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The Macallan Scotch Whisky Distillery

The Macallan Scotch Whisky Distillery was built in 1824 and is located in the Speyside region of Scotland. The distillery produced numerous single malt whiskies, so a few of them are The Macallan 12 Year Old Single Malt Whisky, The Macallan 15 Year Old Single Malt Whisky, The Macallan 18 Year Old Single Malt Whisky and The Macallan 25 Year Old Single Malt Whisky.

The distillery also have an impressive 1824 series with has been a major success for The Macallan. There are four malts in this series and theses are called Gold, Amber, Sienna and Ruby. There will be tasting notes on this Planet Whiskies shortly for the 1824 series.

View the selection of The Macallan malts on the Planet Whiskies

Planet Whiskies toured The Macallan Distillery in April, 2014 and have an excellent tour and tasting session. The tour was called The Six Pillars Tour. Click to read all about Planet Whiskies tour of The Macallan.

We also had a question and answer session with the distillery manager Russell Anderson and you can read his views about The Macallan and the whisky industry at Russell Anderson - Master Distiller of The Macallan

Read about The Six Pillars Tour from The Macallan website

"Much like our curiously small stills, our small groups are limited to just 10 people to ensure a luxurious, personal experience. Your friendly and knowledgeable guide will explain how we create The Macallan's rich spirit in a working still house and introduce you to the ‘Six Pillars’.  You will learn how our unparalleled investment in the finest casks contributes to the natural colours, aromas and flavours that set The Macallan apart. After a thorough immersion into the world of The Macallan, you will experience a nosing and tasting of four The Macallan whiskies as well as their very foundation, our wonderfully rich new make spirit".

Tour duration: approx. 2 hours 15 minutes.
Price per person - £15
To book please call +44 1340 872 280.

Contact Details for The Macallan Distillery

The contact details for this distillery are The Macallan Distillery, Craigellachie, Banffshire, AB38 9RX and the contact phone number is +44 (0)1340 871471. There is also a visitor centre and the contact phone number is +44 (0)1340 872280 for more information regarding time of tours.

Where to buy Malts from The Macallan Distillery

Spirits By Post have malts available online from this distillery. These malts are below, but you can also see their full section on their website at Spirits By Post

The Macallan Edition No.2 Single Malt Scotch WhiskyThe Macallan Edition No.2 Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery: The Macallan

The Macallan Edition No 2 is the result of a collaboration between Bob Dalgarno, The Macallan's Master Whisky Maker, and the Roca brothers, founder of El Celler de Can Roca, twice voted best restaurant in the world... Read more

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Speymalt from Macallan 1945Speymalt from Macallan 1945

Distillery: The Macallan

A spectacular release from Gordon and Macphail, Macallan distilled in 1945 and bottled in 2013 - 68 years old and at this age it takes the mantle for being the oldest bottle of Macallan ever released!... Read more

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The Macallan RubyThe Macallan Ruby

Distillery: The Macallan

The top of Macallan's 1824 Series, aged in sherry casks and tinged a deep ruby red by the experience. The richest and deepest coloured in the range... Read more

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The Macallan 30 Year Old Single Malt Scotch WhiskyThe Macallan 30 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery: The Macallan

Spanish oak sherry seasoned casks begin life in the forests of northern Spain. Here, the rich timber is sawn into staves and left to dry in the open air. The staves then travel south, where, after further air drying... Read more

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The Macallan 25 Year OldThe Macallan 25 Year Old

Distillery: The Macallan

Very fruity, with notes of orange and pear on the nose. Also has a good dollop of sweet spices which develop into an almost smoky character... Read more

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The Macallan 18 Year Old Fine Oak Tripled Matured Highland Single Malt Scotch WhiskyThe Macallan 18 Year Old Fine Oak Tripled Matured Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery: The Macallan

Founded by Kamezo and Motosaburo Miyashita in Tamano in 1915, Miyashita Sake Brewery produces and sells a large range of alcoholic beverages, including sake, beer and shochu a traditional Japanese spirit... Read more

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The Macallan 1950 Speymalt Single Malt Scotch WhiskyThe Macallan 1950 Speymalt Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery: The Macallan

On the instruction of my father, cask 1681 was filled with 'new-make' spirit distilled at Macallan Distillery on 9th November 1950. It was left to quietly mature at the distillery for many... Read more

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The Macallan Speymalt 1973 Single Malt Scotch WhiskyThe Macallan Speymalt 1973 Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery: The Macallan

Part of the Speymalt Range from Gordon & MacPhail, which comprises single malts of various ages from the famed Macallan Distillery. Distilled in 1973 and bottled in 2015... Read more

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The Macallan 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch WhiskyThe Macallan 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery: The Macallan

The Macallan Sherry Oak is exclusively matured for a minimum of ten years in Spanish oak casks, handcrafted and sherry seasoned in Jerez... Read more

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The Macallan Rare CaskThe Macallan Rare Cask

Distillery: The Macallan

Crafted to showcase complexity and depth, Rare Cask is drawn from the broadest spectrum of casks, 16 different types, ever identified by the Master Whisky Maker.... Read more

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Macallan 12 Years Old Double Cask Single Malt Scotch WhiskyMacallan 12 Years Old Double Cask Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery: The Macallan

Nose: Creamy butterscotch with a hint of toffee apple, candied orange, vanilla custard and newly felled oak. Palate: Deliciously honeyed, wood spices and citrus, balanced with raisins and caramel. Finish: Oak lingers, warm, sweet and drying.
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The Macallan 1824 Master Series Limited Edition WhiskyThe Macallan 1824 Master Series Limited Edition Whisky

Distillery: The Macallan

The Macallan 1824 Series includes the following - The Macallan No.6 in Lalique Decanter, The Macallan Reflection and The Macallan M 1824 Series. Click for more details and to read tasting notes... Read more

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The Macallan 21 Years Old Fine Oak WhiskyThe Macallan 21 Years Old Fine Oak Whisky

Distillery: The Macallan

The Macallan Fine Oak is 'Triple Cask Matured' in a unique, complex combination of exceptional oak casks. Tasting notes - NOSE - Intense and rich with a hint of vanilla and passion fruit... Read more

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The Macallan 2007 Speymalt Single Malt Scotch WhiskyThe Macallan 2007 Speymalt Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery: The Macallan

The Speymalt from Macallan Distillery range includes a series of exceptional Single Malts, each matured in the highest quality casks selected by Gordon & MacPhail... Read more

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The Macallan SiennaThe Macallan Sienna

Distillery: The Macallan

The second-darkest whisky in Macallan's 1824 Series, comprising of naturally coloured whiskies selected by hue and flavour... Read more

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The Macallan 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch WhiskyThe Macallan 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery: The Macallan

Respected and admired by the worlds most sophisticated and discerning whisky drinkers, The Macallan remains the Single Malt against which all others must be judged... Read more

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The Macallan AmberThe Macallan Amber

Distillery: The Macallan

An, unsurprisingly, amber-coloured dram from Macallan, part of the colour-named 1824 Series. It's matured in sherry casks and chosen to be more... Read more

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View more of the selection of The Macallan malts on the Planet Whiskies

 

Latest Press Releases for The Macallan Distillery

The Macallan In Lalique Legacy Collection Achieves Exceptional Auction Price Of Us$993,000 At Sotheby's Hong Kong: 3rd April, 2017

The Macallan Double Cask 12 Years Old :: Two worlds unite to create distinctive new Macallan :: 12th October, 2016

The Macallan Celebrates Commitment To Wood: Limited Edition Gifting Series Launched: 7th September, 2016

DECADENCE DEFINED :: Introducing The Macallan Rare Cask :: 25th July, 2015

The Macallan Launches Its London Residence :: The Macallan is taking over London’s Two Temple Place for two nights only :: 2 and 3rd of June :: 6th May, 2015

The Macallan Breaks World Record For Most Expensive Whisky Sold At Auction :: 25th February, 2015

The Macallan Latest News :: The Macallan Unveils the 1824 Master Series :: 18th February, 2015

The Macallan :: MasterChef Winner Toasts Launch of New Scotch Beef Campaign :: 2nd February, 2015

The Macallan | Work Officially Starts At The Macallan On New Distillery | 4th December, 2014

Mario Testino, the world’s most iconic fashion photographer, unveiled as The Macallan Master of Photography - 12th November, 2014

The Macallan Receives Planning Approval For New £100m Distillery In Speyside | 5th August, 2014

Click to read all about Planet Whiskies tour of The Macallan - April 2014

Russell Anderson - Master Distiller of The Macallan - Q&A's - April 2014

The Macallan Unveils Masters Of Taste Collaboration With The World’s Best Restaurant, El Celler De Can Roca - 7th April, 2014

The Macallan in Lalique "The Spiritual Home" - Limited Whisky Edition - 10th December, 2013

The Macallan announce limited edition bottling - Remix, Remixed - 5th December, 2013

The Macallan Amber Named The Whisky Shop's Whisky of the Year 2013 - 2nd November, 2013

The Macallan Unveils M - A collaboration between three masters: The Macallan, Fabien Baron & Lalique - 10th October, 2013

The Macallan Tees Up For RWBO Golf Sponsorship - 31st July, 2013

The Macallan select reserve 1948 fetches £4,400 for charity at masterpiece auction - 3rd July, 2013

The Macallan Launches Limited Edition Coronation Bottling, 23rd May, 2013

The Macallan stars in Harrods Great Gatsby Cocktail Bar - 9th May, 2013

The Macallan Set To Auction 1962 Bottle For Skyfall Charity - 25th March, 2013

The Macallan unveils The Flask in Oakley Inc. design collaboration - 27th February, 2013

The Macallan Reaches Strong Numbers in the Art World - 6th February, 2013

The Macallan Appoints New Master of Wood - 20th November, 2012

The Macallan, single malt whisky brand thank their 100,000 Facebook fans

The Macallan Announces New Global Marketing Manager, 7th August, 2012

The Macallan To Unveil Exclusive New Range For The UK - 4th July, 2012

The Macallan Breaks World Record For Most Expensive Whisky Sold At Auction - 2nd July, 2012

The Macallan Celebrates Eight Decades With Sir Peter Blake, Godfather Of Pop Art - 25th June, 2012

The Macallan Launches Limited Edition Diamond Jubilee Bottling - 31st May, 2012

The Macallan Commissions Legendary Photographer Annie Leibovitz As its Third Master of Photography - 24th May, 2012

The Macallan launches first ever virtual dram app - 29th November, 2011

Limited Edition Lalique Decanter celebrates The Macallan's legendary small stills - 20th September, 2011

The Macallan and the royal photographic society put O’Neill in the frame - 9th September, 2011

The Macallan Masters of Photography Winner Revealed - 3rd August, 2011

The Macallan Visitor Attraction Wins Five Star Accolade - 5th July, 2011

The Macallan hosts photography competition inspired by Albert Watson - 14th December, 2010

Scots photographer Albert Watson captures stunning journey to heart of the Macallan - 1st Dec, 2010

The Macallan and Lalique break record for most expensive whisky and crystal decanter ever sold:  $460,000 (£288,000) - all for charity - 16th November, 2010

The Macallan - Announcing masters of photography II introducing Albert Watson - 13th May, 2010

The Macallan toasts global success as fine oak 21 Years Old wins ultimate trophy - 16th March 2010

Raising the Bar - The Macallan Introduces the Ice Ball Serve - 15th March 2010

The Macallan 57 year old single malt whisky in Lalique decanter- 21st September, 2009

All our experience, distilled into one collection - July 22nd, 2009

The Macallan holds inaugural dinner in record breaking surroundings - June 19th, 2009

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Tomatin Cu Bocan Highland Single Malt Scotch WhiskyTomatin Cu Bocan Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Nose: You are initially hit with coconuts and cream with some botanic notes, parsley and coriander. The smoke emerges after a minute, but only drifting past the nose. A mesmeric mix of lime, grapefruit and tangerines with rich almond and aniseed.
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The Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch No. 2 Single Malt Scotch WhiskyThe Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch No. 2 Single Malt Scotch Whisky

To create the second batch of Tun 1509, David carefully hand selected 42 of the finest casks - 35 traditional American oak barrels and seven European oak sherry butts - from the distillery's precious aged stocks. Read more

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Distillery:  Arran

Nose: The nose is earthy and solid from the outset and presents a rich and glowing aroma of sun drying hay bales and sweet stewed apples. A drop of water awakens bright fruit flavours of freshly peeled tangerine skins and fresh mango. Clicks to read more

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Hibiki 17 Year Old Single Malt Japanese WhiskyHibiki 17 Year Old Single Malt Japanese Whisky

Distillery:  Japanese

Nose: Peach, Apricot, Melon, Rose, Lily and Lemon Leaf.
Palate: Toffee, Black Cherries, Vanilla and Mizunara (Japanese Oak)
Finish: Sweet, Fruity with Lychee Aftertaste.

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Highland Park Freya - The Valhalla Collection 16 Year Old Single Malt WhiskyHighland Park Freya - The Valhalla Collection 16 Year Old Single Malt Whisky

Distillery:  Highland Park

Colour/Appearance: Fair gold.
Nose: Mild sweet smoke, green apple, sweet butter icing, coconut and cream, lemon peal. Palate: Vanilla cream, spiciness, marmalade, cinnamon spice, oaky spice, leafy green notes, bark and damp twigs. Finish: Gentle spice, warming.

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Highland Park Thor - The Valhalla Collection 16 Year Old Single Malt WhiskyHighland Park Thor - The Valhalla Collection 16 Year Old Single Malt Whisky

Distillery:  Highland Park

Colour/Appearance: Fair gold. Nose:Mild sweet smoke, green apple, sweet butter icing, coconut and cream, lemon peal. Palate:Vanilla cream, spiciness, marmalade, cinnamon spice, oaky spice, leafy green notes, bark and damp twigs. Finish: Gentle spice, warming.

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Tomatin 18 Years Old Highland Single Malt Scotch WhiskyTomatin 18 Years Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery:  Tomatin

Colour/Appearance: Dark Amber. Palate: Honey and soft oak flavours develop into a hint of dark chocolate with a citrus bite. Finish: Asustained sweet and slightly dry finish.
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