The Classic Cask Macallan 21 Year 1995

January 30, 2018

Tasting notes: The Classic Cask Macallan 21 Year 1995 opens with crystallized honeycomb and crystallized lemon rind made into soap, then coated with caramel and extract of [...]

The Macallan Edition No. 2

March 23, 2017

Tasting notes: If a bystander could read my mind after nosing this dram, he or she would see fat, bubbly letters spelling out “round.”  In that same thought bubble, the [...]

The The Macallan 12 Double Cask

February 18, 2017

Tasting notes: The Macallan 12 Double Cask noses like a new sponge (no scrubber side) used to sop up a spilt Oloroso and mop up burnt brownie crust crumbs from a late Friday [...]

The Macallan Edition No. 1

October 5, 2016

Tasting notes: In Churchillian fashion, I relay this sesquipedalian missive to my amanuensis while I luxuriate in my bath. This imperishable distillation swirls languidly in [...]

The The Macallan 15 Fine Oak

July 26, 2014

Tasting notes: “The nose is nothing if not Fuji apples sautéed in ghee on woodblocks once used by Hokusai for printmaking.  They are served with a tall glass of wheat [...]

The Macallan Gold

February 1, 2014

Tasting notes: The nose on this dram is very fine, though perhaps short of rich.  I’ll take that trade-off, though.  Notes of high school wood shop, of art class on [...]

The SMWS 24.122

August 24, 2012

[This is the third of many shorter reviews we’re posting on current Scotch Malt Whisky Society offerings (and we’re working in some Lo-Mob photographic effects [...]
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