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Brands and Distilleries : Chivas Brothers

Issue 124 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 124

David Beckham Interview, Battle of the Blends, Ardbeg Distillery, Japan focus

 

Chivas Brothers

Chivas Brothers 100 Pipers, 8 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
7 A very gentle and fruity whisky. Would have benefited from a balancing dryness.

Chivas Brothers Caperdonich 16 Years Old, Cask Strength Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.80%
7 Promises more than it delivers. Try it with sweet Turkish coffee or espresso.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Chivas Brothers Glenallachie 15 Years Old, Cask Strength Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 58.00%
8 Perhaps too sweet for some malt lovers but packed with flavour. Bland it ain't.

Scapa Reborn
Orcadian malt Scapa is being reborn this month as a luxurious 16 Years Old, thanks to the availability of precious older whiskies.Formerly aged 14 years, the island whisky also has an elegant new look...

January 2009, Issue 77, page 6

Scott's Tribute
Only one man in the world has tasted it, and that's Colin Scott the man who created Chivas Brothers new luxury blend, the Royal Salute Tribute to Honour bottling. The whiskies are all at least 45 yea...

July 2011, Issue 97, page 7

Pachyderm parade
Team England has won the World Elephant Polo Championships at the Tiger Tops Jungle Lodge in Nepal. The English ‘Air Tusker' team, captained by Robert McKenzie, raised the Tiger Tops Challenge Trop...

January 2009, Issue 77, page 6

The Chivas Life
In the first of a series of guest columns,we ask Chivas Brothers' Douglas Cruickshank about everyday life at the distillery. Last year Douglas celebrated 40 years in theScotch industry by being appoin...

February 2008, Issue 70, page 11

Experimental focus
We discover a hive of innovation in Speyside

October 2013, Issue 115, page 44

Thanks for the Memory
Joe Bates heads out to Cannes

December 2012, Issue 108, page 38

Heart of the community
Visiting one of the most distinctive distilleries in Scotland

July 2013, Issue 113, page 44

Fit for kings
Noble qualities created Chivas Regal, the 'Chieftain's Tipple' and royals' favourite. Charles MacLean explores the history of the Chivas brand.

October 1999, Issue 6, page 60

The Sole Man
Neil Ridley meets the shoemaker with a passion for whisky and the blues

December 2012, Issue 108, page 52

Insight
The Isle of Harris Distillery

December 2014, Issue 124, page 6

Discussing the decade
We decided to ask three members of the distilling community to sum up the last 10 years and then look to the future for whisky.

November 2008, Issue 76, page 18

A Matter of Age
Ed Bates is a freelance whisky writer, taster and industry commentator. He has worked for various spirit companies including independent bottlers Berry Bros. & Rudd

March 2011, Issue 94, page 11

The Joy of Re-fill
Gavin D. Smith looks at the recurring use of casks

April 2012, Issue 103, page 21

From the Editor
At last this year's worst kept secret in whisky can be revealed. Andrew Symington has purchased Edradour Distillery from Chivas Brothers. The major frustration of publishing is that of schedules and d...

October 2002, Issue 26, page 5

Silent all these years
Gavin D Smithinvestigates the fortunes of Glen Grant No.2 distillery,also known as Caperdonich

April 2008, Issue 71, page 32

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

Original Aberlour
Where connoisseurs can enjoy a distillery experience

September 2014, Issue 122, page 46

Glen Grant and the Italian Influence
Gavin interviews Dennis Malcolm, born on site in 1946 and still very much involved

September 2014, Issue 122, page 26

Jam and dram
Jam and Dram Last month, the renowned music venue Village Underground in London's fashionable Shoreditch was ringing to the sound of more than just guitars, drums and the occasional ukulele. The ven...

July 2013, Issue 113, page 7

Join the debate
The Spey way My issue of Whisky Magazine 87 May/June 2010 arrived in my post this morning. I was in chuffed to see the article about walking the Spey Way. I wrote about my walking down the Spey start...

July 2010, Issue 89, page 78

World Whiskies Design Awards 2012
Winners of the inaugural World Whiskies Design Awards were announced at the Waldorf Hilton on 22nd March. Highland Park 50 Years Old won the Best Design award and Stranger & Stranger took home the Bes...

April 2012, Issue 103, page 8

The missing link
The recent Pernod Ricard-Allied deal reunited two great whisky names. But they were linked once before by whisky entrepreneur Jimmy Barclay. Iain Russell reports

November 2005, Issue 52, page 48

Water
To begin at the beginning. The most crucial requirement for any distiller is a reliable source of pure water, and the location of every distillery in Scotland is predicated upon such a source. Water i...

April 2013, Issue 111, page 20

The Chivas Trio
Strathisla, Glenlivet and Aberlour are the band of brothers behind Chivas Regal, but nature has been giving them a tough time. Dominic Roskrow visited them.

April 2010, Issue 87, page 40

More to be Done
Dave Broom considers the last 100 issues and how times have changed, but still some things have not.

December 2011, Issue 100, page 12

A very regal distillery (Strathisla)
David Stirk visits Strathisla Distillery, the home of Chivas Regal and a fine single malt. Additional words by Martin Betts

July 2001, Issue 17, page 38

Barley
When it comes to barley, the second essential raw material of Scotch malt whisky-making, greater efficiencies have been achieved as new varieties have been developed which provide farmers with a highe...

April 2013, Issue 111, page 21

Developing character
Ian Wisniewski asks what role does yeast play during fermentation, and how influential can this be in determining the flavour profile of mature malt whisky?

September 2010, Issue 90, page 38

Join the debate
Age concerns With much interest I have read your editorial and Dave's column in WM 89. In both your writings Chivas Brothers gets (most of) the blame for putting too much emphasis on the stated age on...

September 2010, Issue 90, page 70

Having it large
One of the world's biggest just got bigger. Liza Weisstuch reports on the Glenlivet expansion.

July 2010, Issue 89, page 18

The experience game
Gavin D Smith discovers Glentauchers unplugged.

September 2008, Issue 74, page 24

Spirits rising
There's a real sense of purpose on Speyside at the moment, reflected by its rapidly developing Spirit of Speyside Festival. Dominic Roskrow reports

June 2006, Issue 56, page 18

The perfect marriage
Blending is about combining ingredients that stand the test of time,Rob Allanson finds out more

October 2006, Issue 59, page 17

Bambi the Wonder Deer
Often used but not worn out – meet some famous antlers in this new episode on old and interesting whisky labels

July 2014, Issue 121, page 36

The Italian job
Gavin D Smith heads to Speyside to discover what's going on at Glen Grant

April 2008, Issue 71, page 47

Class Acts
The search starts again to find the cream of the crop in the whisky world. In the first of three voting heats, we reveal the winners of the Scottish round.

September 2011, Issue 98, page 6

The silence of the drams
Which way will Scotland turn?

April 2014, Issue 119, page 14

Hey, big blender
Marcin Miller visits Colin Scott, Master Blender at Chiva Brothers to learn about the subtle art of alchemy

November 2002, Issue 27, page 22

Raising the standard
Glenfiddich,The Glenlivet and Glenmorangie are three of the biggest selling malts in the world but does familiarity breed contempt? Dominic Roskrow suggests they're worth revisiting.

February 2009, Issue 78, page 51

The red carpet treatment
Whisky tourism continues apace and discerning enthusiasts continue to demand something special from their visit. Dominic Roskrow reports

November 2007, Issue 67, page 48

The scent of satan
Gavin is a regular contributor to Whisky Magazine

June 2013, Issue 112, page 14

A big hand for gambling nights
Social poker nights both at home or at style bars and clubs have been the fad trend of 2005 – and whisky has been the drink of choice. Rob Allanson reports

January 2006, Issue 53, page 18

C ream of the Crop
Gavin D. Smithlooks at the fortunes of Stewart's Cream of the Barley

February 2013, Issue 109, page 39

Still crazy after all these years
The small illegal stills of Speyside have been romanticised time and time again. But what was distilling really like way back when? Jim Cryle of Chivas Brothers decided to find out, and Dave Broom jo...

July 2006, Issue 57, page 56

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Granite city blues
Gavin D Smith looks at how Aberdeen went from several distilleries to none.

January 1970, Issue 84, page 32

What's in a Name?
Diageo and The Explorers' Club Collection

October 2014, Issue 123, page 78

Adventures in wood
Ian Buxton looks at some innovative uses for casks and washbacks when the whisky industry has finished with them.

April 2008, Issue 71, page 24

Fluid Dynamics
Ian Wisniewski asks what is reflux, and what influence does this have?

April 2011, Issue 95, page 34

The angel's share
Ian Wisniewski asks how does the process of evaporation affect the ageing process of a malt whisky

December 2010, Issue 92, page 38

Flavour Factors
Ian Wisniewski asks how much influence does an oak cask and ‘wood chemistry' have on the character of a malt whisky?

April 2012, Issue 103, page 28

    Chivas Brothers (London)
  • Chivas House. 72 Chancellors Road. Hammersmith. London. Greater London. England. W6 9RS
  • Tel : +44 20 8250 1801

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