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Malt Madness on the WayBackMachine

Around the year 1997, the Malt Maniacs whisky
community started to coalesce around the site.
The Malt Maniacs Archives cover 1997 to 2011.
In 2007, Serge Valentin added his Whiskyfun
site to form an unholy trinity of whisky sites.

The complete reconstruction of the website will
take many more months. Follow me on Twitter
for updates on the progress on various fronts...

2015 saw the 20th jubilee of the MM website.
It was time for a major reconstruction effort to
make sure that Malt Madness remains surfable
in the foreseeable future. Some older pages may
be off-line for a while, but fortunately there’s...

January 1, 2015 - A very happy new year!
This website will be turning 20 years old in 2015.
Malt Madness is in a decrepit state right now, but
an almost complete recovery looks quite feasible.

December 31, 2014 - The Malt Maniacs Archives
have been recovered and expanded, but the work
is not quite finished yet. I need to get the Malt
Madness site up and running again first...

February 1, 2014 - Remember when I retired
from the Malt Maniacs collective? Well, I still feel
responsible for the old content (1997 to 2011).
So, the Malt Maniacs Archives have been rebuilt.

After taking a break from Facebook for two
years I’ve returned to that strange medium too...

December 24, 2014 - The damage of the crash
was quite extensive, but a full recovery looks
quite feasible. The old Distillery Data section
and the map have been mostly repaired.

The first pages of Malt Madness were published
in 1995 by yours truly, Johannes van den Heuvel
and it has grown quite a bit since the olden days.
After loitering around GeoCities for a while, the
site found a home on www.maltmadness.com
and it has kept on growing there ever since...

VIEW OLDER TWEETS BY MOVING YOUR MOUSE
OVER THE TWEET FEED AND SCROLLING DOWN.

December 15, 2014 - Fate has farted in my face
once more. Some style sheets cascaded all across
‘Ye Olde Syte’ - so many pages are now difficult to
read. It looks like repairs will take a few months.

Malt Madness is not suitable for mobile malt lovers yet...

 

Well, actually... The whisky news page is not
updated daily, but I’ll try to post interesting or
entertaining stuff in the tweet feed (above) and
on the Malt Madness Facebook page regularly.
As far as fresh and refreshed pages on MM go,
here are the most recent changes & additions:

 

April 5, 2015 - Happy Easter everybody!
The 10 chapters of the Beginner’s Guide have
now been completely reconstructed. It took me
3 months, so it’s time for a leisurely break...

August 18, 2015 - I am very happy to report
that Malt Madness is back-on-line! thanks to our
new Whiskyfun ‘shirt sponsor’. In due time, MM
should be fully restored and upgraded...

September 27, 2015 - The Malt Madness site
has found a new sponsor in Bartels Whisky from
the UK.  But the pace of the reconstruction might
also depend on the amount of feedback I get...

October 7, 2015 - Still trying to get all my facts
straight for the Distillery Fact Sheet 0.9 (PDF);
Daftmill is added to the active distilleries and
Bladnoch is listed as “inactive” (for now).

January 1, 2016 - Happy new year everybody!
Progress with the reconstruction is still slowed
down because of SSL/https issues, but at least
the updated Scotch whisky industry list is live.

June 21, 2016 - The good news is that a few
fresh distillery profiles are on-line. The bad news
is that the old profiles will look like crap again
until the refreshed profile is done...

October 5, 2016 - I’m afraid that you’ll have
to endure some broken links for a while longer
but I’ve added a whisky news page and there
now is a Malt Madness page on Facebook too.

BEGINNER’S GUIDE
Guide to the Guide  (helping you through the BG)
Chapter 2: Vocabulary  (words & abbreviations)
Chapter 5: Maturation  (oak, time and stuff...)
Debunker Bunker  (a work in progress for now)
Whisky Label Inspector  (how to read the label)

GENERAL PAGES
Introduction  (mostly about Malt Madness)
Sitemap  (to help you find your way around)

Scotch Whisky Industry  (by ownership)
Whisky Bottlers  (the main bottlers of Scotch)
Whisky Brands  (most Scotch whisky brands)

DISTILLERY DATA
Distillery Overview  |  New Distillery Projects
Database  |  Scotland  |  Scotch Whisky Regions
Aberfeldy  |  Aberlour  |  Abhainn Dearg
Ailsa Bay  |  Allt-A-Bhainne  |  Ardbeg  |  Ardmore
Arran  |  Auchentoshan  |  Auchroisk  |  Aultmore
Balblair  |  Balmenach  |  Balvenie  |  Banff  |  ...
As well as:  Cameronbridge  |  Daftmill  |  Girvan
Invergordon  |  Loch Lomond  |  North British
Scapa  |  Starlaw  |  Strathclyde  |  ...

WHISKY LEXICON
The letter ‘B’  (from barley to butt)
The letter ‘C’  (from
casks to coopers)
The letter ‘D’  (from Daftmill to Dumbuck)
The letter ‘E’  (from Echlinville to the Excise Act)
The letter ‘F’  (from feints to foreshots)

LIQUID LOG
Due to the massive website crash of Christmas
2014 I had to pretty much abandon my blog for
a while, but I hope to pick it up again soon.

October 4, 2015 - It’s ‘World Animal Day’, so
here’s something I’ve learned. While it’s funny to
watch your dog act funny on Bailey’s (they love
the stuff), alcohol is VERY dangerous for dogs.

December 23, 2016 - Judging by the updates
to this column little has been happening on MM,
but the Lexicon has been expanded quite a bit.
It now covers the letters A-F. Twenty more to go.

 

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