Taste The Macallan 'Exceptional Single Cask' RRP $15,000
- Duration: 90 Minutes (approx.)
- Location: Melbourne, VIC
- Product code: PLGQ4S
Join Andy Buntine and Miranda Lidgerwood in an evening with the world most prestigious and renowned whisky brand, The Macallan.
Settle into the Melbourne Whisky Room as Whisky & Alement is proud be opening a lineup for you that consists of not only two Macallan 18 year old single malt whiskies, but also a Macallan Rare Cask, and the incredibly sought after Macallan Exceptional Single Cask. Prized by collectors, these whiskies rarely see the inside of a snifter.
With eighteen years in alcohol and hospitality, your presenter Andy Buntine brings expertise to his role as Brand Ambassador. Managing some of Melbourne’s most respected cocktail and whisky bars helped build Andy’s strong reputation, which now makes him one of the industry’s most sought-after facilitators.
Relaunched in 2017, the Macallan Exceptional Single Cask series is responsible for some truly spectacular single cask expressions from the 1990s which are often reported to be some of the greatest expressions the distillery has ever released. This single cask, #8167/02, was distilled on 9th September 2002 and matured in a European oak sherry puncheon for 15 years before being bottled on 2nd May 2018. Selected for the series by Macallan Whisky Maker Sarah Burgess, this expression is limited to just 627 bottles at a cask strength of 60.1% abv. To put the exclusivity of these bottlings into perspective... the last Exceptional Cask to hit the market is currently retailing for >$15,000.
1x Macallan 12yo Triple Cask highball on arrival with Fever Tree Soda.
- 15ml x Macallan 12yo Double Cask - 40%
- 15ml x Macallan 15yo Double Cask - 43%
- 15ml x Macallan 18yo Sherry Oak - 43%
- 15ml x Macallan 18yo Double Cask - 43%
- 15ml x Macallan Rare Cask, Batch No.1 2019 release - 43%
- 15ml x Macallan Exceptional Cask 8167-2, single cask selected by Macallan whisky maker Sarah Burgess - 60.4%
When & Where:
At the bar! Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start, located at Whisky & Alement, 270 Russell Street Melbourne.
How do I change my booking date?
We'll be happy to change your booking date provided you contact us more than 14 days prior to your original booking date. To change your booking date, please email email@example.com with the following information and our team will contact you within 5 business days:
~ Booking reference (beginning with 'R')
~ Booking name (not attendees name)
~ New class dates (see 'Whisky Classes' via our website for a list of available dates)
~ please note, change of dates are available for classes only, not events. Most events are not repeated and therefore are unable to be changed.
No returns, refunds, cancellations or exchanges on any tickets or tasting packs. If you're unable to attend a class or event, we recommend nominating a friend or family member to take your place! No notification is required for change of attendees name, simply quote the booking name on arrival.
Last minute cancellation due to exceptional circumstances
We understand that unexpected events can pop up at the last minute. In the case you are unable to make a class or event and are unable to give 14 days notice prior to your original booking date, please follow the details below:
~ Illness: In the case that the participant is unable to attend due to an illness, please email a medical certificate and your booking reference (beginning with ‘R’) to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 12pm on the day of your class or event booking. Our team will be in touch within 5 working days. All booking cancellations in the case of illness will be offered a full refund or change of booking date minus booking fees and administration fee of $15 per person.
~ Family emergency: In the case of a family emergency, please email your booking reference (beginning with ‘R’) and emergency details to email@example.com no later than 12pm on the day of your class or event booking. All booking cancellations in the case of a family emergency will be offered a full refund minus booking fees and administration fee of $15 per person.
~ Government enforced lockdown or isolation directive: In the case that the participant has been ordered into a government enforced lockdown or self isolation we are here to work with you.
a) In the case that your class or event date falls on a day of government enforced lockdown for the Victorian region, our events team will contact you as quickly as possible following the lockdown announcement. Effected participants will have the option to change their booking date to a future class or event date, or be issued with a cash voucher that can be used to book a future class, event, or at the bar and bottle shop (not available for online bottle shop purchases).
b) In the case that the class participant has been ordered into self isolation by order of the Victorian Government, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with details and our team will do their best to respond within 48 standard business hours. Effected participants will have the option to change their booking date to a future class or event date, or be issued with a cash voucher that can be used to book a future class, event, or at the bar and bottle shop (not available for online bottle shop purchases).
All participants must be over the legal age of 18 years in order to participate and consume alcohol.
Please note that the tasting room is located on level 1 and accessible only via a single staircase. If you are unable to climb stairs, it may be possible to move the tasting to a wheelchair accessible venue located on the ground level. Please email email@example.com to confirm if disabled access is available before booking.
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Gift vouchers cannot be exchanged for cash or any other product.