The Friskey Whiskey Podcast

The Friskey Whiskey Podcast

Welcome to The Friskey Whiskey Podcast with your hosts MikeD and TI! Whether you’re a seasoned whiskey enthusiast or a newcomer to the world of whiskey, we’re excited to share our passion for this timeless spirit with you. Join us every Wednesday at 4pm as we explore the history, flavors, and culture of whiskey from around the world. Whether you prefer your whiskey neat, on the rocks, or in a classic cocktail, we’ll cover everything you need to know to enjoy this complex and nuanced spirit.

Episodes

May 15, 2024 59 mins

Join MikeD and TI as we take a different trip around Scotland and try three unique whisky from the Scotland coast. 

 

The Classic Malts: Coastal Collection

Caol Ila 12 year Single Malt

Clynelish 14 year Single Malt

Talisker 10 year Single Malt

 

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On this episode join MikeD and TI as they welcome guests Steve and the legendary Ebon to a blind tasting. While not following the rules of a typical blind tasting the group is challenged to use their nose, tastebuds and intellect to decipher which whiskeys are which.

 

Jack Daniels Single Barrel Tennessee Whiskey

 

Woodford Reserve

 

Blanton's Single Barrel Bourbon 

 

Special Bottle: Chickencock Cotton Club Rye

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April 17, 2024 48 mins

Join MikeD and TI as we continue with the fifth part of an eight part series! We'll be taking a unique tour around the various whisky regions of Scotland from a carefully crafted whisky box.

 

Sample 8:

Tormore distillery

Age: 5 years

Cask: Barrel; 180 - 200L

Nose: Nutty barley and juicy pear, with a whisper of tropical fruit zestiness

Palate: Malted milk biscuits, fried dough, white pepper and sawdust

Finish: Lemon, salted caramel...

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April 3, 2024 46 mins

In this episode join MikeD and TI as they just hang out and enjoy a couple of fantastic whiskeys!

 

Catoctin Creek Roundstone Rye

 

Russell's Reserve Single Barrel Select

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March 20, 2024 39 mins

In this episode join TI as he interviews Dolly and Mike of The Bar Book! Make sure you check out their site or download their iOS app. Keep an eye out for their Android app coming soon!

 

The Bar Book Website

The Bar Book iOS app

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In this episode join MikeD and TI as they partake in tasting some higher end and hard to come by American whiskeys.

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February 28, 2024 48 mins

Join MikeD and TI as we continue with the fourth part of an eight part series! We'll be taking a unique tour around the various whisky regions of Scotland from a carefully crafted whisky box.

 

Sample 5:

Ardmore distillery

Age: 5 years

Cask: Bourbon barrel

Nose: Gingerbread, flamed orange peel, damson and stewed plums

Palate: Oatcakes, toasted barley with a touch of nuttiness (almond flakes and honey roasted peanuts), brown sugar

F...

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February 14, 2024 54 mins

Join MikeD and TI as we welcome back to the show Steve! Together we celebrate a couple of our favorite whiskey from over the last year of The Friskey Whiskey Podcast!!

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January 31, 2024 50 mins

Join MikeD and TI as we continue with the third part of an eight part series! We'll be taking a unique tour around the various whisky regions of Scotland from a carefully crafted whisky box.

 

Sample 13:

Girvan Distillery

Age: 10 years

Cask: Barrel; 180 - 200L

Nose: Tropical wafts of pineapple, fruity pastries, some creamy notes of coconut, chai, and granola

Palate: Dried oranges, buttered brioche with honey, softly spiced with swe...

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January 17, 2024 40 mins

Join MikeD and TI as they revisit Chattanooga Bottled in Bond from episode 7! Only this time with a twist!

 

Chattanooga Whiskey

History: Inspired by the city's rich distilling history, Chattanooga Whiskey was founded in 2011 with a mission to bring back "Whiskey to the People." Due to Prohibition whiskey production stopped in Chattanooga in 1920. And the post prohibition act only allowed 3 counties in Tennessee to make whiskey. In...

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January 10, 2024 76 mins

In this episode join MikeD and TI as they dive into a Tennessee whiskey classic, Jack Daniels!

 

Jack Daniels Old No 7:

With only the finest grains, pristine water from the Cave Spring Hollow,and mellowed drop-by-drop through sugar maple charcoal. We proudly age in new, handcrafted white oak barrels, the same way we’ve been doing for more than 150 years.

And our Tennessee Whiskey doesn’t follow a calendar. It’s only ready when our ...

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MikeD and TI are back with another mixologist episode! In this one they decided to go with a single distillery and their recipes.

 

Mamie Taylor:

A classic whiskey-ginger with a dash of lime; perfect for an afternoon session or an evening aperitif.

Ingredients 2 oz Keeper’s Heart Whiskey ½ oz lime juice 6 oz ginger beer

Method Build ingredients in order given in a highball glass with an ice rod. Stir once, briefly.

 

Keeper's Boule...

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December 20, 2023 44 mins

Join MikeD and TI as we celebrate Christmas the best way we know how. With some nice bottles of bourbon!

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December 13, 2023 64 mins

Join MikeD and TI as we continue with the second part of an eight part series! We'll be taking a unique tour around the various whisky regions of Scotland from a carefully crafted whisky box.

 

Sample 4:

Port Dundas Distillery

Age: 15 years

Cask: Barrel; 180 - 200L

Nose: Buttery and sweet with vanilla and brown sugar, and a zesty kick of citrus

Palate: Maple syrup on pancakes, cereal and milk, gingerbread

Finish: More ginger, more...

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December 6, 2023 69 mins

Join MikeD and TI as we invite Steve back onto this episode! We go through a few of the unique expressions from Maker's Mark!

Maker's Mark was created by T. William "Bill" Samuels Sr., who purchased the Burks' Distillery in Loretto, Kentucky in 1953. Production began in 1954 and the first bottles were bottled in 1958. The brand's signature red wax seal is still hand-dipped today.  The story of Maker's Mark began when Bill Samuels S...

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November 29, 2023 49 mins

In this episode join MikeD and TI as they discuss the whisky, Floki, that TI brought back from his trip to Iceland.

 

Eimverk Distillery, founded in 2009, is the creator of the first Icelandic single malt whisky. All of their single malts are created from 100% Icelandic barley.

 

Flóki Single Malt

 

Flóki Single Malt Sherry Cask finish

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November 22, 2023 74 mins

Join MikeD and TI as we go down the Rabbit Hole and try some interesting whiskeys!

 

History: Rabbit Hole Distillery is a relatively new player in the world of whiskey, founded in 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky, by Kaveh Zamanian. The distillery was born out of Zamanian's passion for whiskey and his desire to create something unique within the spirits industry. Zamanian, originally from Iran, immigrated to the United States and settl...

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November 15, 2023 62 mins

Join MikeD and TI as we start the first part of an eight part series! We'll be taking a unique tour around the various whisky regions of Scotland from a carefully crafted whisky box.

 

Sample 1:

Glentauchers Distillery

Age: 4 years

Cask: 1st fill bourbon barrel

Nose: Lemongrass and fresh orange, with oily barley

Palate: Cherry bakewell, spicy cassia, brown sugar and buttered crumpets

Finish: Salted caramel and sponge cake

 

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November 8, 2023 35 mins

Join MikeD and TI as we dive into a classic whiskey cocktail, the Manhattan! 

 

We use three different vermouth to determine if they really do impact the flavors of a Manhattan. We go with the classic rye version of this legendary cocktail.

 

Michter's Straight Rye

 

Martini & Rossi

 

Dolin Vermouth de Chambery

 

Carpano Antica

 

Recipe Used:

2oz whiskey of choice

1oz sweet vermouth

2 dashes angostura bitters

 

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October 31, 2023 94 mins

Kentucky Owl was founded by Charles Mortimer Dedman in 1879, operating until prohibition became law in 1916. At this point, the government seized some 250,0007 gallons of Kentucky Owl, taking it away for safekeeping. One night, the warehouse where the bourbon was stored burned to the ground. Oddly, for a building filled with alcohol, the fire lasted only a matter of hours, leading many to suspect the entire Kentucky Owl  stock had ...

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