Posts Tagged “Macallan”

Kicking off Whisky Live Tel Aviv with the Macallan Fine Oak 21

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Kicking off Whisky Live Tel Aviv with the Macallan Fine Oak 21

The three day Whisky Live Tel Aviv is kicking off today, with a nice selection of whiskys and some really interesting masterclasses, including a sold out “Macallan Tea Party” with the always informative and entertaining Patsy Christie featuring the Macallan Fine Oak 18-21-25, Dom Roskrow who’ll be delivering two masterclasses, one on new world whisky…

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A very curious Macallan Tasting in Tel Aviv – and the Macallan Sherry Oak 12 and Fine Oak 12 Going Head to Head

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A very curious Macallan Tasting in Tel Aviv – and the Macallan Sherry Oak 12 and Fine Oak 12 Going Head to Head

We’ve all been to countless whisky tastings, and they’re mostly good, some because of the presentation, and some despite it. But Macallan’s ambassador to the Middle East, ┬áPatsy Christie, together with Shachaf Koren of Israel’s Edrington Group’s importer Akkerman, had a whole new experience in store for a group of 14 of Israel’s whisky aficionados….

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Macallan Ruby – The Modern Take on the Classic Sherry Macallans of Old

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Macallan Ruby – The Modern Take on the Classic Sherry Macallans of Old

Tomorrow I’ll be celebrating my birthday, and start my 46th orbit around our local star. Incidentally, my birthday dram (to be reviewed tomorrow) will also be my 500th single malt. In the meantime, we’ll be closing out my 45th year with a review of the Macallan Ruby. The Macalla Ruby is comprised of 100% first…

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The Third Rung in the 1824 Range and the Best of them – Macallan Sienna Whisky Tasting Notes

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The Third Rung in the 1824 Range and the Best of them – Macallan Sienna Whisky Tasting Notes

The third expression in the 1824 series is the Sienna. The Sienna has more European oak and more first fill American oak than the Amber and the Gold. We’re not at 100% first fill sherry, but we’re getting there. The casks are sherry seasoned with Oloroso Sherry. It’s worth noting that these casks were never…

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Macallan Amber: Rung 2 in the 1824 Series and a Look at Macallan’s Expansion Plans

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Macallan Amber: Rung 2 in the 1824 Series and a Look at Macallan’s Expansion Plans

The Amber is the second rung up in the 1824 range. In this expression, second fill sherry casks still get mixed in, and the casks are a combination of American and European oak casks. I mentioned that this series is to honor of the new distillery that will replace the current facility. The current Macallan…

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