Spencer Whelan is the CEO of the Texas Whiskey Trail and the Executive Director of the Texas Whiskey Association. It's an exciting time for Texas Whiskey, we are witnessing the birth of a new whiskey region that punches well above its weight. Spencer talks about how having a "team of rivals" is advantageous to distillers, distilleries, consumers and the progress of whiskey as a whole.
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#26 ETOH's Whiskey Reactor : Accelerated "Ageing"
1:57:30Tobias and Johan from ETOH in Denmark explain the technical process of using their Whiskey Reactor to accelerate the ageing process of whisky and rum. They also share the ehtos, convictions and creative flair behind the technique. Find ETOH here: https://etoh.dk Get your own kick ass shirt from into the am: https://www.intotheam.com/chase
#25 Bringing Ancient Stills To Life With Eric Stroud
1:40:44Eric runs a farm distillery in upstate New York. He is also fascinated with very old still designs. Could they be viable in the modern world of distilling? Mohawk Spirits: https://mohawkspirits.com Nano Distilling: http://nanodistilling.com/ A short history of the art of distillation (the book mentioned): https://amzn.to/3AiCaoQ
#24 The History Of Royal Navy Rum With Matt Pietrek
1:51:35Matt Pietrek helps unpack the interesting history of Royal Navy Rum. From its beginnings in the 1600's through to a point in time, where the British navy had nuclear weapons and dolled out rum regularly to its sailors! Check out Cocktail Wonk and Matt's Book Here: https://cocktailwonk.com/
#23 Turning Bread Into Gin : Hang 10 Distillery
57:32This week we have Marine and Deon from hang 10 distilling who are using unsold bread to make gin!
#022 Brewbird - Going Behind The Professional Curtain
56:54Brewbird has been making "behind the scenes" youtube videos from commercial distilleries since she went pro around 2 years ago. In that time she has worked at 4 distilleries making a range of different products. Make sure you check out Brewbirds content: https://www.youtube.com/c/MissBrewbird Chase The Craft Store: https://chasethecraft.com Adventures In Home Brewing: homebrewing.org/ctc
#021 Froth Tech : New Zealand's First Commercial Yeast Farmers
1:47:26Froth technologies are supplying vibrant liquid yeast cultures to New Zealand's craft beer industry. Ryan and Simon hang out to talk about yeast, cross over between beer and spirits and the industry in general. Froth's Website: https://www.frothtech.co.nz/
#20 Spencer Whelan. Texas : The Wild West Of Whiskey & The Shield That Protects It
1:16:12Spencer Whelan is the CEO of the Texas Whiskey Trail and the Executive Director of the Texas Whiskey Association. It's an exciting time for Texas Whiskey, we are witnessing the birth of a new whiskey region that punches well above its weight. Spencer talks about how having a "team of rivals" is advantageous to distillers, distilleries, consumers and the progress of whiskey as a whole. https://texaswhiskey.org/ https://texaswhiskeytrail.com/ https://chasethecraft.com/support
019 Lindsay Barr : Sensory Scientist From Sample Ox
1:30:31Lindsay is a sensory scientist and a founding partner of Sample Ox and Draught Lab. We talk about the software and about the art/science and geekery of sensory evaluation in general.
#18 New Corn, Blending & Barrel Raising With Robbert From Ironroot
1:14:59Its no secret that Ironroot is one of my favourite distilleries. I love their product and the way they go about things. So I invited Robbert back to talk again. This time we cover growing heirloom corn, blending and their barrel program. Ironroot Insta: https://www.instagram.com/ironrootrepublic Ironroot FB: https://www.facebook.com/ironrootwhiskey CTC Support: https://chasethecraft.com/support
#17 Botanical Rum With Matt From Lunatic And Lover Distillery
1:28:57What on earth is Botanical Rum? Before this episode, I had no idea what to expect. Turns out Lunatic And Lovers expression is amazing! Tune it to hear what it is and how its made with Matt from Lunatic And Lover! Lunatic And Lover: https://lunaticandlover.com CTC Support: https://chasethecraft.com/support