About


We love well made, thoughtfully crafted spirits. We travel the world to visit their makers and explore their terroir, and after years of doing so we look forward to sharing their stories with like-minded readers. If that means you, then we assume that you, too, enjoy the spirited life intelligently and in moderation; that you have a respect and appreciation for artisanal pursuits and craftsmanship; and that you believe that tradition still has a place in our digital world, and gives meaning to our modern lives.

We are not a traditional publishing house so we didn’t get the memo that print is dead. We believe it has a bright future for what we call ‘passion publications’, such as Distilled, borne of enthusiasm and a desire to independently showcase the creative work of the professionals you’ll find in our pages.

We invite you to mute your phone and put down your tablet to enjoy a quiet, unhurried moment reading through our pages. All the features you will find are original, specially commissioned for Distilled, and cannot be found online.

This hopefully answers any questions about a digital version.

In Praise of Distilled…

“Fantastic!!! A great selection of writers and I loved the chance to read and learn a few new things not just about the whisky industry but other spirits as well.”

— Ian Logan, International Brand Ambassador, The Glenlivet

“Really impressive… a beautiful magazine with a gentle, engaging, quietly erudite editorial tone of voice – congratulations!”

— John Glaser, Compass Box Whisky

“I hate the ‘world class’ expression but this time it belongs: excellent writing, great variety of topics, and a beautiful lay-out.”

— Billy Munnelly, Billy’s Best Bottles

“Brilliant how you’ve pulled together all those angles on distilled spirits – long live real print mags!”

— Glenn S., Scotland

“Very stylish and classy and the content is great as well – very smart to look beyond just Scotch malt whisky. The photography is beautiful too! A job very well done.”

— Johannes, www.maltmadness.com

“I love the magazine! Looks great and it’s exciting to see it out!”

— Chip Tate, Tate & Company Distillery

“To sum, it was a joy to read. The time, labour and collaboration to get something like this to print must be immense. The dedication shows in the pages.”

— Ajay B., Canada