A journey round Islay, visits to Maker's Mark and Penderyn, and the conclusion to our trip down the Rockies
Subscribe to Whisky Magazine to have every issue delivered direct to your door.
A place of learning (Atenaeum Hotel)
David Stirk visits the Atenaeum Hotel and Aparments in London, an establishment looking to educate its guest on the delights of malt whisky
June 2001, Issue 16, page 34
A potted history
Justifiably famous for its range of Irish whiskies, the Pot Still in Gloucester is also a haven for lovers of single malts, unusual spirits, liqueurs and bottled beers. Richard Jones reports
June 2006, Issue 56, page 33
A quiet retreat
Gavin D. Smith investigates a newly developed whisky room offering comfort and drams
September 2010, Issue 90, page 50
A slice of paradise
We recently asked for nominations for our ‘great whisky bars of the world' award. On the opposite page is the list of the first recipients. Here Damian Riley Smith reports on one of the best
January 2006, Issue 53, page 14
Australia's best kept secret? (Fidel's)
Fidel's in Melbourne is giving Australia's finest city a taste of true luxury – but don't tell anybody. Naren Young reports
March 2006, Issue 54, page 60
Bars of Titan
The wider the range, the harder to source
June 2015, Issue 128, page 45
Behind Closed Doors
A new movement of discreet 'speakeasy' styled bars have started to take our capital by storm. Neil Ridley knocks three times and finds out what all the fuss is about.
July 2011, Issue 97, page 48
Whisky Magazine's barfly slips into her bowling shoes and hits the lanes.
April 2009, Issue 79, page 36
Called to the bar
Whisky Magazine's barfly Kate Portman heads to the bright lights of the big city to investigate some great drinking spots.
November 2008, Issue 76, page 58
London's newest gastro-pub has created a relaxing,home from home atmosphere where drinkers can feel comfortable experimenting with whisky,as Kate Ennis discovers
January 2007, Issue 61, page 52
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is riding high again with a trendy new bolt-hole in central London. Margaret Rand takes a closer look at this revival in fortunes
October 1999, Issue 6, page 38
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
Elements of success
Glengorm Castle is becoming a remote whisky paradise. Rob Allanson visited it
March 2006, Issue 54, page 54
From hacks to hospitality (The Scotsman Hotel)
Tom Bruce-Gardyne visits the heart of Edinburgh and a new luxury hotel that has taken over the former home of Scotland's national newspaper – The Scotsman Hotel
September 2001, Issue 18, page 60
Glasgow's Whisky Buff
Christopher Coates shares a dram with The Bon Accord's Paul McDonagh
March 2016, Issue 134, page 54
Glenmorangie Highland Estate
You can feel the tension ease from your shoulders as you are met at Inverness airport. A representative assists you in the normally stressful business of removing your baggage from the uncluttered con...
September 2000, Issue 11, page 46
Great whisky bars of the world
A couple of issues ago we launched a new scheme to honour the world's best whisky bars. Here are the first recipients – congratulations to them all
January 2006, Issue 53, page 15
Great Whisky Bars of the world
Recently we launched a new scheme to honour the world's best whisky bars. As this exciting scheme has grown form strength to strength Whisky Magazine has been inundated with more suggestions.
November 2006, Issue 60, page 59
Grown-up & glamorous
Retro luxury pervades the whisky bars of San Francisco as Larry Walker found out when he did a little relaxing West Coast style
February 2000, Issue 8, page 20
Hiding out from the High Street hell
Salt is the first of a new trend – High Street whisky bars. In the first of a new review series Dominic Roskrow visits it
April 2004, Issue 38, page 75
High society (An Quaich Society)
The members of Canada 's An Quaich Society are real party animals, but their love of Scotch and the freedom it represents could not be more serious as Stuart Maclean Ramsay reports.
June 2000, Issue 10, page 64
Whisky Magazine's barfly Kate Portman discovers an oasis of whisky at the end of the line.
February 2009, Issue 78, page 36
Jonny McCormick explores a monster of a Highland bar on the shores of Loch Ness.
April 2010, Issue 87, page 24
Never Mind the Baltics
The Baltic region is emerging as a new and exciting market for Scotch whisky exports, Neil Ridley heads to Lithuania for the opening night of the country's very first whisky bar
March 2011, Issue 94, page 42
On the fashion trail
The Lonsdale in London recently hosted a Whisky Magazine cocktail challenge. Dominic Roskrow spoke to general manager Henry Besant.
October 2003, Issue 34, page 37
Anyone who read Issue 53 on Great Whisky Bars of The World will know that Whisky Magazine rates The Highlander Inn in Craigellachie pretty highly. Richard Jones discovers what makes this humble lookin...
June 2006, Issue 56, page 60
Plotting at the palace (Palace Bar)
Michael Collins laid plans at the Palace Bar in Dublin, and Mary Robinson launched her bid for the presidency in the snug. Tom Atkin just went for a drink
May 1999, Issue 3, page 24
Sean's Canadian hub
The Irish Heather is a whisky mecca in downtown Vancouver. Brigid James visited it
July 2005, Issue 49, page 39
Speyside opens up
The Cluny Bank Hotel is working within the community of Forres to give whisky fans the perfect Scottish break. Dominic Roskrow stayed there
January 2005, Issue 45, page 44
SPEYSIDE: The Highlander Inn
Enter the home of Oishii Wisukii (Delicious Whisky!)
April 2016, Issue 135, page 40
Naren Young packs his library card and is welcomed to one of New York's newest centres of higher learning
April 2007, Issue 63, page 52
We meet the men behind forward thinking Edinburgh-based cocktail bar, Bramble Bar & Lounge.
September 2011, Issue 98, page 33
Style and substance (The Rockwell)
Bourbon is the focus for London's hottest new style bar, The Rockwell in the Trafalgar Hotel. John Roberts brings you the lowdown on the English capital's hippest new hangout
February 2002, Issue 21, page 58
Sweet smell of jasmine
Iorwerth Griffiths finds a comfortable seat at one of Dublin's great whisky havens
March 2007, Issue 62, page 37
May 2004, Issue 39, page 46
The Cask... is King
December 2011, Issue 100, page 95
The essential guide to Speyside bars
David Stirk is 'entertained in a truly Scottish manner' during his five-day whistle stop tour of Speyside allowing him to bring you the definitive guide to Speyside's best bars
April 2001, Issue 15, page 48
The lure of the Isle
The Editor packs his bags and heads north,to find a gem of a bar.
June 2009, Issue 80, page 36
The St Andrews Crusade
John Lamond describes the miracles worked by Lennie Maguire proprietor of the St Andrew's Bar
August 2002, Issue 25, page 48
The tun up club
Whisky Mag's bar fly heads to Speyside to check out a watering hole almost in the round.
July 2009, Issue 81, page 37
The Whisky River along the Hudson
Liza Weisstuch tracks down some of the new generation of bars in the Big Apple.
February 2010, Issue 86, page 22
Toasting New York
The Big Apple has some star whisky bars as tried and tasted by Dave Broom
October 1999, Issue 6, page 34
Tokyo does it the Speyside Way (The Speyside Way)
Taylor Smisson claims that Scotland doesn't have the monopoly on world-class Scotch malt whisky bars and visits Tokyo's The Speyside Way bar to prove his point
November 2001, Issue 19, page 28
Tomes of Zurich
Switzerland might not seem an obvious place to find a good whisky bar, but the Widder Bar is just that. Jefferson Chase reports
September 2004, Issue 42, page 46
There's plenty of places to hang out in Canada's biggest city, but its whisky bars offer something a bit special. Kathleen Sloan and Ted Mcintosh make merry among the malts.
June 2000, Issue 10, page 58
Trainspotting (Palace on Wheels)
India's luxury train the Palace on Wheels, has a bar that's open all day, every day, and whiskies that bill themselves as 'Horsepower for real men.' Kevin Pilley had a ticket to ride.
August 1999, Issue 5, page 10
Walking the mile
Dave Broom takes us to one of Osaka's many bars.
January 2010, Issue 85, page 38
Whisky Bars of the World
The Doon Bar, Dunedin, New Zealand
September 2016, Issue 138, page 46
Whisky's des res
Sally Toms explores the whisky bar at Glasgow's most luxurious hotel.
November 2008, Issue 76, page 20
Whisky, cocktails, and all that jazz (Be Bop Bar)
Ken Hoskins travels to eastern Europe and puts his feet up in the Be Bop Bar with his new Czech mate.
November 2000, Issue 12, page 76
Germany's capital city holds much to tempt the whisky-lover, as the Berlin-based Jefferson Chase explains
January 2003, Issue 28, page 38
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 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 128
Crown Royal, Netherlands, Laphroaig, Photo Challenge 2015.
Published June 2015.
Whisky Magazine Issue 100
The Whisky Magazine anniversary issue celebrates 100 years of the greatest whisky people, the 21st Century's 100 greatest bottles and the 100 greatest distilleries to visit plus much more....
Published December 2011.
Whisky Magazine Issue 98
Icons of whisky Scotland Winners unveiled - Independent Bottlers Challenge Results - Cameronbridge - Whisky Magazine Photographic Challenge 2011 and much more....
Published September 2011.
Whisky Magazine Issue 97
USA spotlight: Wild Turkey, New York, Jack Daniel's and Diageo and much more....
Published July 2011.
Whisky Magazine Issue 94
Photo challenge 2010 winners revealed - Dr Vijay Mallya - Midleton Distillery.
Published March 2011.
Whisky Magazine Issue 90
Music Special - Ailsa Bay - Independent Bottlers' Challenge and much more....
Published September 2010.
Whisky Magazine Issue 87
Awards Edition - Best Whiskies in the World 2010.
Published April 2010.
Whisky Magazine Issue 86
Shackleton's whisky - Dalwhinnie - New York Bars - Kilbeggan - Cocktails - Peat - Icons of Whisky 2010 and much more....
Published February 2010.
Whisky Magazine Issue 85
Bourbon's Liquid Legend - Elmer T. Lee on 90 years of the American spirit - A drinker's tour of Louisville - Millstone distillery - The Lowlands & much more....
Published January 2010.
Whisky Magazine Issue 81
Evan Williams - Bushmills - Highland Park - Auchentoshan - Bowmore - Mackmyra - Glen Scotia and much more....
Published July 2009.
Whisky Magazine Issue 80
Jim Beam - Sir Robin Knox-Johnston - Kentucky Guide and much more....
Published June 2009.
Whisky Magazine Issue 79
World Whiskies Awards Edition - Best Whiskies in the World 2009.
Published April 2009.
Whisky Magazine Issue 78
Icons of Whisky 2009 - Edradour - Bill Lumsden - Three Glens - Southern Ireland - Evan Williams - The Dalmore & much more....
Published February 2009.
Whisky Magazine Issue 76
Whisky Magazine Aged 10 Years - Grain whisky comeback - Top 10 lost distilleries - Visitors guide to the islands - Welsh whisky - Top 10 London bars - Tastings, blends - Lewis, new distillery - and more....
Published November 2008.
Whisky Magazine Issue 63
World Whiskies Awards - The Best Whiskies in the World - New distilleries - Balblair Vintages - Kentucky Visitors Guide - Whisky and Food - Port Ellen and more....
Published April 2007.
Whisky Magazine Issue 62
Macallan Oak - Cask Strength - Canadian Whisky - Pagodas - Rankin on Rebus - Icons of Whisky 2007 - Ledaig - Glen Grant - Glenmorangie.
Published March 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 60
Praban na Linne - Grain production - Marmalade - Laphroaig - Cocktail time - Whisky Islands - New Zealand illicit stills - Hokonui - Compass Box - Old Pulteney - Dewar Rattray.
Published November 2006.
Whisky Magazine Issue 56
Scotland's Lowlands - Shake it up - China and India - Glengoyne - Indian food - Highlander Inn - Japanese Tastings.
Published June 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 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 45
Whisky and Art - Young Malts - Whisky on the Web - Tullibardine - Cardhu - Heaven Hill - Blends vs Malts.
Published January 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 39
Cask strength Islay tasting - Longmorn - Classic malts cruise - Delilah's.
Published May 2004.
Whisky Magazine Issue 38
Icons of Whisky - Jerez - New York's Dale DeGroff - Old Whiskies : special Tasting.
Published April 2004.
Whisky Magazine Issue 34
Sean Connery - East meets West - Irish Coffee - Whisky and sushi.
Published October 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 28
Berlin bars - William Teacher - Auchentoshan - Delme Evans.
Published January 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 25
Whisky and humour - John Glaser - Cragganmore - Grain whisky tasting.
Published August 2002.
Whisky Magazine Issue 21
Whisky and art - Buying a cask - Brian Morrison - Rye Tasting.
Published February 2002.
Whisky Magazine Issue 19
Jimmy Russell - Japanese Whisky - Illicit Distilling - Bourbon Tasting.
Published November 2001.
Whisky Magazine Issue 18
Whisky & Cigars - Islay Whisky Festival - Glenmorangie.
Published September 2001.
Whisky Magazine Issue 16
Best of the Best 2001 - How to taste - Glenfiddich.
Published June 2001.
Whisky Magazine Issue 15
Spirit of Ireland - Isle of Arran - Vintage Malts - Blackadder.
Published April 2001.
Whisky Magazine Issue 12
By Royal Appointment - Jack Daniel's - Highland Park - Highland Malts.
Published November 2000.
Whisky Magazine Issue 11
Highland Malts Tasting - Lagavulin - Buffalo Trace - Cigars - Fishing.
Published September 2000.
Whisky Magazine Issue 10
Small batch bourbon - The Glenlivet - Grain Whisky - Focus on Canada.
Published June 2000.
Whisky Magazine Issue 8
Wood finish tasting - Gordon & McPhail - Makers Mark - Edradour.
Published February 2000.
Whisky Magazine Issue 6
Isaly tasting - Travels in Speyside & Kentucky - Talisker - Bourbon uncovered.
Published October 1999.
Whisky Magazine Issue 5
Guide to Tobermory - Milroys of Soho - Whisky and Fish.
Published August 1999.
Whisky Magazine Issue 3
Irish whiskey - Wood ageing - How malt gets its character.
Published May 1999.