$15.00. Miles past any blend, if I may say so without forfeiting non-snob status. You do the math. Drinking Macallan 18 conveys a symbol of status. Costco is the world’s largest retailer of The Macallan, Johnnie Walker Blue and Dom Perignon, for example. The Macallan Sherry Oak 18 Years Old forms part of our Sherry Oak range which features a series of single malt whiskies matured exclusively in hand-picked sherry seasoned oak casks from Jerez for richness and complexity. Premium $2.69 9. Have you tried any of their wines? Registered User. It has a gasoline aftertaste. Upgrade to PRO to view data from the last five years. Best price. The Macallan 12 is a better pick for everyday drinking, while the Kirkland 18 requires more careful consideration before it’s popped open. Whisky - Whiskey Malt from Highlands. The Macallan Triple Cask Matured 18 Years Old forms part of our Triple Cask Matured range; a series of single malt whiskies crafted in a triple cask combination of European and American sherry seasoned oak casks and American ex-bourbon oak casks. The Macallan is a Scotch Whisky from the Speyside region of Scotland. There was also quite a lot of discussion as to whether it was the real 18 y.o. We buy all our wine at Costco and particularly enjoy the Kirkland Cab Sab. Whatever you picked up recently is probably entirely different. The Macallan 12 is a better pick for everyday drinking, while the Kirkland 18 requires more careful consideration before it’s popped open. Benchmark. finchumk. “Costco has a volume deal with [spirits] companies including Edrington and Diageo,” claims Mike Raymond, owner of Reserve 101, a top whiskey bar in Houston, and a judge at the annual Whiskies of the World conference. Some are speculating that they didn't put the Macallan name on it because the finishing changed it enough to make it different than the typical Macallan profile and they didn't want to confuse folks. I picked one up, but after hearing about it from sources who have similar tastes, I kept it closed. There’s a lot of mystery wine out there that wouldn’t be fit for watering plants. Macallan 18 Year as Costco Kirkland Brand. ... For products like Johnnie Walker Blue or Macallan, it’s virtually impossible to beat Costco on price.” ... ($18… MACALLAN 18 YEARS OLD SHERRY OAK, Speyside, Macallan 18 Years old Sherry Oak Speyside $ 317.04 $ 452.92 / 1000ml. 750 ml. The Kirkland 18 has more sherry and wood, somewhat more dull. The Macallan 25 Fine Oak. While she was there, she saw a bottle of 18 year old scotch sporting both the Kirkland brand, which is Costco’s private label, and The Macallan Distillery! For newbie whisky drinkers, allow me to explain in brief. Was @ local Costco in CT (new britain) and came across a real good price for a good brand scotch. I was put off a bit by the interplay with the smoke and the sherry so I tried it next to the only other Macallan I had on hand, the standard 12 year. The balance was right on the money. , Pingback: 11 Things You Didn’t Know About Costco | Doohickey, Pingback: 11 Things You Didn't Know About Costco - Trneng, Pingback: 11 Things You Didn't Know About Costco | We Report, Pingback: Your Friday Chryco Auto News Digest! Shop similar items at Costco. Then he noticed the Costco generic label "Kirkland" on some other bottles that were priced at $60. The Macallan Triple Cask Matured 18 Years Old. 9:30am - 6:00pm. Post Jan 02, 2008 #1 2008-01-02T06:23. Before we start tasting, you might ask why would anyone even consider a Kirkland Macallan 18 when Macallan makes its own 18 year Scotch? It’s perfectly good quality booze, if you can handle the risk of your drinking buddies see the label…. Bourbon / Whiskey. B+ / $80 / costco.com. Review: Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Very Fine Rare Bourbon, Review: Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Special Release 2020 – Barrel Proof Rye, Review: Yellowstone Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon 2020. 18 Years Part of the producer’s Sherry Oak range, this single malt Scotch from Speyside is aged 18 years in used Spanish Sherry oak casks, creating a very richly colored and robust whisky. me too, i cant tell if you’re saying the kirkland 18 is better. One of the places that it's been spotted is San Diego's Morena Blvd. More as an accommodation to Costco buyers. Today we taste and review Kirkland 18 Year Speyside Single Malt and compare it to Benriach 12 and Macallan 17. Overall: Not exactly a competitor for Macallan 18 or GlenDronach 18, but at $58 this delivers on its promise: Sherry-flavored malt with some age on it.