Macallan Masters Decanter Series + Rare Cask

Thanks to my wife for taking the pictures. As part of the Toronto Whisky Society I was invited to take part in a Macallan Master Decanter Series tasting. While I try to keep any bias from affecting the below reviews, I am human, therefore feel free to tell me I suck multiple times. Well, it wasn’t all of the Master Decanter Series. You see there’s the Macallan Rare Cask,… Continue reading Macallan Masters Decanter Series + Rare Cask

Event Recap: Macallan & Highland Park tasting with Cameron Millar

We recently had an event with Cameron Millar, the brand ambassador for Edrington in Eastern Canada and tasted some fantastic drams. We both brought a few bottles we had gathered,  leading to a great tasting including a number of limited editions and since delisted bottlings including: The Naked Grouse The Macallan Edition No. 2 The Macallan Edition No. 3 The Macallan Classic Cut Highland Park … Continue reading Event Recap: Macallan & Highland Park tasting with Cameron Millar

Macallan Edition No .1 & Macallan Edition No .2 & Macallan Edition No .3

Thanks to /u/scotchchick & /u/distillasian & /u/smokedherring for the samples. I’ll admit that I have a bit of a sample issue. In that, I have so many samples that my diamond studded mansion has trouble housing them all. Get it? Because it’s a first world problem and I feel guilty mentioning it! What having too many samples and too much respect for my liver does is I miss out on new… Continue reading Macallan Edition No .1 & Macallan Edition No .2 & Macallan Edition No .3

Macallan Classic Cut

Macallan Classic Cut 2017, 58.4% ABV, $75 USD Nose: Sherry and oak off the top, grape soda, grape Kool Aid powder, oranges, and chocolate orange. Taste: Oak, spice, oranges, fudge, milk chocolate, hazel nuts, grape popsicle. Finish:  Medium/long, slightly hot, milk chocolate, oak and grape notes linger. Thoughts: You get a little of what Macallan Cask Strength gives you. The Macallan character is in there, … Continue reading Macallan Classic Cut

Toronto Whisky Society’s Whiskies of the Year 2017

2017 was a great year for the Toronto Whisky Society (TWS), between hosting a number of wonderful tastings, visiting distilleries, reviewing whiskies, and of course all the great social events with members. It would be a waste to have all these great whisky lovers and not ask them for their whiskies of the year! Read below to see what whiskies were the highlights for a … Continue reading Toronto Whisky Society’s Whiskies of the Year 2017