The Macallan Douglas Laing 25 Year Old 1978
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Speyside
  • Distillery The Macallan
  • Age 25 Year Old
  • Distillation date 1978
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Bottling date 2004
  • Alcohol 50%
  • Single cask? Yes
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • spicy
  • dried fruit
  • smoky
  • citrus
  • dark chocolate
  • caramel
  • sweet vanilla
  • sweet
  • sherry monster

The Macallan

Douglas Laing 25 Year Old 1978 (0.7l, 50%)
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If you know Macallan (which you do, of course), this bottle will read as the textbook definition of what makes the brand so darn spectacular. Distilled in October 1978 and bottled in August 2004 for Douglas Laings Old Cask Malt selection, this is the total embodiment of Macallan's golden drop.

One of only 230 bottles. A timeless Macallan classic worthy of your home bar.



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  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Speyside
  • Distillery The Macallan
  • Age 25 Year Old
  • Distillation date 1978
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Bottling date 2004
  • Alcohol 50%
  • Single cask? Yes
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
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  • spicy
  • dried fruit
  • smoky
  • citrus
  • dark chocolate
  • caramel
  • sweet vanilla
  • sweet
  • sherry monster
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It's unknown where the Macallan name comes from, but there are a few possibilities circling around. The most popular one is that it comes from two words in the Gallic language. “Magh” which refers to a fertile piece of ground and “Eilean” which curiously enough means, “of Saint Fillans.” Over time “Magh Eilean” became Anglicised as Macallan.
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
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.
Macallan is a popular choice among the younger Whisky drinking crowd and they do a lot of marketing activities to keep in touch with them. In 2016, they created a Facebook chatbot that answered questions about the brand and its Whiskies.
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.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
It's unknown where the Macallan name comes from, but there are a few possibilities circling around. The most popular one is that it comes from two words in the Gallic language. “Magh” which refers to a fertile piece of ground and “Eilean” which curiously enough means, “of Saint Fillans.” Over time “Magh Eilean” became Anglicised as Macallan.
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
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.
Macallan is a popular choice among the younger Whisky drinking crowd and they do a lot of marketing activities to keep in touch with them. In 2016, they created a Facebook chatbot that answered questions about the brand and its Whiskies.
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.
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