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Issue 78 - Join the debate

Whisky Magazine Issue 78
February 2009


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What a wonderfully evocative piece from Dave Broom in Issue 77. It brought a lump to the throat, especially as I was brought up within “sniffing distance” of the Pulteney Distillery in Wick. I later moved on to Aberdeen and Dave's article re-created in my mind's eye the unforgettable landscape.

The generous measure of Old Pulteney at my right hand as I read the article set the seal on the experience.

Looking forward to the wraps coming off in May.

John Sutherland, Cheshire, UK Rum matters First of all, I would like to say that I absolutely love your magazine, and I have purchased every issue since I began experimenting with this wonderful spirit approximately seven years ago.

I very much enjoy single malt Scotch whisky, and have a fairly good collection of whiskies, with my absolute favourites coming from Islay, although I like all single malts, and I am always willing to try something new, and quite enjoy the many bourbons that have been hitting the Canadian shelves the past few years.

I have not really experimented much with rum, although I have very much enjoyed reading the book titled Rum by Mr. Broom, which I now use as a reference and it has become my Rum Bible.

I really enjoyed your mini coverage of rum in issue 74, and I certainly wouldn't mind if there was a bit more coverage of rum in the magazine, although it seems like you have probably received complaints in regards to this topic, which is unfortunate. I think that considering ...

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