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Whisky Magazine Issue 16

Whisky Magazine Issue 16

Whisky Magazine Issue 16

In this issue - Best of the Best 2001 - How to taste - Glenfiddich

Published June 2001

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

Getting religion
Michael Jackson has a glass of Glenn Hoddle with John Diamond

June 2001, Issue 16, page 7

Fighting to find the right blend
Dave Broom considers the implications of the industry's dog-eat-dog corporate strategy upon whisky's future

June 2001, Issue 16, page 8

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

Scotland brought to life
To celebrate the launch of Scotland and its Whiskies, written by Michael Jackson with photography by Harry Cory Wright, we bring you an exclusive abridged preview of this definitive photographic explo...

June 2001, Issue 16, page 22

The biggest and the best (Glenfiddich)
Home of the biggest malt whisky distillery in Scotland and the world's best-selling single malt, Glenfiddich Distillery has consistently produced whisky that consumers can't get enough of. David Stirk...

June 2001, Issue 16, page 28

Northern exposure
Mrcin Miller explores Edinburgh's five star attraction that seeks to increase awareness of Scotlanad's whisky heritage

June 2001, Issue 16, page 32

A place of learning (Atenaeum Hotel)
David Stirk visits the Atenaeum Hotel and Aparments in London, an establishment looking to educate its guest on the delights of malt whisky

June 2001, Issue 16, page 34

A midsummer night's dreeam
Martine Nouet finds whiskies that lend themselves to teh warm, care free days of summer and creates a refreshing menu to accompany them

June 2001, Issue 16, page 36

Little gems
Tom Bruce-Gardyne talks to Sir James Ackroyd and Ricky Christie, two of the key figures searching for 'little gems' in an attempt to revive Speyside Distillery.

June 2001, Issue 16, page 44

Operation BOTB
Marcin Miller explains the objective of the Best of the Best tasting and how the 47 whiskies were selected, categorised and scored.

June 2001, Issue 16, page 49

Being one of the best
David Stirk, one of Whisky Magazine's tasting panel representatives in Edinburgh, explains what it was like to be part of this definitive tasting and how he and his fellow panelists managed to suriviv...

June 2001, Issue 16, page 50

In conversation with Dr Nicholas Morgan
Charles Maclean talks to Dr Nicholas Morgan who, as UDV's Marketing Direcotr (Malts), is responsibel for the largest portfolio of malt whiskies in the world.

June 2001, Issue 16, page 75

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

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