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|Port Ellen 1979 24yo Old Malt Cask For Alambic Classique 24 1979||€375.00|
|Port Ellen 1979 23yo Whisky Fair 23 1979||€345.00|
|Port Ellen 1979 32yo 11th Release 32 1979||€825.00|
|Port Ellen 1979 28yo 7th Release 28 1979||€670.00|
|Port Ellen 35 Year Old 1979 Director's Cut||£805.95|
|Port Ellen 1979 35 Year Old Directors' Cut||£810.00|
|Port Ellen 1979 25 Year Old 5th Release||£1,500.00|
|Port Ellen 15 Year Old 1979 Signatory||£599.99|
|Port Ellen 1979 18 Year Old Silent Stills||£999.00|
|Port Ellen 1979 21 Year Old Old Malt Cask||£799.00|
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September 2013, Issue 114, page 80
A dram online
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September 2003, Issue 33, page 23
A Future Number One
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A Kaleidoscope of Aromas
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A Quiet Confidence
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December 2012, Issue 108, page 32
A sense of Islay
Martine Nouet takes a scent and taste tour of whisky's most famous island as a preview for the forthcoming Islay Whisky Festival 2002
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A Speyside landmark
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A Wealth of Choice
Neil Ridley meets the independent bottlers dedicated to bringing consumers something a little different.
September 2012, Issue 106, page 14
Later winter sales brings change to the Whisky Magazine Index explains Jonny McCormick
February 2012, Issue 101, page 74
All at sea (Lagavulin)
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America - the stave
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November 2005, Issue 52, page 64
Ardbeg for more!
Martine Nouet reminisces about a trip to Islay and the culinary delights she found there, in the surprising shape of the old kiln cafe and Ardbeg distillery
February 2002, Issue 21, page 62
Ask the expert
John Rose fields more of your questions
September 2007, Issue 66, page 31
Ask the expert
Now you can find both of John Rose's superb articles about collecting whisky in one place. In collections,John looks at books for collectors and the whisky enthusiast. In questions,he fields your enqu...
January 2008, Issue 69, page 34
Ask the expert
I have a very old (40 years plus) bottle of Hector MacDonald Glen Mist Whisky Liqueur priced at 40/- shillings, bottled by Savermo of London. The wax seal around the cork is broken but the cork is int...
October 2010, Issue 91, page 73
At the ambassador's
Michael is invited for a special afternoon in Poland
June 2007, Issue 64, page 11
Being one of the best
David Stirk, one of Whisky Magazine's tasting panel representatives in Edinburgh, explains what it was like to be part of this definitive tasting and how he and his fellow panelists managed to suriviv...
June 2001, Issue 16, page 50
Blue is the colour
Johnnie Walker Blue Label is a thoroughbred whisky but does it live up to the hype? Ian Buxton got close and personal
July 2006, Issue 57, page 50
The stills may be silent but it is back in the WMI, Jonny McCormick celebrates
June 2012, Issue 104, page 72
Called to the bar
Whisky Magazine's barfly Kate Portman heads to the bright lights of the big city to investigate some great drinking spots.
November 2008, Issue 76, page 58
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
Certain whiskies, distillery names and expressions are highly desirable to collectors – Gavin Smith tries to find out why: what makes collectables collectable?
May 2002, Issue 22, page 58
Comfort and joy
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September 2000, Issue 11, page 34
Consultancy or scam?
Jim Murray, spurred by a reader's letter, considers alleged conflicts of interest
June 1999, Issue 4, page 9
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
Distiller of the year: Diageo
There were many entrants for this category, some obvious, some not so. The award is meant to be for an individual, but a clear trend started to emerge – there was a regular stream of votes for Diage...
April 2003, Issue 30, page 19
Do The Flip Flop Stomp
There's a number of things which happen when you mention Rio to your friends. First, they stop talking to you, then they begin to mutter about “jet-set lifestyle” but as the departure date looms t...
September 2012, Issue 106, page 12
Drams & Cultures in Auld Reekie
Neil Ridley heads out in Scotland's capital
September 2012, Issue 106, page 44
Drinking in the Big Smoke
We look at some excellent whisky bars in the English capital, but also at what is happening elsewhere in the country, a distilling revolution is beginning to bear fruit
February 2012, Issue 101, page 44
Feis Ile 2001
Dave Broom takes up residence on Islay for the duration of the whisky festival and enjoys a seemingly never ending spiral of whisky served in half-pint glasses, oysters, cigars and dancing – he even...
September 2001, Issue 18, page 20
For your pleasure
Jonny McCormick encourages you to delve into your private collection.
September 2010, Issue 90, page 74
Four Royal bottles
A selection of bottlings marking Royal occasion
June 2013, Issue 112, page 79
Joe Bate shops across the Channel to check out the latest shopping opportunities
November 2007, Issue 67, page 53
Frontier spirit (Oddbins)
A drinks retail pioneer, Oddbins stands head and shoulders above many other UK chains for the way it approaches and sells Scotch – like a fellow whisky lover. Tom Bruce-Gardyne finds out more
June 2002, Issue 23, page 48
Germany hot over whisky
Thousands turned out for Germany's Limburg Whisky Fair. Brian Townsend was amongst them
September 2003, Issue 33, page 17
Roby Lakatos and his band are redfining Hungarian gipsy music with the help of malt whisky. Ken Hyder reports.
November 2000, Issue 12, page 34
Going native on Deer Island
John Lamond visits one of the most charming and laid-back of the Scottish islands, Jura-home to one of the country's most remote distilleries.
December 2000, Issue 13, page 28
Gone but not forgotten (Port Ellen)
In the latest of our new series,Gavin D Smith delves in to Port Ellen's past
April 2007, Issue 63, page 50
There are numerous financial risks involved in establishing a new malt whisky distillery. But how do you make sure the whisky you produce is any good? Richard Jones reports
August 2006, Issue 58, page 28
Autumn brings an abundance of Highland Park reports Jonny McCormick.
December 2011, Issue 100, page 98
Haydock hits out
Some say ‘when the going gets tough, the tough get going'. So John Haydock stays right where he is
June 2002, Issue 23, page 82
Haydock spelling it out
Flying in the face of controversy, John Haydock takes on the establishment with his new book
October 2002, Issue 26, page 82
Haydock: a tear in the fabric of space and time
John Haydock attacks everybody, dismisses everything then wakes up and denies it all exclusively in Whisky Magazine every issue. Remember – not only did you read it here first, it was the only plac...
December 2001, Issue 20, page 90
Haydock: cask strength and un-chill filtered
John Haydock attacks Whisky Magazine's policy on editorial censorship and questions the sexual orientation of Distillery Managers. Actually we cut that paragraph out, it was a little too racey ... sor...
November 2001, Issue 19, page 90
Tom Bruce-Gardyne reports on a firm which has flourished bottling fine single malts
January 2003, Issue 28, page 34
Martine Nouet looks at the kiln's part in whisky making
September 2012, Issue 106, page 28
In the midnight hours
Dave enjoys a spot of midsummer madness in Orkney
July 2006, Issue 57, page 12
In the Summertime
Jonny McCormick toasts Centenary bottlings and welcomes a new entry.
September 2011, Issue 98, page 74
Dave Broom reports on the challenges facing a determined new breed of independent bottle-distillers
October 2002, Issue 26, page 16
Is it a bear or a bull?
John Rose with another selection of outstanding collectible bottles
July 2006, Issue 57, page 62
Scotland's islands are only loosely connected and include vastly differing geographies, histories and whisky styles.
October 2009, Issue 83, page 36
Jonny McCormickreports on Isly's growing dominance
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Islay Whisky Festival, the must for May
Martine Nouet describes the highlights visitors can anticipate at this May's Islay Whisky Festival
June 2003, Issue 31, page 28
It's All in the Prime Number
Jonny recommends four great age statement whiskies
October 2014, Issue 123, page 79
It's Islay Time
Jonny McCormick examines how a clutch of Feis Ilé bottlings fared at auction.
June 2010, Issue 88, page 74
Join the Debate
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January 2011, Issue 93, page 70
Whisky Magazine's barfly Kate Portman discovers an oasis of whisky at the end of the line.
February 2009, Issue 78, page 36
Just a normal day on Islay
Yellow submarines, talking horses – par for the course really
July 2005, Issue 49, page 12
Malcolm Greenwood digs beneath the surface to discover how water works to make Scotch so special
June 2000, Issue 10, page 24
Liquid mystery (Lagavulin)
What makes Lagavulin great? Dave Broom goes in search of answers at the home of one the world's most elusive malts.
September 2000, Issue 11, page 28
Jonny McCormick sums up an excellent year
March 2012, Issue 102, page 72
Making the grade
In a Whisky Magazine exclusive we go behind the scenes of this ambitious project.
October 2009, Issue 83, page 18
Ian Wisniewski reveals the secrets behind this rather complex stage of whisky-making: malting
January 2003, Issue 28, page 48
Miles of Isles
What better way to visit the distilleries on Islay and Jura than on foot? Dominic Roskrow and a Whisky Magazine team have done just that
April 2006, Issue 55, page 18
Million dollar dram
Footballing legend David Beckham is the latest high profile celebrity to release a spirits brand, with his Haig Club
December 2014, Issue 124, page 32
Jonny McCormick explores a monster of a Highland bar on the shores of Loch Ness.
April 2010, Issue 87, page 24
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November 2006, Issue 60, page 18
Nothing like a spot of pillaging
As crazy ideas go, pillaging malts on Islay for charity is pretty crazy. Dave Broom tracked down some of the guilty parties and asked them exactly what they thought they were doing
November 2003, Issue 35, page 36
On the edge of the world (Laphroaig)
The peat-reek and iodine fullness of Laphroaig is the epitome of Islay; and it has changed little since the distillery was founded in the early nineteenth century, says Neil Wilson
January 1999, Issue 1, page 38
The Pilgrim Fathers who left the area for North America via Holland may or may have approved, but the East Midlands is now home to a thriving whisky shop. Richard Jones reports
July 2006, Issue 57, page 61
Jonny McCormick takes a look at the auction houses.
April 2013, Issue 111, page 80
Proud to stand alone? (Bruichladdich)
Bruichladdich reopened some four years ago and has been trail-blazing ever since. Ian Buxton visited it
June 2005, Issue 48, page 24
Pushing back the frontiers of spirit in France (La Maison du Whisky)
Martine Nouet takes a closer look at near-legendary La Maison du Whisky, the Paris store that's done so much to change the old-fashioned perception of whisky in France
December 2001, Issue 20, page 54
Record Breaking Macallan
Raising the bar at auction
March 2014, Issue 118, page 64
Scotch & Water
Approaching a distillery from the sea offers a different perspective
July 2013, Issue 113, page 52
Small or Far Away
Jonny McCormick examines life in miniature
February 2013, Issue 109, page 72
Smoking out the spirit of Islay
Andrew Jefford's Peat Smoke and Spirit is the best whisky book published this year. In this extract, he writes about trhe constitution of peat itself
November 2004, Issue 44, page 36
Fit for heroes Former Secretary General of NATO, Lord Robertson, returned recently to his home island of Islay and the Ardbeg Distillery to receive a special bottling of Ardbeg on behalf of the ex-Se...
July 2010, Issue 89, page 6
Tom Bruce-Gardyne talks to Fred and Stewart Laing, the independent bottlers who are not only brothers and business partners but a potentially successful cabaret duo as well
November 2001, Issue 19, page 38
Tarry rope and smoked fish
Might the revival of Ardbeg one day lead to the release of a new 10-year old? If so, would it be like the Ardbeg of old? Neil Wilson looks at the ups and downs of a legend
June 1999, Issue 4, page 18
Ten of the best
Gavin D Smith looks at 10 lost distilleries we should all try and visit.
November 2008, Issue 76, page 32
That perfect moment...
To celebrate our 50th issue we asked a selection of people for their best whisky drinking occasion. Here are the best 50 of them
September 2005, Issue 50, page 26
Kate Ennis looks at why the Italians have such a passion for whisky
January 2007, Issue 61, page 48
That's the spirit-
Mystery visitor goes to Islay
October 2002, Issue 26, page 26
The 21st Century's 100 Greatest Bottles
Jonny McCormick looks at the top 100 single malt whisky bottles auctioned this century
December 2011, Issue 100, page 24
The annual release
A focus on the less heard of distilleries in Diageo's Special Releases
October 2013, Issue 115, page 77
The deferred consumer
Ulf Buxrud had dedicated a large portion of his life to his passion for malt whisky, enabling him to addemble one of the most inpressive collections of its kind. We caught up with him to find out more...
February 2002, Issue 21, page 56
The Eighth Wonder
John Haydock reflects on his many past and present glories
January 2003, Issue 28, page 82
The end of a long drive
Despite the distance, a trip to west coast can be very rewarding
October 2013, Issue 115, page 48
The fund that likes to say EIS
A round up of the auction world
June 2013, Issue 112, page 80
The Gavel Comes Down
Is the future of whisky auctions – online?
March 2015, Issue 126, page 34
The Mission & Message
Meet the man who moved from history to marketing expert
April 2013, Issue 111, page 26
The real Islay spirit
Brian Palmer, whisky Magazine's first ever tee-total contributor, reveals the Ileach view of Islay's famed annual whisky celebration
August 2002, Issue 25, page 82
The rise of Pappy Van Winkle
Jonny on auction watch
December 2014, Issue 124, page 80
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
The whisky island
Gavin D. Smith charts the distilleries of Islay.
February 2010, Issue 86, page 34
The wonderful world of whisky
Welcome to our new section, World of whisky. These pages aim to take a less reverent look at the world of malts and to highlight some of the strangeness that all plays a part in making the subject suc...
September 2003, Issue 33, page 20
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
The world of whisky in words
Fifty quotes from 50 issues of Whisky Magazine
September 2005, Issue 50, page 20
Then along came the fire department
Michael Jackson reports on a hot night in Bowmore
September 2000, Issue 11, page 7
Thirst for knowledge
Guest writer Andrew Jefford smokes out the truth on the issue of peat in whisky
November 2004, Issue 44, page 74
Thor for the Day
Highland Park's 'Norse God' whiskies make good investment
June 2014, Issue 120, page 80
Tough guys with tender hearts
Martine Nouet embarks on another culinary experiment with Islay malts, pungent yet sweet whiskies she describes as sharing the same character traits as the lleachs
February 2001, Issue 14, page 60
Under the Hammer
Now you can find both of John Rose's superb articles about collecting whisky in one place. In collections he looks at some price guides for bottles at auction. In questions he fields your enquiries ab...
February 2012, Issue 101, page 72
Under the Hammer
In this 100th Edition of the Whisky Magazine which was first printed on the 20th November 1998, John Rose has selected six bottles at the price collectors could have bought them at auction in that yea...
December 2011, Issue 100, page 96
Up and Up
Jonny McCormick on a record breaking month
January 2011, Issue 93, page 74
Up in Smoke
Naren Young looks at some of the exciting things happening behind the stick
July 2011, Issue 97, page 46
Ian Wisniewski explains what makes a vintage worth shelling out extra cash for – and why collectors are going crazy for them …
December 2001, Issue 20, page 58
Voyage to the Western Isles
Andrew Jefford took the slow boat around Scotland's most famous distilleries and discovered that malt whisky is the best antidote to bad weather
October 1999, Issue 6, page 42
We're celebrating five glorious years
Five years, my brain hurts alot; five years, that's all we've got..."
December 2003, Issue 36, page 24
Whisky by appointment (Laphroaig)
Laphroaig on Islay is one of the iconic distilleries. Dominic Roskrow visited it
November 2006, Issue 60, page 22
The "Queen of the Hebrides" has a lot to offer
June 2014, Issue 120, page 14
Whisky Magazine Index Year in Review 2010
Jonny McCormickputs the year that was under the hammer.
March 2011, Issue 94, page 68
In the latest in our series on visiting distilleries Caroline Dewar looks at Islay and Jura
March 2006, Issue 54, page 38
Whisky's des res
Sally Toms explores the whisky bar at Glasgow's most luxurious hotel.
November 2008, Issue 76, page 20
Whisky... it's not just for breakfast
In the matter of marketing, Michael Jackson proposes that Scotland take a lesson from Florida
June 1999, Issue 4, page 7