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A good read
Ian Buxton peruses the library for some of the finest whisky books
June 2007, Issue 64, page 50
A Maverick State
Can an area steeped in as much tradition as Speyside produce a few true modern mavericks? Neil Ridley catches up with the free thinkers, and the liquid, that have changed the course of thinking in the...
March 2013, Issue 110, page 34
A perfumed world
Dave Broom explores the sensory experience of incense.
June 2010, Issue 88, page 20
A Quiet Confidence
Seáneen Sullivan explores the myths and magic of this iconic Islay distillery
December 2012, Issue 108, page 32
A real Japa-knees up
Tequila, Italian death drinks, replica pubs and bad country and western …Dave Broom discovers the surreal side of Japan
March 2003, Issue 29, page 8
A rye character
Stuart Maclean Ramsay chats to Lincoln Henderson, a whiskey vetern with 37 years of knowledge and experience
October 2002, Issue 26, page 34
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 thoroughly Scottish night in
Neil Ridley donned his tweeds, applied the moustache wax and packed the picnic blanket for a splendid night in...
January 2010, Issue 85, page 20
A Wealth of Choice
Neil Ridley meets the independent bottlers dedicated to bringing consumers something a little different.
September 2012, Issue 106, page 14
The extent to which single malt Scotch whisky is a creature of its environment is the subject of lengthy, on-going debate. Many people even doubt the existence of ‘whisky terroir,' noting that malti...
September 2013, Issue 114, page 34
Alchemy by the Bay
Stuart MacLean Ramsay takes a trip to the US west coast and checks out three very different but equally daring and passionate distillers
December 2001, Issue 20, page 38
An industry mourns
The whisky world has paid tribute to one of its biggest supporters – Michael Jackson–long time Whisky Magazine contributor, author, journalist and towering authority on whisky and beer. Here is a ...
September 2007, Issue 66, page 7
Artic ice bound
Old Pulteney and explorer Jock Wishart have revealed the winner of Pole Position, their unique global competition to find the sixth and final crew member of a pioneering arctic expedition – The Old ...
January 2011, Issue 93, page 10
At home with the haydocks
It's not often you get to see inside the secret life of John Haydock. Whisky Magazine's Jocasta Eatwell writes.
November 2003, Issue 35, page 82
Jefferson Chase looks at a classic tale of Buddhist vengeance.
July 2008, Issue 73, page 75
Barrels of innovation
Ian Wisniewski looks at how companies are pushing the boundaries with casks
April 2007, Issue 63, page 62
Ian Buxton peeks behind the scenes at one of Scotland's most enduring distilleries
June 2002, Issue 23, page 52
Blackadder goes forth
Tom Bruce-Gardyne talks to Robin Tcek, proprietor of the independent bottler blackadder, and finds out why he dislikes filtering, industry attitudes and armchairs
April 2001, Issue 15, page 52
Ian Buxtonlooks at the rise of whisky liqueurs and infusions
October 2012, Issue 107, page 22
Box clever (John Glaser)
Dave Broom talks to John Glaser, the man exploring the boundaries of whisky
August 2002, Issue 25, page 34
Is the Emerald Isle worth a visit for whiskey fans? You bet – and particularly in 2007
March 2007, Issue 62, page 38
Confessions of a party animal (Charles Kennedy)
The leader of the Liberal Democrats Charles Kennedy, shares a dram with Jane Slade.
September 2000, Issue 11, page 60
Controlling the burn
Ian Wisniewski asks what is the effect of toasting or charring casks, and how does this influence the character of malt whisky?
June 2010, Issue 88, page 38
Desperately seeking Spey what
The Speyside Festival starts April 28th. To mark the event Michael Jackson visits the region and considers its boundaries
April 2005, Issue 47, page 24
Don't Drink and Drive
The Editor takes to the streets of Louisville for a round of drinking golf.
January 2010, Issue 85, page 48
Beautiful craft, adventure and the dram. What else is there? Cutty Sark have the perfect recipe, reports Brian Hennigan
December 1999, Issue 7, page 10
Drinking on the Hill
Liza Weisstuch takes us out in the US capital
July 2012, Issue 105, page 46
So here we are, as I write, caught in the iron bound grip of winter weather. It is that time of year when you need the warmth of a whisky to take the edge off the day, especially if you are facing the...
February 2013, Issue 109, page 5
Everyone's a critic
Now expose your palms and check for salt, romance or poetry, says Michael Jackson
July 2003, Issue 32, page 11
The bourbon industry is undergoing a major transformation, and its biggest player isn't going to fall behind. Dominic Roskrow reports on the changes at Jim Beam and its parent company.
June 2009, Issue 80, page 42
Find Whisky Heaven on Earth
Joe bates heads to Schiphol to see what's on offer
September 2012, Issue 106, page 35
From Stave to Stage
We follow the process of creating some very special guitars
October 2012, Issue 107, page 50
Fruits of the sea
Dave Broom discovers eating and drinking with a seasonal twist
December 2010, Issue 92, page 18
Gangsters, guns and the real McCoy
Tom Bruce-Gardyne traces the history of Berry Bros. and Rudd through Prohibition, a period that saw the birth of one of themost famous blends in the world, Cutty Sark.
February 2001, Issue 14, page 32
Ghosts in the works
Ghosts are a common feature in whisky distilleries. Robin Laing goes in search of some of the most famous onces
August 2006, Issue 58, page 50
WM caught up with Matsuhisa Nobu during one of his recent whirlwind visits to his Tokyo restaurant.
April 2010, Issue 87, page 54
Joe Bates looks at another popular Middle East destination.
January 1970, Issue 84, page 34
Grown-up & glamorous
Retro luxury pervades the whisky bars of San Francisco as Larry Walker found out when he did a little relaxing West Coast style
February 2000, Issue 8, page 20
Hammer of the Scots
If you want to spend thousands on a bottle of whisky, head for an auction. Jonathon Goodall looks at what to collect, and how to finance some luxurious drinking.
March 1999, Issue 2, page 16
Heather, honey and whisky's future
Jamie Forbes is Albannach's young, gifted and enthusiastic bar manager, and he's bringing malt whisky to a younger audience. Rob Allanson spoke to him
January 2006, Issue 53, page 42
Glenmorangie has been at the forefront of single malt whisky innovation in recent months. But as Dominic Roskrow reports, the distillery's staying true to its roots.
July 2011, Issue 97, page 38
How the hot toddy took flight
Irish Coffee is known and loved across the world, but how did this happen? Peter Mulryan shows how it first took off.
October 2003, Issue 34, page 52
How the hot toddy took flight (Irish Coffee)
Irish Coffee is known and loved across the world, but how did this happen? Peter Mulryan shows how it first took off
October 2003, Issue 34, page 52
July 2004, Issue 41, page 28
Icons of Whisky 2009
Following months of debate,scrutiny and several exhaustive rounds of voting,we finally reveal who has topped the Whisky Magazine charts.
February 2009, Issue 78, page 15
In search of the perfect combination
It's a marriage made in heaven – whisky and cigars. But what are the best combinations? We brought a group of experts together in Cuba to find out. Damian Riley-Smith reports
June 2003, Issue 31, page 24
Kentucky where the good times roll
There's nothing like a heady blend of sunshine, history and great hospitality to create a great drink, as Marcin Miller discovered
October 1999, Issue 6, page 64
Late night tunes and soulful drams
What makes great whisky music? Our new music brain Rocky McCabe ponders the issue and recommends a Mercury prize nominee
October 2006, Issue 59, page 25
Let the Whisky Flow
Dave Broom finds out what we have been missing from Oldmeldrum
July 2012, Issue 105, page 30
Liquid thunder, storm in a glass
Talisker is an icon malt and it's celebrating its 175th anniversary. Dave Broom takes a walk on its wildside.
October 2005, Issue 51, page 36