The Macallan is pouring five of its rarest vintages—the 12 Year, 15 Year, 17 Year, 18 Year, and 21 Year—for an exclusive whisky tasting at the Hotel Bel-Air.
Glenfiddich 50 Year Old, one of the rarest single-malt whiskies ever released by the scotch distillery, will be available to taste for one night only, Wednesday, September 4, at t
Of all the countless classifications of spirits, those with the widest spectrum of flavors are the single-malt whiskies from Scotland.
Back in 1998, The Dalmore became the first distillery to create a single-malt scotch specifically for cigar smokers.
Little has changed since William Grant & Sons, now one of Scotland’s few remaining family-owned distillers, built The Balvenie distillery in 1892.
The Macallan has commissioned photographer Annie Leibovitz to create a series of photos inspired by four rare single-cask whiskies—drawn from the distillery’s oldest maturing blen
Highland Park, located on the Orkney Islands, was once a favored haunt of the Vikings.
Most single-malt Scotch is aged in either ex-bourbon barrels or sherry casks, or a combination of both.
Since 1994, under the guidance of Dr.
Three bottles of the recently released Mackinlay’s Rare Old Highland Malt Whisky 1907 are included in the Alfred Dunhill Antarctic Whisky Cabinet (
Be forewarned: this is not your typical Laphroaig, an Islay single malt usually known for its rock ’em–sock ’em, heavily iodined smoky characteristics.
When it comes to single malt, most people think of the Scottish Highlands. However, Scotland’s three remaining Lowland distilleries typically produce much gentler whiskies.
Those who favor ice in their Scotch will no doubt find a kinship with this replicated bottle of Mackinlay’s Rare Old Highland Malt Whisky, the spirit Irish explorer Sir Ernest Sha
When the famous Highland distillery of Glen Garioch (pronounced “Glen Geery”) was mothballed in 1995 after 198 years of operation, it ended a legacy of producing lightly peated, h
With Johnnie Walker’s first release since launching its top-of-the-line Blue Label King George V edition in 2007, the blended-Scotch-whisky maker is taking new strides.
If the taste of a whisky literally reflected the topography of the place where it was made, then one would expect a dram of Laphroaig to be lean, even austere.
Highland Park, the northernmost distillery in Scotlan
One has to admire the “out-of-the-snifter” approach of Courvoisier
Tasting Notes Smooth and balanced, with aromas of stone fruit, creamy marzipan, nuts, and chocolate-orange.
Tasting Notes This 40-year-old Highland Park selection, bottled at a cask strength of 40.7 percent, offers a nose of honey and sweet bramble.
Tasting Notes Glenlivet’s trademark honey and floral nuances are heightened by rich sherry undertones of fruit and spice.
Tasting Notes While the regular Johnnie Walker Blue Label combines rich and luxurious fruitcake and cream flavors, this special edition of Blue Label King George V is more restrained, more layere
Tasting Notes This is a muscular single malt, with layer upon layer of complexities, including red berries, oranges, lemon, nuts, and cedar.
Tasting Notes Surprisingly sweet, with an underlying fistful of smokiness and spicy fruit. One of the most elegant expressions of Ardbeg
Tasting Notes This 45-year-old single malt develops in the glass like a fine vintage port, revealing floral notes and profound flavors of exotic fruit, creamy vanilla, and walnut.
Tasting Notes A bouquet of botanical and floral notes perfectly complements the juniper, light fruit, and lemon-peel flavors, while a sustained, spicy finish adds great complexity to this well-in
Tasting Notes The flavors are luscious and youthful, redolent of tropical fruit, honey, and vanilla.
Tasting Notes This very limited-edition single malt carries deep notes of exotic dried fruits with a wonderfully soft, spicy finish with lingering touches of citrus.
Tasting Notes Distinct cucumbers, plus rose petals and citrus peels. Worth Knowing A gin for people who don’t like gin. No juniper here; don’t even add vermouth.
Tasting Notes Full, rich, syrupy sherry brimming with spicy citrus and raisins.