Unlike wine, for example, whisky is not really about mystification, but it does bring its own jargon. Any unusual terms you are likely to come across are described and defined in this section.
Irish whiskey, touring the Hebrides and an American whiskey supplement on Kentucky Bourbon
4 Roses blooming
As most American whiskeys look overseas for new drinkers, Four Roses finds its growth back home. Charles Cowdery investigates.
July 2008, Issue 73, page 14
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 rare breed (Wild Turkey)
Wild Turkey is an old-fashioned American spirit, full of character, with an ability to seduce all-comers. Stuart Maclean-Ramsay pays his respects.
April 2000, Issue 9, page 38
September 2004, Issue 42, page 40
Gary Regan & Mardee Haidin Regan guide us through the process of whiskey-making American-style
October 1999, Issue 6, page 54
By the letter
In the latest in the series Dominic Roskrow looks at the letter ‘D'
March 2007, Issue 62, page 78
Cross Border Bourbon
Fred Minnick investigates the Mexican border town which supplied U.S. during prohibition
July 2012, Issue 105, page 52
April 2004, Issue 38, page 48
In the shadow of Mount Fuji (Gotemba)
Gotemba Distillery enjoys special status in Japan. Dave Broom visited it
July 2006, Issue 57, page 32
Jack's No.7 heaven (Jack Daniel's)
Jack Daniel's is bucking the trend in many markets and going from strength to strength. Dominic Roskrow went to Lynchburg to find out why
March 2007, Issue 62, page 32
Kentucky Roses (Four Roses)
Four Roses has thrived since it was bought by Japanese brewer Kirin. Stuart MacLean Ramsay found out why.
October 2003, Issue 34, page 28
A focus on who is doing what and where
July 2016, Issue 137, page 89
New Build Bonanza
Charles K. Cowdery delves into the new $50m Wild Turkey Distillery
July 2011, Issue 97, page 14
Your attention please. To say that Tennessee is home to one or two unique whiskies is to say nothing new, but to experience one on home ground must be worth, surely, a flicker of interest. To do so in...
September 2013, Issue 114, page 26
Peerless in Kentucky
Distillery restarts after nearly 100 years
April 2016, Issue 135, page 25
Keeping on top of maintenance
March 2016, Issue 134, page 31
The Mark of a classic (Maker's Mark)
Hand-made Maker's Mark bourbon tastes irresistibly good. Stuart MacLean Ramsay describes an enthralling encounter with Kentucky's alchemists
February 2000, Issue 8, page 38
Women, Whisky and Wort
Making the cut in the whisky business
June 2015, Issue 128, page 28