The Macallan 12 Year Old Triple Cask Matured
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Speyside
  • Distillery The Macallan
  • Age 12 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Maturation European and American Sherry-seasoned oak & ex-Bourbon casks
  • Alcohol 40%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • oak
  • sherry
  • vanilla
  • melon
  • spicy
  • citrus
  • spicy fruit
  • lemon
  • nutmeg

The Macallan

12 Year Old Triple Cask Matured (0.75l, 40%)
Price $82.99

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Character Goatson
Three barrels, one incredible Scotch blend.

Founded in 1824, The Macallan is one of the "Big 3" Single Malts in Scotland. Fortunately, they have achieved this scale without sacrificing quality. A change in UK labeling laws aced them out of their "Speyside" designation. But just because the British Parliament gerrymandered the "official" boundaries doesn’t mean Whisky-lovers have to pay any attention.

Their achievements are numerous — including setting the record price ever paid at auction for a single bottle of Scotch. They produce a very broad range of world-class Single Malt Whiskies that have a huge global following.

The Macallan Triple Cask range (previously known as The Fine Oak) is created by the masters blending an intricate combination of different casks: European and American Sherry-seasoned oak and ex-Bourbon casks. What we get is a complex and rich harmony of various wood influences. Speaking of wood, The Macallan is the only distillery crafting fresh Sherry-seasoned casks in the world, so this Spirit is unique as hell. Twelve years in those casks made this Scotch light and zesty with a smooth character teeming with flavors and aromas of citrus, fresh oak, nutmeg and some vanilla delicacy. 
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Speyside
  • Distillery The Macallan
  • Age 12 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Maturation European and American Sherry-seasoned oak & ex-Bourbon casks
  • Alcohol 40%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Rich straw

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Complex aromas of vanilla, melon and lemon.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Citrus-forward palate with a company of vanilla, nutmeg and toasted oak.

Finish
Long oaky and spicy finish with a fruity outro of melon and papaya. 
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  • oak
  • sherry
  • vanilla
  • melon
  • spicy
  • citrus
  • spicy fruit
  • lemon
  • nutmeg
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
The Macallan Speyside estate is the only distillery ground in Scotland where you can fish for atlantic salmon. It sits right on the River Spey and from February to September is the perfect location for some salmon fishing.
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
The Macallan Speyside estate is the only distillery ground in Scotland where you can fish for atlantic salmon. It sits right on the River Spey and from February to September is the perfect location for some salmon fishing.
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
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