Ring In the Lunar New Year With Macallan’s Finest 12-Year Double Cask Scotch Whisky

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When the new moon appeared on January 25 and initiated the Chinese Lunar New Year, you may have seen the celebrations worldwide. Huge fireworks and parades with paper floats greeted the Year of the Rat, along with traditional family feasts. Celebrated in areas with large Chinese or Korean populations, it’s one of the world’s largest holidays. It’s even a public-school holiday in New York City since 2015.

So why are we talking Scotch whisky? To honor the Chinese Lunar New Year, Macallan has released a limited edition gift-box set with two bottles of specially-labeled 12-year-old Highland single malt Scotch.

Macallan Double Cask 12 Year Old brings together the classic Macallan taste with the sweetness of American oak casks. The tasting notes include creamy butterscotch aromas and subtle hints of toffee apple, citrus, vanilla and fresh oak. The palate is honeyed, with oak spice and citrus harmonized with dried fruit and caramel. The finish is lingering, warm and sweet, which is perfect for anyone who likes to drink their Scotch neat.

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