The Chance Creation of Ardbeg Fermutation Scotch Whisky

In November 2007, a boiler breakdown birthed this unexpected limited release

Every so often a whisky comes along that’s been produced by a process that defies the typical time-tested, centuries-old craft. Such is the case with Islay darling Ardbeg‘s recently released 13-year-old limited edition expression, Fermutation—the pungent and funky result of an accident prior to distillation. It’s unlikely that scotch aficionados have tried anything quite like it, as its extended fermentation period is far from common. This …

Tasting The Macallan Fine & Rare Collection 1990 Edition

Limited to 467 bottles, a single malt scotch whisky that makes a lasting impression

To celebrate The Macallan‘s most recent addition to their Fine & Rare Collection—the inimitable 1990 Edition—a group of media, content-makers and collectors ventured to Aspen, Colorado for a sip of the rarified single malt scotch whisky. From last year’s delectable Harmony Collection Rich Cacao bottling to the unmatched majesty of this year’s 81-year-old The Reach (the acclaimed Speyside whisky-maker’s oldest expression ever), The Macallan continues to appease the …

Harmony Collection Rich Cacao Single Malt Scotch Whisky

The inaugural release in the new limited edition Harmony Collection from The Macallan, the Rich Cacao Single Malt Scotch Whisky delivers a delectable profile of fine chocolates, cinnamon and dried fruits. For this first expression in what will become an annual series, The Macallan whisky-maker Polly Logan collaborated with Girona, Spain-based pastry chef Jordi Roca of three-Michelin-star restaurant El Celler de Can Roc and owner …