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The Macallan Brings 15 And 18 Double Casks To Series

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Speyside distiller The Macallan has released a pair of single malts for their 2016-launched Double Cask series – a 15-year-old and an 18-year-old – joining The Macallan Double Cask 12 Years Old.

The Macallan’s Double Cask Series uses both American and European oak Sherry-seasoned casks to mature the whiskies. Specifically, the European casks use wood from northern Spain and the French Pyrenees while the American casks use new oak from Kentucky, Ohio and Missouri in the USA.

The Macallan Double Cask 15 Years Old was bottled at 43% alcohol by volume [86 proof] and is said to contain notes of chocolate, citrus and honey.

The Macallan Double Cask 18 Years Old was also bottled at 43% alcohol by volume [86 proof] and is said to contain notes of citrus, raisin and spice.

The Macallan Double Cask 15 Years Old is being made available for $125 per bottle while The Macallan 18 Years Old is being made available for $313 per bottle.

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