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Issue 121 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 121

Rocky Mountain High, Mixo-gastro, India Drinkers' Guide, Four Roses

 
 

Why not try a

Black Eyed Susan
Suggested by Glenn Beer. The Black Eyed Susan is the official drink of the Preakness Stakes horse race, which is the second leg of the American Triple Crown, held on the third Saturday in May at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Black Jack
Suggested by E. A. Pisarz - This drink was known in places where I drank in Wasilla, Alaska. It was my personal drink and few people ordered it beside me.

Fred & Ginger
Whisky Live Toronto 2006 Ultimate Whisky Bar Chef Competition Winner: Jeff Sansone From: Canoe Restaurant & Bar

Jack 'n' Berry Lemonade
This drink was invented by the world's craziest bartender Chasee Connell.

Skye Boat Cocktail
Created by Andy MacElhone, Harry's Bar, Paris, 1965. Recommended by Glenn 'Dickie' Cullimore, Double Happy Bar. NZ. using Talisker 10 years old.

Whiskey Sour

 

Latest articles

Maturing years
Various factors influence the character of the new make spirit during maturation, and determine a malt's final flavour profile, as Ian Wisniewski finds out.

June 2009, Issue 80, page 28

Spirit of the times
In the first of a two part series looking at new make spirit, Ian Wisniewski considers the range of characteristics that appear in new make spirit,and how they are created.

April 2009, Issue 79, page 28

Taking the pledge
Ian Mitchell charts the rise and fall of the Temperance movement in Scotland.

April 2009, Issue 79, page 21

World Whiskies Awards
This year's competition saw more than 150 whiskies put through their paces during three rounds of tastings to win the coveted titles of “Best in the World”.

April 2009, Issue 79, page 15

What's in a barrel?
Ian Wisnewski looks at the complex nature of acquiring casks and the increasing demand for quality.

October 2008, Issue 75, page 28

Liquid education
Charles Cowdery discovers what the Scots taught the world.

October 2008, Issue 75, page 23

Welcome to Whisky Magazine
Well it looks like the seasons are on the turn here in God's own country, and county (Norfolk to the uninitiated), but oddly rather than getting colder and wetter (which was summer), it has got a litt...

October 2008, Issue 75, page 5

Splitting Wick
For a quarter of a century the Northern port of Wick had no licensed premises. Dominic Roskrowreports on the bitter feud that divided the town.

June 2008, Issue 72, page 20

Sliced, diced and matched with malt
Dave heads to one of the world's most famous fish markets to discover how Japanese seafood works with Scotch malt whisky

April 2008, Issue 71, page 59

A different beast
Canada's whisky industry is a pale imitation of what it once was. But if you're thinking of visiting its distilleries be prepared for a lot of travel – its few remaining distilleries are spread righ...

September 2007, Issue 66, page 32

 

 

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