The Macallan

The Macallan Edition No 4 (Review)

The Macallan Edition 4 from Speyside (Sherry Cask Single Malt Scotch Whisky Limited Edition Dram Bottle Scotland Tasting Notes)

I have a special relationship with The Macallan’s annual Edition series. My first-ever sip, I took in April 2018. Back then, Edition No 2 marked the epic finale of the complimentary tasting that followed up on the distillery tour. It was one of the last tours through the old production halls. (more…)

The Six Pillars Tour at The Macallan Distillery (Tour)

The Six Pillars Tour at The Macallan Distillery (Single Malt Speyside Scotch Whisky Experience)

“This spirit can restore you / It’s the finest I have seen / With my own eyes / With my own eyes,” sings whisky bard Robin Laing in his beautiful piece “Macallan” from the acclaimed “Whisky For Breakfast” album. While I have already seen the cherished Speyside distillery’s excellent product (more…)

BorderShop Whisky Festival 2017 incl. Highland Park & Macallan masterclass (Event)

Whisky & Festival 2017 incl. Highland Park & Macallan Masterclass (Single Malt Scotch Whisky Highlands Viking Sherry Cask Event)

Taking place bi-annually at the gargantuan BorderShop in Puttgarden on the peninsula of Fehmarn, Scandlines’ Whisky & Festival is easily one of my favorite drink and spirit fairs out there. The location is mindboggling, the atmosphere is fantastic and the prices are unbelievable (more…)

6 incredible XOP Whiskies by Douglas Laing, pt. 1 (Review Flight)

Xtra Old Particular by Douglas Laing (Single Malt Grain Scotch Whisky North British Littlemill Macallan Cask)

When picking a whisky, the mere age of the distillate is hardly ever the key criteria on which I base my decision. Having already enjoyed more than just a few NAS bottlings and youngsters of exceptional quality, I have learned that there are beautiful whiskies of all ages (more…)