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The Macallan 1949 And 1989 Go On The Block

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The Macallan will be offering up two of their finest and rarest whiskies – a 1949 and a 1989 – on the auction block for the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s (PLCB) first Rare Vintage and Specialty Product Auction.

The 1949 Macallan will be offered for a minimum bid of $25,000 while the 21-year-old 1989 Macallan from the same Fine & Rare Collection will be offered for a minimum bid of $9,000.

Sealed bids for the bottles will be accepted until 4pm [Eastern Standard Time] on Friday, April 5, 2019.

The Macallan 1949 Cask No. 935 Single Malt Scotch Highland 52 was aged for 52 years until it was bottled in 2002 at a cask strength of 41.1% alcohol by volume [82.2 proof] and is said to contain notes of tropical and citrus fruits with toffee and vanilla.

The Macallan 1989 Cask No. 3247 Single Malt Scotch Highland 21 was aged for 21 years until it was bottled in 2010 at a cask strength of 55.2% alcohol by volume [110.4 proof] and is said to contain notes of cinnamon, chocolate and orange.

For more information or to participate in the auction, visit www.finewineandgoodspirits.com.

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