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 tasteful way to understand whisky
Pip Hills explains how his Scotch Whisky Directory can help you improve your tasting skills
November 2005, Issue 52, page 36
A touch of glass
There is no doubt that the glass you use has an effect on the appreciation of the spirit therein. Marcin Miller investigate further.
July 2002, Issue 24, page 46
the final instalment of Philip Hills' abridged extract from his fascinatin new book Appreciating Whisky.
December 2000, Issue 13, page 52
Do you always know your blend from your malt? See who got it right when whisky magazine hosted a blind tasting.
April 2000, Issue 9, page 32
Pip Hills penetrates the smokescreen surrounding the complexities of tasting, flavour and how to describe them in a way we can all understand …
December 2001, Issue 20, page 28
Exploring the geography of taste.
Alex Kraaijevild examines whether there is a correlation between the taste of whisky and distillery location.
February 2001, Issue 14, page 44
Whisky Magazine's Michael Jackson teamed up with a panel of fellow experts to assess the new Balvenie vintage cask
September 2000, Issue 11, page 43
How to taste....
Pip Hills, author of Appreciating whisky, elucidates on the subject of tasting whisky- a seemingly simple exercise that requires a wee bit of thought before being fully appreciated.
June 2001, Issue 16, page 16
Malcolm Greenwood digs beneath the surface to discover how water works to make Scotch so special
June 2000, Issue 10, page 24
Marcin Miller joined a very select number of invited guests for the ultimate Macallan tasting.
July 2002, Issue 24, page 14
Not just a question of taste
Philip Hills writes an introduction to the first part of an abridged extract from his fascinatin new book Appreciating whisky
November 2000, Issue 12, page 50
Of questionable taste
A mystery flavour, a grand tasting and French chemists- all involved in Gary Regan's whisky adventure.
December 2000, Issue 13, page 70
Raising the standard
Glenfiddich,The Glenlivet and Glenmorangie are three of the biggest selling malts in the world but does familiarity breed contempt? Dominic Roskrow suggests they're worth revisiting.
February 2009, Issue 78, page 51
Charles Maclean, glass in hand, continues his course in how to taste whisky
March 1999, Issue 2, page 58
Charles Maclean continues his course by reinventing the wheel.
May 1999, Issue 3, page 58
The nose has it: Charles Maclean on how to tast whisky, and exactly what your nose can tell you.
January 1999, Issue 1, page 60
Sugar and spice and all things nice
In the final part of his nosing course, Charles Maclean suggests that classifying malts by region has little meaning classification by flavour is more useful: but how on earth do you do it?
August 1999, Issue 5, page 66
Tasting with a wean
Instead of the usual acidic finish, why not enjoy a somewhat sweeter, slightly sentimental, but not overpowering, finish with John Lamond- just for a change
February 2002, Issue 21, page 82
Tasty trio (Balblair)
Inspired by a 4,000 year old Pictish standing stone overlooking the distillery,the new Balblair range is bound to set pulses racing. We find out what's been going on
April 2007, Issue 63, page 28
The geography of taste
In part four of his nosing course. Charles Maclean looks at how malts came to be classified by region
June 1999, Issue 4, page 60
Trial by jury
Every issue of whisky magazine will review whiskies new fot the market tasted by regular contributor Michael Jackson and Jim Murray. Here Michael prepares the way by explaining the criteria he uses wh...
January 1999, Issue 1, page 62
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 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 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 24
The world of whisky - Max Shapira - Glenfarclas - New world whisky tasting.
Published July 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 16
Best of the Best 2001 - How to taste - Glenfiddich.
Published June 2001.
Whisky Magazine Issue 14
Women and Whisky - Old Pulteney - Vintage Malts - Brown Forman.
Published February 2001.
Whisky Magazine Issue 13
Jim McEwan - Booker Noe - Ultimate Macallan Tasting - Aberlour Distillery.
Published December 2000.
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 9
Best selling blends - Irish Special - White Horse - Wild Turkey.
Published April 2000.
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.