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Macallan 18yo 1989 label

Postby Nelly » Mon Jul 07, 2008 11:36 pm

Did Macallan change the label for the 1989 18yo from previous "new version" years? It seems to me as though the 86-88 had gold writing under the large 18 against a gray background of the distillery, while the 89 label has no such watermark-like feature. Does anyone have both versions to compare?

http://www.vintages.com/fr/feature_fr/o ... 37-013.gif
http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl= ... l%26sa%3DN
http://www.whiskyfun.com/Material18/Macallan.jpg
http://www.parkerswhisky.co.uk/oscommer ... p-120.html
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Re: Macallan 18yo 1989 label

Postby mikeymad » Tue Jul 08, 2008 2:00 am

There are lots of variations in the 18yo lables.

From my bottles:

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The gold lettering is different. The type and size are also changed.

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Re: Macallan 18yo 1989 label

Postby mikeymad » Tue Jul 08, 2008 2:15 am

It is kind of like a game....

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Re: Macallan 18yo 1989 label

Postby bcrossan » Tue Jul 08, 2008 2:20 am

mikeymad wrote:It is kind of like a game....

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I wonder if Waldo is hidden somewhere in the label? :P
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Re: Macallan 18yo 1989 label

Postby mikeymad » Tue Jul 08, 2008 2:34 am

I thought about that too when I was looking....

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Re: Macallan 18yo 1989 label

Postby Ryguy » Tue Jul 08, 2008 2:49 pm

bcrossan wrote:I wonder if Waldo is hidden somewhere in the label? :P


I found him! I found him! :D :D
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Re: Macallan 18yo 1989 label

Postby Ganga » Tue Jul 08, 2008 3:34 pm

It's a moving Waldo too. :wink: I think he went and tinkled behind the tree at some point. :P
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Re: Macallan 18yo 1989 label

Postby UUNetBill » Tue Jul 08, 2008 8:01 pm

FWIW, my 1989 has the same label as the one here in the photos, if that helps.
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