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Tasting notes for Macallan 18 year old 1979

Distillery bottling
43% a.b.v.

Nose is sweet, reminiscent of dark corn syrup and birch beer; thick, as if you could spread it on a piece of toast, and not as sherried as the 12 y.o. Palate is surprisingly light, becoming a bit aggressive. Sherried at first, then shows tree bark and corn syrup. Finish is sticky, long, and arborial, reminiscent of tree sap. A splash of water removes harshness, turning it into quite an enjoyable dram.

Suggested for:
After dinner

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