Whisky Magazine Issue 125
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By the time this magazine is published Burns night will be well and truly over. However, I just thought considering its importance in relation to the wee dram that I would belatedly hope that those of you who attended a Burns night had a great time.
January is one of those months where energy is at its lowest but new resolutions are at their highest. I spent some of the Christmas break working on new ideas and features for the magazine for the forthcoming year. A number of these will start to appear shortly, but it always surprises me as to how long this process takes.
Considering that I first discussed with Dave Broom and Neil Ridley the possibility of a feature on creating a blend of their own back in March 2014, it has taken an inordinate amount of time to out this in place. I hasten to add it was all to do with logistics, not the contenders. Round One is now complete and I am extremely keen for our readers to get involved, to let me know what you think of the blend and what you would have included or even excluded. I am so keen that I am offering free, yes free, copies of The Whisky Manual by Dave Broom for the first five letters that I receive on this subject to email@example.com I think that this is going to turn into a challenging event and we have commissioned Steven Shand to illustrate the feature. Steven is not just an illustrator but also works in the whisky business, and with his in-depth knowledge, the illustration will grow with each issue.
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