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Scotch Whisky Experience, 354 Castlehill, Royal Mile , Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2NE, Scotland
Tel: +44 131 220 0441
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Articles (50)


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


Apple wrapped in pastry with Aberlour bourbon cask butter - Aberlour chocolate pralines - Aberlour ice cream

June 2003, Issue 31, page 46

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-Zoftheworld'sbestblends
AilsaCraig Company:ADewarRattray Age:none ABV:40% Territories:NA Description:smokybuthasauniqueandunusualtastecreatedbytheharshgrainandtheoilyandinterestingmaltcontent TheAntiquary21Years Company: Ag...

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

Airport attactions
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

Arelationshipthat'sonfire
ScottishwhiskyandSpanishsherryhavelonghadaspecialrelationship.Butasthepursuitofbetterqualityintensifies,thelinkisbecomingstronger.DominicRoskrowreports

April 2004, Issue 38, page 58

Ask the expert
John Rose answers another selection of readers' letters

April 2006, Issue 55, page 54

BackfromthebrinkforScapa
TheScapadistilleryonOrkneyistobereopenedfulltimeafteryearsofneglectDominicRoskrowvisitedit

July 2004, Issue 41, page 44

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

Capital offers
Joe Bates heads to Edinburgh airport to find a new whisky offer

September 2010, Issue 90, page 36

Changing times
Dave muses about where we are and where we are going

October 2010, Issue 91, page 12

Class Acts
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

Colourful Characters
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

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

Dutch courage
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

Emerging Europe
We look at some whisky producing nations outside the big players.

June 2008, Issue 72, page 34

Feeding Demand
More casks are required

March 2014, Issue 118, page 26

Feeling positive
Davereflects on recent column inches about the World Whisky Awards and other announcements

June 2008, Issue 72, page 11

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

Flavour Factors
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

Flying Dutchman
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

Forest to flask
William M. Dowd heads to the Ozark mountains to investigate Glenmorangie's impressive wood policy.

June 2008, Issue 72, page 12

From the editor
You are male, in your early 40s. You are married with two children and have a household income of over £50,000 ($80,000) per year. You have visited distilleries in Scotland. You always read Michael J...

December 2001, Issue 20, page 5

Getting religion
Michael Jackson has a glass of Glenn Hoddle with John Diamond

June 2001, Issue 16, page 7

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Ginza a go-go
Dave Broom takes us on a walking tour through one of Tokyo's popular drinking districts.

January 1970, Issue 84, page 36

Glasgow Showtime
New venue,different time of the year and some fresh new features made for another great show in Glasgow.

December 2007, Issue 68, page 10

Gorilla in the Mist
Canada's blends are respected across the world,William M.Dowd found out why they're so good.

August 2006, Issue 58, page 46

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Group growth
Joe Bates looks at another popular Middle East destination.

January 1970, Issue 84, page 34

Have you got Worms?
Ian Wisniewski ask what role do condensers play when producing malt whisky

January 2011, Issue 93, page 38

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