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Macallan Cask Strength Scotch – Review

Macallan Cask Strength

The Macallan Cask Strength Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky 120.2 Proof Price Point: $50 – $60 for 750 ML Distiller: The Macallan Distillers Ltd.   Background If you’ve been keeping score on my reviews, you know that I really like cask strength whiskeys.  Glenlivet Nàdurra, Abraham Bowman, George T. Stagg all share that quality and all …

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Does Higher Alcohol Content Mean More Value?

Macallan 12 Year Old Scotch Detail

I wrote a post a little while back called “The Truth About Proof”, which (if you read it) would lead you to believe that more alcohol means more flavor.  But, in my opinion there’s much more to it than that. Considering that very few, if any, whiskeys are extracted from the cask at the standard …

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