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Scotch Whisky Experience, 354 Castlehill, Royal Mile
, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2NE, Scotland
Tel: +44 131 220 0441
Fax: +44 131 343 3250
While oak ageing is an historic tradition, wood management is a far more recent discipline. The benefits of oak ageing have long been appreciated, rather than understood, but it's only since the 1970s...
August 2002, Issue 25, page 59
A blue grass state of mind
Now in its 16th year, this annual event has become the gathering for bourbon fans. Rob Allanson went to find out more.
November 2007, Issue 67, page 56
A choice dram
Tom Bruce-Gardyne meets one of single-cask bottling's real success stories, as Lorne Mackillop and his Mackillop's Choice label go from strength to strength
May 2002, Issue 22, page 48
A decade of words
To mark our 10th anniversary we decided to dig into our archives and bring some of the wittiest, incisive and often poignant words from our two columnists, starting the late, great Michael Jackson.
November 2008, Issue 76, page 14
A great loss
Gavin D Smith charts the rise and fall of one of the largest distilleries in the Whisky City.
October 2009, Issue 83, page 32
A new relationship
Beer guru Roger Protz looks at some oak aged beers on the market
December 2010, Issue 92, page 58
A perfumed world
Dave Broom explores the sensory experience of incense.
June 2010, Issue 88, page 20
A Polish Surprise
In search of some elusive Polish Whisky
December 2013, Issue 116, page 42
A right pair
Is whisky really suited to food? Ontario-based writer Andrew Coppolino finds out
August 2006, Issue 58, page 42
A slice of heaven
Ireland doesn't have a lot of distilleries but what it has are all worth a visit. Iorwerth Griffiths reports
August 2006, Issue 58, page 37
A Winter Playground
In the second of our reports from Hokkaido, the Whisky Magazine Japan team finds food and more drink for the soul.
December 2011, Issue 100, page 76
A-Z of the world's best blends
Ailsa Craig Company: A Dewar Rattray Age: none ABV: 40% Territories: NA Description: smoky but has a unique and unusual taste created by the harsh grain and the oily and interesting malt content The...
October 2004, Issue 43, page 24
Abalance of quality and price
Inverallan Scotch Malt Whisky is using the Internet to promote whisky and Scottish water across the world. Eluned Price reports
April 2005, Issue 47, page 44
Joe Bates ventures a little closer to home.
January 2010, Issue 85, page 34
All Shapes and Sizes
Dave Broom looks at how Japanese oak imparts exotic flavours, and the different cask types used in whisky making.
December 2011, Issue 100, page 64
Amber gets the green light
Amber is the new restaurant at the Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre, and unsurprisingly whisky features high on its agenda. Martine Nouet visited it
November 2004, Issue 44, page 44
April 2004, Issue 38, page 58
Ask the expert
John Rose answers another selection of readers' letters
April 2006, Issue 55, page 54
Back from the brink for Scapa
The Scapa distillery on Orkney is to be reopened full time after years of neglect Dominic Roskrow visited it
July 2004, Issue 41, page 44
Bambi the Wonder Deer
Often used but not worn out – meet some famous antlers in this new episode on old and interesting whisky labels
July 2014, Issue 121, page 36
Bars Guide: London
Capital investment. Let Neil Ridley take you through the bars of London
June 2014, Issue 120, page 51
Bonfire Night Snacks
Remember, remember 5 November
October 2016, Issue 139, page 60
By Royal Appointment
The award of a Royal warrant is a hugely prestigious achievement. Elizabeth Walton explains the significance.
November 2000, Issue 12, page 54
Joe Bates heads to Edinburgh airport to find a new whisky offer
September 2010, Issue 90, page 36
Dave muses about where we are and where we are going
October 2010, Issue 91, page 12
The search starts again to find the cream of the crop in the whisky world. In the first of three voting heats, we reveal the winners of the Scottish round.
September 2011, Issue 98, page 6
Cocktails From Around the World
New York – ‘The Big Apple'
March 2016, Issue 134, page 56
The Macallan: A New Era of Single malt Whisky Creation
September 2012, Issue 106, page 26
Crossing the lines
If you fancy visiting some unusual distilleries,why not base yourself in a town and take in the tourist sites too? Here we pick four base camps
July 2008, Issue 73, page 38
Cypriot sunshine (Cyprus)
Joe Bates checks out what the Mediterranean island has to offer the travellers
June 2007, Issue 64, page 57
Dinner down under
Whisky and food is a new concept in Australia,but trendy Sydney restaurant China Doll was prepared to give it a go. Naren Young went along
November 2005, Issue 52, page 44
Dinner with the keeper
The keepers of the Quaich are a clan shrouded with mystery. Tom Bruce Gardyne reveals what it's like to experience one of their twice yearly gatherings.
December 2000, Issue 13, page 32
Don't go against the grain
Despite views to the contrary,grain whisky can be pretty sensational - and great value for money.
March 2006, Issue 54, page 50
Whisky and a taste of India
April 2015, Issue 127, page 60
Drams & Cultures in Auld Reekie
Neil Ridley heads out in Scotland's capital
September 2012, Issue 106, page 44
Drinking in the Big Smoke
We look at some excellent whisky bars in the English capital, but also at what is happening elsewhere in the country, a distilling revolution is beginning to bear fruit
February 2012, Issue 101, page 44
Dave Broom takes a trip to Holland to visit a very Dutch distillery – Millstone.
January 2010, Issue 85, page 40
East Meets West
Liza Weisstuch reports on a meeting of minds at Mdount Vernon
July 2012, Issue 105, page 24
Edinburgh's Whisky Fringe
John Morton recounts his experience on the Royal Mile.
November 2002, Issue 27, page 14
We look at some whisky producing nations outside the big players.
June 2008, Issue 72, page 34
More casks are required
March 2014, Issue 118, page 26
Davereflects on recent column inches about the World Whisky Awards and other announcements
June 2008, Issue 72, page 11
It's all in the closure
April 2015, Issue 127, page 30
First impressions last
Dave Broom mulls over recent world events, the stereotypes that influence first impressions and the ties that bind us all. The world to rights over a glass....
December 2001, Issue 20, page 8
Ian Wisniewski asks how much influence does an oak cask and ‘wood chemistry' have on the character of a malt whisky?
April 2012, Issue 103, page 28
Joe Bates with the latest from travel retail
November 2005, Issue 52, page 55
Flying to Frankfurt?
Joe Bates heads out to Germany's largest place of work to check out the whisky selection
January 2009, Issue 77, page 34
For the love of it
The influence on aging of key warehousing conditions
April 2014, Issue 119, page 38
Forest to flask
William M. Dowd heads to the Ozark mountains to investigate Glenmorangie's impressive wood policy.
June 2008, Issue 72, page 12