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  • Batch 77 Batch 77 Batch 77 New Whiskies 06 January 2017

    Batch 77

    New year, new whiskies, including a 23-year-old Ardbeg and a trio aged in Ukrainian wine casks.

  • Rare batch 15 Rare batch 15 Rare batch 15 Rare bottlings 03 January 2017

    Rare batch 15

    All Ardbegs, including two 27-year-old Old Malt Cask bottlings, plus a 32-year-old release.

  • The Whisky Virgin’s drams of 2016 The Whisky Virgin’s drams of 2016 The Whisky Virgin’s drams of 2016 Themed tastings 29 December 2016

    The Whisky Virgin’s drams of 2016

    In a year of discovery, there were three whiskies that really captivated our street-wise novice.

  • Whiskies of the Year 2016: Richard’s picks Whiskies of the Year 2016: Richard’s picks Whiskies of the Year 2016: Richard’s picks Themed tastings 28 December 2016

    Whiskies of the Year 2016: Richard’s picks

    Smoke is the overriding theme as our magazine editor picks his three stand-out whiskies of 2016.

  • Luc Timmermans, Glenfarclas Luc Timmermans, Glenfarclas Luc Timmermans, Glenfarclas The collectors 09 January 2017

    Luc Timmermans, Glenfarclas

    A chance encounter with a knowledgeable bartender was the beginning of a life-long love for whisky.

  • Phil Thompson, Dornoch Castle Hotel Phil Thompson, Dornoch Castle Hotel Phil Thompson, Dornoch Castle Hotel The collectors 17 November 2016

    Phil Thompson, Dornoch Castle Hotel

    How a memorable Macallan sparked a passion for rare whiskies – especially those of a certain age.

  • Willie Cochrane, Jura Willie Cochrane, Jura Willie Cochrane, Jura Five minutes with... 09 November 2016

    Willie Cochrane, Jura

    From taking a prince to the pub to hosting weddings at home, Willie Cochrane has many tales to tell.

  • Susan Morrison, Scotch Whisky Experience Susan Morrison, Scotch Whisky Experience Susan Morrison, Scotch Whisky Experience Five minutes with... 20 October 2016

    Susan Morrison, Scotch Whisky Experience

    What started as a part-time student job evolved into a life-long passion for Scotch whisky.

  • Thoughts on Hogmanay Thoughts on Hogmanay Thoughts on Hogmanay The way I see it... 31 December 2016

    Thoughts on Hogmanay

    As 2016 passes, let’s explore the roots of New Year celebrations – and how times have changed.

  • All that’s wrong with sulphur in whisky All that’s wrong with sulphur in whisky All that’s wrong with sulphur in whisky The way I see it... 14 December 2016

    All that’s wrong with sulphur in whisky

    Much like Marmite, sulphur-based aromas such as struck matches leave whisky drinkers divided.

  • Deciphering age statements, NAS and vintages Deciphering age statements, NAS and vintages Deciphering age statements, NAS and vintages The whisky virgin 12 December 2016

    Deciphering age statements, NAS and vintages

    How old’s that whisky? Does it matter? Numbers have got the Whisky Virgin’s head in a spin.

  • Puzzled by whisky casks Puzzled by whisky casks Puzzled by whisky casks The whisky virgin 10 November 2016

    Puzzled by whisky casks

    There’s considerable confusion surrounding cask types, as the Whisky Virgin discovers this week.

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