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Which Macallan 25 vintage?

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Which Macallan 25 vintage?

Postby Sherried Malt » Fri Aug 17, 2007 7:22 pm

Does anyone have an opinion on the various vintages of the Macallan 25 Anniversary bottling? How much did it vary from year to year? (I believe they stopped showing the distillation date after 1975 or 1976...)

Was there the variability that Macallan 18s from the very early 80's seem to have vs. ones from the Seventies?

Or is there any difference between the dated ones vs. the undated ones currently produced?

Thanks to all for your help!
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Postby mikeymad » Fri Aug 17, 2007 8:57 pm

I think that this would be hard to tell, at least without doing a flight (and who can afford that).
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I have had several different 25's and yes there were probably slight differences, but the over all character and experience was very much the same.

I don't know if they even mix up a new batch every year anymore. Even changing the packaging does not have to mean new beverage in it.

I do think that the variations in the 25's are less than the variations that I have experienced with the 18yo's.

Good luck, buy a bunch, and let us know.. :insane:

Cheers,
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Postby Ganga » Fri Aug 17, 2007 9:35 pm

mikeymad wrote:Good luck, buy a bunch, and let us know.. :insane:

Cheers,


:shock:
Well aren you just the mean one.

I would agree with MikeyMad that the variation between the different vintages has been slight so far. Maybe if much older vintages were tried the opinion might be different.
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Postby Sherried Malt » Fri Aug 17, 2007 10:01 pm

Thanks guys. That really simplifies the search. Both of you are invited for a dram or two! :thumbsup:
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Postby mikeymad » Fri Aug 17, 2007 10:13 pm

Sherried Malt wrote:Thanks guys. That really simplifies the search. Both of you are invited for a dram or two! :thumbsup:


Sweet.......
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I'm a spammer - ignore me :?
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Postby Ganga » Wed Aug 22, 2007 5:21 pm

Sherried Malt wrote:Thanks guys. That really simplifies the search. Both of you are invited for a dram or two! :thumbsup:


Sounds like a good road trip to me. :wink: I'm sure I can find a good sherry whisky.
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Postby Drrich1965 » Wed Aug 22, 2007 6:13 pm

Ganga wrote:
Sherried Malt wrote:Thanks guys. That really simplifies the search. Both of you are invited for a dram or two! :thumbsup:


Sounds like a good road trip to me. :wink: I'm sure I can find a good sherry whisky.


Take the Southern Route for a mega tasting in Charlotte :thumbsup: :wink:
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Postby mikeymad » Wed Aug 22, 2007 9:51 pm

oh no, it seems like this road trip is starting to come together..... :thumbsup:
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Postby Drrich1965 » Wed Aug 22, 2007 9:55 pm

Deleted my response to the spammer...
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Postby Deactivated Member » Thu Aug 23, 2007 1:25 am

Never mind the pilfering. The links have nothing to do with whisky. I think we have a wee bit of trolling here.
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Postby Sherried Malt » Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:31 pm

MrTattieHeid wrote:Never mind the pilfering. The links have nothing to do with whisky. I think we have a wee bit of trolling here.


And maybe a little more than a wee too... :yuk:
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Postby Sherried Malt » Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:33 pm

Drrich1965 wrote:
Ganga wrote:
Sherried Malt wrote:Thanks guys. That really simplifies the search. Both of you are invited for a dram or two! :thumbsup:


Sounds like a good road trip to me. :wink: I'm sure I can find a good sherry whisky.


Take the Southern Route for a mega tasting in Charlotte :thumbsup: :wink:


Guys, I don't know that I can offer up the same mega tasting as Dr. Rich, but I'm sure we'll find something to keep everyone going... :D
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