Macallan Cask Strength (bottled 2007)
Added on Saturday, Sep 15, 2007 at 11:36 AM
  Bottler: OB
  Age: N/A Type: Scotch
  Vintage: N/A Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 57.70 % Region: Speyside
  Price: $55 Availability: Wide
Member Ratings and Notes
Chris
 
Sherry and chocolate nose. Sherry, sherry, sherry, yum. One dimensional, but it's got that one thing right.
Adam
 
Nose yells sherry. Palate is sherry sherry sherry. One-note and overwhelming in that regard, but that regard is very good.
DW
 
Slightly sweet, woody nose. I realize this is cask strength, but the alcohol really overpowers this one, there's just not enough else going on here to provide balance. Water is a must, and does reveal the malt and sweetness one associates with Macallan. Overall it's pretty good, I just can't think of a compelling reason to seek it out; there are so many more interesting or well-balanced options.
CF
 
N: Sherry, pleasant. T: Bold, tasty, honey. F: Hot, nutmeg, oaky.
JH
 
Caramel nose, heavy syrupy caramel taste. Candy, Mmmm. Warm and soothing, finish that coats the throat with a layer of delicious lacquer.
PD
 
Molasses-y.
AS
 
Strong, sweet, spice, clove, sherry, woodsy warm and lingering…good, good, good.
Andy
 
Sherry and spice, just like Macallan cask strength.
Dave
 
Deep sweet sherry and wood resin.  A sherry bomb that rivals Glenfarclas and Aberlour.  The three are very different but all are VERY bold sherry delights.  Just makes the B+ side.
Fuji
 

Tasted blind:

N:  Sweet sherry with tangy fruit quality.  This is very malty with bits of vanilla

P: Sickly sweet on the palate with stewed fruits

F: Kind of toasty (bread) and a salty astringency

 

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