The Macallan + URWERK Dual Tank Flask

Discommon produces a state-of-the-art titanium accessory designed by the luxury watchmaker for the prestige Scotch

All tenured spirits drinkers will tell of the importance of drinking vessels. While the technically superior The Macallan + URWERK Flask hasn’t been designed to maximize the notes of the Scotch whisky within, it’s by far the most inventive item in this product category. Designed and engineered by innovative Swiss watchmaker URWERK, and produced by Discommon, and all at the behest of CH favorite The …

The Exceptional: Small-Batch Scotch Whiskies

Three distinct blended expressions, produced by some of the most acclaimed brands

It’s a bold move to name your brand “exceptional.” The first definition tends to mean not typical; the second, outstanding. When creating The Exceptional, Donald Sutcliffe touches upon both. It’s rather unusual to make small-batch blended Scotch with the intention of having variation per batch, as blending has long been used to keep a product adhering specifically to a house style. Sutcliffe, who’s the Managing …

The Macallan Double Cask

A new 12-year-old expression predominantly employing American Oak Sherry-seasoned casks

It’s safe to say that The Macallan (Sherry Oak) 12 is one of the best bets when purchasing an unpeated single malt. The cost per value stands higher than just about any other Scotch on the market. Why then, would The Macallan release an additional, permanent portfolio 12-year-old expression and throw an epic party in an oak forest to celebrate it? The reason behind it …