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A fishy tale
In the latest in an occasional series of matching whisky with food, Dave Broom compares and contrasts some sushi-whisky combinations
October 2003, Issue 34, page 61
A Flirtatious Spirit
Ian Buxton heads north to find a Distillery in a basement
September 2012, Issue 106, page 40
A mark of difference
With its instantly recognisable red wax sealed bottle, Maker's Mark has a story to tell
February 2014, Issue 117, page 30
A nobel cause
William Faulkner may not have made many positive references to whisky in his work, but he was a great lover of Tennessee's finest. Jerrerson Chase finds out
February 2002, Issue 21, page 77
A Polish Surprise
In search of some elusive Polish Whisky
December 2013, Issue 116, page 42
A taxing problem
Jens Tholstrup describes being taxed to the hilt in his native country, and deprived of a decent choice of malts into the bargain
January 1999, Issue 1, page 20
Always on call
Ever wondered about the demands of being a whisky superstar? John Haydock offers his answerphone contents up for scrutiny
July 2003, Issue 32, page 74
American Peat Matters
Westland Distillery and volumes of smoke
January 2016, Issue 133, page 32
Are they coming to get us?
Smokers are facing ever increasing restrictions.Will the alcoholic drink sector be next?
October 2005, Issue 51, page 16
Ask The Expert
Send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to: Q&A, Whisky Magazine, St Faiths House, Mountergate, Norwich, England, NR1 1PY
September 2015, Issue 130, page 82
Bottling it up
Martin Isark uncovers the conspiract: whisky does in fact evolve in the bottle, not just the barrel
November 2002, Issue 27, page 38
The number of distilleries using brewer's yeast has declined significantly since the 1990s. Ian Wisniewski asks why.
January 1970, Issue 84, page 28
Creating the mood
A round up from the auction world
December 2013, Issue 116, page 80
Dewar's World of Whisky
Times are a changing for these centuries old distilleries
October 2014, Issue 123, page 32
Drinking in the Windy City
Charles K. Cowdery takes us to some of his favourite haunts in this North American city
April 2012, Issue 103, page 48
Encounter of two great spirits
Martine Nouet reports back on the exquisite creations of Michelin-Star chef Alain Passard, paired with expressions of Glenfiddich
April 2003, Issue 30, page 44
Fiddler on the Loch
Jon Beach and ‘The Whisky Library Shelf'
December 2015, Issue 132, page 38
From Akons to Oak Barrels
It might not seem the most obvious of pairings but as Charles K. Cowdery discovers, pig and whiskey is a match made in heaven.
June 2010, Issue 88, page 56
From the Editor
From the outset it was the intention of Whisky Magazine to embrace whiskies and whiskeys other than Scotch, and this issue sets the ball rolling with pieces by Tim Atkin, Giles Macdonagh and myself ab...
May 1999, Issue 3, page 5
Lynn Seldon charts the history and success of a bourbon made beyond Kentucky: Virginia Gentleman
July 2003, Issue 32, page 32
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
Englishman Adam Edward relaxes his stiff upper lip to reveal a life-long passion.
April 2000, Issue 9, page 70
Grossly misunderstood (Aberfeldy)
Ian Buxton goes among old friends and visits Aberfeldy
September 2005, Issue 50, page 34
Houston has Jack
Jack Daniel's recently opened its first airport duty-free shop at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental airport. The great grand-niece of Jack Daniel's and author Lynne Tolley attended the official ...
July 2009, Issue 81, page 7
How to taste....
Pip Hills, author of Appreciating whisky, elucidates on the subject of tasting whisky- a seemingly simple exercise that requires a wee bit of thought before being fully appreciated.
June 2001, Issue 16, page 16
In the beginning
Distilleries covet the title of Scotland's oldest – but where was Scotland's first distillery, and what happened to it? Ian Buxton finds out.
April 2010, Issue 87, page 44
In the midnight hours
Dave enjoys a spot of midsummer madness in Orkney
July 2006, Issue 57, page 12
In the pink
Margaret Rand's taste buds were transported when she feasted on game dishes flavoured with whisky created by top chef David Chambers
February 2000, Issue 8, page 34
In the pink as Mrs H fights back
In the latest in our series of pieces from guest writers, John Haydock– the master – is back
October 2004, Issue 43, page 82
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
Join the debate
Competition please Joe Bates' reports about the whisky offering at different airports prompted me to express my opinion. I think the whisky offering at the airports has become very uniform and steril...
June 2010, Issue 88, page 70
Mistress of satire
Jefferson Chase looks at a female writer and renowned wit not scared of a drop of more of the hard stuff: Dorothy Parker
November 2002, Issue 27, page 61
Naughty but nice
Impossible to do whisky justice when it's in a cocktail? That's rubbish, as our recent Whisky Cocktail Challenge showed
June 2004, Issue 40, page 42
Turn down the volume and listen to the world
April 2014, Issue 119, page 11
Norwegian whisky paradise
Joe Bates Gardermoen shops offer taxed locals whisky paradise
January 2007, Issue 61, page 55
Not so lucky Jim
Jim Thompson died unknown and poor. But his 1952 novel The Killer Inside Me is now regarded as a masterpiece. Jefferson Chase turns its whisky-drenched pages
November 2003, Issue 35, page 53
Owing it all to Islington
Gavin Smith recounts the early days of blending, when a court case in north London helped secure the future of the Scotch whisky industry
July 2001, Issue 17, page 24
Permission to Tour
Davin de Kergommeaux finds visiting Canadian distilleries is not as easy as it seems.
September 2011, Issue 98, page 39
Peter the great
Restless genius Peter Mackie was a true champion of malt. Tom Bruce-Gardyne describes the life of the whisky baron who created the White Horse.
April 2000, Issue 9, page 66
The effect it had on the Bourbon industry
July 2016, Issue 137, page 19
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
Realising the dream
Spreading far beyond Asia, Kavalan has dared to think big and is now reaping the awards.
April 2013, Issue 111, page 30
Whisky ambassadors travel the world promoting whisky. The ideal job? Martine Nouet went to find out
August 2006, Issue 58, page 24
Rugged & Canny
Gavin D. Smith looks at the fortunes of Vat 69
September 2012, Issue 106, page 34
Rum in the tropics
Welcome to our second rum special. If last year's was an introduction to what has been the world's forgotten spirit, then this time we are examining some of the links which exist between rum and whisk...
September 2009, Issue 82, page 50
See you in court
Jim Murray beomans a legal spat over a barrel, from which only the solicitors and whisky experts will gain
March 1999, Issue 2, page 8
The Midleton distillery in Cork is the engine room of Irish Distillers and it's like no other distillery on earth. Dominic Roskrow reports
April 2004, Issue 38, page 32
The glass of whisky in my hand is a pale, straw gold with the faint aroma of pears. Its flavour is gentle, understated and above all smooth. So smooth that someone, after probably at least a bottle, w...
February 2000, Issue 8, page 54
Arctic adventure Scots born explorer Jock Wishart and Old Pulteney whisky have unveiled a remarkable mission to conquer what could be one of the world's last great ‘firsts': to row to one of the ...
June 2010, Issue 88, page 6
Gavin D Smith reveals the contribution grain has made to the Scotch whisky industry.
June 2000, Issue 10, page 36