REGULARS SPY DISPATCHES 6 The pick of the news and happenings EVENTS 8 The dates you need for your diary from the Whisky Live network around the world DAVE BROOM 10 His take on life, the universe and the spirit we love THOUGHTS FROM... 11 Our network of correspondents give their views
INSIDER PRODUCTION 28 Charles Cowdery looks at development of the sour mash process DISTILLERY FOCUS 30 BARTON 1792 DISTILLERY Our man visits this recently revitalised distillery close to Bardstown, Kentucky DISTILLERY FOCUS 34 MACKMYRA DISTILLERY Martine Nouet looks at the development plans for Sweden’s foremost distillery DISAPPEARING BLENDS 38 Gavin D. Smith looks at the world of blends TRAVEL RETAIL 39 Joe Bates heads to the spiritual home of duty free COCKTAILS 40 Naren Young investigates the use of white whiskey in reinventing classic cocktails
FLAVOUR FOOD 52 Charles Cowdery discovers the fine dining opportunities in Kentucky are increasing NEW RELEASES 56 A round up of the latest bottlings with extensive tasting notes from our tasting team
NIGHTCAP LITERATURE 70 Jefferson Chase reviews another whisky tome PEAT AND JACK 71 Whisky cartoon times from Serge Valentin JOHN ROSE 72 Your questions answered and investment ideas WHISKY MAGAZINE INDEX 74 The movers and shakers at the auctions contents
The dynamics of dynasty 12 We investigate whether being family owned is the secret to success
A singular idea 24 Mark Gillespie gets to grip Buffalo Trace’s mighty maturation experiment
The first lady of Bourbon 22 Liza Weisstuch talks to Peggy Noe Stevens about women and Bourbon
A drinker’s guide to London 44 The best places to drink in the English capital and a look at the nation’s distilling revolution
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