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Whisky Magazine Issue 130

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Aldi Glen Orrin 30 Years Old
- Scotland - 40.00%
7 The nose delivers a fruity bouquet but the palate is a bit dismantled. An old but tired dram. Would have benefitted from a higher strength.

Supermarket Special
Supermarket Aldi is to begin selling a 30-year-old blended Scotch whisky for just £49.99 (70cl) – less than a third of the average price for a premium, aged whisky.

December 2012, Issue 108, page 8

Supplies and Demand
Dave Broom channels the spirit of Bertolt Brecht pictured above) and looks at some pressing issues acing the industry

February 2012, Issue 101, page 10

Simply a matter of shelf belief
'Own label' whisky brands are thriving across the world. But how does the market work and how has it developed the way it has? Peter Mulryan reports

November 2003, Issue 35, page 58

100 Greatest Whisky People
We highlight the people who have left a lasting legacy on the whisky world over the years.

December 2011, Issue 100, page 16

A true boon in Kentucky
The Kentucky Bourbon Festival is one of the year's whiskey highlights. Damian Riley-Smith brought back a suitcase full of fond memories

March 2003, Issue 29, page 24

A Work in Progress
Liza Weisstuch heads to Louisville to chuck out some new happenings o tickle the tastebuds

April 2011, Issue 95, page 26


June 2004, Issue 40, page 18


July 2004, Issue 41, page 44


July 2004, Issue 41, page 18

Daleks, dogs, drink
Rampaging huntsmen,under-achieving daleks,lots of whisky.Whatever's going on, asks Dominic Roskrow

July 2006, Issue 57, page 5


October 2004, Issue 43, page 21

Editor's Word
The seasons here in the United Kingdom are starting to turn again; not that most of the summer this year was anything to shout about, but so far Autumn has been fairly decent with dry, crisp days. Th...

October 2012, Issue 107, page 5


September 2004, Issue 42, page 30

Four Royal bottles
A selection of bottlings marking Royal occasion

June 2013, Issue 112, page 79


September 2004, Issue 42, page 44

Heading off the trail
Charles K. Cowdery looks at 25 additions to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail to help give you a bigger whiskey picture.

January 2010, Issue 85, page 14


September 2004, Issue 42, page 74


April 2004, Issue 38, page 82


June 2004, Issue 40, page 14


June 2004, Issue 40, page 58

My dark mistress (Ralph Steadman)
The artist and former wild man Ralph Steadman enjoyed a 30 year old love affair with whisky. It was brilliant fun, and so good that it had to stop, he told Jane Slade

October 1999, Issue 6, page 12

On a spirited Spice route
Martine Nouet meets the chef who brings spice to our lives

October 2010, Issue 91, page 50

On the Rebound
If there's anything that can be said about 2010 when we look back on the year, it's that the economy had not quite rebounded back to tip top shape. Nations' economies tumbled, stock markets offered fe...

March 2011, Issue 94, page 8

Open house
Whisky Magazine's Damian Riley-Smith previews bourboun's hot event

September 2000, Issue 11, page 44

Over a Barrel
Seáneen Sullivan looks at food producers using the traditional art of barrel ageing to create new flavours

July 2014, Issue 121, page 84


September 2004, Issue 42, page 39

Skye in the pie
Whisky is not just whisky, says Claire Macdonald, proprietor of Kinloch Lodge on Skye. What's great with smoked fish might not work with pudding.

May 1999, Issue 3, page 42


June 2004, Issue 40, page 67


April 2004, Issue 38, page 32


September 2004, Issue 42, page 56


June 2004, Issue 40, page 28


May 2004, Issue 39, page 46

The Bardstown Bourbon Crawl
Your guide to drinking in Bourbon's capital

February 2014, Issue 117, page 53

The Jewel of Taiwan
Charles MacLean finds out more about the island's first distillery.

July 2010, Issue 89, page 46

The last of the line
Following in the footsteps of the world's richest man, the first female Nobel Prize winner, and Hollywood legends past and present

February 2014, Issue 117, page 26

The perils of drink
Jefferson Chase unearths a forgotten gem

November 2006, Issue 60, page 47

Two Rs of education
In the latest in our series looking at whisky terms we look at the letters Q and R,and in particular rye whiskey and reflux.

June 2008, Issue 72, page 29

What's in a box
Packaging can convey various messages about a whisky, but how we respond to a particular design also says something about us, and the way we see ourselves, write Ian Wisniewski.

June 2008, Issue 72, page 16

Whiskey heaven
It was show time in Kentucky and Damian Riley-Smith found it very much to his taste.

December 1999, Issue 7, page 48

Whisky pioneer
In the male-dominated world of whisky, the contributuin of women is oftern overlooked. Helen Arthur puts the record straight

February 2001, Issue 14, page 20


May 2004, Issue 39, page 57


February 2004, Issue 37, page 28


April 2004, Issue 38, page 30

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