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The Social

5 Little Portland Street , London, Greater London, W1W 7JD , England
Tel: +44 20 7636 4992

Articles (31)

A New Malt is Born
Isle of Harris Distillery fills its first casks

March 2016, Issue 134, page 6

A world all of its own
Whisky Live Tokyo has just taken place.Dave Broom tries to make sense of it all

March 2006, Issue 54, page 12

Aotearoa excellence
Singer and whisky lover Robin Laing was fascinated to discover that New Zealand has a long whisky-making tradition when he toured there recently. Here he tells its story

July 2003, Issue 32, page 48

British food and drink savoured in Lisbon
The Single Malt Club Of Scotland was launched in Portugal at a ceremony held at the Ambassador's Residence in Lisbon. Over 100 whisky enthusiasts attended the event in April, including members of the ...

July 2001, Issue 17, page 13

Changing Times
We have a long way to go but the movement has started

April 2018, Issue 150, page 3

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

Dream boats
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

Editor's Word
There has been a lot of chatter on the social media sites recently about Diageo's latest addition to the Talisker line up, and it throws up that age old topic of age statements, good or bad? It looks...

March 2013, Issue 110, page 5

Elementary my dear Michael
Michael Jackson visits Sherlock's Home in Minnesota: he loves the bar, hates the pun

March 1999, Issue 2, page 39

Farewell and Welcome
After nine years at the helm our Editor moves on to pastures new

April 2014, Issue 119, page 3

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

Gone fishing
Jefferson Chase looks at another whisky laden tome

December 2010, Issue 92, page 71

Harris Distillery
The Social Distillery is opened by the people of Harris

October 2015, Issue 131, page 6

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

Island Hopping
Exploring Scotland’s island distilleries isn’t as difficult as one might think

December 2017, Issue 148, page 31

Limited expressions
Neil Wilson casts his eye over some recent reissues of classic whisky books

September 2001, Issue 18, page 48

Literary Spirit (Iain Banks)
Top author Iain Banks couldn't believe his luck when he was asked to write a book on Scotland's distilleries. He tells Dominic Roskrow about his year drinking whisky.

November 2003, Issue 35, page 32

Local Hero
Michael Jackson fulfils a fantasy

March 2003, Issue 29, page 7

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

Scotch on the rocks
Hard rock and whisk(e)y have been bedfellows for 40 years.Dominic Roskrow lets his hair down

April 2006, Issue 55, page 30

Seeking inspiration from a dram
Whisky has long helped provide the inspiration for some artists. Glenfiddich even provides a home for artists each year. Robin Laing looks at the connection.

January 2005, Issue 45, page 22

Sweet juice of success
Tom Bruce-Gardyne wades through the archives to discover the extraordinary story of two young brothers who spawned the great whisky dynasty of Dewar's

December 1999, Issue 7, page 64

Taking the pledge
Ian Mitchell charts the rise and fall of the Temperance movement in Scotland.

April 2009, Issue 79, page 21

A whisky haven

September 2016, Issue 138, page 79

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 Irish Rover
William Trevor knew the effects of alcohol on a situation: how it could be both catalyst and extinguisher. Jefferson Chase looks at how Trevor used alcohol as an ingenious device in his work

May 2002, Issue 22, page 77

The Millennial Mindset
Neil takes a look at the market approach taken by Scotch

September 2016, Issue 138, page 11

The Worldwide Whisky Web
Liza Weisstuch and Neil Ridley investigate the power of the web.

April 2010, Issue 87, page 20

Too much monkey business
Jefferson Chase on how drink can bring the animal out

August 2006, Issue 58, page 45

Welcome to Whisky Magazine
?This is not really the column I was planning on writing for this edition, but something has been on my mind. One thing that the Japanese disaster has brought home to me is the changing role of report...

April 2011, Issue 95, page 5

Wunder bar
Germany's capital city holds much to tempt the whisky-lover, as the Berlin-based Jefferson Chase explains

January 2003, Issue 28, page 38

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