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Men in Black – Blind Tasting »

Four knowledgeable and trained palates. Four whiskies. Tasted blind. What happened? Pass any of them on the street and you wouldn’t afford them a second glance. Each is the proverbial…

Jun 28 2012 / No Comment / Read More »
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Expressionism – Dennis Malcolm from Glen Grant »

Master distiller Dennis Malcolm’s life has been inextricably linked to Glen Grant – literally from the day he was born. Fiona McDonald tells his story. “I’m so delighted the Campari…

Apr 24 2012 / No Comment / Read More »
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Chief Inefficiency Officer – Maker’s Mark »

Born into a distilling dynasty, Rob Samuels is the eighth generation to work in the family firm of Maker’s Mark. By Donald Paul Rob Samuels is trail-runner thin, with prominent…

Mar 29 2012 / No Comment / Read More »
Tastings

Whisky Tasting – Textured Individuality »

Special Edition: Nov/Dec issue 2012 One thing is abundantly clear when it comes to whisky: there’s no such thing as…

Nov 16 2012 / No Comment / Read More »

Whisky Live Festival 2012 is upon us… »

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What’s new at the 2012 Festival Three Ships and Bains Cape Mountain Whisky Awarded as the Best Blended Whisky in…

Oct 3 2012 / No Comment / Read More »

Smokey Stacks – Tasting with Peat »

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Peated whiskies stop people in their tracks. There’s seldom a middle ground – you either love them or hate their…

Jul 15 2012 / No Comment / Read More »

Men in Black – Blind Tasting »

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Four knowledgeable and trained palates. Four whiskies. Tasted blind. What happened? Pass any of them on the street and you…

Jun 28 2012 / No Comment / Read More »

Spicy Highlights Whisky Tasting »

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Little girls are supposed to be made of ‘sugar and spice and all things nice’ while little boys are from ‘snips…

May 20 2012 / No Comment / Read More »

American whiskies tasting with our WhiskyMag panel »

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We had no Chevy to drive to the levee, as Don Maclean sang about in his classic Miss American Pie,…

Mar 26 2012 / No Comment / Read More »
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Recipes

Cocktails – The Fab Four! »

Penicillin   Ingredients: 50ml blended Scotch whisky 15ml peated whisky 25ml fresh lemon juice 25ml honey syrup 3 slices fresh ginger   Method: 1. Muddle the fresh ginger in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. 2. Add the blended Scotch, lemon juice and honey syrup…

Nov 22 2012 / No Comment / Read More »

Spiced lamb, lentil & butternut soup »

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Spiced lamb, lentil & butternut soup Ingredients: 75g butter 1 cinnamon quill 5 star anise 2 large onions, finely chopped 30ml finely chopped fresh ginger 30ml finely chopped garlic 1 large green chilli 45ml mild curry powder 1kg lamb pieces 5 large tomatoes, skinned and grated…

Jul 5 2012 / No Comment / Read More »

Tomato Risotto »

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Tomato Risotto Ingredients: 50ml olive oil 50g butter 1 large onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 250g baby Rosa tomatoes, cut in half, drizzled with olive oil and 5g chopped rosemary and roasted on high heat for 4 minutes. 330g risotto 125ml dry white wine 900ml vegetable stock…

Jul 2 2012 / No Comment / Read More »
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Bushmills Challenge – Find the Craic »

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What a great day out with Bushmills on the 8th of December 2011. The two SA legends that won the Bushmills Challenge in Ireland brought…

Dec 14 2011 / No Comment / Read More »

125yrs of James Sedgwick and 20yrs of Andy Watts – our video review and distillery tour »

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Under blue African skies in what can be a very warm Wellington, the James Sedgwick distillery is a bit of an oasis. Dams and a…

Oct 13 2011 / No Comment / Read More »
Education PeatSakeFeature

For peat’s sake

“To sense peat in a whisky is to smell and taste the soil of Scotland, almost to take a bite out of the earth.” Richard Jones Just as the individual notes a musician picks out on a keyboard…

Jul 5 2012 / Read More »
Recipes

Cocktails – The Fab Four!

Penicillin   Ingredients: 50ml blended Scotch whisky 15ml peated whisky 25ml fresh lemon juice 25ml honey syrup 3 slices fresh ginger   Method: 1. Muddle the fresh ginger in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. 2.…

Nov 22 2012 / Read More »
Press Release monte-carlo

THE MONTE CARLO WHISKY CONFERENCE 2014

Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd November Commencing at the Oceanographic Museum, Monaco The Conference is one of the highlights of the Scottish weekend hosted by La Maison D’Ecosse, whose mission is the exchange of culture between…

Oct 10 2014 / Read More »
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THE MONTE CARLO WHISKY CONFERENCE 2014

Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd November Commencing at the Oceanographic Museum, Monaco The Conference is one of the highlights of the Scottish weekend hosted by La Maison D’Ecosse, whose mission is the exchange of culture between…

Oct 10 2014 / Read More »
Tastings

Whisky Tasting – Textured Individuality

Special Edition: Nov/Dec issue 2012 One thing is abundantly clear when it comes to whisky: there’s no such thing as right or wrong. Personal preference and individual choice are so very important in deciding what suits…

Nov 16 2012 / Read More »
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Bushmills Challenge – Find the Craic

What a great day out with Bushmills on the 8th of December 2011. The two SA legends that won the Bushmills Challenge in Ireland brought some of the fun home for us. Colum Egan, Master Distiller…

Dec 14 2011 / Read More »
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Men in Black – Blind Tasting

Four knowledgeable and trained palates. Four whiskies. Tasted blind. What happened? Pass any of them on the street and you wouldn’t afford them a second glance. Each is the proverbial “Joe Average”, the “guy next door”…

Jun 28 2012 / Read More »
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Our common ancestry – David Bullard on Whisky

Perhaps it was something to do with the popularity of Downton Abbey on TV but my nephew in London decided to give his mother (my sister) five hours of family tree research as a Christmas present.…

May 26 2012 / Read More »

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