In this four part pod casts series Whiskey Lore takes you inside the mind of one of Virginia's master distillers of rye Steve Bashore, behind the scenes at the Historic George Washington Distillery at Mt. Vernon, and through the history of how George Washington and his Scottish-born farm manager James Anderson came to launch one of the largest commercial distilleries in America during the late 1700's.
Interviewer Drew Hannush takes you on a wonderful trial of discovery of a great Virginia Rye whiskey tradition.
Part One: Dr. Jim Ambuske and Jeanette Patrick discuss Washington's management style, his distiller and distillery, and some of the myths that surround him.
Part Two: The story of Scotsman James Anderson and his journey to becoming George Washington's distiller
Part Three: Downstairs Interview with Master Distiller Steve Bashore
Part Four: Upstairs Interview with Master Distiller Steve Bashore
Stories about Virginia Rye Whiskey, its makers and supporting organizations and individuals. as well as related distilled spirits industry news.