A benchmark: not just for Macallan, but for aged whisky everywhere. Sets the standard for sherried Speysides to aspire to. 'Best Malt in the World': The Macallan 18 years old, Whisky Magazine, June 2004
The latest vintage of Macallan 18yo is from 1991. A benchmark: not just for Macallan, but for aged whisky everywhere. Sets the standard for sherried Speysides to aspire to. 'Best Malt in the World': The Macallan 18 years old, Whisky Magazine, June 2004
This 1965 vintage whisky was distilled at Glencadam distillery. Specially selected by Gordon & Macphail, after 18 years of maturation, for their Connoisseurs Choice series. We can't get enough of these old-style brown labels.
A 1980 vintage whisky from Dallas Dhu, since closed and turned into a museum of distilling, from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. Distilled in February of that year and matured for 18 years it has kept an incredibly high strength of 65.1%, which makes one wonder at what strength it went into the cask...
A richly coloured whisky from Glendullan, selected by the distillery manager and originally given as a present to the friends and employees of the distillery. This one went out into the world in November 1989 and only a few remain undrunk.
The 2006 release of 18 year old Macallan. The whisky was distilled in 1988 and earlier. This was part of the annual release which showed off the style of this classically sherried Speyside malt superbly.
The 2004 release of Macallan 18 year old. Aged exclusively in sherry casks, this is blended from whiskies distilled in 1986 and in earlier years. The archetypal sherried Speyside, this has notes of spice and orange.
This was the 4th single cask that the Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottled from North Port (aka Brechin). The distillery closed in 1983, making bottlings highly sought after. This has notes of vanilla ice cream and tangerines.
The 2003 release of Macallan 18 year old. A blend of whiskies distilled in 1985 and in earlier years. Macallan is the quintessential collectors' Speyside and this release has notes of cinnamon and clove.
A flat bottle of Balvenie Classic from the 1980s. This bottling states its age of 18 years on the wax seal at the base of the neck. This is one of the rarer versions of these very collectable Balvenies.