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Taj Bengal, 34b Belvedere Road, Alipore
, Kolkata, West Bengal, 700 027, India
Tel: +91 33 2223 3939
Has aimed to create a whisky list to make this one of the most sought after venues in the region. Promotes whisky drinking culture with events and education evenings
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All in the wash
Ian Wisniewski looks at the essential decisions behind choosing washbacks
November 2007, Issue 67, page 30
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
As part of our 10th Anniversary celebrations Rob Allanson headed up to Speyside as the magazine was invited to lay down a couple of special barrels at The Macallan Distillery.
September 2008, Issue 74, page 18
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
Ian Wisniewski asks what is reflux, and what influence does this have?
April 2011, Issue 95, page 34
Ian Wisniewski looks at how companies are developing new barley varieties
September 2007, Issue 66, page 56
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
Gavin D Smithdelves intothe history of Dunville & Co's Royal Irish Distilleries
July 2008, Issue 73, page 32
There are numerous financial risks involved in establishing a new malt whisky distillery. But how do you make sure the whisky you produce is any good? Richard Jones reports
August 2006, Issue 58, page 28
Heading off the trail
Charles K. Cowdery looks at 25 additions to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail to help give you a bigger whiskey picture.
January 2010, Issue 85, page 14
In conversation with Barry Crockett
Charles Maclean talks to Barry Crockett, Master Distiller at Midleton Distillery
April 2001, Issue 15, page 82
Independent bottlers have driven innovation in the industry. But what future do they have? Ian Wisniewski investigates
October 2004, Issue 43, page 72
It's all going down the tubes
Ian Wisniewski compares the merits of worms against those of shell and tube condensers
February 2004, Issue 37, page 64
It's all in the blend
This month we ask three master blenders where the sector fits in in respect to the rest of the whisky market
October 2004, Issue 43, page 18
Living for the weekend
Saturday Night, Sunday Morning is a grainy reflection of working class life as it used to be in the British Midlands. Jefferson Chase looks at the role alcohol plays in this classic
April 2005, Issue 47, page 33
Various factors influence the character of the new make spirit during maturation, and determine a malt's final flavour profile, as Ian Wisniewski finds out.
June 2009, Issue 80, page 28
It may be ‘compact, cosy and bijou' , but The Lincoln Whisky Shop is now packed to bursting with unusual and exciting whiskies. Richard Jones reports
March 2006, Issue 54, page 26
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 shadows
Grain whisky is stepping into the spotlight after years of being undervalued. Ian Wisniewski finds out more
November 2006, Issue 60, page 56
Promise, you're a miracle
Only a couple of distilleries use Golden Promise, but they swear by it. Ian Wisniewski explains why
June 2005, Issue 48, page 64
Road tripping whisky
We catch up with the team as they complete their journey and blend.
October 2009, Issue 83, page 12
Ian Wisniewski asks what are the options for a distiller when ordering a pot still, and what does the process entail?
October 2011, Issue 99, page 30
That's the spirit
In the second of two articles on stills,Ian Wisniewskilooks at the critical role of the spirit still during the second distillation
July 2008, Issue 73, page 29
The black sheep of the family (The Whisky Shop)
Tom Bruce-Gardyne talks to self-confessed black sheep of the family, Peter Semple, who almost by accident found himself eventually running the largest chain of independent whisky shops in the UK
November 2001, Issue 19, page 66
Ian Wisniewski on the most refreshing of all whisky cocktails
October 2005, Issue 51, page 35
Through the looking glass
Can the shape and quality of the glass really make a difference to the enjoyment of whisky? And will whisky follow the example of the wine industry with increasing numbers of glasses designed to compl...
September 2007, Issue 66, page 44
Ian Wisniewski investigates the effect this enigmatic metal has on the finished product - whisky
June 2002, Issue 23, page 28
Ian Wisniewski explains what makes a vintage worth shelling out extra cash for – and why collectors are going crazy for them …
December 2001, Issue 20, page 58
Walking the line
Gavin D. Smith explores the Speyside Way.
April 2010, Issue 87, page 30
Welcome to Whisky Magazine
There are moments when you are whisky tasting that you are lost for words to describe the liquid in front of you. Those nail-on-the-head descriptors just don't come as quickly as they should. Usually...
March 2011, Issue 94, page 5
What happens in the cask
The reactions that go on in the cask and create whisky are still not fully understood. Ian Wisniewski takes a close look at the most recent research on the subject to see what it can tell us
June 2004, Issue 40, page 46
With the grain
Ian Wisniewski delves in to the role of grains in a blend
June 2007, Issue 64, page 62
Whisky Magazine Issue 99
Charley Boorman - Drayman's Distillery - A drinker's guide to Paris - Micro Distilling and much more....
Published October 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 87
Awards Edition - Best Whiskies in the World 2010.
Published April 2010.
Whisky Magazine Issue 85
Bourbon's Liquid Legend - Elmer T. Lee on 90 years of the American spirit - A drinker's tour of Louisville - Millstone distillery - The Lowlands & much more....
Published January 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 74
The Ardbeg Story - Glentauchers - New Orlean Cocktails - Rum Special - Caol Ila - Inverleven - Mackmyra - The Dalmore - Benriach - Cragganmore - Tomatin and much more....
Published September 2008.
Whisky Magazine Issue 73
Beautiful Bourbon - Highland Park hits 40 - Balblair - Glenrothes - Tobermory - Auld Reeke - Prince Charles - Caol Ila - Glenmorangie and much more....
Published July 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 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 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 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 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 58
Independent Bottlers Challenge - Setting up your own distillery - World of the whisky ambassador - Royal Lochnagar - Guide to Ireland - Goat Fell - Distillery Ghosts - Canadian Blends.
Published August 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 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 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 40
Whisky in Greece - How whiskey fuelled the Blues - Speyside Festival - Whisky and Coffee - Special Japanese Tastings.
Published June 2004.
Whisky Magazine Issue 37
Bill Murray - Whisky Live - Bourbon Collecting - Ice Cream - Whisky in Russia.
Published February 2004.
Whisky Magazine Issue 23
Iain Henderson - Ben Nevis - Eau-de-vie stills - Moonshine - Vatted Malts tasting.
Published June 2002.
Whisky Magazine Issue 20
Whisky & Literature - Glengoyne - Vintage Malts - Canadian Tasting.
Published December 2001.
Whisky Magazine Issue 19
Jimmy Russell - Japanese Whisky - Illicit Distilling - Bourbon Tasting.
Published November 2001.
Whisky Magazine Issue 15
Spirit of Ireland - Isle of Arran - Vintage Malts - Blackadder.
Published April 2001.