Whisky Podcasts and Shows to Stream from Home

From podcasts to documentaries and much more, there's a wide world of content for the whisky lover.

Whisky Podcasts and Shows to Stream from Home

March 24, 2020 –––––– Sam Stone, , , ,

The Internet is like the whisky world in that there's always something new to check out. Once you've read all of Whisky Advocate's features, how-to guides, and other stories—and watched all our videos—if you're still looking for more whisky media, check out these podcasts, YouTube channels, and streaming-service content from distilleries, brands, and fellow whisky lovers. We'll continuously update this list as we learn about new content—if we've missed your favorite show, let us know!

Podcasts About Whisky

A Story of Irish WhiskeyThe title says it all—this is a journey through the history of the Emerald Isle's whiskey business.Blue Collar BourbonThis podcast puts an emphasis on affordable whiskies, which the hosts taste blind in each episode.Bourbon and BloodshedWith new episodes every other week, this podcast pairs whisky with true crime stories.The Bourbon DailyLighthearted and informative chat about bourbon abounds on this podcast, with episodes released every day of the week.The Bourbon LensFriends Jake, Michael, and Scott aim to develop a deep knowledge of bourbon, which they drink during their discussions.The Bourbon LifeHosts Mark and Matt showcase different elements of bourbon, including interviews and reviews.Bourbon PursuitThis podcast covers the world of bourbon, with interviews with industry icons, deep dives into production, and more.The Bourbon RoadVeterans Jim and Mike share glasses of bourbon while interviewing guests, from celebrities to whisky experts.The Bourbon ShowFrom bourbon news to interviews with people in the whisky business, The Bourbon Show tackles the world of bourbon.Dads Drinking BourbonTwo Nashville fathers taste whiskies blind and interview the behind-the-scenes people of the whisky world.The Dead Men of WhiskeyThis podcast launched in June 2020 and takes a deep look into the lives of famous whiskey names such as George Dickel and Clyde May. Its first episodes explore bottled in bond whiskey, James E. Pepper, and Jack Daniel.The Malt Whisky Trail PodcastScotland's Malt Whisky Trail encompasses eight Speyside distilleries as well as The Speyside Cooperage. Speyside resident Eleanor Bradford hosts this podcast, which takes listeners on a journey through the trail's locations.One Nation Under WhiskyHosted by Joshua Hatton and Jason Johnstone-Yellin of Single Cask Nation, this podcast features interviews with whisky industry insiders, such as master blenders and distillers.Scotch 4 DummiesFour friends talk about the scotch industry, taste whisky, and more on this weekly podcast.Single Malt MattersHosted by Washington state native Matt Drew, this podcast is devoted solely to American Single Malt with guests like Matt Hoffman of Westland and Amanda Beckwith and Greg Goodson from Virginia Distillery Co.Sips, Suds, & SmokesThese hosts discuss and rate a range of beverages—including whisky.The PodCask: A Podcast About WhiskeyThis podcast is a dive into the culture, history, and enjoyment of whisky.This is My Bourbon PodcastLexington, Kentucky native Perry Ritter chats with guests to explore the business, culture, and community of the bourbon world.Two Guys Drinking WhiskeyIt's always nice to enjoy a dram with friends, and this podcast embraces that, with its hosts imbibing together and reviewing whiskies, cocktails, and more.Whiskey AmateursIn this weekly podcast, host Paul Ewing and fellow whisky fans chat and perform a blind tasting competition, with one whisky being crowned the winner in each episode.Whiskey TangentA host of whiskies and topics concerning the spirit are discussed in each episode.WhiskyCastThis in-depth weekly podcast by veteran journalist Mark Gillespie covers news, events, and interviews with whisky experts.Whisky Ginger with Andrew SantinoComedian Andrew Santino interviews friends in the entertainment industry while sharing a dram with them.Whisky Snobs of Lower MoCoFriends and whisky enthusiasts Aaron, Adam, and Jesse broadcast their tastings from lower Montgomery County, Maryland.Whisky TalkThe Scotch Malt Whisky Society's podcast explores all things whisky, including the people who make it, where it comes from, and its history.The Whisky TopicThis weekly podcast embraces casual conversation about whisky, hosted by Mark Bylok, author of The Whisky Cabinet, and Jamie Johnson, who runs a Toronto-based bourbon club.Whisky Unscripted PodcastIan Macleod Distillers started this podcast in April 2020, which aims to take a dive into the whisky world, including brands under the Ian Macleod ownership, such as Glengoyne and Tamdhu.

Streaming Service Whisky Content

The Three Drinkers Do Scotch Whisky—Prime VideoThis series takes audiences on an adventure through Scotland, with whisky as its focus.Neat: The Story of Bourbon—HuluFeaturing many of Kentucky's distillers and other whiskey professionals, this 2018 documentary takes a deep dive into the world of bourbon.Scotch: A Golden Dream—HuluThis 2018 documentary takes an intimate look at scotch, from the science of production to the beautiful land where it's made.

Independent Whisky YouTube Channels

BourbonBlogVarious whisky experts and distillers are featured on this channel, which also includes reviews.It's Bourbon NightHosts Chad and Sara walk audiences through the world of bourbon and rye.Scotch Test DummiesHosts Bart and Scott review scotch and exchange comedic banter.Whiskey TribeRex and Daniel, who also host Whiskey Vault, make videos for Whiskey Tribe, the whisky fan community they created.Whisk(e)y VaultHosts Rex and Daniel review whiskies and share insights on the whisky world.

Notable Brand YouTube Channels

BalvenieA few years ago, the single malt scotch brand created the series Raw Craft with Anthony Bourdain, where Bourdain tours the U.S. to celebrate craftspeople of all sorts.Chivas RegalThe blended scotch brand's channel is home to many videos, including Chivas Regal x Javier Bardem, where the actor explores the whisky and the people behind it.Compass BoxCompass Box founder and whisky maker John Glaser delves into the myths and truths of scotch in the series Whisky School.Dewar'sWhen Dewar's launched its Double Double line, the brand commissioned actress Tuppence Middleton to created a four-part noir short film, titled FOUR.Jim BeamJim Beam's series The Refreshionals showcases professionals that keep you cool—air conditioning techs, pool professionals, and refrigerator professionals.LaphroaigThe Poetic Opinions series shares videos of people expressing their thoughts on Laphroaig via their chosen method—poetry.MacallanIn The Macallan Masters of Photography series, viewers are introduced to acclaimed photographers, such as Steven Klein and Annie Leibovitz.My Tales of Whisky OfficialDiageo partnered with actor and known whisky lover Nick Offerman to create YouTube videos, including one where Offerman sips Lagavulin in front of a fireplace for 45 minutes.Rabbit HoleIn the Raise a Glass series, Rabbit Hole introduces audiences to various chefs, and puts a spotlight on their lives outside the kitchen.