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Whisky Magazine writer - Jim Leggett

Issue 123 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 123

The World of Aberfeldy, Great Southern Distillery, Knockdhu Distillery, Icons of Whisky America

 

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Jim Leggett

Bootleg Booze, Busted Legs An' Blasted Stills
During the Great Depression Jimmie Lewallen led the pack struggling to extract himself from a life of poverty through risky bootlegging

July 2014, Issue 121, page 75

Hudson Valley - A New Beginning in Distilling
A sneak preview of New York's newest whiskies

July 2014, Issue 121, page 44

Nose the Whiskey, Taste the Food
Our man attends the Ballantyne Scotch Whisky Society

July 2014, Issue 121, page 34

The Club, the Stash, the Heist
An eye-popping tip-off sent me in search of a century-old whiskey, a truckload of hijacked booze, tales of a Harlem night club – and a big reward!

July 2014, Issue 121, page 79

The Toast of Nassau
Jim Leggett goes in search of the Bahama Queen

February 2013, Issue 109, page 24

The Last American hero
Jim Leggettmeets the moonshiner legend from the glory days of liquor making

October 2012, Issue 107, page 18

White Lightning, Hidden Stills & Souped Up Fords
As the latest film Lawlessbrings brings to life the bootlegging era, Jim Leggett goes in search of the real moonshiners

October 2012, Issue 107, page 12

Fast cars and wild whiskey
Once upon a time,moonshine was big business,and the American South played out a daily game of cat and mouse as fast cars raced for the border. Jim Leggett goes in search of an American institution

November 2005, Issue 52, page 18

The strange case of Capone's whisky
Leon Schoyan's whisky find was every diver's dream. Jim Leggett reports on how Prohibition era Scotch found its way back home

September 2005, Issue 50, page 52

Whisky Magazine Issue 121

Whisky Magazine Issue 121
Rocky Mountain High, Mixo-gastro, India Drinkers' Guide, Four Roses.

Published July 2014.

Whisky Magazine Issue 109

Whisky Magazine Issue 109
African Adventure | Caribbean Smuggling | San Francisco.

Published February 2013.

Whisky Magazine Issue 107

Whisky Magazine Issue 107
Movies & Moonshine - Junior Johnson - Bushmills Cask Guitars.

Published October 2012.

Whisky Magazine Issue 52

Whisky Magazine Issue 52
Break for the Border - Whiskey and moonshine - Oban Distillery - Wine Finishes - Kentucky - Improve your tasting skills - Glen Moray - Jimmy Barclay - Tullamore Dew.

Published November 2005.

Whisky Magazine Issue 50

Whisky Magazine Issue 50
50 Leading whisky quotes - 50 Top independently bottled whiskies - 50 Great drinking occasions - Aberfeldy - Bulleit bourbon - The effects of peat - Whisky and global warming..

Published September 2005.

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