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Whisky Magazine Issue 82

Whisky Magazine Issue 82

Whisky Magazine Issue 82

In this issue - Mull's drams - Journey's Blend - Lark's rise - Icons of Whisky Scotland - 11 Page Rum Special - Ardbeg - Laphroaig - Linkwood Bunnahabhain -and much more...

Published September 2009

Welcome to Whisky Magazine
Well it has been a fairly manic summer here in terms of travel but boy has it brought some interesting sights and tastes, particularly from across Scotland. Thankfully the weather here has been grand...

September 2009, Issue 82, page 5

Rising stars
The search starts again to find the cream of the crop in the whisky world. In the first round of voting our focus turns to Scotland.

September 2009, Issue 82, page 6

Class of their own
We showcase the results from this year's Independent Bottlers' Challenge.

September 2009, Issue 82, page 8

Whisky Live London 2010
WHISKY LIVE LONDON 2010 After the success of this year's show, Whisky Live London returns to the Hurlingham Club on 26th and 27th February 2010 for its 10 year anniversary with what promises to be a...

September 2009, Issue 82, page 9

On the home front
Dave looks at the recent goings on in the industry and Scotland.

September 2009, Issue 82, page 10

On the road
Part one of the tale of the three men, three motorbikes, five distilleries, and the search for one blended malt.

September 2009, Issue 82, page 12

All that glisters is not gold
Ian Buxton looks at the recent ultra premium releases.

September 2009, Issue 82, page 18

But Mr. Ambassador...
On paper being a whisky ambassador would seem to be the dream job but is it all it's cracked up to be? Dominic Roskrow asked some of them.

September 2009, Issue 82, page 20

Lark's Rise
Australian whisky has come of age. At the forefront of the country's drive for credibility is Bill Lark. Our man met him for a tinny.

September 2009, Issue 82, page 24

Yeast Use
In the first of two articles on yeast, Ian Wisniewski looks at the range available to distillers,and the practicalities that different choices entail.

September 2009, Issue 82, page 28

The unsung saint
Gavin D Smith charts the history of one of the founding distilleries of DCL (Distillers Company Limited) that still entralls enthusiasts.

September 2009, Issue 82, page 32

The passion
Serge Valentin is a founder member of The Malt Maniacs and is serious about his whisky. But as we found out, he knows how to have fun with it too.

September 2009, Issue 82, page 33

Reaching the top
Top ranking Dubai takes whisky offers upmarket,Joe Bates finds out why.

September 2009, Issue 82, page 34

Heading out east
It doesn't shout about it loudly but Canada has some great whiskies and some great distilleries to visit. It's just a matter of finding them and making the effort to get to them.

September 2009, Issue 82, page 36

The tale of two malts
Tobermory on Mull is enjoying a place in the spotlight for a change. Dominic Roskrow visited it.

September 2009, Issue 82, page 40

Perpetual Motion
Gavin D Smith talks to the new broom at the Edrington Group.

September 2009, Issue 82, page 44

Less is Mhor
Simple recipes that let the quality ingredients shine through are at the heart of Glengoyne's food partnership with Monachyle Mhor chef Tom Lewis,as Kate Portman discovers.

September 2009, Issue 82, page 47

Rum in the tropics
Welcome to our second rum special. If last year's was an introduction to what has been the world's forgotten spirit, then this time we are examining some of the links which exist between rum and whisk...

September 2009, Issue 82, page 50

Bodega Don George
Dave Broom heads to a surprising Scottish outpost in the Dominican Republic.

September 2009, Issue 82, page 53

The truth is...
Whisky book worm Jefferson Chase looks at a different side of journalism.

September 2009, Issue 82, page 71

Ask the expert
In 2003 I purchased a bottle of Glenfiddich Concorde Private Vintage 1976 while on a transatlantic flight. I hasten to add that I was travelling on air miles. I paid £200 for the whisky and it remain...

September 2009, Issue 82, page 73

Join the debate
email the team editorial@whiskymag.com

September 2009, Issue 82, page 74

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Ardbeg Corryvreckan
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.10%
8 Long,stylish and balanced. Highly recommended.

Wemyss Vintage Malts BBQ Sauce 1990 19 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.00%
7 A perfectly pleasant potation.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Flowers of Scotland 1991 18 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Wemyss manage to produce highly quaffable bottlings. This is good but just lacks the cohesion that would elevate it to a higher level.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Fruit and Nut Fudge 1989 20 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 While this doesn't set the house on fire,it's eminently drinkable.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Smoked Cheese 1996 13 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Good but lacks mid-palate weight.

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