Embark Upon A Journey Through Time With The Macallan


The cocktail flight at Astor Bar. Experience the Past, Present, and Future with variations of the classic Boulevardier cocktail crafted with The Macallan Double Cask Collection. — Photos: Handout

The Macallan turns 200 Years Young this year, and to celebrate, it invites whisky and cocktail lovers to follow it on a ‘A Journey Through Time’, a timeless journey that honours their rich past, embraces the vibrant present, and guides the future.

Accompanying you on this unique journey is the Boulevardier, a classic whisky cocktail that has also stood the test of time.

From its humble origins in 1920s Paris to becoming one of THE quintessential whisky cocktails of the modern age, the Boulevardier is a cocktail that symbolises elegance and innovation. There have been numerous twists and takes on the drink throughout the years, but one thing remains consistent through them all – the whisky is always the star of the show.

With that in mind, The Macallan Double Cask Collection is the perfect whisky to elevate this classic cocktail further.

The cocktails from Astor Bar (left) and Backdoor Bodega. The Macallan Double Cask Collection is the perfect whisky to elevate the classic Boulevardier further.The cocktails from Astor Bar (left) and Backdoor Bodega. The Macallan Double Cask Collection is the perfect whisky to elevate the classic Boulevardier further.

Through ‘A Journey Through Time’, The Macallan is collaborating with some of Malaysia’s top cocktail bars to create unique contemporary twists on the Boulevardier using The Macallan Double Cask Collection, which comprises the 12 Year Old Double Cask, 15 Year Old Double Cask,and 18 Year Old Double Cask.

This unique tasting experience will see these bars each offering a flight of cocktails inspired by the Boulevardier that embody the past, present and future of The Macallan.

Through this collaboration, The Macallan celebrates its journey through time, exploring the unparalleled craftsmanship and creativity that reflects its 200-year legacy of producing exceptional single malt Scotch whiskies.

The cocktail flight at Louie's Bar, Kuala Lumpur. The cocktails are inspired by the Boulevardier and embody the past, present and future of The Macallan.The cocktail flight at Louie's Bar, Kuala Lumpur. The cocktails are inspired by the Boulevardier and embody the past, present and future of The Macallan.

The Boulevardier cocktails embodying the Past of The Macallan highlights the enduring spirit created in the carefully selected American and European sherry seasoned oak casks.

These cocktails pay homage to the years of dedicated craftsmanship behind the perfect balance of flavours and natural colour in each Double Cask whisky, bringing out the best of both wood and spirit through the expert hands of The Macallan.

Some of Malaysia's top cocktail bars have created unique cocktail flights for 'A Journey Through Time', including Backdoor Bodega (left) and Astor Bar.Some of Malaysia's top cocktail bars have created unique cocktail flights for 'A Journey Through Time', including Backdoor Bodega (left) and Astor Bar.

Double Cask whiskies are nurtured by its environment, and are deeply rooted in the rich, fertile banks of the River Spey.

Thus, the Boulevardiers that embody the Present are crafted to reflect botanicals around the River Spey and The Macallan Estate, encouraging you to savour the now, and indulge in nature in its purest form.

The bartenders from Louie's Bar (left) and Remedy Bar.The bartenders from Louie's Bar (left) and Remedy Bar.

Looking forward, we have cocktails that look ahead to the Future, building on The Macallan’s desire to preserve and innovate.

At the cornerstone of The Macallan’s ethos is a respect for the natural environment that helped establish it. From materials to the estate, giving back to the environment and preserving those that belong to it lies at the heart of every decision made.

Thus, each cocktail representing the future builds on the theme of sustainability, aligning with The Macallan’s commitment to the environment and laying the foundation for the generations to come.

(From left) The bartenders from Annabell KL, Hairo Usagi (Johor Baru), and Reka Bar in KL.(From left) The bartenders from Annabell KL, Hairo Usagi (Johor Baru), and Reka Bar in KL.

The Macallan Journey Through Time cocktail flight is available from now until July 31 at the following outlets in the Klang Valley, Penang and Johor:

Klang Valley: Astor Bar, Annabell KL, Remedy Cocktail Bar, Louie's, Reka:Bar

Penang: Backdoor Bodega

Johor Baru: Haiiro Usagi

For more information, visit themacallan.com/en/experience-the-macallan/journey-through-time-malaysia.

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