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WhiskyCast Episode 587: April 30, 2016

The other night, Louisville's Haymarket Whiskey Bar held a "Jim
Rutledge Tribute Night" to honor the retired Four Roses master
distiller. Less than 24 hours later, Jim announced his plans to
come out of retirement and start a $2 million crowdfunding campaign
to build a new distillery near Louisville. We'll talk with Jim
about his new project on this week's WhiskyCast In-Depth. In the
news, Brown-Forman is back in the Scotch Whisky business after 11
years with a $416 million deal to buy the BenRiach Distillery
Company from Billy Walker and his partners, Compass Box is hoping
to "enlighten" those who oppose transparency in Scotch whisky with
two new bottlings, and Cleveland Whiskey's Tom Lix is using his
"magic" maturation machine for a new range of finished
whiskies.