A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 3-12-2021


Topic: Understanding the history and manufacturing of Irish whiskey

Guest: Megan Painter, product education supervisor, Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board

How Topic Discussed: Ahead of another St. Patrick's Day during the COVID-19 pandemic, many people who are celebrating are probably doing so at home. How does the history of whiskey reflect the immigration of Irish people to Western Pennsylvania? What is the best way to enjoy Irish whiskey? What distinguishes Irish whiskey from other distilled spirits? How are spirits made and imported to the U.S.? For people who aren't familiar with whiskey, but would like to sample it, what are some good ways to start?



Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.31MB - Duration: 29:50 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)

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