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While oak ageing is an historic tradition, wood management is a far more recent discipline. The benefits of oak ageing have long been appreciated, rather than understood, but it's only since the 1970s...
August 2002, Issue 25, page 59
A drop of the soft stuff
Ian Wisniewski assesses the effect of the water used in whisky production and as mixer on the drink we love
October 2002, Issue 26, page 52
A Flavour Profile
We look at the range of flavours malt whisky offers, and ask how they develop and interact
January 2016, Issue 133, page 38
A suitable cask for treatment
Sixty per cent of the flavour of malt whisky comes from the wood in which it is aged, says Dave Broom-but what does American oak do that European oak doesn't? And what real effects does a fino cask ha...
March 1999, Issue 2, page 52
A third step
We investigate the process of triple distilling
February 2014, Issue 117, page 36
A view to a kiln
Kilning might seem to be a standard practice,but it has a large bearing on the whisky-making process. Ian Wisniewski reports
June 2006, Issue 56, page 62
We investigate cork stoppers and their route to the bottle
December 2013, Issue 116, page 34
Adventures in wood
Ian Buxton looks at some innovative uses for casks and washbacks when the whisky industry has finished with them.
April 2008, Issue 71, page 24
Age before beauty
Does older always mean better with whisky? Gavin Smith looks at the facts
May 2002, Issue 22, page 63
Ageing Warehouses in Kentucky
We look at conditions within warehouses used to age bourbon
July 2014, Issue 121, page 42
The extent to which single malt Scotch whisky is a creature of its environment is the subject of lengthy, on-going debate. Many people even doubt the existence of ‘whisky terroir,' noting that malti...
September 2013, Issue 114, page 34
Malt whisky develops up to 70 per cent of its character during the aging process, due to a number of influences including oxidation (ie. the result of air passing in and out of the cask). This instiga...
September 2013, Issue 114, page 36
All in the mix
Ian Wisniewski explains how oxidation affects maturation
March 2006, Issue 54, page 64
All in the wash
Ian Wisniewski looks at the essential decisions behind choosing washbacks
November 2007, Issue 67, page 30
America - the stave
Ian Wisniewski looks at how the bourbon barrel influences the taste of whisky
November 2005, Issue 52, page 64
Are regional labels a dodgy area?
How important is regionalism to the character of whisky, and can broad generalisations be made? Ian Wisniewski considers
November 2004, Issue 44, page 56
So how do whiskies cope once they have come of age and are ready for single-malt marriage? Ian Wisniewski investigates
June 2003, Issue 31, page 72
As esay as one, two, three?
Peter Mulryan looks at the increasingly rare art of triple distillation
March 2003, Issue 29, page 58
Atomic No. 29
The art and skills of the coppersmith
September 2015, Issue 130, page 25
Barrel Boom brings distillery gloom.
The bourgon barrel industry is on a roll, but that's not good news for the whisky industry Richard Neill reports on tough choices and smart solutions.
December 1999, Issue 7, page 34
Barrels of innovation
Ian Wisniewski looks at how companies are pushing the boundaries with casks
April 2007, Issue 63, page 62
Drink writer of the year Dave Broom investigates what exactly makes up a blend- and how blenders are steering away from old-school terminology to describe their art
July 2002, Issue 24, page 38
Blending whisky a dogs life?
Richard Paterson, Kyndal's Master Distiller, takes our Editor's thoughts on dogs as whiskies a step or two further
July 2002, Issue 24, page 82
Two new distilleries announced in as many months...are we on the brink of a golden time for whisky? Ian Buxton finds out
April 2007, Issue 63, page 26
Bottle ageing...so where's the science?
In Issue 27, Martin Isark argued that whisky aged in the bottle. His views have provoked a storm of opposition. Here Peter Wood makes the case against Isark's theory
March 2003, Issue 29, page 82
Bottling it up
Martin Isark uncovers the conspiract: whisky does in fact evolve in the bottle, not just the barrel
November 2002, Issue 27, page 38
Gary Regan & Mardee Haidin Regan guide us through the process of whiskey-making American-style
October 1999, Issue 6, page 54
The number of distilleries using brewer's yeast has declined significantly since the 1990s. Ian Wisniewski asks why.
January 1970, Issue 84, page 28
Ian Wisniewski investigates one of whisky's most controversial and maligned ingredients … caramel
May 2002, Issue 22, page 52
Cask Life and Fillings
Ian Wisniewski asks what do the terms first fill and second fill mean in relation to aging malt whisky?
March 2011, Issue 94, page 34
Cask Strength Malts
The tradition of high strength bottlings was a natural launch pad for cask strength malts,which have gathered momentum since the late 1980s. Ian Wisniewski finds out more.
March 2007, Issue 62, page 60
Coming of age
Whiskies, like people, mature at different rates. Andrew Jefford (himself in his prime) wonders why
May 1999, Issue 3, page 47
Controlling the burn
Ian Wisniewski asks what is the effect of toasting or charring casks, and how does this influence the character of malt whisky?
June 2010, Issue 88, page 38
Cool and collected
Ian Wisniewski explores the mysteries of the ageing warehouse and looks at how different types affect the eventual taste of your whisky
December 2003, Issue 36, page 64
Copper Bottomed Solutions
Ian takes a detailed look at the workings of a pot still
January 2015, Issue 125, page 26
Whisky writer John Lamond delves into the issue of corks.
December 2007, Issue 68, page 16
Where are distillers getting their grains?
July 2015, Issue 129, page 78
Dave Broom decides it's high time for Inver House Distillers to spill the beans
June 2002, Issue 23, page 32
he whisky label is a treasure trove of information if you know how to crack the codes. Graham Moore reveals all
February 2000, Issue 8, page 50
Ian Wisniewski asks what role does yeast play during fermentation, and how influential can this be in determining the flavour profile of mature malt whisky?
September 2010, Issue 90, page 38
Dunnage versus racking
We investigate the difference between these two methods of aging
April 2014, Issue 119, page 34
Elusive and illicit Speyside spirit
Gavin Smith traces the reportedly romantic but often mercenary history of illicit distilling in Speyside
November 2001, Issue 19, page 56
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
Fields of Gold
Barley is one of the vital ingredients in whisky,but with shortages and price increases is there going to be a knock on effect?
March 2007, Issue 62, page 46
It's all in the closure
April 2015, Issue 127, page 30
Ian Wisniewski asks how much influence does an oak cask and ‘wood chemistry' have on the character of a malt whisky?
April 2012, Issue 103, page 28
Ian Wisniewski asks what is reflux, and what influence does this have?
April 2011, Issue 95, page 34
For the love of it
The influence on aging of key warehousing conditions
April 2014, Issue 119, page 38
Foreshots and Feints
The quality of a new make spirit is crucial to making good whisky. Ian Wisniewski delves deeper into the process
August 2006, Issue 58, page 61
Forest to flask
William M. Dowd heads to the Ozark mountains to investigate Glenmorangie's impressive wood policy.
June 2008, Issue 72, page 12
Ian Wisniewski looks at how companies are developing new barley varieties
September 2007, Issue 66, page 56
Give Grain a Chance
Ian Wisniewski asks how do different stages of the production process influence the character of grain whisky?
September 2011, Issue 98, page 24
April 2004, Issue 38, page 64
Ian Wisniewski looks at whether the trend for organic proucts has a place in the world of malt whisky
April 2005, Issue 47, page 64
Ian Wisniewski looks into that vital ingredient in whisky production so often overlooked-barley
November 2002, Issue 27, page 48
Grain Whisky and its Ageing Process
How the flavour profile develops
June 2016, Issue 136, page 41
Because blended grains make finer whisky
July 2015, Issue 129, page 42
We investigate the process and the significance of milling
July 2013, Issue 113, page 48
Grist to themill
Ian Wisniewski gets to grips with an often overlooked yet vitally important stage of the production process – milling
October 2006, Issue 59, page 56
Ian Wisniewski asks how are new barley varieties developed and what are the differences between them?
December 2011, Issue 100, page 38
Growing old gracefully
Coopering is an essential part of the maturation process. Gavin D Smith hails an irreplaceable art.
September 2000, Issue 11, page 38
Have you got Worms?
Ian Wisniewski ask what role do condensers play when producing malt whisky
January 2011, Issue 93, page 38
Hey, big blender
Marcin Miller visits Colin Scott, Master Blender at Chiva Brothers to learn about the subtle art of alchemy
November 2002, Issue 27, page 22
Martine Nouet looks at the kiln's part in whisky making
September 2012, Issue 106, page 28
How to be nosey
Nosing is a complex and skillful business. Ian Wisniewski looks at what it takes to get to the top
July 2005, Issue 49, page 72
In praise of ester
Ian Wisniewski asks how are esters created and what do they contribute to malt whisky
October 2010, Issue 91, page 38
Being independent certainly has its advantages but what opportunities and challenges do Independent bottlers currently face? Ian Wisniewski finds out.
July 2009, Issue 81, page 28
October 2004, Issue 43, page 72
Into the melting pot
The mash tun is a vital vessel,accommodating the conversion of starch within the grist into sugars,using a sequence of three,or even four waters at a progressively higher temperatures. But rather than...
December 2007, Issue 68, page 26
It all comes out in the wash
Every part of the distillation process is crucial to making good whisky. Ian Wisniewski explains
July 2006, Issue 57, page 64
It's All About the Angle of the Lye Pipe
How significant is this length of pipework?
March 2016, Issue 134, page 50
It's All About The Kit
The dying art of rousing
April 2016, Issue 135, page 52
It's School time
You may think you've had enough of classrooms and teachers, but what about a new learning experience - a whisky school?
September 2008, Issue 74, page 48
February 2004, Issue 37, page 64
Lets do the char char
The cask plays a major role in the flavour of whisky. Ian Wisnieski takes a closer look at how they end up sitting in a warehouse for years
October 2003, Issue 34, page 64
Living in a bacterial world
Ian Wisniewski asks: What is lactobacillus, and what influence can this have during the production process?
January 2010, Issue 85, page 36
Magic in the mix
Why is it that the reverence for single malts can turn into disappointment, or disdain,when single malts are mixed together? Is this based on knowing what blending can achieve,or just unenlightened pr...
September 2005, Issue 50, page 72
Maltster and servant
A keen collector of first-hand information on whisky, Martine Nouet had the fantastic opportunity to make a whisky-lover and -writer's dream come true: work in the Glenfiddich and Balvenie distillerie...
December 2001, Issue 20, page 32
Ian Wisniewski reveals the secrets behind this rather complex stage of whisky-making: malting
January 2003, Issue 28, page 48
Selecting the right casks for blending
July 2016, Issue 137, page 48
Ian Wisniewski takes us step by step through the mashing process
November 2003, Issue 35, page 72
Various factors influence the character of the new make spirit during maturation, and determine a malt's final flavour profile, as Ian Wisniewski finds out.
June 2009, Issue 80, page 28
Mini bottles, big obsession
Brian Hennigan investigates the murky world of the miniature collector and discovers that these hardened collectors will stop at nothing to achieve their goals
July 2001, Issue 17, page 52
Mix and mash
Ian Wisniewski asks what the term ‘mashbill' means, and what significance this has for bourbon.
July 2010, Issue 89, page 38
Does the art of blending vary with the size of the operation? Richard Jones talks to John Glaser of Compass Box and John Ramsay of The Famous Grouse
July 2005, Issue 49, page 30
Mixing the grain with the grape
Ian Wisniewski looks at wine finishes
October 2005, Issue 51, page 64
New Dawn, New Make
What happens when the spirit leaves the safe
July 2015, Issue 129, page 24
No Spain no Grain
In the last issue we looked in depth at bourbon casks. Here Ian Wisniewski considers how sherry ones perform
January 2006, Issue 53, page 58
On the up
Is grain whisky on the verge of an exciting new era? Ian Wisniewski finds out.
November 2008, Issue 76, page 28
One Man's Yeast Quest
The story of Four Roses' master distiller and his beloved yeast strains
July 2014, Issue 121, page 70
Out of the shadows
Grain whisky is stepping into the spotlight after years of being undervalued. Ian Wisniewski finds out more
November 2006, Issue 60, page 56
Owing it all to Islington
Gavin Smith recounts the early days of blending, when a court case in north London helped secure the future of the Scotch whisky industry
July 2001, Issue 17, page 24
In the second part of their American whiskey odyssey, Gary Regan and Mardee Haidin Regan uncover the traditional practices that makes each bottling unique.
December 1999, Issue 7, page 38
Peat is a staple ingredient of many classic whiskie. Ian Wisniewski looks at the hows, and whys and wherefores of this valued element .
July 2002, Issue 24, page 61
Ian Wisniewski investigates distillery character versus maturation character
July 2007, Issue 65, page 54
Ian Wisniewski asks what does the term ‘ppm' stand for in relation to a peated malt, and what does this signify in terms of a malt's character?
April 2010, Issue 87, page 38
Promise, you're a miracle
Only a couple of distilleries use Golden Promise, but they swear by it. Ian Wisniewski explains why
June 2005, Issue 48, page 64
Proof at last - the Irish invented whisk(e)y!
A source of pride for the Scots – but Barry Walsh discovers the ‘truth' behind the origins of whisk(e)y
May 2002, Issue 22, page 50
Putting money where your mouth is
Keep advertising and advertising will keep you”, famously quipped whisky baron Tommy Dewar. He was renowned for advertising firsts and for the lavish promotional budgets that built the Dewar's brand...
October 2003, Issue 34, page 20
Respect your elders
While it doesn't follow that older is necessarily better, great older whiskies are rare and to be respected. Ian Wisniewski reports
March 2005, Issue 46, page 80
Rising to the challenge
Fermentation is a prime example of multi-tasking,with yeast having to grow,produce alcohol and create various flavours. So,how does yeast manage to tick all the boxes? Ian Wisniewski finds out challen...
October 2009, Issue 83, page 28
Roll out the barrel
The Blue Grass Cooperage is one of the major barrel making companies in the United States, Rob Allanson took a tour
January 2007, Issue 61, page 20
Sense and sensibility
Marcin Miller receives an education in whisky detection
February 2000, Issue 8, page 45
Ian Wisniewski asks what are the options for a distiller when ordering a pot still, and what does the process entail?
October 2011, Issue 99, page 30
Dave Broom sticks up for the overlooked 'oddball' of the whisky world, with some expert help
August 2002, Issue 25, page 30
Sizing up casks
We investigate the influence of different casks sizes when maturing malt whisky
June 2013, Issue 112, page 38
What does smal batch whiskey actually mean? The explanation is far from simple Gary Regan and Mardee Haidin Regan discovered.
June 2000, Issue 10, page 66
July 2004, Issue 41, page 58
Spirit of the times
In the first of a two part series looking at new make spirit, Ian Wisniewski considers the range of characteristics that appear in new make spirit,and how they are created.
April 2009, Issue 79, page 28
September 2004, Issue 42, page 56
Still very important
Ian Wisniewski explains how differing still designs influence the style and flavour of whisky
November 2001, Issue 19, page 42
Style & Substance
Ian Wisniewskiasks, what is a pot still Irish whiskey and how does it differ from malt Irish whiskey?
February 2013, Issue 109, page 28
Supply and demand
Ian Wisniewski looks at the turbulent world of barley.
September 2008, Issue 74, page 28
Taking over returns
Ian Wisniewski meets the nextgeneration of Scottish blenders who,like their American counterparts already featured in this issue,are taking the industry into the future.
January 2008, Issue 69, page 26
Taking the Floor
Ian Wisniewski looks at the rise of commercial maltings, and how they compare to floor maltings
June 2012, Issue 104, page 30
In the first of two articles on stills, Ian Wisniewskilooks at the role of the wash still,and what happens during the first distillation process
June 2008, Issue 72, page 24
That's the spirit
In the second of two articles on stills,Ian Wisniewskilooks at the critical role of the spirit still during the second distillation
July 2008, Issue 73, page 29
The angel's share
Ian Wisniewski asks how does the process of evaporation affect the ageing process of a malt whisky
December 2010, Issue 92, page 38
The bonny, bonny blend of Loch Lomond
Neil Wilson vistis Loch Lomond Distillery, where four pot stills and a continuous still add up to seven single malts and a soon-to-be-released single blend. And it's done with technology, not mirrors
May 1999, Issue 3, page 28
The buck stops here
Ian Wisniewski looks at the challenging role of distillery managers
January 2007, Issue 61, page 56
The burning issue
Ian Wisniewski asks that all-important question: does the way a still is heated affect the final product?
July 2003, Issue 32, page 65
The chill factor
Ironically few subjects are likely to make a whisky aficionado's blood boil quicker than that of chill filtering. Ian Wisniewski presents the arguments
September 2003, Issue 33, page 64
The copper factor
We look at what copper has to offer and the science behind it
October 2013, Issue 115, page 36
The elements of style part 1
Part one: the raw materials What determines the character of a malt whisky? In the first of a three-part series Professor Alan Rutherford looks at the effect water, barley and yeast have on flavour.
May 1999, Issue 3, page 54
The elements of style part 2
In the second of his three-part series on what determines the character of malt whisky, Professor Alan Rutherford looks at the effect mashing, fermentation and distillation have on flavour.
June 1999, Issue 4, page 33
The elements of style part 3
Part three maturation In the third and final part of his series on what influences the flavour of malt whisky, Professor Alan Ruthrford turns his attention to the ageing process.
August 1999, Issue 5, page 36
The enemy within
Richard Jones reveals the terrible truth: the ‘auld enemy' may have been involved in the production of your treasured dram
June 2003, Issue 31, page 56
The Forsyth's saga
Tom Bruce-Gardyne visits Speyside still-makers Forsyth's to find out about the leading coppersmiths
May 2002, Issue 22, page 44
The gentle art of blending
Blended whiskies are too often dismissed as the poor relation of single malts, but as Dr Jim Swan reveals, their creation is extraordinarily complex.
April 2000, Issue 9, page 22
The godfather of blending
Gavin. D. Smith examines the legacy of the philanthropic Andrew Usher and sons, blending pineers
November 2002, Issue 27, page 28
The green revolution
With green issues firmly on the agenda,how eco-friendly have malt whisky distilleries become? Ian Wisniewski finds out.
February 2009, Issue 78, page 28
The Heat is On
Ian Wisniewskiasks how significant is the choice of heating method when distilling?
December 2012, Issue 108, page 30
The Importance of the Cask
A growing range of casks are used for ageing – we ask what can they contribute to malt whisky?
April 2016, Issue 135, page 54
The Isle of Jura Malt Mill
Porteus – a ‘treasured trade mark'
July 2016, Issue 137, page 60
The Mashman Commeth
A look at different types of mash tun and how each accomplishes the job of mashing
June 2014, Issue 120, page 38
The price is right?
The price of a malt whisky has to cover a wide range of costs,many of which are variable and unpredictable. Ian Wisniewski tries to add them all up
January 2009, Issue 77, page 28
The silent season
A distillery's year comprises more than four seasons,with the addition of an annual silent season.But while nature's seasons happen quite naturally,the silent season requires a lot of planning.Ian Wis...
February 2008, Issue 70, page 26
The Single Oak Project
Separating the wood from the trees
July 2015, Issue 129, page 74
The Spirit of Scotland
An overview of the Scotch whisky industry today
July 2015, Issue 129, page 28
The unsung heroes of whisky
Dave Broom talks to the people behind some of the world's most famous brands, the blenders, and attempts to piece together the complex jigsaw of tasks their job entails
July 2001, Issue 17, page 16
The Water of Life
The spirit of friendship and the quality of Scotch
October 2015, Issue 131, page 20
Thoughts on Texture
Ian Wisniewski asks what gives a malt whisky its particular mouthfeel?
June 2011, Issue 96, page 34
Ian Wisniewski investigates the effect this enigmatic metal has on the finished product - whisky
June 2002, Issue 23, page 28
Two bites of the sherry
If you're going to age whisky in heavily scented olorose casks you need a powerfully flavoured spirit to start off with. Stephen Brook examines the elements that make up the Macallan, and how second-...
March 1999, Issue 2, page 34
Uncorking a debate
‘To cork, or not to cork', that is the question, as Federico Valori explains
April 2003, Issue 30, page 38
Glenmorangie's creative relationship with wine barrels has produced some radical and fascinating results, Maragaret Rand reports on the progression so far.
April 2000, Issue 9, page 62
Walk the line
What happens on the bottling line is often overlooked when discussing the production process. But there's far more to it than just pressing a button,says Ian Wisniewski.
April 2008, Issue 71, page 28
Washbacks and Mashtuns
The noble art of vessel making
April 2015, Issue 127, page 51
Water through granite
The character of Speyside malts has been forged by geography and geology. Dave Broom looks at how remote glens and freezing water combined to produce consistent quality moonshine.
January 1999, Issue 1, page 52
What is it Good For?
Charles K. Cowdery looks at the sour mash process
February 2012, Issue 101, page 28
What's in a barrel?
Ian Wisnewski looks at the complex nature of acquiring casks and the increasing demand for quality.
October 2008, Issue 75, page 28
June 2004, Issue 40, page 46
Where next for peat?
Peaty whisky has been enjoying a long spell in the limelight.But are there new territories to explore? Ian Wisniewski reports
April 2006, Issue 55, page 22
Whisky,worts and all
Ian Wisniewski asks, why do some distilleries have clear wort and some have cloudy wort, and what significance can this have?
February 2010, Issue 86, page 38
Whisky: even in spirit
There is a plethora of special finish styles and now there's a trend for maturation in spirit barrels: is this a progressive move or a gimmick that will outrage traditionalists? Ian Wisniewski investi...
September 2001, Issue 18, page 58
Why whisky shouldn't chill out
Anthony Troon puts forward his views on why chill filtering leaves the whisky enthusiast with a spirit that may well be a shadow of its former self
July 2001, Issue 17, page 48
With the angels
Ian Wisniewski looks at evaporation and how it varies
April 2006, Issue 55, page 56
With the grain
Ian Wisniewski delves in to the role of grains in a blend
June 2007, Issue 64, page 62
Working with the grain
We investigate the grains to produce whiskey in the USA
April 2013, Issue 111, page 36
May 2004, Issue 39, page 57
Wort + Yeast = Wash
The importance of fermentation
January 2016, Issue 133, page 24
Yeast of Eden
The influence of yeast on the final flavour of a whisky is hotly debated within the industry. Ian Wisniewski takes a closer look at whisky's most active ingradient.
February 2002, Issue 21, page 48
In the first of two articles on yeast, Ian Wisniewski looks at the range available to distillers,and the practicalities that different choices entail.
September 2009, Issue 82, page 28
Young at heart
It's a fallacy to state that the older the whisky, the better it is. Young malts can have their own attractions. Ian Wisniewski reports
January 2005, Issue 45, page 56
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Published January 1970.
Whisky Magazine Issue 83
Exclusive - Diageo's Ambitious Project - Bladnoch - Manhattens in Manhatten - Whisky Islands - Blair Athol - Glenrothes - Macallan and much more....
Published October 2009.
Whisky Magazine Issue 82
Mull's drams - Journey's Blend - Lark's rise - Icons of Whisky Scotland - 11 Page Rum Special - Ardbeg - Laphroaig - Linkwood Bunnahabhain -and much more....
Published September 2009.
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 77
The Macallan - Richard Paterson - Diageo - Chieftain's - Edradour- Glenmorangie - SMWS & much more....
Published January 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 75
Global blends - Chichibu - Buffalo Trace - Independent Bottlers Challenge - Icons of Whisky - Awards - Yamazaki - Yoichi - The Balvenie - Old Forester - Whisky Kitchen - Bourbon Festival.
Published October 2008.
Whisky Magazine Issue 74
The Ardbeg Story - Glentauchers - New Orlean Cocktails - Rum Special - Caol Ila - Inverleven - Mackmyra - The Dalmore - Benriach - Cragganmore - Tomatin and much more....
Published September 2008.
Whisky Magazine Issue 73
Beautiful Bourbon - Highland Park hits 40 - Balblair - Glenrothes - Tobermory - Auld Reeke - Prince Charles - Caol Ila - Glenmorangie and much more....
Published July 2008.
Whisky Magazine Issue 72
The Dalmore - Forest to Flask - The Whisky Boom - Four Roses - Auchentoshan - Glen Grant - AnCnoc and much more.....
Published June 2008.
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 68
Lowland perfection - Auchentoshan - History of the cork - Premium whisky - Glenury Royal - Dewars - Makers Mark - Mash Tuns - Glenlivet - Ben Nevis - Inverleven - 40 whiskies tasted.
Published December 2007.
Whisky Magazine Issue 67
Premium Blends - Kittling Ridge - 200 Whiskies Tasted - Icons of Whisky - Whisky and Food - VIP Tours - Climate change ... and more....
Published November 2007.
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 65
Rye rebound - Blood Brothers - Teacher's - Americas whisky heartland - 50 Whiskies tasted - Barbecues - George Dickel - Woman in whisky - Benromach - Bruichladdich - Longmorn - Tullibardine.
Published July 2007.
Whisky Magazine Issue 64
Mixing the Magic - Cocktails - Glengyle comes of age - The Glenlivet - 40 whiskies tasted - Kilbeggan - Duncan Taylor - Grain Whisky - Events - Music - Food and much more....
Published June 2007.
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 59
The Blenders Art - Kentucky Bourbon Festival - First look at reopened Scapa - Whiskey rebellion - The price of malts - 40 whiskies reviewed - Milling Malts - American Ads - Glenrothes Dinners.
Published October 2006.
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
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
Scotland's Lowlands - Shake it up - China and India - Glengoyne - Indian food - Highlander Inn - Japanese Tastings.
Published June 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 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
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
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 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
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
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 and Art - Young Malts - Whisky on the Web - Tullibardine - Cardhu - Heaven Hill - Blends vs Malts.
Published January 2005.
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
The World's best blended whisky - Jim McEwans's Whisky Academy - Irish whiskey tastings - Christmas indulgences.
Published October 2004.
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 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 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 35
Kentucky Special - Port wood finishes - Bowmore - Own label whisky.
Published November 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 34
Sean Connery - East meets West - Irish Coffee - Whisky and sushi.
Published October 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 33
Whisky Galore - Royal Brackla - Cocktails - Burn Stewart - Chil Filtering.
Published September 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 32
Brian Cox - Whisky down under - Silent Stills - Speyside Festival.
Published July 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 31
Desert Island Drams - Whisky Cons - Liqueurs - Whisky & cigars.
Published June 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 30
Best whiskies in the world - The whisky academy - Pronounciation.
Published April 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 29
James Bond - Cooley Distillery - Indian Whisky - Festival Reviews.
Published March 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 28
Berlin bars - William Teacher - Auchentoshan - Delme Evans.
Published January 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 27
Andrew Usher - Amateur Blender - Bunnahabhain - Speyside Tasting.
Published November 2002.
Whisky Magazine Issue 26
Independent Bottlers - David Stewart - Buffalo Trace - Japanese Whiskies.
Published October 2002.
Whisky Magazine Issue 25
Whisky and humour - John Glaser - Cragganmore - Grain whisky tasting.
Published August 2002.
Whisky Magazine Issue 24
The world of whisky - Max Shapira - Glenfarclas - New world whisky tasting.
Published July 2002.
Whisky Magazine Issue 23
Iain Henderson - Ben Nevis - Eau-de-vie stills - Moonshine - Vatted Malts tasting.
Published June 2002.
Whisky Magazine Issue 22
Festival Previews - Collecting - Forsyth's - Caramel - 12 year olds tasting.
Published May 2002.
Whisky Magazine Issue 21
Whisky and art - Buying a cask - Brian Morrison - Rye Tasting.
Published February 2002.
Whisky Magazine Issue 20
Whisky & Literature - Glengoyne - Vintage Malts - Canadian Tasting.
Published December 2001.
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 17
Richard Paterson art of blending - Cadenhead - The Speyside Way.
Published July 2001.
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 9
Best selling blends - Irish Special - White Horse - Wild Turkey.
Published April 2000.
Whisky Magazine Issue 8
Wood finish tasting - Gordon & McPhail - Makers Mark - Edradour.
Published February 2000.
Whisky Magazine Issue 7
Millenuim Tasting - Economics of Wood - Dalmore - Bourbon uncoverd.
Published December 1999.
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 4
Matthew Gloag - Guide to Ardbeg - Whisky and smoked salmon.
Published June 1999.
Whisky Magazine Issue 3
Irish whiskey - Wood ageing - How malt gets its character.
Published May 1999.
Whisky Magazine Issue 2
What's it worth - Macallan - Johnnie Walker.
Published March 1999.