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Episode 53: Clay Risen

The whiskey writer shares what’s intriguing about the spirit’s evolution today.

In our July/August 2022 issue, Robert Simonson introduces readers to New York Times reporter and whiskey writer Clay Risen. For this episode, we talk with Clay about the rapidly changing world of American whiskey and the whiskey evolutions he’s finding intriguing these days. We also discuss the whiskey stories in his articles, including the role that the formerly enslaved distiller Nearest Green played in establishing the Jack Daniel’s distillery. 

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