Whisky

Luxury

What is it really like inside the VIP?

Steve Colquhoun Does true VIP treatment at a top nightclub live up to its extravagant promise?

Liquor limits

Hip highballs curb Japan's whisky shipments

Scotch in a glass.

Japan's unquenchable thirst for highballs has forced domestic whisky giant Suntory Holdings to limit shipments of its most popular brand of the amber liquid.

Culture

Licence to drink

Daniel Craig as James Bond

Stephen Lacey What is it about fictional spies and bending the elbow?

All Men Are Liars

The ladder of addiction

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Sam de Brito At what point does the odd sneaky dabble in your chosen vice become a destructive habit?

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All Men Are Liars

CSI suburbia

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Sam de Brito What cringeable crumbs of evidence would crime scene investigators find in your home?

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Men at risk

The dangerous quest for an 'ideal' body

ideal body

Luke Malone Suffering in silence... when does a fitness regime tip over into an obsession?

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The last six

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Sam de Brito If you're a regular reader of this blog, you'll know this was the year I became a fat person - and what a joyous experience it's been watching my body's portions super-size ...

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Man about town

Secret haunts of a male shopper

men's business

James Smith Among the rows of boutiques, jewellers, beauticians, haberdasheries, milliners and shoe shops aimed at the fairer sex, there are a brave few that cater for men.

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New brews

You feeling lucky, punk?

Beer bottles.

Willie Simpson A young duo from Scotland have put some excitement and intrigue back into the industry.

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Cheesy pairing

Dairy with a dram

Whisky in a glass.

Sally Gudgeon Cheese and whisky work well together when you find a good pair.

Rescue mission

Lost scotch on ice

Sean Nicholls & Jessica Mahar Two crates of a rare old brand of whisky are on the radar for a team of New Zealanders, who plan to drill for it in Antarctica next year.

Whisky galore

Limited additions

Shane Kalloglian.

Sally Gudgeon Collecting rare whiskies can prove to be a lucrative investment.