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A Greener Future
We asked two of our writers to look at the issues affecting Scottish and American producers. The problems may be pressing but there is plenty of innovation out there to keep the industry green
March 2012, Issue 102, page 21
A spirited career (Tom Aitken)
Ian Buxton looks back at the career of one of the whisky world's titans - Tom Aitken.
December 2007, Issue 68, 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
Barrel Boom brings distillery gloom.
The bourgon barrel industry is on a roll, but that's not good news for the whisky industry Richard Neill reports on tough choices and smart solutions.
December 1999, Issue 7, page 34
Two new distilleries announced in as many months...are we on the brink of a golden time for whisky? Ian Buxton finds out
April 2007, Issue 63, page 26
Business traffic drives whisky business at Frankfurt
Joe Bates reports from one of Europe's largest airports
July 2007, Issue 65, page 57
Dave muses about where we are and where we are going
October 2010, Issue 91, page 12
In the latest of our series Gavin D Smithlooks at the history behind Convalmore
September 2007, Issue 66, page 35
Whisky writer John Lamond delves into the issue of corks.
December 2007, Issue 68, page 16
Dispelling the myths
This month, Diageo's £40 million complex at Roseisle opened its doors to the press, offering an insight into one of Scotland's most ambitious - and controversial distillery projects in the last deca...
October 2010, Issue 91, page 46
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
Caroline Dewar meets the women behind the whiskies
July 2007, Issue 65, page 62
Few distilleries can claim to have been around for 175 years. Fewer still have remained in the same family ownership for nearly 150 of those years. And even fewer are still independent, and flourishi...
July 2011, Issue 97, page 8
Fighting to find the right blend
Dave Broom considers the implications of the industry's dog-eat-dog corporate strategy upon whisky's future
June 2001, Issue 16, page 8
From the Editor
Should you be scanning the illustration on the cover of this issue looking for your home country, please don't take offence if it is not there. It's a cartoon and does not, therefore, bear excessive g...
July 2002, Issue 24, page 5
From the Editor
The week before Christmas we received official confirmation from the Scotch Whisky Association – the Scotch whisky trade's governing body – that drinking whisky is good for you. Good news indeed. ...
March 1999, Issue 2, page 5
From the Editor
As they tell you at every bus stop in Scotland come late afternoon at this time of year, “the nights are fair drawing in”. For some of us this is a legitimate excuse for pouring our evening drams ...
December 1999, Issue 7, page 5
Full of Eastern promise
The Star in the East is beginning to rise.And if the markets of China,India and Russia perform anywhere near to their potential,they could change the world of whisky forever.Richard Jones reports
June 2006, Issue 56, page 20
Full steam ahead in Kentucky
The times they are a-changing in Kentucky as the bourbon producers enjoy a renewed interest in their products. Dominic Roskrow reports
November 2005, Issue 52, page 40
Dave Broom discusses whisky fuelled cars and a new excellent watering spot.
September 2010, Issue 90, page 10
How hip is your flask?
Michael Jackson, on the road, With an ear for a great whisky
April 2001, Issue 15, page 7
Ireland Eyes Expansion
Ian Buxton visits a very bullish Midleton distillery
March 2011, Issue 94, page 36
Is it a bear or a bull?
John Rose with another selection of outstanding collectible bottles
July 2006, Issue 57, page 62
Islay Whisky Comes to Savile Row
For those readers with a penchant for sartorial excellence, the good news is that Bowmore Distillery have recently launched an exciting collaboration with the esteemed Savile Row tailor, Malcolm Plews...
February 2012, Issue 101, page 7
Islay Whisky Festival, the must for May
Martine Nouet describes the highlights visitors can anticipate at this May's Islay Whisky Festival
June 2003, Issue 31, page 28
Let a thousand distilleries Bloom
A recent buy-out suggests that the American micro-distillery revolution means business. Charles K. Cowdery reports.
July 2010, Issue 89, page 14
Near the Finnish line?
Michael Jackson enthuses, but finds it hard to finish
December 2001, Issue 20, page 7
New Digital Emperors
Tim Forbes has worked for The Whisky Exchange since 2003 and looks after the company's online presence including The Whisky Exchange Blog.
September 2010, Issue 90, page 11
Nothing wrong with Old Fashioned values
In the latest of his series on classic cocktails, Ian Wisniewski looks at the Old-Fashioned
March 2005, Issue 46, page 31
Out of the ordinary
Dave Broom gives us his guide to staying ,eating,drinking and visiting in Japan
October 2006, Issue 59, page 34
Joe Bates finds out how Switzerland embraces arrivals duty-free
July 2011, Issue 97, page 45
Proud to stand alone? (Bruichladdich)
Bruichladdich reopened some four years ago and has been trail-blazing ever since. Ian Buxton visited it
June 2005, Issue 48, page 24
Return of the rye
The bad guy's whiskey is set to leap off the history shelves and stage a magnificent revival. Scott Aiges makes an irresistable case for procurring some bottles.
April 2000, Issue 9, page 59
Rise & Shine (Glendronach)
Gavin D. Smith tells the story of Highland distillery Glendronach, which has a happy ending after all
June 2003, Issue 31, page 49
Russians seek out a taste of luxury
A new elite in Russia is demanding the world's very best products, quality single malt among them. Marcin Miller reports
January 2006, Issue 53, page 38
Shop to find a drop
The Whisky Shop is bringing whisky to a new market by mixing High Street marketing techniques with outstanding whisky. Dominic Roskrow spoke to Ian Bankier
April 2006, Issue 55, page 42
Smoke less, smoke better
James Leavey avoids the anti-smoking lobby and cigar flavoured coffee in order to update Whisky Magazine readers on what's been happening to the world's favourite cigars – Havanas
September 2001, Issue 18, page 24
Spicing up the industry
Compass Box's new product is a cracker. But will it upset the traditionalists?
October 2005, Issue 51, page 12
Spirit from the South Seas
M. F. Jameson looks into the past, present and future of Tasmanian whisky production
July 2003, Issue 32, page 44
Stamp of authority
Tax stamps are being introduced for bottles of British spirits. In this issue we ask a panel whether they think they are a good idea
June 2006, Issue 56, page 16
Six months after the Tohoku earthquake, a team from Whisky Magazine Japan spent a few days in the affected zone, talking to distillers, brewers and bartenders and those running local charities and try...
December 2011, Issue 100, page 59
Taking a tasting bee
Dave discusses language,tasting honey and the art of bee keeping.
June 2009, Issue 80, page 12
The best deal possible
Glenmorangie House lies some seven or eight miles from the distillery, and driving up to it on a dark and windy night is like driving back in time. We arrive late, and already guests are coming down...
November 2004, Issue 44, page 5
The big cheese
Whisky and cheese is one of the best pairings to grace a dinner table, Kate Portman investigates why...
April 2009, Issue 79, page 50
The Irish Revolution
There is a lot going on in Ireland at the moment, we summarise the recent developments
February 2013, Issue 109, page 14
The King of Cooley
Dr John Teeling is teetotal, he runs on caffeine, and he's making waves in the world of Irish whiskey. Peter Mulryan talks to the man behind the company
March 2003, Issue 29, page 30
The world of whisky in words
Fifty quotes from 50 issues of Whisky Magazine
September 2005, Issue 50, page 20
Toast of the town
Michael Jackson explains why he's being toasted in Wellington
April 2003, Issue 30, page 7
Irish Whiskey is entering a golden age hanks to the efforts of entrepreneurs such as Mark Andrews, Gary Regan met this king of Knappogue Castle.
April 2000, Issue 9, page 52
Weathering the storm
Family-owned distillery Glenfarclas isn't flash or fancy, but it's in rude health Dominic Roskrow reports on a good old-fashioned success story.
September 2010, Issue 90, page 40
Whisky Magazine Issue 109
African Adventure | Caribbean Smuggling | San Francisco.
Published February 2013.
Whisky Magazine Issue 106
Independent Bottlers' Challenge 2012 - Islay - Drinkers Guide Edinburgh.
Published September 2012.
Whisky Magazine Issue 102
Photo Challenge 2012 winners revealed - Ireland spotlight - Bruichladdich Distillery.
Published March 2012.
Whisky Magazine Issue 101
Whisky families, Mackmyra, Buffalo Trace, A drinker's guide to London and much more....
Published February 2012.
Whisky Magazine Issue 100
The Whisky Magazine anniversary issue celebrates 100 years of the greatest whisky people, the 21st Century's 100 greatest bottles and the 100 greatest distilleries to visit plus much more....
Published December 2011.
Whisky Magazine Issue 97
USA spotlight: Wild Turkey, New York, Jack Daniel's and Diageo and much more....
Published July 2011.
Whisky Magazine Issue 95
World Whiskies Awards and much more....
Published April 2011.
Whisky Magazine Issue 94
Photo challenge 2010 winners revealed - Dr Vijay Mallya - Midleton Distillery.
Published March 2011.
Whisky Magazine Issue 91
Music special part - Back to the seventies - Fettercairn and much more....
Published October 2010.
Whisky Magazine Issue 90
Music Special - Ailsa Bay - Independent Bottlers' Challenge and much more....
Published September 2010.
Whisky Magazine Issue 89
Woodford Reserve - US micro distilleries - Glenlivet - WIN Four Days at Bowmore and much more....
Published July 2010.
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 68
Lowland perfection - Auchentoshan - History of the cork - Premium whisky - Glenury Royal - Dewars - Makers Mark - Mash Tuns - Glenlivet - Ben Nevis - Inverleven - 40 whiskies tasted.
Published December 2007.
Whisky Magazine Issue 66
How glass affects your taste - Rise of small stills - Tamnavulin - Woodford Reserve - Jura - Ardbeg Dinner - Michael Jackson - Bunnahabhain.
Published September 2007.
Whisky Magazine Issue 65
Rye rebound - Blood Brothers - Teacher's - Americas whisky heartland - 50 Whiskies tasted - Barbecues - George Dickel - Woman in whisky - Benromach - Bruichladdich - Longmorn - Tullibardine.
Published July 2007.
Whisky Magazine Issue 63
World Whiskies Awards - The Best Whiskies in the World - New distilleries - Balblair Vintages - Kentucky Visitors Guide - Whisky and Food - Port Ellen and more....
Published April 2007.
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 57
American idols - The legends behind the great brands - The Highlands - The Sma' Still - Speyside history - Sir Iain Noble - Cooley - Silent Stills Tasting - Gotemba - Johnnie Walker Blue.
Published July 2006.
Whisky Magazine Issue 56
Scotland's Lowlands - Shake it up - China and India - Glengoyne - Indian food - Highlander Inn - Japanese Tastings.
Published June 2006.
Whisky Magazine Issue 55
Abraham Lincoln - Up in smoke - Scotch on the rocks - Kentucky visitors' guide - Deanston - Islay and Jura - The Whisky Shop.
Published April 2006.
Whisky Magazine Issue 53
On the roll - How malt made social gambling cool - Visiting Speyside - Isle of Jura - Auchentoshan - George Washington - Russia's whisky elite - Lowland malts tasted.
Published January 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 51
Winston and whisky - Blended whisky - Talisker and Teacher's turn 175 - Glen Grant - Bourbon in Brooklyn - Wine Finishes - The glasgow whisky scandal.
Published October 2005.
Whisky Magazine Issue 50
50 Leading whisky quotes - 50 Top independently bottled whiskies - 50 Great drinking occasions - Aberfeldy - Bulleit bourbon - The effects of peat - Whisky and global warming..
Published September 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 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 44
Celtic Cousins - Whisky from Wales, Cornwall and Brittany - Balblair Distillery - Blended whisky tasting - Chicago bars - Amber restaurant.
Published November 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 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 30
Best whiskies in the world - The whisky academy - Pronounciation.
Published April 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 29
James Bond - Cooley Distillery - Indian Whisky - Festival Reviews.
Published March 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 24
The world of whisky - Max Shapira - Glenfarclas - New world whisky tasting.
Published July 2002.
Whisky Magazine Issue 20
Whisky & Literature - Glengoyne - Vintage Malts - Canadian Tasting.
Published December 2001.
Whisky Magazine Issue 18
Whisky & Cigars - Islay Whisky Festival - Glenmorangie.
Published September 2001.
Whisky Magazine Issue 16
Best of the Best 2001 - How to taste - Glenfiddich.
Published June 2001.
Whisky Magazine Issue 15
Spirit of Ireland - Isle of Arran - Vintage Malts - Blackadder.
Published April 2001.
Whisky Magazine Issue 9
Best selling blends - Irish Special - White Horse - Wild Turkey.
Published April 2000.
Whisky Magazine Issue 7
Millenuim Tasting - Economics of Wood - Dalmore - Bourbon uncoverd.
Published December 1999.