The Macallan Fine Oak 18 Year

Single Malt

The Macallan // Highlands, Scotland

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 77 )

Part of The Macallan's Fine Oak series, this single malt Scotch whisky is triple cask matured for 18 years in specially selected oak casks: European sherry, American sherry, and American bourbon. As of fall 2017, this is now available in the US.

  • age
    18 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Single Malt
    Distilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
  • Cask Type
    European sherry, American sherry, and American bourbon oak casks

Tasting Notes

"A sweet and malty dram from Macallan. From the taste of it the vatting has a large proportion of American ex-bourbon casks in it. Aromas of honey, crème brûlée and traces of burlap. The palate shows a fair bit of wood, as well as bitter oranges and charred oak. It also has a sweeter side with raisins and vanilla. The finish is fairly fruity."

Score 83

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