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Tag Archives: Macallan

• Tequila Flavored With Wood Is The New Big Thing

Tequila Flavored With Wood Is The New Big Thing

With Cinco de Mayo drawing near, tequila consumption will be at an annual high this weekend and through Monday, but at the same time, there is a much publicized lime shortage nationwide and in Mexico hurting the margarita and cerveza businesses. That’s good news for the newest wave of ultra-premium tequilas, which allow you to […]

• Rare bottle of scotch selling for $17,000, helloooo, at COSTCO!

Rare bottle of scotch selling for $17,000, helloooo, at COSTCO!

When you go to Costco, you think about buying things like cereal in bulk, gallons of milk, or huge tubs of peanut butter. But in one Arizona Costco, you can buy a $17,000 bottle of Macallan 60 Years Old Single Malt. According to MyFoxPhoenix.com, only 400 bottles of the rare aged scotch whisky were made, and […]

• Oakley & Macallan Team Up To Design A Kickass Flask

Oakley & Macallan Team Up To Design A Kickass Flask

There was a day when a flask was a secret—something to be hidden in a deep coat pocket and sipped from covertly in the shadows. But thanks to recent collaboration between Oakley and The Macallan, the flask is no longer something to be concealed. It’s a loud, raucous, 21-and-over celebration of technical design and discerning […]

• Master of Malt releases four new single malt whiskies

Master of Malt releases four new single malt whiskies

Master of Malt, a UK-based online retailer of fine spirits, has released a series of four new single malt whiskies under a new independent bottling label ‘That Boutique-y Whisky Company.’ The new series of single malts are produced in small batches from hand-selected parcels of whiskey from each of the four distilleries in Ardbeg, Macallan, […]

• Top 10 Spirits to Sneak Into a Football Game in Your Flask

Top 10 Spirits to Sneak Into a Football Game in Your Flask

Let’s face it, the criteria for spirits changes considerably when you pour it into a flask and take it to a football game.  A flask full of Green Chartreuse would be awesome but it would be extremely painful if it got confiscated, and not everyone loves sipping extremely intense high proof liqueurs. What you drink […]

• Whisky whets investor thirst for ‘neat’ returns

Whisky whets investor thirst for ‘neat’ returns

Single malt Scotch whisky, the centuries old Scottish liquor, has emerged as an attractive investment over the last four years, analysts and industry experts say, with high demand for rare luxury bottles driving record-high auction prices. The recent opening of a lavish, Manhattan-based whisky club, and the $460,000 world auction record sale of the Macallan […]

• Robot pours whisky so you don’t have to

Robot pours whisky so you don’t have to

People tend to over-complicate things when it comes to drinking. Should you really do a beer bong when a cup works just as well and can be even faster? Do I really need a Siri and a remote control car to open my beer? The answer is obviously yes. Now you can add this whiskey […]

• Top 10 Chinese luxury liquor brands announced

Top 10 Chinese luxury liquor brands announced

While French spirits and wines lead the charge, a premium Guatemalan rum brand and a Scottish single malt producer have also been named among the top 10 luxury liquor brands in the world. In an awards ceremony dubbed the ‘Oscars’ of the luxury world held in Beijing, the World Luxury Association (WLA) announced the top […]

20K burning a hole in your pocket? Macallan single malt in Lalique makes a nice gift

20K burning a hole in your pocket? Macallan single malt in Lalique makes a nice gift

Famed Speyside distillery The Macallan and legendary crystal maker Lalique are coming out with their latest highly-prized collaboration in time for the holidays. The Macallan in Lalique Curiously Small Stills decanter, the fourth in the covetable series of single malt presentations, contains an exceptionally rare 60-year-old whisky. Limited to only 400 numbered pieces worldwide, with only 72 of […]

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• World’s Most Expensive Whisky at a Hotel in Beverly Hills. Where Else?!

World’s Most Expensive Whisky at a Hotel in Beverly Hills. Where Else?!

Montage Beverly Hills, the chic luxury hotel located in the famous Golden Triangle near Rodeo Drive, has launched a new lounge called £10 (Ten Pound), famed single malt distillery The Macallan’s only official outpost in the United States. £10 derives its name from the Scottish ten pound currency note which features a rendering of The […]

• Macallan sales drop-off in TR after age removal on label

Macallan sales drop-off in TR after age removal on label

The decision to withdraw age statements from The Macallan whiskies in travel retail has led to a significant drop-off in sales at World of Whiskies, according to a source at the store. The Edrington Group moved to withdraw age statements from The Macallan’s travel retail portfolio as it became apparent there was not enough stock […]

• 5 Macallan single malts have distinctive tastes. Taste here.

5 Macallan single malts have distinctive tastes. Taste here.

In the world of single malt Scotch, there are a few distilleries that stand above the others in the minds of many aficionados. Certainly, the Macallan is one of them. Elegant. Luxurious. Its product is sometimes called “the Cognac of single malts.” In an industry that typically ages its whiskies in used American Bourbon barrels, […]

• The Jewish Single Malt Whisky Society’s favorite whiskies of 2010

The Jewish Single Malt Whisky Society’s favorite whiskies of 2010

This is quite possibly one of the toughest posts I’ll do this year.  Being that in 2010 alone I reviewed over 200 whiskies; I’d say the choosing of the 11 whiskies below was uber-hard.  Thankfully it’s the first post of the year so it’s nice to get the hard schtuff out of the way The […]

• Line up for your bottle of 64 Yr Old Macallan Single Malt. Just $16,000 a bottle

Line up for your bottle of 64 Yr Old Macallan Single Malt. Just $16,000 a bottle

The Macallan is a famous distillery from Speyside. They have been known for releasing optimally aged whiskeys over the years. Their aging and blending process make the whisky something that the connoisseurs wait for. They are again producing an ultra exclusive limited edition bottles of precious whisky distilled in 1946. This is being done in […]

• Got $1.5 Mil for a bottle of Macallan Single Malt?

Got $1.5 Mil for a bottle of Macallan Single Malt?

If you missed out on the world’s most expensive bottle of whisky – the 64-year-old Macallan in Lalique Cire Perdue which was just auctioned off at Sotheby’s for a record breaking $460,000 – not to worry: for $1.5 million you can make that look like a mere bagatelle. Glossy chronicle of the filthy rich Robb […]