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Whisky Magazine writer - Charles K. Cowdery

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Whisky Magazine Issue 124

David Beckham Interview, Battle of the Blends, Ardbeg Distillery, Japan focus

 

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Charles K. Cowdery

Will Work for Whiskey
Charles K. Cowdery discovers whiskey's equivalent of the barn raising

July 2012, Issue 105, page 54

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

Fine American Dining
Charles K. Cowdery goes in search of the Bourbon restaurant experience

February 2012, Issue 101, page 53

Flying the Flag
Charles K. Cowdery visits the revitalised and renamed Barton Distillery

February 2012, Issue 101, page 30

What is it Good For?
Charles K. Cowdery looks at the sour mash process

February 2012, Issue 101, page 28

New Build Bonanza
Charles K. Cowdery delves into the new $50m Wild Turkey Distillery

July 2011, Issue 97, page 14

Rediscovering America
Charles K. Cowdery looks at the changing state of play for the global drinks giant

July 2011, Issue 97, page 18

Has Kentucky Lost it's Mojo
Is Kentucky in danger of losing its special place in the hearts of whiskey lovers? Some say the decline has already begun. Charles K. Cowdery finds out...

January 2011, Issue 93, page 14

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

The liquid future
Woodford Reserve has been testing American whiskey's boundaries with its annual Master's Collection releases. Charles K. Cowdery got an exclusive glimpse of what might be in store for the future.

July 2010, Issue 89, page 25

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

Trying to blend in
What is wrong with American blended whiskey? Maligned and misunderstood, American blends may be due for revival by Charles K. Cowdery.

April 2010, Issue 87, page 46

Drinking Large in the Windy City
Charles K.Cowdery finds craft cocktails in Chicago taking a whiskey spin.

February 2010, Issue 86, page 50

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

Liquid education
Charles Cowdery discovers what the Scots taught the world.

October 2008, Issue 75, page 23

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

Roll up for the bbq
Charles Cowdery lights for the fires for a perfect day out.

July 2008, Issue 73, page 56

Expansion demands
Charles K.Cowdery looks at what the US distilling community is doing to meet the growing demand for their products

June 2008, Issue 72, page 46

How old is too old?
Charles K. Cowdery looks at the best ages for whisky and bourbon.

April 2008, Issue 71, page 52

Too little of a good thing?
Charles K. Cowdery looks at the buzz created by the limited editions market.

February 2008, Issue 70, page 48

Young Guns
Charles K. Cowdery meets the next generation of America's master distillers.

January 2008, Issue 69, page 14

A free sofa with every case
The dignified advertisements you see in this publication belie the rough and tumble past of American whiskey promotion. Charles K.Cowdery reports

October 2006, Issue 59, page 52

Back in business
After 200 years,George Washington's distillery has been restored to its former glory, Charles K. Cowdery looks at the history and takes us behind the scenes

October 2006, Issue 59, page 48

The name game
The names of many American whiskey pioneers are still with us today on the labels they started. Charles K. Cowdery here looks at the men behind the labels and on pages 24 and 25 considers how other br...

July 2006, Issue 57, page 18

Rail splitter, emancipator, whiskey seller
Charles Cowdery looks at how Abraham Lincoln's time in the whiskey trade could have cost him his political career

April 2006, Issue 55, page 38

Are we running out
Probably not, says Charles Cowdery, but supplies are as tight as they have been in many years

March 2006, Issue 54, page 56

Recreating history
What happens to United States Presidents after they leave office? The first one made whiskey. Charles K. Cowdery reports

January 2006, Issue 53, page 28

From Bardstown to Brooklyn
Charles Cowdrey reports on a one-woman crusadeto bring Kentucky's finest in to the Big Apple

October 2005, Issue 51, page 48

American's shooting star
To paraphase an old music expression, it's climbing the drinks chart with a Bulleit.Charles Cowdery on the latest bourbon success

September 2005, Issue 50, page 56

A Phoenix from the flames
It's nearly 10 years since a major fire all but destroyed a great part of Heaven Hill. But the distillery's now thriving and going from strength to strength. Charles Cowdery reports

July 2005, Issue 49, page 25

The birth of American whiskey
How did bourbon get established, and who were the people who perfected it? Charles Cowdrey looks back to frontier times

July 2005, Issue 49, page 20

Up on Forty Creek, the whisky sends me
Charles K Cowdery explores a Canadian distillery that can lay claim to making a true small batch bourbon – and a quality one, too

April 2005, Issue 47, page 52

Women of High Spirits
Some of the best whisky makers and blenders are women. Charles Cowdrey met some of them at a special roadshow.

March 2005, Issue 46, page 66

Stepping into Heaven
Louisville's Heaven Hill have taken visitor centres in to a new dimension. Charles K. Cowdery went to the opening

January 2005, Issue 45, page 52

Beams'dream
Amonggreatbourbonfamiliesitdoesn'tgetmuchbiggerthanthenameBeam.AndasCharlesK.Cowderyreports,anothergenerationisconsideringitsoptions

September 2004, Issue 42, page 40

 

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