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A barrel of laughs
Brian Hennigan chuckles his way through a rich supply of Scottish whisky humour
August 2002, Issue 25, page 18
A family affair
John Lamond examines the history of this independent distillery
July 2002, Issue 24, page 52
A giant culled
Gavin D Smithlooks at the recent loss of Dumbarton,a once vast grain distillery
November 2007, Issue 67, page 34
A Kaleidoscope of Aromas
Joel Harrison takes a pilgrimage to the isle of peat and wonder
September 2012, Issue 106, page 36
A lord among malts (Glenrothes)
Glenrothes has a formidable reputation as a single malt and is a key component in the internationally renowned Cutty Sark. Tom Bruce-Gardyne visited the distillery
December 2003, Issue 36, page 42
A new flame (Kilchorman)
Gavin Smith takes a stroll by Kilchorman, the first new distillery of the millennium-and the first on Islay since 1883
February 2002, Issue 21, page 22
A new relationship
Beer guru Roger Protz looks at some oak aged beers on the market
December 2010, Issue 92, page 58
A salt on the senses
Can you taste salt in whisky? Many say of course you can, but the suggestion incenses others. Peter Woodsputs the case against
June 2003, Issue 31, page 82
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
Brewing up a storm
Gavin Smith tells the complex story of Scottish brewing and its inextricable links with distilling
February 2002, Issue 21, page 52
Desperately seeking Scotland
Wherever I go, I am reminded of the islands and the glens…but they exist only in my mind, confesses Michael Jackson
September 2003, Issue 33, page 11
Edinburgh detective ages aswell as his whisky
Roddy Martine shares a dram with Ian Rankin as he celebrates 20 years of his most famous creation,Inspector Rebus
March 2007, Issue 62, page 54
Find Whisky Heaven on Earth
Joe bates heads to Schiphol to see what's on offer
September 2012, Issue 106, page 35
Footprints of history
Dave takes us on a walk through the Glasgow of his childhood
October 2006, Issue 59, page 12
From Tobermory to Tobago
Burn Stewart has a global presence after its recent purchase by a Caribbean based company. Peter Mulryan finds out what its plans are.
September 2003, Issue 33, page 48
Give Grain a Chance
Ian Wisniewski asks how do different stages of the production process influence the character of grain whisky?
September 2011, Issue 98, page 24
Gone but not forgotten
Robin Brilleman takes a tour of the Scottish Highlands and visits the distilleries that have, over the course of time, ceadsed production but whose malts have left a lasting imprint on whisky history.
April 2001, Issue 15, page 32
Haydock hits out
Some say ‘when the going gets tough, the tough get going'. So John Haydock stays right where he is
June 2002, Issue 23, page 82
Highland survivor (Millburn)
In the latest of our series Gavin D Smith investigates another gem
June 2007, Issue 64, page 52
Iain Henderson: a life less ordinary
Dave Broom talks to Laphroaig's legendary – and now sadly retired – Distillery Manager about the highs and lows of his career and life
June 2002, Issue 23, page 18
Charles Douglas visits the wild and beautiful edge of Scotland and provides an alternative history guide to the whisky islands
October 2010, Issue 91, page 30
Matches made in heaven
Gillian Bell of Caledonian Connoisseur is pioneering whisky and food pairings with our very own Dave Broom. Dominic Roskrow spoke to her
April 2005, Issue 47, page 38
Without Ireland, there would be no whisky in Scotland. Giles Macdonagh traces Scotch back to its Irish roots.
May 1999, Issue 3, page 38
We showcase the results from this year's Independent Bottlers'Challenge
October 2008, Issue 75, page 14
Not altogether plain sailing
The Classic Malts Cruise is an annual event held by Diageo, formerly Guinness-UDV. For one person on it, it was a case of sailing with the enemy. But for Gillian Bell, the adventure was to change her ...
May 2004, Issue 39, page 42
Gavin D. Smith looks at one of Edinburgh's former distilleries.
April 2010, Issue 87, page 34
Rockin' in Fochabers
Dave Broomembraces a rock 'n' roll lifestyle in Speyside's hippest town
July 2003, Issue 32, page 12
Small but perfectly formed (Oban)
Oban is a wonderful but compact distillery in a picturesque port town. Ian Buxton visited it
November 2005, Issue 52, page 24
South Island moonshine
Ian R Mitchelltells the story of the Highland Scots emigrants to New Zealand,who took with them their Gaelic language, their bagpipe music – and their illicit whisky skills.
November 2006, Issue 60, page 48
We bring you the news,show reviews and Dave's look at the whisky world.
April 2009, Issue 79, page 6
Gavin D Smith reveals the contribution grain has made to the Scotch whisky industry.
June 2000, Issue 10, page 36
Success comes from running a tight Chip
The Ubiquitous Chip is celebrating 30 years at its current location and throughout whisky has been key to its success. Dominic Roskrow visited
June 2005, Issue 48, page 38
Taking Caol comfort at Islay's biggest distillery (Caol Ila)
A high proportion of Caol Ila whisky is used for blends. But as Ian Buxton discovered, Diageo is making some excellent single malts available from the enigmatic Islay distillery.
June 2004, Issue 40, page 28
Ten of the best
Gavin D Smith looks at 10 lost distilleries we should all try and visit.
November 2008, Issue 76, page 32
The English Revolution
Could we be on the edge of a English distilling revival, Neil J. Ridley looks to the past for an answer and Dominic Roskrow looks at the current legal side of the issue.
June 2010, Issue 88, page 14
The Flavour Challenge
Commentator, consultant and writer Ian Buxton's latest book 101 World Whiskies to Try Before You Die is released on July 5
June 2012, Issue 104, page 11
The godfather of blending
Gavin. D. Smith examines the legacy of the philanthropic Andrew Usher and sons, blending pineers
November 2002, Issue 27, page 28
The pipes are calling
Michael Jackson gets away from it all
June 2002, Issue 23, page 7
The pleasure principle
Dave Broom considers the reasons for whisky's lack of popularity among young people in norhern Europe, and what should be done about it
November 2002, Issue 27, page 8
The renaissance man
Dave Broom talks innovation,metabolic pathways and obscure Scottish rock bands with Glenmorangie's head of distilling & flavour creation,Dr Bill Lumsden.
February 2009, Issue 78, page 22
The times they are a changing
This month we ask a female only panel of whisky drinkers whether the image of malt whisky is changing
September 2004, Issue 42, page 20
Walsh and Gunn: the quiet maen
Maurice Walsh and Neil Gunn – two celebrated authors slowly being rediscovered. Gavin Smith explains the appeal of these quintessential whisky writers.
December 2001, Issue 20, page
Campbeltown once boasted scores of distilleries. Now most are gone. Gavin D. Smith tells their story
January 2011, Issue 93, page 34
Whisky à la carte in Belgium
Whisky dinners are becoming increasingly popular in Belgium. Martine Nouet meets a chef passionate about malt on the plate
March 2005, Issue 46, page 52
Whisky comes home
Whisky Live Glasgow was different to any other whisky show
October 2004, Issue 43, page 16
In the latest in our series on visiting distilleries Caroline Dewar looks at Islay and Jura
March 2006, Issue 54, page 38
Whisky Week tours Scotland Inspired by Homecoming Scotland's aim to attract as many folk from around the world as possible, Whisky Week was born to provide the very best tastings and dinners in the he...
October 2009, Issue 83, page 8
Whisky Week: Join the fun
Enjoy a week of whisky celebrations throughout Scotland.
June 2009, Issue 80, page 8
Whisky's island outpost
For very obvious reasons Islay tends to dominate the landscape when it comes to Scotland's whisky islands. But the other islands offer plenty for the whisky enthusiast
November 2006, Issue 60, page 34
Women with taste
If a group of women conducted a whisky tasting, would it be very different to a men's one? Well yes, actually. Dominic Roskrow meets the girls
September 2004, Issue 42, page 22
Whisky Magazine Issue 106
Independent Bottlers' Challenge 2012 - Islay - Drinkers Guide Edinburgh.
Published September 2012.
Whisky Magazine Issue 104
The Macallan, Alternative Grains, Adnams & much more....
Published June 2012.
Whisky Magazine Issue 98
Icons of whisky Scotland Winners unveiled - Independent Bottlers Challenge Results - Cameronbridge - Whisky Magazine Photographic Challenge 2011 and much more....
Published September 2011.
Whisky Magazine Issue 93
Four Roses - Mount Vernon - Old Crow Distillery and much more.
Published January 2011.
Whisky Magazine Issue 92
Albert Watson & The Macallan - Kyoto - Springbank - Zen & whisky and much more....
Published December 2010.
Whisky Magazine Issue 91
Music special part - Back to the seventies - Fettercairn and much more....
Published October 2010.
Whisky Magazine Issue 88
Benromach Distillery - Incense - Sherry Casks - WIN Four Days at Bowmore and much more....
Published June 2010.
Whisky Magazine Issue 87
Awards Edition - Best Whiskies in the World 2010.
Published April 2010.
Whisky Magazine Issue 83
Exclusive - Diageo's Ambitious Project - Bladnoch - Manhattens in Manhatten - Whisky Islands - Blair Athol - Glenrothes - Macallan and much more....
Published October 2009.
Whisky Magazine Issue 80
Jim Beam - Sir Robin Knox-Johnston - Kentucky Guide and much more....
Published June 2009.
Whisky Magazine Issue 79
World Whiskies Awards Edition - Best Whiskies in the World 2009.
Published April 2009.
Whisky Magazine Issue 78
Icons of Whisky 2009 - Edradour - Bill Lumsden - Three Glens - Southern Ireland - Evan Williams - The Dalmore & much more....
Published February 2009.
Whisky Magazine Issue 76
Whisky Magazine Aged 10 Years - Grain whisky comeback - Top 10 lost distilleries - Visitors guide to the islands - Welsh whisky - Top 10 London bars - Tastings, blends - Lewis, new distillery - and more....
Published November 2008.
Whisky Magazine Issue 75
Global blends - Chichibu - Buffalo Trace - Independent Bottlers Challenge - Icons of Whisky - Awards - Yamazaki - Yoichi - The Balvenie - Old Forester - Whisky Kitchen - Bourbon Festival.
Published October 2008.
Whisky Magazine Issue 67
Premium Blends - Kittling Ridge - 200 Whiskies Tasted - Icons of Whisky - Whisky and Food - VIP Tours - Climate change ... and more....
Published November 2007.
Whisky Magazine Issue 64
Mixing the Magic - Cocktails - Glengyle comes of age - The Glenlivet - 40 whiskies tasted - Kilbeggan - Duncan Taylor - Grain Whisky - Events - Music - Food and much more....
Published June 2007.
Whisky Magazine Issue 62
Macallan Oak - Cask Strength - Canadian Whisky - Pagodas - Rankin on Rebus - Icons of Whisky 2007 - Ledaig - Glen Grant - Glenmorangie.
Published March 2007.
Whisky Magazine Issue 60
Praban na Linne - Grain production - Marmalade - Laphroaig - Cocktail time - Whisky Islands - New Zealand illicit stills - Hokonui - Compass Box - Old Pulteney - Dewar Rattray.
Published November 2006.
Whisky Magazine Issue 59
The Blenders Art - Kentucky Bourbon Festival - First look at reopened Scapa - Whiskey rebellion - The price of malts - 40 whiskies reviewed - Milling Malts - American Ads - Glenrothes Dinners.
Published October 2006.
Whisky Magazine Issue 54
Icons of Whisky 2006 - Islay & Jura guide - Grain whisky - Bourbon's future - Cask strength Higlanders - Deanston.
Published March 2006.
Whisky Magazine Issue 52
Break for the Border - Whiskey and moonshine - Oban Distillery - Wine Finishes - Kentucky - Improve your tasting skills - Glen Moray - Jimmy Barclay - Tullamore Dew.
Published November 2005.
Whisky Magazine Issue 48
Highland Park - Whisky Cocktails - Jack Daniel's barbecue challenge - Happy Birthday Johnnie Walker - Bruichladdich - Best whisky websites - Aberfeldy.
Published June 2005.
Whisky Magazine Issue 47
Celebrating Speyside - New Island Distilleries - Best Distillery tours - Islay Festival - Whisky and Cigar Challenge - Forty Creek - Whisky liqueurs.
Published April 2005.
Whisky Magazine Issue 46
Best of the Best - Champions of Whisky 2005 - Icons of Whisky - Glen Gant - Adelphi - Distillery buy-out two years on.
Published March 2005.
Whisky Magazine Issue 43
The World's best blended whisky - Jim McEwans's Whisky Academy - Irish whiskey tastings - Christmas indulgences.
Published October 2004.
Whisky Magazine Issue 42
State of Independence - The Macallan new expressions - Girvan - Bushmills - Innovation from Laphroaig - Widder Bar - The Wee Dram.
Published September 2004.
Whisky Magazine Issue 40
Whisky in Greece - How whiskey fuelled the Blues - Speyside Festival - Whisky and Coffee - Special Japanese Tastings.
Published June 2004.
Whisky Magazine Issue 39
Cask strength Islay tasting - Longmorn - Classic malts cruise - Delilah's.
Published May 2004.
Whisky Magazine Issue 36
5th Birthday Issue - Monarch of the Glen - Glenrothes.
Published December 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 33
Whisky Galore - Royal Brackla - Cocktails - Burn Stewart - Chil Filtering.
Published September 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 32
Brian Cox - Whisky down under - Silent Stills - Speyside Festival.
Published July 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 31
Desert Island Drams - Whisky Cons - Liqueurs - Whisky & cigars.
Published June 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 27
Andrew Usher - Amateur Blender - Bunnahabhain - Speyside Tasting.
Published November 2002.
Whisky Magazine Issue 25
Whisky and humour - John Glaser - Cragganmore - Grain whisky tasting.
Published August 2002.
Whisky Magazine Issue 24
The world of whisky - Max Shapira - Glenfarclas - New world whisky tasting.
Published July 2002.
Whisky Magazine Issue 23
Iain Henderson - Ben Nevis - Eau-de-vie stills - Moonshine - Vatted Malts tasting.
Published June 2002.
Whisky Magazine Issue 21
Whisky and art - Buying a cask - Brian Morrison - Rye Tasting.
Published February 2002.
Whisky Magazine Issue 20
Whisky & Literature - Glengoyne - Vintage Malts - Canadian Tasting.
Published December 2001.
Whisky Magazine Issue 15
Spirit of Ireland - Isle of Arran - Vintage Malts - Blackadder.
Published April 2001.
Whisky Magazine Issue 10
Small batch bourbon - The Glenlivet - Grain Whisky - Focus on Canada.
Published June 2000.