Oh haiiii scotch!
September 29, 2010 Leave a comment
My father called me breathlessly from Heathrow yesterday. “Chris, I’m running to my flight and I noticed how cheap the scotch is in duty free. What should I get?” Well. Having just come from a kickass Macallan tasting, I instantly replied “Macallan 15!” Well, they didn’t have that. I did some Googlin’ and found that the Macallan group is promoting a new family of “expressions” (ugh) for the international traveller. Translation: you can’t buy an awesome/sort of tax free whisky from Macallan at duty free anymore. But you can get one of the three 1824 Edition “expressions”:
Good ol’ Pops picked up the Select Oak, and like the characteristically overwrought description declares above, it’s pretty kickass.