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George Washington Distillery's Steve Bashore // Finding James Anderson

Whiskey Lore: The Interviews

Who was this man who talked George Washington into the distilling business? Scotsman James Anderson is a fascinating character and one that master distiller Steve Bashore hopes to keep learning more about (and he already knows quite a bit). In this episode, we'll talk about the similarities in Anderson and Bashore's jobs, the art of retelling history through a distillery, and I'll get to taste rye and single malt whiskey made in the 18th century tradition.

1hr 6mins

27 Aug 2021

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George Washington Distillery's Steve Bashore // 18th Century Distilling

Whiskey Lore: The Interviews

How hard was it, making whiskey in the 18th century? There is actually a place you can go to find out. Thanks to Mount Vernon, director of historic trades and master distiller Steve Bashore, and a cast of all-stars from all over the distilling world, we can see for ourselves. Join me as Steve and I walk through the historically accurate recreation of George Washington's distillery at Mount Vernon. We'll chat about distilling techniques and recreating history.

1hr 18mins

26 Aug 2021

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Epi 167 :: Steve Bashore :: Director, Historic Trades :: George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Designated Drinker Show

Get the featured cocktail recipes: Tavern Rum Punch 1748 Steve takes us on a trip through history by pouring the old ways of the New World into our glasses. As the Dir of Historic Trades at good ole’ GW’s Mount Vernon Estate, Steve oversees the production of spirits at George Washington's Distillery, where 18th-century methods and recipes are used to create rye whiskey, as well as peach and apple brandy. This is a history lesson you’re gonna love. #CocktailingAloneTogether and want more delicious cocktail recipes that will withstand the test of time? Then head over to our library of libations and another drink to call your favorite. Don't forget to subscribe, download and review to share your thoughts about the show! ____________ The Designated Drinker Show is produced by Missing Link—a podcast media company that is dedicated to connecting people to intelligent, engaging and informative content. Also in the Missing Link line-up of podcasts, is Rodger That—a podcast dedicated to guiding you through the haze of dementia led by skilled caregivers, Bobbi and Mike Carducci. Now, if you are looking for a whole new way to enjoy the theatre, check out Between Acts—an immersive audio theatre podcast experience. Each episode takes you on a spellbinding journey through the works of newfound playwrights—from dramas to comedies and everything in between.

43mins

9 Apr 2021

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The Life and Times of Washington's Distiller (feat Steve Bashore from Mount Vernon)

Whiskey Lore: Stories

The story of James Anderson and his journey to becoming George Washington's distiller is a fascinating one. It starts simply enough on a farm in Inverkeithing, Scotland. But circumstances around him dictate his future and he suddenly finds himself bringing his wife and seven children to a new world. Listen to the story of a Scottish farmers journey to Mount Vernon and how he convinced a retiring president the benefits of the whiskey trade. Support production of future seasons of Whiskey Lore at patreon.com/whiskeylore

42mins

8 Feb 2021

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George Washington's Mount Vernon Distillery - Steve Bashore

Fermented Adventure The Podcast

This episode features Steve Bashore of George Washington's Mount Vernon Distillery.  "The best whiskeys we've made have yet to be bottled  ." Steve has worked in the museum field for over 30 years and is a miller by trade.  Add to that resume being the head distillery at a place where he keeps history alive.  Being a distiller using 18th century equipment isn't easy.  He is a problem solver and he has learned to adapt with the equipment that he has.  Steve joined Mount Vernon in 2007 as head of the department of historical trades where he oversees the living history element.  Steve was there when the first barrel was filled in 2007.  With the help of some incredible people the distillery is now producing some much coveted spirits.  His stories, experiences and knowledge are fascinating.   Steve's focus on education, pride and the connection to history keeps the spirit of George Washington thriving.   5514 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309 - (703) 780-3383 - https://www.mountvernon.org/the-estate-gardens/distillery/ - Facebook Highlights from our discussion: Nearest Green Maggie Campbell Privateer Rum Scotch Whisky Association Alexandria, VA Starlight Distillery Ferm Solutions Lisa Wicker Widow Jane Distillery Jack Daniels A. Smith Bowman Jimmy Russell Jim Beam Mike Sherman Vendome Copper & Brass Works American Whiskey Trail Dr. Peter Cressy Dave Pickerell Distilled Spirits Council of the United States Bourbon Pompeii Esther White

1hr 37mins

2 Feb 2021

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Distilling at Mount Vernon: In Conversation with Steve Bashore

Privateer Rum

Awhile back Maggie, Andrew, and Peter traveled to Mount Vernon to help the team there distill rum in their historic distillery the old fashioned way. Hear about that adventure plus so much more in this week’s episode

55mins

20 Oct 2020

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The Bourbon Whiskey Daily Bonus Show - Celebrating the Best Bourbon Distillers in the Country for Bourbon Heritage Month... Today We Feature: Steve Bashore of Mount Vernon Distillery

The Bourbon Daily

Steve, Miss Beka Sue, Lenny and Royce talk about Steve Bashore of Mount Vernon Distillery. TBD music is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Important Links: ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ Our Club: https://www.abvnetwork.com/club Challenge Coin Challenges: https://www.abvnetwork.com/coin Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

25mins

26 Sep 2020

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Distillers Talk #22 (Talk about Bourbon, Whiskey, Moonshine & More) - Steve Bashore of George Washington's Mount Vernon Distillery

Distillers Talk

Christi Atkinson hosts as Alan Bishop of Spirits of French Lick and Royce Neeley of Neeley Family Distillery interview Steve Bashore of George Washington's Mount Vernon Distillery. Links: ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ Our Club: https://www.abvnetwork.com/club Challenge Coin Challenges: https://www.abvnetwork.com/coin Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

1hr 24mins

27 Aug 2020

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Whisk(e)y Wednesdays: Steve Bashore

Samson & Surrey TV

Hosts Mary Kelly, Maurice "Mo" Brooks, & Chris Dempsey welcome Steve Bashore of Mount Vernon Distillery. Originally aired live: 8.19.2020. #SandSTV #WhiskeyWednesdays

57mins

19 Aug 2020

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The Bourbon / Whiskey Show #80: Steve Bashore, Director of Historic Trades, George Washington’s Mount Vernon Distillery

The Bourbon Show

Steve & Jeremy interview Steve Bashore about his company, products and career. The Bourbon Show music (Whiskey on the Mississippi) is by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Important Links: ABV Network Shop: https://shop.abvnetwork.com/ Our Club: https://www.abvnetwork.com/club Challenge Coin Challenges: https://www.abvnetwork.com/coin Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theabvnetwork Check us out at: abvnetwork.com. Join the revolution by adding #ABVNetworkCrew to your profile on social media.

1hr 4mins

15 Dec 2019