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Macallan 1964 25 Year Old


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@BonnieMacReview by @BonnieMac

18th Feb 2011


Macallan 1964 25 Year Old
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This is wonderful! The first thing I smelled was the freshly torched sugar on creme brulee, with vanilla and slight licorice?? lavender??? -- I am having a hard time placing it exactly-- scent. Also, reminiscent of pancakes with butter and maple syrup on a sunny Sunday morning.

The sipping went to syrupy and strong with light smoke and caramel, but not sickeningly sweet. There might have been a bit of coffee or cocoa, something to offset the sweetness. The finish lingered and coated my tongue.


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jdcook commented

Sounds divine, and after your review of the Glenmorangie Signet, when my usual retailer had a $100 off sale ($175 instead of $275), I jumped at it. Not sure if I'll ever get a chance to get my hands on the Macallan1964 though!!!

13 years ago 0

dramsam commented

i opened a bottle i'd held onto for ten years, on my 65th birthday i did the deed and to my astonishment, i found it to be very nice indeed but sadly, not as full flavoured as the 18yr Sherry cask..i'm not saying it was a bad dram but it clouded with the addition of a drop of water. the taste was slightly improved by the water but after a couple more, i negated the water and it was much better. i have recently opened a bottle of MacAllan ruby which is think is very much akin to the 18yr sherry cask, Have you tried it?

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