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Issue 150 - Looking Back

Whisky Magazine Issue 150
April 2018

 

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Looking Back

As this is a monumental moment in the history of Whisky Magazine, it only felt right to take a look at some of the happenings, launches, openings, events and general development of whisky since 1998

People



1 Back in the 90s, youíd have been forgiven for confusing Charles Macleanís ëtash with Tom Selleck's iconic lip fellow.



2 Marcin Millar, then publisher of Whisky Magazine, now has a PR, gin and Japanese whisky empire.



3 Dave ëThe Brushí Broom did not always have his now trademark beard, in fact it did not turn up on our bio pictures until Issue 54 in 2006.



4 To celebrate Whisky Magazineís 10th anniversary, our current fearless editor, a mere contributor back in 2008, was sent to Speyside to lay down two casks at The Macallan... wonder if heíll share the juice for this, the 20th anniversary.



5 Main voice and author of all things Bruichladdich Carl Reavey passed away after 25 years of contributing to Islay life.



6 Brian Nation took the baton as master distiller for Irish Distillers from previous master distiller Barry Crockett in Issue 117.



7 There used to be a handful of whisky personalities, blogs and websites back when Whisky Magazine first started publishing and no dedicated whisky publications, now there are thousands of blogs and many magazines for everyone.



8 Bartending used to be about pouring drinks, now it is a full on career in its own right with ëstartendersí the world over taking consumers on wonderful flavour experiences.



9 Charles Maclean has now released more than 35 books about whisky.



10 Andy Murray put his name to a bottle your own cask at The Glenturret Distillery.



11 As did Ewan McGregor.



12 A significant ...

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