The Macallan Rare Cask Batch No.1 (2018 Release)
The Macallan // Highlands, Scotland
The Macallan has relaunched and repackaged the Rare Cask series which was first introduced in 2014. This collection will now feature both batch and year release with 2018 expecting two more releases. Subsequent years will feature four batches per year. The Rare Cask series features both American and European oak sherry seasoned casks with a high proportion of them being first-fill. Single malt from approximately 50 sherry butts will be used in per batch. The Macallan Rare Cask Batch No.1 (2018 Release) is available beginning September 2018.
Single MaltDistilled 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 TypeAmerican and European sherry seasoned oak butts