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With this issue Whisky Magazine celebrates its first anniversary. The birthday party will be held in New York because this issue also marks our arrival in the US, the largest consumer of whisky and wh...

October 1999, Issue 6, page 5

A China crisis?
Dominic Roskrow considers what the long term effects of an increased demand for whisky might be

March 2006, Issue 54, page 5

A decade of words
To mark our 10th anniversary we decided to dig into our archives and bring some of the wittiest, incisive and often poignant words from our two columnists, starting the late, great Michael Jackson.

November 2008, Issue 76, page 14

A little taste of heaven
Why Jim Murray is talking to the phoenix

October 1999, Issue 6, page 8

A place of my own at last
Editor Dominic Roskrow celebrates the end of his first year by getting his own column

December 2003, Issue 36, page 74

A sane man in a mad world
Irish whiskey is an aesthetic discipline, says Kevin Pilley so get a grip

May 1999, Issue 3, page 21

A stupid move
Plans to ban drinking from a glass in pubs and clubs in Scotland are wrong,says Dominic Roskrow

April 2006, Issue 55, page 5

A world in motion
The whisky industry seems to be rising to the challenge of attracting new drinkers while keeping the experts happy says Dominic Roskrow

June 2006, Issue 56, page 5

A world of difference
Of all the events that this job involves, the Best of the Best tasting is among my favourites.

January 2005, Issue 45, page 5

Always on call
Ever wondered about the demands of being a whisky superstar? John Haydock offers his answerphone contents up for scrutiny

July 2003, Issue 32, page 74

An acidic finish
John Haydock, Whisky Magazine's new columnist, hops aboard the "tasting-note gravy train" to join his whisky writing chums on a rather profitable journey.

June 2001, Issue 16, page 82

An illusion of quality
Even Jim Murray can be fooled into thinking a whisky is better than it is

August 1999, Issue 5, page 8

An industry mourns
The whisky world has paid tribute to one of its biggest supporters – Michael Jackson–long time Whisky Magazine contributor, author, journalist and towering authority on whisky and beer. Here is a ...

September 2007, Issue 66, page 7

Anywayyouwantit
DominicRoskrowarguesthatweshouldactnowtobeatthecensorshiplobby

May 2004, Issue 39, page 74

At home with the haydocks
It's not often you get to see inside the secret life of John Haydock. Whisky Magazine's Jocasta Eatwell writes.

November 2003, Issue 35, page 82

Chinese New Year?
As we enter 2006, China and the environment are going to be key issues for the world of whisky

November 2005, Issue 52, page 5

Consultancy or scam?
Jim Murray, spurred by a reader's letter, considers alleged conflicts of interest

June 1999, Issue 4, page 9

Cups of despair
Jim Murray describes the horror of being offered plastic tasting glasses too tiny and too primitive even for wine, never mind whisky

January 1999, Issue 1, page 8

Daleks, dogs, drink
Rampaging huntsmen,under-achieving daleks,lots of whisky.Whatever's going on, asks Dominic Roskrow

July 2006, Issue 57, page 5

Fifty not out...
Onwards and upwards,says Dominic Roskrow,as Whisky Magazine gets a new look

September 2005, Issue 50, page 5

Fight back now!
Are whisky drinkers getting the sort of service standards they – and the product – deserves? Not according to Dominic Roskrow they're not.And enough's enough

October 2005, Issue 51, page 5

Foundonthemarketingdepartmentfloor
AmericanwriterTerrySullivanisthelatestguestjournalisttograceourpages.Andhehassomeprettycoolindustryinsidersascontacts…

July 2004, Issue 41, page 74

From the Editor
The best way to sell booze is, in my opinion, to let people try it. However, because of the potency of our chosen spirit, sampling needs to take place under controlled circumstances. And let's not for...

November 2002, Issue 27, page 5

From the Editor
Should you be scanning the illustration on the cover of this issue looking for your home country, please don't take offence if it is not there. It's a cartoon and does not, therefore, bear excessive g...

July 2002, Issue 24, page 5

From the Editor
At last this year's worst kept secret in whisky can be revealed. Andrew Symington has purchased Edradour Distillery from Chivas Brothers. The major frustration of publishing is that of schedules and d...

October 2002, Issue 26, page 5

From the Editor
Regular readers of this magazine are no doubt aware that, if they have the cash to hand, there are distilleries out there simply waiting for a decent offer. This has manifested itself in several we...

August 2002, Issue 25, page 5

From the Editor
In Issue 20, Pip Hills argued, with some passion, the case for Scotch being a cultural product. Surely the government will be doing whatever it can to support and energise the industry? At the time of...

May 2002, Issue 22, page 5

From the Editor
These are stirring times for Scotland, with the arrival of the first parliament for 192 years, and stirring times for the Scotch whisky industry, which seems to be losing the confidence of stockbroker...

June 1999, Issue 4, page 5

From the Editor
Welcome to our very first issue of Whisky Magazine. We have been working on this launch issue for many months now, and hope you have as much fun reading it as we had putting it together. We haven't ma...

January 1999, Issue 1, page 5

From the Editor
The week before Christmas we received official confirmation from the Scotch Whisky Association – the Scotch whisky trade's governing body – that drinking whisky is good for you. Good news indeed. ...

March 1999, Issue 2, page 5

From the Editor
From the outset it was the intention of Whisky Magazine to embrace whiskies and whiskeys other than Scotch, and this issue sets the ball rolling with pieces by Tim Atkin, Giles Macdonagh and myself ab...

May 1999, Issue 3, page 5

From the Editor
It is always instructive to place matters in their historial perspective, and this is as true for whisky as for other matters. The whisky trade has always been good at reinventing or forgetting its ...

August 1999, Issue 5, page 5

From the Editor
As they tell you at every bus stop in Scotland come late afternoon at this time of year, “the nights are fair drawing in”. For some of us this is a legitimate excuse for pouring our evening drams ...

December 1999, Issue 7, page 5

From the Editor
The price of whisky in British shops comes tumbling down at Christmas every year. Five pounds off a bottle of malt is common; £1.50 off a blend. “Great,” is our reaction to such a situation. The...

April 2000, Issue 9, page 5

From the Editor
New madness from the European Commission about controls on water, and even its taxation, threatens the long standing water rights of Scottish distilleries. This is being vigorously opposed by the Scot...

June 2000, Issue 10, page 5

From the Editor
I was lunching with my publisher recently in a trendy London restaurant, as one does. It was the kind of place which is favoured by advertising account executives and merchant bankers; my publisher wa...

September 2000, Issue 11, page 5

From the Editor
Today a new malt whisky distillery opened in Wales - the first for over a hundred years. Last week, Tomintoul Distillery was bought by a company of blenders and bottlers whom nobody has ever heard of,...

November 2000, Issue 12, page 5

From the Editor
The fires of summer have been extinguished, the clocks have gone back and the winter solstice approaches. The season of ‘mists and mellow fruitfulness' it may be, but today a chill, damp wind cuts t...

December 2000, Issue 13, page 5

From the Editor
A thrill ran through the press shortly before Christmas, summed up by The Scotsman's headline: "Cheaper Whisky As Good As Fine Malts Say Experts" and inspired by a Which? report which had completed a ...

February 2001, Issue 14, page 5

From the Editor
You'll notice a small change in the leader column this issue: the picture next to it is not of The Walrus of Whisky, Charles MacLean, though he continues in his capacity as Editor-at-Large. I've just...

April 2001, Issue 15, page 5

From the Editor
Why the best of the best? We have tasted our way through over 300 whiskies in the last couple of years. However, we have relied almost exclusively on two very authoritative palates. I felt it would be...

June 2001, Issue 16, page 5

From the editor
Is it possible to compile an objective hierarchy of malts?

February 2000, Issue 8, page 5

From the Editor
The Keepers promote the goodwill of the industry and honour those who have made a significant contribution to it

July 2001, Issue 17, page 5

From the Editor
For us whisky enthusiasts, there are few places we'd rather be than on Islay during the whisky festival (see Dave Broom's diary, pages 20-22). I had the good fortune to stay on the island as a guest ...

September 2001, Issue 18, page 5

From the Editor
As has been mentioned before in the pages of Whisky Magazine, the appreciation of whisky is a convivial pursuit. Nowhere is this better demonstrated than on adventures such as the Classic Malts Cruise...

November 2001, Issue 19, page 5

From the editor
You are male, in your early 40s. You are married with two children and have a household income of over £50,000 ($80,000) per year. You have visited distilleries in Scotland. You always read Michael J...

December 2001, Issue 20, page 5

From the editor
Spring is here. It must be as the various Distillery Managers, Master Distillers and Master Blenders have been dusted down after their winter hibernation in preparation for the first round of festival...

June 2002, Issue 23, page 5

Getting a taste for it
Whisper it quietly, but right across the planet a low-key revolution is taking place. Wherever I travel – Havana, New York, London, and er, Cromer, whisky enthusiasts are meeting to share, taste and...

June 2005, Issue 48, page 5

Glenweevil an everyday story of distilling folk 1
To prove that Whisky magazine has its ear well and truly to the ground, we would like to introduce our fly-on-the-wall, worm's-eye-view of the Scotch whisky industry. Any resemblance to persons living...

January 1999, Issue 1, page 74

Glenweevil an everyday story of distilling folk 2
The story so far at our fictional distillery: under the new ownership Andrew had to reapply for his own job. Ruth has informed Andrew of the discovery of several casks of pre-war whisky in an old cell...

March 1999, Issue 2, page 74

Glenweevil an everyday story of distilling folk 3
The story so far at our fictional distillery: the theft of a lorryload of Glenweevil was closely followed by the discovery by Ruth of several casks of (allegedly) pre-war Glenweevil in an old warehous...

May 1999, Issue 3, page 74

Glenweevil an everyday story of distilling folk 4
The story so far: Kevin has been arrested for the theft of a lorryload of Glenweevil. The stolen whisky was passed off by Ruth as a newly-discovered stash of pre-war Glenweevil. After suitable doctori...

June 1999, Issue 4, page 74

Glenweevil an everyday story of distilling folk 5
The story so far: Kevin accidentally stole a lorryload of Glenweenvil, and had to hide it at the distillery. The stolen whisky was passed off by Ruth as a newly-discovered stash of pre-war Glenweevil....

August 1999, Issue 5, page 82

Going round the blend
Judging by the conversations I've been having at Whisky Live London and New York the ‘blended malts' debate is going to run and run. In this issue the Scotch Whisky Association has replied to my ed...

April 2005, Issue 47, page 5

Golden blends
Englishman Adam Edward relaxes his stiff upper lip to reveal a life-long passion.

April 2000, Issue 9, page 70

Gone to pot
With Dave taking a break for this issue, we asked the BBC's Tom Morton to step up to the plate. He brings us the tale Lomond, Lobotomies and Captain Haddock.

January 2010, Issue 85, page 12

Hardtoputafigureonit...
I'mnotoneforsnobbery,pretentiousnessorelitism.Can'tstandit.ButifI'velearnedanythingoverthelastfewyearsit'sthatyougetwhatyoupayforandthatqualitycomesatacost.

September 2004, Issue 42, page 5

Haydock gets sexed up
Is the great John Haydock rattled? It would seem so. Here he goes on the defensive and answers his critics

October 2003, Issue 34, page 74

Haydock hits out
Some say ‘when the going gets tough, the tough get going'. So John Haydock stays right where he is

June 2002, Issue 23, page 82

Haydock spelling it out
Flying in the face of controversy, John Haydock takes on the establishment with his new book

October 2002, Issue 26, page 82

Haydock: a tear in the fabric of space and time
John Haydock attacks everybody, dismisses everything then wakes up and denies it all exclusively in Whisky Magazine every issue. Remember – not only did you read it here first, it was the only plac...

December 2001, Issue 20, page 90

Haydock: cask strength and un-chill filtered
John Haydock attacks Whisky Magazine's policy on editorial censorship and questions the sexual orientation of Distillery Managers. Actually we cut that paragraph out, it was a little too racey ... sor...

November 2001, Issue 19, page 90

Haydock: truth is everything
He's back – and this time it's personal. John Haydock keeps the faith, fights the power and damns the man. Well, almost

May 2002, Issue 22, page 82

Here's to a bright whisky future
Dominic Roskrowis leaving the building. Here he says goodbye after four years as Editor

August 2006, Issue 58, page 5

Here'stogrumpyoldmen...
Thismonth'sguestwriterismarketanalystTomStinson

September 2004, Issue 42, page 74

Image is everything
When you think of poker, what is the dominant image before you? I ask because when we were discussing the cover story, one of the team talked of smoke-filled rooms, male only events where the players...

January 2006, Issue 53, page 5

In a Northern glass
Tom Morton, BBC broadcaster and writer gives us his view of the whisky world from the Shetland archipelago.

June 2010, Issue 88, page 13

InthepinkasMrsHfightsback
Inthelatestinourseriesofpiecesfromguestwriters,JohnHaydock–themaster–isback

October 2004, Issue 43, page 82

It'sbeenalongtimesince...
Timeisrelative,andinthewhiskyindustryyouareremindedsoregularly.

June 2004, Issue 40, page 5

Keepitinthefamily
Aslowpointsgo,theconversationIhadwithaseniorpersonatGlenmorangieonthedaythesaleofthecompanywasannouncedisupthere.

October 2004, Issue 43, page 5

Let'sdiveinatthedeepend
Onlyonething:theydrankmyentirebottleofLaphroaig

July 2004, Issue 41, page 5

Mixingit
Wehaveinvitedfourofthebestdrinkswriterstotakeitinturntowriteforus.Firstup,award-winningjournalistAndrewJeffordarguesthatwhiskyisamatteroftastes

June 2004, Issue 40, page 74

Never stumped for words
Jim Murray muses on the role of two loves in his life.

September 2000, Issue 11, page 8

New Digital Emperors
Tim Forbes has worked for The Whisky Exchange since 2003 and looks after the company's online presence including The Whisky Exchange Blog.

September 2010, Issue 90, page 11

Nose out.
Jim Murray recounts a nasty case of whisky writer's block.§

June 2000, Issue 10, page 8

Nothing wrong with being a cheeky Monkey
Perhaps it's because of what we British call the ‘silly season', but over the summer months I seem to get a larger than normal number of calls from national journalists wanting to write about whisky...

July 2005, Issue 49, page 5

Out with the rubbish
It is time for Irish whiskey to abolish the blamey and stand on its own three feet, says Jim Murray

May 1999, Issue 3, page 8

Please, don't bring me sunshine
Jim Murray knows one peculiar breed of Scotsman currently enjoying the wet conditions that are leaving thousands of Britons' homes under feet of water- the distiller

April 2001, Issue 15, page 8

See you in court
Jim Murray beomans a legal spat over a barrel, from which only the solicitors and whisky experts will gain

March 1999, Issue 2, page 8

Shake it up...maybe
This issue BBC Radio London DJ and all-rounder Nigel Barden looks at cocktails

March 2005, Issue 46, page 90

The best deal possible
Glenmorangie House lies some seven or eight miles from the distillery, and driving up to it on a dark and windy night is like driving back in time. We arrive late, and already guests are coming down...

November 2004, Issue 44, page 5

The Chivas Life
In the first of a series of guest columns,we ask Chivas Brothers' Douglas Cruickshank about everyday life at the distillery. Last year Douglas celebrated 40 years in theScotch industry by being appoin...

February 2008, Issue 70, page 11

The Eighth Wonder
John Haydock reflects on his many past and present glories

January 2003, Issue 28, page 82

The Miller's Tale
As I write, the football season in the UK has just come to a close. Which prompts me to ask a question. Is Highland Distillers to whisky what Manchester United are to European football's Champions Lea...

July 2003, Issue 32, page 5

The Miller's Tale
The Islay-Jura ferry wasn't working.

September 2003, Issue 33, page 5

The Miller's Tale
Last Thursday I met two men who had bought distilleries in the last month: Michael Beamish and Leonard Russell. For me they represent the joyful polarity of the whisky industry. Michael was on time a...

October 2003, Issue 34, page 5

The Miller's Tale
This will be the last time I refer to the Ardbeg-sponsored Islay half marathon. Until next year's race, that is. Although it would not be unfair to suggest that the word 'race' is too strong a term fo...

November 2003, Issue 35, page 5

The Miller's Tale
Thank you to everyone who exhibited and attended Whisky Live. And to the Whisky Magazine team who contributed to making it such a fantastic event. It was the biggest ever and a sell out. There were, ...

June 2003, Issue 31, page 5

The Miller's Tale
One aspect of the readership of Whisky Magazine that I have never fully appreciated is that so many of you are excellent proof-readers. What was intended as a light-hearted joke – or, as regular Wh...

April 2003, Issue 30, page 5

The Miller's Tale
Another fascinating 12 months in the world of whisky, then. The trend for small independents buying distilleries from large multinationals goes on. Announcements of new smaller-scale distilling projec...

March 2003, Issue 29, page 5

The Miller's Tale
Listening to another overlong speech at The International Wine & Spirits Competition Dinner, a desperately unoriginal thought struck me. How about organising a classification of Scotch single malt whi...

January 2003, Issue 28, page 5

The whisky set to self-destruct
Jim Murray fears for the Japanese whisky industry which he believes could implode before whisky lovers sample all that it has to offer.

December 2000, Issue 13, page 8

The wonderful world of whisky
Dominic Roskrow reports back from Kentucky and Spain.

November 2003, Issue 35, page 18

The writing is on the wall
Jim Murray laments the demise of more distilleries

November 2000, Issue 12, page 8

TheMiller'sTale
Nothinglastsforever.LookattheEnglandrugbyteam'sunbeatenrecordatTwickenham(fortunately,Icouldn'twatchIrelandbreakEngland'swinningstreakasIwasatWhiskyLive).LookatCardhuPureMalt. Well,anotherconstantcom...

May 2004, Issue 39, page 5

TheMiller'sTale
Spring:theseasonoffecundity,rebirthandrenewal.And,ofcourse,WhiskyLiveinLondon.Themerry-go-roundbeginsagain.TodayLondonand,intwoweekstime,whiskyeventsinSanFranciscoandCopenhagen.Thencomestheseasonoffes...

April 2004, Issue 38, page 5

TheMiller'sTale
Oddlyenough,unlikethe1,000orsovisitors,IdidnotgettheopportunitytotastemuchatWhiskyLiveinTokyo(seereviewpages16-17).However,thosepreciousfewwhiskiesIdidmanagetosamplewerefascinating.

February 2004, Issue 37, page 5

TheMiller'sTale
Welcometoalandmarkissue.Amilestone.WhenWhiskyMagazinewaslaunchedthereweremanyblinkeredsceptics–youknowwhoyouare–whoasked“whatonearthwillyoufindtowriteabout?Isthereenoughtoregularlyfillamagazine?...

December 2003, Issue 36, page 5

Thewonderfulworldofworldofwhisky
DominicRoskrowtakesalighterlookatthewhiskyindustry

February 2004, Issue 37, page 26

Thirst for knowledge
Guest writer Andrew Jefford smokes out the truth on the issue of peat in whisky

November 2004, Issue 44, page 74

To the letter
John Haydock is rather sharply reminded of his 'contractual obligations' to whisky Magazine

November 2002, Issue 27, page 82

Tribute to a whiskey dreamer
Jim Murray mourns the loss of Cecil Williams, a man dedicated to whiskey and a much loved friend to the end.

February 2001, Issue 14, page 8

What a mix up
When is a blend, not a blend? When it's a vatted malt.

March 2005, Issue 46, page 3

What's in a name?
John Haydock congratulates himself on discovering the secret behind current whisky-naming trends

April 2003, Issue 30, page 82

Whisky clones
Jim Murray ponders the relationship between increased automation in whisky making and brand parity.

December 1999, Issue 7, page 9

Whisky on the rock cakes
John Haydock gets the call to help design and build a visitor centre where whisky souvenirs sell like hot cakes... and rolls ... and bread ... and scones ... and so on

September 2001, Issue 18, page 82

Wow-whathappened?
Thelastthreemonthsof2003wereaslivelyasitevergetsinthesedateworldofwhisky. DominicRoskrowlooksathowwhiskyseemedtogeteverywhereforawhile.

February 2004, Issue 37, page 74

Yearning for whisky
Chris Bunting is a thirty-something British journalist living and working in Tokyo. He runs Nonjatta.com, a website about Japanese whisky, and spent last year traveling around Japan's distilleries and...

July 2010, Issue 89, page 13

You asked for it....
‘Ritchie Blackmore' steps up to the mark at the last minute and gives his view of the world

January 2005, Issue 45, page 74

Whisky Magazine Issue 90

Whisky Magazine Issue 90
Music Special - Ailsa Bay - Independent Bottlers' Challenge and much more....

Published September 2010.

Whisky Magazine Issue 89

Whisky Magazine Issue 89
Woodford Reserve - US micro distilleries - Glenlivet - WIN Four Days at Bowmore and much more....

Published July 2010.

Whisky Magazine Issue 88

Whisky Magazine Issue 88
Benromach Distillery - Incense - Sherry Casks - WIN Four Days at Bowmore and much more....

Published June 2010.

Whisky Magazine Issue 85

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 76

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 70

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 66

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 58

Whisky Magazine Issue 58
Independent Bottlers Challenge - Setting up your own distillery - World of the whisky ambassador - Royal Lochnagar - Guide to Ireland - Goat Fell - Distillery Ghosts - Canadian Blends.

Published August 2006.

Whisky Magazine Issue 57

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 56

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 55

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

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

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 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 51

Whisky Magazine Issue 51
Winston and whisky - Blended whisky - Talisker and Teacher's turn 175 - Glen Grant - Bourbon in Brooklyn - Wine Finishes - The glasgow whisky scandal.

Published October 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.

Whisky Magazine Issue 49

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 48

Whisky Magazine Issue 48
Highland Park - Whisky Cocktails - Jack Daniel's barbecue challenge - Happy Birthday Johnnie Walker - Bruichladdich - Best whisky websites - Aberfeldy.

Published June 2005.

Whisky Magazine Issue 47

Whisky Magazine Issue 47
Celebrating Speyside - New Island Distilleries - Best Distillery tours - Islay Festival - Whisky and Cigar Challenge - Forty Creek - Whisky liqueurs.

Published April 2005.

Whisky Magazine Issue 46

Whisky Magazine Issue 46
Best of the Best - Champions of Whisky 2005 - Icons of Whisky - Glen Gant - Adelphi - Distillery buy-out two years on.

Published March 2005.

Whisky Magazine Issue 45

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 44

Whisky Magazine Issue 44
Celtic Cousins - Whisky from Wales, Cornwall and Brittany - Balblair Distillery - Blended whisky tasting - Chicago bars - Amber restaurant.

Published November 2004.

Whisky Magazine Issue 43

Whisky Magazine Issue 43
The World's best blended whisky - Jim McEwans's Whisky Academy - Irish whiskey tastings - Christmas indulgences.

Published October 2004.

Whisky Magazine Issue 42

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

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 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 39

Whisky Magazine Issue 39
Cask strength Islay tasting - Longmorn - Classic malts cruise - Delilah's.

Published May 2004.

Whisky Magazine Issue 38

Whisky Magazine Issue 38
Icons of Whisky - Jerez - New York's Dale DeGroff - Old Whiskies : special Tasting.

Published April 2004.

Whisky Magazine Issue 37

Whisky Magazine Issue 37
Bill Murray - Whisky Live - Bourbon Collecting - Ice Cream - Whisky in Russia.

Published February 2004.

Whisky Magazine Issue 36

Whisky Magazine Issue 36
5th Birthday Issue - Monarch of the Glen - Glenrothes.

Published December 2003.

Whisky Magazine Issue 35

Whisky Magazine Issue 35
Kentucky Special - Port wood finishes - Bowmore - Own label whisky.

Published November 2003.

Whisky Magazine Issue 34

Whisky Magazine Issue 34
Sean Connery - East meets West - Irish Coffee - Whisky and sushi.

Published October 2003.

Whisky Magazine Issue 33

Whisky Magazine Issue 33
Whisky Galore - Royal Brackla - Cocktails - Burn Stewart - Chil Filtering.

Published September 2003.

Whisky Magazine Issue 32

Whisky Magazine Issue 32
Brian Cox - Whisky down under - Silent Stills - Speyside Festival.

Published July 2003.

Whisky Magazine Issue 31

Whisky Magazine Issue 31
Desert Island Drams - Whisky Cons - Liqueurs - Whisky & cigars.

Published June 2003.

Whisky Magazine Issue 30

Whisky Magazine Issue 30
Best whiskies in the world - The whisky academy - Pronounciation.

Published April 2003.

Whisky Magazine Issue 29

Whisky Magazine Issue 29
James Bond - Cooley Distillery - Indian Whisky - Festival Reviews.

Published March 2003.

Whisky Magazine Issue 28

Whisky Magazine Issue 28
Berlin bars - William Teacher - Auchentoshan - Delme Evans.

Published January 2003.

Whisky Magazine Issue 27

Whisky Magazine Issue 27
Andrew Usher - Amateur Blender - Bunnahabhain - Speyside Tasting.

Published November 2002.

Whisky Magazine Issue 26

Whisky Magazine Issue 26
Independent Bottlers - David Stewart - Buffalo Trace - Japanese Whiskies.

Published October 2002.

Whisky Magazine Issue 25

Whisky Magazine Issue 25
Whisky and humour - John Glaser - Cragganmore - Grain whisky tasting.

Published August 2002.

Whisky Magazine Issue 24

Whisky Magazine Issue 24
The world of whisky - Max Shapira - Glenfarclas - New world whisky tasting.

Published July 2002.

Whisky Magazine Issue 23

Whisky Magazine Issue 23
Iain Henderson - Ben Nevis - Eau-de-vie stills - Moonshine - Vatted Malts tasting.

Published June 2002.

Whisky Magazine Issue 22

Whisky Magazine Issue 22
Festival Previews - Collecting - Forsyth's - Caramel - 12 year olds tasting.

Published May 2002.

Whisky Magazine Issue 20

Whisky Magazine Issue 20
Whisky & Literature - Glengoyne - Vintage Malts - Canadian Tasting.

Published December 2001.

Whisky Magazine Issue 19

Whisky Magazine Issue 19
Jimmy Russell - Japanese Whisky - Illicit Distilling - Bourbon Tasting.

Published November 2001.

Whisky Magazine Issue 18

Whisky Magazine Issue 18
Whisky & Cigars - Islay Whisky Festival - Glenmorangie.

Published September 2001.

Whisky Magazine Issue 17

Whisky Magazine Issue 17
Richard Paterson art of blending - Cadenhead - The Speyside Way.

Published July 2001.

Whisky Magazine Issue 16

Whisky Magazine Issue 16
Best of the Best 2001 - How to taste - Glenfiddich.

Published June 2001.

Whisky Magazine Issue 15

Whisky Magazine Issue 15
Spirit of Ireland - Isle of Arran - Vintage Malts - Blackadder.

Published April 2001.

Whisky Magazine Issue 14

Whisky Magazine Issue 14
Women and Whisky - Old Pulteney - Vintage Malts - Brown Forman.

Published February 2001.

Whisky Magazine Issue 13

Whisky Magazine Issue 13
Jim McEwan - Booker Noe - Ultimate Macallan Tasting - Aberlour Distillery.

Published December 2000.

Whisky Magazine Issue 12

Whisky Magazine Issue 12
By Royal Appointment - Jack Daniel's - Highland Park - Highland Malts.

Published November 2000.

Whisky Magazine Issue 11

Whisky Magazine Issue 11
Highland Malts Tasting - Lagavulin - Buffalo Trace - Cigars - Fishing.

Published September 2000.

Whisky Magazine Issue 10

Whisky Magazine Issue 10
Small batch bourbon - The Glenlivet - Grain Whisky - Focus on Canada.

Published June 2000.

Whisky Magazine Issue 9

Whisky Magazine Issue 9
Best selling blends - Irish Special - White Horse - Wild Turkey.

Published April 2000.

Whisky Magazine Issue 8

Whisky Magazine Issue 8
Wood finish tasting - Gordon & McPhail - Makers Mark - Edradour.

Published February 2000.

Whisky Magazine Issue 7

Whisky Magazine Issue 7
Millenuim Tasting - Economics of Wood - Dalmore - Bourbon uncoverd.

Published December 1999.

Whisky Magazine Issue 6

Whisky Magazine Issue 6
Isaly tasting - Travels in Speyside & Kentucky - Talisker - Bourbon uncovered.

Published October 1999.

Whisky Magazine Issue 5

Whisky Magazine Issue 5
Guide to Tobermory - Milroys of Soho - Whisky and Fish.

Published August 1999.

Whisky Magazine Issue 4

Whisky Magazine Issue 4
Matthew Gloag - Guide to Ardbeg - Whisky and smoked salmon.

Published June 1999.

Whisky Magazine Issue 3

Whisky Magazine Issue 3
Irish whiskey - Wood ageing - How malt gets its character.

Published May 1999.

Whisky Magazine Issue 2

Whisky Magazine Issue 2
What's it worth - Macallan - Johnnie Walker.

Published March 1999.

Whisky Magazine Issue 1

Whisky Magazine Issue 1
Whisky hero Arthur Bell - Laphroaig - Cooking with Nick Nairn.

Published January 1999.

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