New: Macallan Edition No. 5 // Laphroaig Cairdeas Triple Wood // Glenrothes 40 Years

Macallan Edition No.5

Macallan Edition N°5

The Macallan Edition N°5 celebrates the natural colour of Macallan bottlings. This inspired the renowned Pantone Color Institute to create a unique and ‘exquisitely complex’ shade for the label. Purple, like the 15 Gran Reserva a couple of years ago, only slightly more pink this time. Never mind the

It is matured in a mix of bourbon barrels, refill sherry hogsheads and butts, and first-fill sherry casks from three cooperages in Jerez (Tevasa, Vasyma and Huberto Domecq).

Edition No.5 is bottled at 48.5% ABV and available towards the end of September.



Ardbeg 25 Years - Single Malts of Scotland

Ardbeg 25 Years – Single Malts of Scotland

The Whisky Show 2019 announced the show bottling for this year: a single cask Ardbeg 25 Year Old in the Single Malts of Scotland series. Only 175 bottles are available. Each bottle is £ 499.

They will be on sale at the show shop, and leftovers will be available from The Whisky Exchange.



Laphroaig Cairdeas Triple Wood

Laphroaig Cairdeas Triple Wood

The next Laphroaig Cairdeas will be a Triple Wood expression, matured in ex-bourbon barrels, quarter casks and Oloroso sherry casks. Bottled at cask strength (51.4% ABV).



Glenrothes 40 Years Soleo

Glenrothes 40 Years

Already announced with the rest of the Soleo Collection, now confirmed and visible: The Glenrothes 40 Year Old.

It will be a yearly limited edition, in this case a selection of ex-bourbon and sherry seasoned casks filled in 1978. Too bad it’s bottled at a mere 43% ABV. A total of 594 bottles will be available from October for £ 2900.



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