie Walker. In this episode we discover the history of whisky, and its massive influence on the history of the world from paying for civil wars, to its earlier medicinal uses. We cover the more recent history of Scotch, Irish Whiskey, Canadian Whisky, and American whisky. As we cover more recent innovations in the whisky world, we speculate on how whisky continues to change.

45 MINAPR 8
Comments
The Whisky Topic Bonus Episode 3: The History of Whisky Making from Around the World
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