Highland Park 1968 Single Malt Scotch

The first bottle in a series of high-quality limited edition whiskies from Highland Park

We had the opportunity to sample the first release in Highland Park‘s Orcadian limited edition series, the 1968, made from eight very special casks. The ambitious effort is being led by Highland’s Max McFarlane, and will feature another nine specialty releases through 2015. Known for their incredible craftsmanship, the Orkney-based distiller confirms their attention to detail with the 1968 edition, boasting a complex bouquet of …

The Macallan Ice Ball

Beverage purists argue that ice should never be introduced to a quality Scotch whiskey. Such thinking rests on the theory that when holding a glass, your body heat will melt the ice, resulting in a diluted spirit and sub-par drinking experience. In order to make a Scotch cold without diluting it, Scottish whiskey purveyors The Macallan created a clever ice ball maker (pictured above). The …