Posts Tagged “Macallan”

Macallan 1824 Series: The Macallan Gold Whisky Tasting Notes

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Macallan 1824 Series: The Macallan Gold Whisky Tasting Notes

This past week The Edrington Group  announced that work has begun on Macallan’s new £100 million distillery. To honor that, I’ll dedicate this week to Macallan. But I’ll start with a disclaimer: I’m not a huge Macallan fan and have never been. The Macallan isn’t even in my top 10 distilleries, nevertheless, Macallan used to be a standard…

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Battle of the Monsters: Macallan Sherry Oak 18 vs. Glendronach 18 Allardice – Guest Post by Jun Nunez

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Battle of the Monsters: Macallan Sherry Oak 18 vs. Glendronach 18 Allardice – Guest Post by Jun Nunez

I have to admit that I love heavily sherried whiskies. The Macallan is usually my go to whisky but in the past few years I have learned to appreciate the beauty of Glendronach. Here are my tasting notes on two 18 year old from two very respected distilleries. Macallan 18 Sherry Oak (43% ABV) Glendronach 18 Allardice (46%…

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The “est” Factor in Whisky Stills: Tallest, Shortest and Slowest

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The “est” Factor in Whisky Stills: Tallest, Shortest and Slowest

I’m a very curious person. In fact, ever since I was a kid, this was one of the most commonly used adjectives to describe me. So naturally, I love comparisons. In particular, stills fascinate me, and I want to share some of that awe, so what could be more fun than asking about the “est”…

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