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Brands and Distilleries : Dalwhinnie

Issue 146 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 146

A tour of Toronto, Bourbon's Pompeii, Bladnoch Distillery and a look back at Glenmorangie's last 10 years



Dalwhinnie 15 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
Underrated and charming with surprising mid-palate weight.

Dalwhinnie 1981, Distillers Edition, Oloroso Sherry
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 Beautiful interplay and balance.

Dalwhinnie 20 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.00%
7 A soft hearted beauty. Cuddle up to it.

Dalwhinnie 29 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.80%
7 Seems to have become more lively with age.

Dalwhinnie Dalwhinnie 25 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 52.10%
7 A decent well balanced dram.

Dalwhinnie Distillers Edition Oloroso
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
Slightly juicier and more interesting. Good balance. This works for me.

Whisky clones
Jim Murray ponders the relationship between increased automation in whisky making and brand parity.

December 1999, Issue 7, page 9

A frosty reception
Classic malt distillery Dalwhinnie is revamping its visitor experience. Dominic Roskrow spoke to the man charged with ringing the changes.

February 2010, Issue 86, page 44

Taste first, taste second and taste last
No whisky company has taken the field of malt whisky and food matching more seriously than Diageo. Richard Jones uncovers the company's latest ideas and thinking.

April 2006, Issue 55, page 44

The A9 Road Trip
Part 1: Gateway to the Highland's distilleries

March 2017, Issue 142, page 24

The Old and New
Gavin D. smith looks at two more lost distilleries

April 2011, Issue 95, page 30

In conversation (Evan Thomas Cattanach)
Charles MacLean meets Evan Thomas Cattanach, long-term Distillery Manager and now Director of Scotch Knowledge for Schefflin & Somerset in New York

December 2001, Issue 20, page 85

Match Makers
Throughout 2007 Diageo has been matching its whiskies with food from countries including Spain and India. For the final event of the year the destination was Milan.

January 2008, Issue 69, page 52

When two worlds collide
Whisky with food is becoming increasingly popular. Dominic Roskrowgets a taste for it

July 2003, Issue 32, page 36

A whisky trip from source to bay
Following the course of the Spey

March 2014, Issue 118, page 34

Picture perfect
Harry Cory Wright accompanied Michael Jackson while he researched Scotland and its Whiskies. Diary extracts complement his stunning images

September 2001, Issue 18, page 16

Gateway to exclusive whiskies
Joe Bates checks out the latest offers

March 2007, Issue 62, page 59

In the Summertime
Jonny McCormick toasts Centenary bottlings and welcomes a new entry.

September 2011, Issue 98, page 74

Desperately seeking Spey what
The Speyside Festival starts April 28th. To mark the event Michael Jackson visits the region and considers its boundaries

April 2005, Issue 47, page 24

Getting off at Saint Cloud
Michael Jackson, Master of the Quaich, in sheepish mood.

June 2000, Issue 10, page 7

First Class Whisky
Vivien Devlin sees whisky country by rail

July 2012, Issue 105, page 40

Grouse season
Dave looks at the famous bird's new clothes with an eye on past trends

September 2008, Issue 74, page 12

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

Getting religion
Michael Jackson has a glass of Glenn Hoddle with John Diamond

June 2001, Issue 16, page 7

Class acts
The Masterclasses gave visitors the chance to explore the world of whisky more fully. Brigid James picks some highlights

June 2003, Issue 31, page 22

The blog boys
Dominic Roskrow meets the brains behind the Edinburgh Blog.

January 2010, Issue 85, page 32

The strange case of the Bothy Still
Gavin D Smith looks at how Diageo's forerunners flirted with the idea of launching a ‘boutique' distillery based on an illegal operation – and how it ended up on the shelf

October 2003, Issue 34, page 48

Scotland in Autumn
A very worthwhile trip to Speyside and Highland regions

December 2015, Issue 132, page 3

Join the debate
Star letter - In the footsteps Thank you for Rob Allanson's editorial in the December 2008 issue. It's amazing how the description of a familiar place can cut across years and thousands of miles. My ...

November 2008, Issue 76, page 79

Fashion Invasion
Joe Bate reports on how whiskey arrived in style at Belfast City.

July 2010, Issue 89, page 36

A special corner (South and East Highlands)
The region known as The Highlands covers a huge and disparate area. So in this area we focus just on the South and East part of the region

July 2007, Issue 65, page 36

The Splendour of Speyside
Nature and native cunning have nurtured the distillery industry on the banks of the Spey. Tom Bruce-Gardyne took a trip through a whisky wonderland

October 1999, Issue 6, page 68

The history makers
For our 10th anniversary issue,Ian Buxton profiles 10 people who have shaped today's global whisky industry.While these are only short biographical sketchs of individuals,all of whom deserve an articl...

November 2008, Issue 76, page 23

London hosts whisky heroes
Come to the United Kingdom's premier whisky tasting event and take the opportunity to enjoy a masterclass or two. This selection of tutored tastings gives you access to rare – sometimes unique - exp...

February 2004, Issue 37, page 18

The Southern Highlands
Gavin D. Smith embarks on a whisky trail through Perth and its environs

September 2015, Issue 130, page 14

Working in harmony
The new Whisky Exchange shop at London's Vinopolis is part of a new project that shows how grape and the grain can make a harmonious blend. Kate Ennis reports

January 2006, Issue 53, page 52

New Classics
The autumn is always an exciting time for whisky collectors and connoisseurs. There are generally a number of exciting limited edition releases,targeted at the gift market,and this year is no exceptio...

November 2006, Issue 60, page 18

What's in a name?
John Haydock congratulates himself on discovering the secret behind current whisky-naming trends

April 2003, Issue 30, page 82

Scotching the myth
The concept of whisky and food has come a long way in recent years. Dominic Roskrow charts its progress

October 2006, Issue 59, page 44

Lighten up (Barbecues)
Whisky can be a great summer drink – and it can work well with the barbecue. Dominic Roskrow gets the big recipe book out

July 2007, Issue 65, page 42

Start As You Mean To Go On
Warming winter drams with recipes to get your year off to a healthy start

January 2017, Issue 141, page 60

The start of a habit
Does Ardbeg go best with a Bolivar? And what might happen if youbegan a corona gigantes before dinner? Chris Orr provides a whisky lovers' guide to a good smoke

August 1999, Issue 5, page 52

The world at our feet
Modern whisky cocktails are impacting across the world. Australian drinks writer Naren Young takes a global view

July 2005, Issue 49, page 54

Sensorary evaluation
Charles Maclean, glass in hand, continues his course in how to taste whisky

March 1999, Issue 2, page 58

Spirit of the architect
Ian Buxton looks at the man behind the iconic pagoda,his contemporaries and his legacy

March 2007, Issue 62, page 26

It's all going down the tubes
Ian Wisniewski compares the merits of worms against those of shell and tube condensers

February 2004, Issue 37, page 64

Standing out from the pack
Cragganmore is an anomaly – a maverick Speysider chosen by its owners to represent the Speyside region, a quiet and complex malt produced at a distillery in the shadow of the mighty and getting migh...

July 2010, Issue 89, page 40

A question of soul
Edradour may be small but it's perfectly formed and as it starts to bottle malt distilled under its current owners, it looks set to continue to punch above its weight. Dominic Roskrow visited it.

February 2009, Issue 78, page 42

The spice route
Kate Ennis discovers that whisky can be the spice of life

February 2008, Issue 70, page 56

Vat is the fuss about?
Are vatted malts set to be the success story of 2004? We asked a group of experts

May 2004, Issue 39, page 20

As esay as one, two, three?
Peter Mulryan looks at the increasingly rare art of triple distillation

March 2003, Issue 29, page 58

French flair
Ted Bruning visits the distilleries making waves in Brittany.

February 2008, Issue 70, page 52

Live and kicking
Marcin Miller evaluates the inaugural Whisky Magazine Live and comes to the conclusion that if you missed it, you missed out

July 2001, Issue 17, page 28

Spirited Away
For a band on tour,the road can be a lonely place, despite the fans,adulation and oodles of free drinks. Neil Ridley caught up with UK band,The Duke Spirit midway through a six week tour of the United...

October 2009, Issue 83, page 44

The best is yet to come
Handsome dividends could be in store for whisky drinkers and the Scotch industry, now Scotland has its own government.Tom Bruce-Gardyne reports

February 2000, Issue 8, page 58

The Spirit of Scotland
An overview of the Scotch whisky industry today

July 2015, Issue 129, page 28

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