An entertaining and informative Scotch whisky show from Ian Macleod Distillers featuring Gordon Dundas, International Brand Ambassador and Gordon Dallas, Experiential Ambassador. Whisky Unscripted is an approachable podcast for all, not just the whisky aficionados. Never taking itself too seriously, but offering an insider’s guide to the whisky industry via their ownership of the Glengoyne, Tamdhu and Rosebank distilleries with their accompanying brands of Smokehead, Sheep Dip, and Pigs Nose. The 2 Gordons will be speaking to guests from within the company who make our single malt whisky, the wider industry, writers, retailers and personalities from around the world. There will also be plenty of regular features, but we also want you to get in touch with questions and areas that you want us to cover in future episodes. Fun, informative and for all – Whisky Unscripted. Sound effects and music courtesy of Freesfx.co.uk
S4 Episode 4 - Back On The Road Again!
34:08The 2 Gordons celebrate the return of live whisky shows! Gordon Dundas gives a flavour of his Masterclass delivered at Whisky Live London (October 2021) tasting The Rosebank 30, a Rosebank Single Cask, the Glengoyne 50, a Tamdhu 16 Single Cask American Oak and A 1976 Tamdhu European Oak Single Cask. Gordon Dallas samples 6 Isles Blended Malt while the chat ranges from the recent inductees to The Keepers of The Quaich to sustainability in the whisky industry in light of Cop26 via aged Blends. It's Gordons doubled just like your whisky should be! Slainte!
S4 Episode 3 - Jason Milne of Contagious and Philip Kingscott of Edinburgh Gin
1:06:42Join the 2 Gordon's for another fun and fact filled episode featuring Jason Milne the Creative Director of Design and Experiential Agency, Contagious, who chats about his work at Macallan, Glengoyne, Glenturret and the Great Jones Distillery in Manhatten. Also Philip Kingscott of Edinburgh Gin, yes that's right GIN joins us for the Whisky v Gin challenge. Best enjoyed with a dram or a G&T! Enjoy
S4 Episode 2 - The one where they go to Glengoyne!
46:48Getting the 2 Gordon's to Glengoyne Distillery to record this podcast wasn't the problem, getting them out was! Warehouse Team Leader, Blair shows them the Dunnage Warehouses and a quick trip to the shop sees then look at and discuss the 50yr old! Features include Gordon Dundas' Listillery, Whisky News, The Play-Offs and The Peat Challenge! It's a Whisky Podcast but not as you know it!
S4 Episode 1 - The Edinburgh Launch Show!
48:49The 2 Gordons launch Series 4 with a visit to the Festival city of Edinburgh. Usquabae Bar, The Pear Tree and The Scotch Whisky Experience are all visited by our hosts in this fun and informative whisky show always best enjoyed with a dram. Thanks to Jean Yves Van de Keift (JY) and Paul Hastie of Caledonian Heritable Ltd: Julie Trevisan-Hunter and Jethro from the Scotch Whisky Experience and to the many, many bar staff who made this episode possible! Slainte`
S3 Episode 10 - Laura Burt, Feis Ile,Themed Whisky Nights and lots more!
1:03:10It's the final episode of the series and the 2 Gordon's discuss the Islay Festival (Feis Ile), the rebirth of Brora, themes for a whisky night AND more importantly welcome the wonderful Laura Burt of Turnip The Beet who plays Cook, Drink or Pair with 3 whiskies while regaling with stories of super yachts and Harry Styles! Tasting Caol Ila 12 and Smokehead Original. Slainte`
S3 Episode 9 - Sandy McIntyre of Tamdhu and Patric Lutz of Charles Hofer SA
1:19:21The 2 Gordon's bring you their longest podcast yet, but it is worth it! The manager of Tamdhu, Sandy McIntyre gives his inside view of the recent virtual Spirit of Speyside Festival while Patric Lutz of Charles Hofer SA is the guest on the 'Insider's Guide To....', this week, it's the insiders guide to being a whisky distributor. Plus all the usual whisky chat and whisky tastings. Best enjoyed with a dram, maybe 2 with this bumper episode! Slainte`
S3 Episode - 8 Leonard Russell
52:48The 2 Gordon's of Ian Macleod Distillers Ltd are joined by the BOSS of Ian Macleod Distillers.
S3 Episode 7 - Dave Cummings as seen on Whiskey Tribe's 'First Drink of his Life'
57:56Gordon Dundas meets Dave Cummings from Wisconsin, star of Whiskey Tribe's, "first drink of his life" video. No spoilers but he's 50 years old and decides to start with a single malt close to our hearts! There's the usual look at the Whisky News and the challenge, I've got the answer, what's the question continues! Slainte`
S3 Episode 6 - Stuart Hendry, Visitor Attraction Manager of The Year and Cocktails with Michael Sim
1:10:36The 2 Gordon's are joined by Ian Macleod's Stuart Hendry who recently was announced in the World Whisky Awards as Visitor Attraction Manager of the Year. Stuart talks about the changes the industry has seen and how he's helped shape Glengoyne into a world class visitor attraction. Mixologist Michael Sim gives Gordon Dallas a masterclass on how to make the perfect Whisky Sour and Gordon Dundas faces the 'what's the question' challenge. Tastings this week are a Berry Bros and Rudd blended malt, and a rare Glengoyne Single Cask. Slainte`
S3 Episode 5 - James Campbell and Diego Borras
59:32It's our 10,000 download show ft James Campbell - Chairman of the Spirit of Speyside Festival talking about May's virtual event. We talk food and whisky pairing with almond entrepreneur, Diego Borras. Plus we have Objects That Changed The Course of Whisky History +The Whisky Name Game Challenge. Tastings this week are the Kilkerran 8 Year Old, and a Linkwood 12 Year Old. Slainthe`