A journey round Islay, visits to Maker's Mark and Penderyn, and the conclusion to our trip down the Rockies
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A new frontier
Jonathan McCormick looks at selling bourbon to the Scots.
January 2009, Issue 77, page 20
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
A Tale of Two Men
The times are a changing at Heaven Hill
March 2015, Issue 126, page 41
How to make ‘that' difference in whiskey production
April 2016, Issue 135, page 28
Most single malts are named after their distilleries, which in turn are mostly place names. Most blended Scotches are named after the merchants who created them although a few, such as Cutty Sark (a s...
July 2006, Issue 57, page 24
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
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
Among great bourbon families it doesn't get much bigger than the name Beam. And as Charles K.Cowdery reports, another generation is considering its options
September 2004, Issue 42, page 40
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
Bourbon Marches On
Liza gives us a roundup of the bourbon scene in USA today
January 2015, Issue 125, page 31
Four Kings come together
July 2016, Issue 137, page 26
Extending the family
Bourbon producer Heaven Hill is a family business that's branching out. Kate Ennis joined the extended family in Kentucky for a preview of their new vintage.
December 2003, Issue 36, page 48
Lynn Seldon charts the history and success of a bourbon made beyond Kentucky: Virginia Gentleman
July 2003, Issue 32, page 32
How old is too old?
Charles K. Cowdery looks at the best ages for whisky and bourbon.
April 2008, Issue 71, page 52
By launching a wood finish bourbon Kentucky's Labrot & Graham is merely honouring a long tradition of innovation at the distillery. Our man reports
September 2007, Issue 66, page 52
Is bourbon coming of age?
Is there a perfect age for American whiskey – and are different age expressions driving the market or in danger of harming it?
July 2004, Issue 41, page 24
Kentucky Pot Still Bourbon
Woodford Reserve bucks the trend
July 2016, Issue 137, page 102
A focus on who is doing what and where
July 2016, Issue 137, page 89
Out from behind bars
Let 10 young bartenders loose in bourbon country and it'll get messy. But as Dominic Roskrow reports, when it came to the business end of the trip, our boys delivered
January 2007, Issue 61, page 23
Pot Still Bourbons
Distillation of a different kind
January 2016, Issue 133, page 48
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
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
Return of the rye
The bad guy's whiskey is set to leap off the history shelves and stage a magnificent revival. Scott Aiges makes an irresistable case for procurring some bottles.
April 2000, Issue 9, page 59
Bourbon is not only continuing its growth in profitability but is carving out a new premium image for itself. Dominic Roskrow reports
January 2007, Issue 61, page 18
Shining example: Junior Johnson, NASCAR and John Q Law
Scott Longman looks behind a modern American hero to find he casts a more interesting shadow than most
June 2002, Issue 23, page 36
Short History of Stitzel-Weller
True to the 'human' form of distillation and popularised 'wheated Bourbon'
September 2016, Issue 138, page 34
Keeping on top of maintenance
March 2016, Issue 134, page 31
Teaching an old distillery new tricks
Buffalo Trace takes its name from the great pioneering days when Kentucky marked the new frontier.Today, it's still blazing a trail for whiskey. Charles K. Cowdery reports
June 2004, Issue 40, page 38
The Art of Craft
It's all in the spirit of MGP
January 2016, Issue 133, page 55
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
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 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
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
USA Whiskey Today
A lowdown on the state of the industry
July 2014, Issue 121, page 61
USA Whiskey Today
Liza gives a rundown on the state of the industry today
July 2015, Issue 129, page 65
Welcome to the Bourbon Bunker?
So you thought there were only a handful of bourbons? American correspondent Charles K. Cowdery tracks down some collectors who have hundreds
February 2004, Issue 37, page 46
What's Coming Down in Kentucky
Buffalo Trace and the Single Oak Project
July 2016, Issue 137, page 99
Whiskey Trail Fever
Where to find the best visitor centres outside Kentucky
October 2016, Issue 139, page 46
Charles K. Cowdery meets the next generation of America's master distillers.
January 2008, Issue 69, page 14
Whisky Magazine Issue 139
A visit to Japan's Fuji Gotemba Distillery, Global Travel Retail special, a tour of US visitor centres, plus Icons of Whisky Rest of World results.
Published October 2016.
Whisky Magazine Issue 138
A roundup of Canadian whisky and blends, Arran and Paul John Distillery Focus plus Australian whisky supplement.
Published September 2016.
Whisky Magazine Issue 137
Irish whiskey, touring the Hebrides and an American whiskey supplement on Kentucky Bourbon.
Published July 2016.
Whisky Magazine Issue 135
Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, Japanese craft whisky, Sedgwick, Kentucky Peerless.
Published April 2016.
Whisky Magazine Issue 134
AWARDS SPECIAL: The Best Whiskies in the World, Icons of Whisky Global and the Hall of Fame..
Published March 2016.
Whisky Magazine Issue 133
The Irish West Coast Trail, Tullibardine Distillery, Bourbon Pot Stills, Westland Distillery.
Published January 2016.
Whisky Magazine Issue 129
American Whiskey Special plus Kingbarns, Single Oak Project, Edradour and Germany.
Published July 2015.
Whisky Magazine Issue 126
The Best Whiskies in the World, Awards Special.
Published March 2015.
Whisky Magazine Issue 125
Sláinte to Irish Whiskey, Icons of Whisky Rest of World, Bourbon, Travel Retail Glenmorangie.
Published January 2015.
Whisky Magazine Issue 121
Rocky Mountain High, Mixo-gastro, India Drinkers' Guide, Four Roses.
Published July 2014.
Whisky Magazine Issue 77
The Macallan - Richard Paterson - Diageo - Chieftain's - Edradour- Glenmorangie - SMWS & much more....
Published January 2009.
Whisky Magazine Issue 71
Best Whiskies in the World 2008 - Wonderful wood - Old Bourbon - Lost Distilleries - Travel Retail - Tastings Grain Whisky and much more....
Published April 2008.
Whisky Magazine Issue 70
Icons of Whisky 2008 - Speyside Treasures - Silent Season - Tour de France - Ireland Guide - Littlemill - Dalmore - Ardmore ... and more.
Published February 2008.
Whisky Magazine Issue 69
Highland Gem - Home of Anoc - Americas youngest distillers - Food matching the Diageo way - Brora - Bartenders Trip - Mackmyra - Ginkgo and more.....
Published January 2008.
Whisky Magazine Issue 66
How glass affects your taste - Rise of small stills - Tamnavulin - Woodford Reserve - Jura - Ardbeg Dinner - Michael Jackson - Bunnahabhain.
Published September 2007.
Whisky Magazine Issue 61
American Distiller of the Year - Icons of Whisky - Buffalo Trace Exclusive - Bar Exams - Premium Bourbon - Ballantines.
Published January 2007.
Whisky Magazine Issue 57
American idols - The legends behind the great brands - The Highlands - The Sma' Still - Speyside history - Sir Iain Noble - Cooley - Silent Stills Tasting - Gotemba - Johnnie Walker Blue.
Published July 2006.
Whisky Magazine Issue 55
Abraham Lincoln - Up in smoke - Scotch on the rocks - Kentucky visitors' guide - Deanston - Islay and Jura - The Whisky Shop.
Published April 2006.
Whisky Magazine Issue 54
Icons of Whisky 2006 - Islay & Jura guide - Grain whisky - Bourbon's future - Cask strength Higlanders - Deanston.
Published March 2006.
Whisky Magazine Issue 53
On the roll - How malt made social gambling cool - Visiting Speyside - Isle of Jura - Auchentoshan - George Washington - Russia's whisky elite - Lowland malts tasted.
Published January 2006.
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.
Whisky Magazine Issue 49
Kentucky Bourbon - Glasgow Scotland's whisky city - A world of whisky tasting from across the globe - How to be nosey - Lagavulin - Heaven Hill - Cragganmore - The art of blending - Liqueurs.
Published July 2005.
Whisky Magazine Issue 42
State of Independence - The Macallan new expressions - Girvan - Bushmills - Innovation from Laphroaig - Widder Bar - The Wee Dram.
Published September 2004.
Whisky Magazine Issue 41
50 Years of Maker's Mark - Yamazaki - Aged Bourbon Tasting - Fake Whisky update - Islay Walks - Paul Rankin - Scapa.
Published July 2004.
Whisky Magazine Issue 40
Whisky in Greece - How whiskey fuelled the Blues - Speyside Festival - Whisky and Coffee - Special Japanese Tastings.
Published June 2004.
Whisky Magazine Issue 37
Bill Murray - Whisky Live - Bourbon Collecting - Ice Cream - Whisky in Russia.
Published February 2004.
Whisky Magazine Issue 36
5th Birthday Issue - Monarch of the Glen - Glenrothes.
Published December 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 32
Brian Cox - Whisky down under - Silent Stills - Speyside Festival.
Published July 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 23
Iain Henderson - Ben Nevis - Eau-de-vie stills - Moonshine - Vatted Malts tasting.
Published June 2002.