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Post And maybe that combined purchasing power allows them to get sweetheart deals on barrels, even ones that have been sitting in a Scottish warehouse for a quarter-century. by Chris Freemott » May 25th, 2016, 6:41 pm, #7 I received similar answers to all of my follow-up questions. by Chris Freemott » May 25th, 2016, 3:02 pm, #4 Price- $80. Rating 9.0/10. Flavor-wise, you'll notice hints of brown sugar, plums, orange, and malt. Next Article. And in the third corner of our triangle shaped ring, we have the Macallan 18. The geekiest factions of the online whiskey community can be particularly nasty, with insiders railing on “taters” (uninformed collectors) and lambasting the limited-edition releases they pursue. Recently spotted at Costco: Kirkland 18 yr Speyside sherry cask finished single malt - 92 proof! Post by Todd F r e n c h » May 25th, 2016, 3:18 pm, #5 Reply. Kirkland 18 Year Speyside Single Malt Scotch is a whiskey sold through Costco’s private label brand using Alexander Murray as its independent bottler. The Sherry casks imparts telltale fruit and nut tones to the final whisky. Previous Article . by Kyle Schlachter » January 10th, 2017, 10:29 am, #11 Alexander Murray & Co. is also not willing to disclose any information on the arrangement, but it’s long been rumored the vast majority of the barrels they buy come from Tullibardine. share. You can find some of the best prices on whiskey and single malt scotch right here. Whisky : Kirkland Signature Speyside 18 Year Single Malt. Like most companies bottling alcohol under a generic house label, reps for Costco are mum on their process and sourcing. They release their own branding of olive oil, soap, chips and thousands of other products under the name of Kirkland and whisky is one of them. We offer a huge selection of whiskey and bourbon, single malt scotch whisky, Irish Whiskey, Canadian Whisky, Japanese Whisky and other world whiskies. hide . Kirkland Signature, Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Sherry Cask End, 20 YO, Alexander Murray & Co, 46% ABV, 750 ml, MSRP: $58 The colour is a wealthy, darkish amber. So, in a way, a good percentage of that Speyside 25-year-old is just Kirkland Signature Water. Unfortunately, Kirkland brand scotch can only be purchased at Costco – Kirkland is Costco’s store brand. 1. Sourcing is a quite widespread practice throughout Ireland and Scotland, however, where so-called independent bottlers buy up excess stock and put it out under their own labels. Laphroaig’s 27-year-old was just released at $750. Kirkland 23 year single malt scotch sherry cask finish. Instead, Kirkland Signature whiskies are sourced from other distilleries. There’s nothing necessarily nefarious about this. by Dustin Buchko » January 5th, 2018, 9:41 pm, #19 That one has been tempting but I haven't brought myself to grab a bottle yet. The Speyside label is a reference to the region, but because it’s a single malt it comes from a single distillery. Post by RichardFlack » December 12th, 2017, 10:22 pm, #17 Though the practice has gotten a bad rap in America ever since The Daily Beast’s Eric Felten informed unwitting consumers that their “craft” whiskey most likely came from a factory called MGP Ingredients in Indiana. It’s believed that Kirkland’s Canadian whisky comes from Crown Royal and the current Tennessee whiskey from George Dickel, and it’s pretty easy to see that their previous bourbon was Jim Beam juice (according to TTB filings). Meanwhile, a typical Speyside 25-year-old from, say, Glenfarclas, hits shelves around $200. They’re cheap, too—whether it be a 1.75 liter of Canadian whisky for $20 or an 18 Year Old Sherry Cask Finish Highlands Scotch for $38. by c fu » May 25th, 2016, 4:12 pm, #6 Well, they get rid of all the other carrots.”, While Raymond notes, “My guess would be that [Kirkland Signature Scotch] is liquid from Edrington, which owns Macallan. I would appreciate feedback from anyone who has had it. 9. For the price, it’s really solid and you’re definitely getting your money’s worth. A quick primer on single malt scotch: "Single malt" means that the whisky comes from one distillery in Scotland and is made from 100-percent malted barley. Kirkland Signature Highland 18 year old Sherry Cask Finish, 40% Single Malt Scotch | $33 An 18 year old single malt for just $33 should set alarm bells ringing. Post Post Alcohol is a conduit for flavor, after all. Nose- none. The Macallan’s own 25 Year Old Sherry Oak Single Malt Scotch Whisky sells for $1500. Saw them at local Costco for $90/$70/$50. These Costco house whiskies have likewise landed solid scores on Whisky Advocate and Wine Enthusiast of late; they even nabbed a top prize at the New York World Wine & Spirits Competition. in Oloroso Sherry. Member Only Item . (Close at 8pm PST), ↳   BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes, ↳   BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes, ↳   BerserkerDay Auctions BD11 - AUCTIONS CLOSED, Kirkland Signature™ Glenlivet Distillery 40-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, http://whiskyadvocate.com/shelf_talker. I feel like Alexander Murray could have easily slapped a different label on this and sold it for $200 or more. Is it worth the coin? These distilleries are noted for their use of refilled, ex-Sherry casks in the maturation of their whiskies. Their Scotch labels, meanwhile, typically credit Alexander Murray & Co, one of those aforementioned independent bottlers. Post Then again, even massive distilleries only have so much room in their warehouses. Mortlach 26 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky 2019 Special Release 700ml. The Kirkland Original Blended Scotch Whisky has a nice, caramel color and scent notes of vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, and — of course — peat. $50-ish. Dalwhinnie 30 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky 2019 Special Release 700ml. by M. Sai » December 12th, 2017, 7:53 pm, #15 If you're looking for Pappy Van Winkle, George T. Stagg, Eagle Rare, Thomas Handy and other rare bourbon, we have whiskey lotteries that you can take part in. (And, that same VP claims, intentionally designed to look like well-known bottles from major brands.). The Drinkhacker Shopping List – 01.18.2013. by Jay $$ Winton » December 13th, 2017, 7:51 am, #18 Wa Costco sells this for 42 base, when you’re done adding taxes and fees it’s $53.43. This expression is sub-par. Plus, the aging of whisky isn’t a perfect science. best. Post ), ↳   BerserkerDay IX Auctions - OPEN NOW! Tagged: Post Magnificent Bastard: Ron Liebman report. This weekend I noticed a new version of the 2013 classic: Kirkland (Costco’s brand) has a new version of its 20 year-old Speyside single-malt with a sherry cask finish (link to the last one I reviewed, in 2013, here). As before, this is bottled by those big-box contact maestros, Alexander Murray & Co. from a mystery distillery in Speyside. Some barrels aren’t going to taste exactly how, say, Macallan wants them to. Nose : Fresh vanilla creme brûlée lined with raspberries— a terribly tempting dessert.Loads of sweetness from summer cherries which have been soaked in dark syrupy rum. I wish they would release a cask strength product. Speyside Single Malt Scotch Speyside refers whisky made by the 50+ distilleries near the river Spey in the Scottish highlands. But this sherry-finished Kirkland expression from an undisclosed distillery is definitely a decent dram at a bargain-basement price. Kirkland Signature, Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Sherry Cask Finish, 20 YO, Alexander Murray & Co, 46% ABV, 750 ml, MSRP: $58 The color is a … Costco started off with just one Kirkland single malt scotch, and has grown into blended scotch, Canadian whisky, bourbon, and Irish whiskey. What Drink Trends Should Disappear in 2021. Tullibardine sells their own 25-year-old Scotch for around $300 a bottle. by ericleehall » January 6th, 2018, 9:20 am, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited, BEERserkers and fans of spirits, come on in! As soon as the Kirkland brand releases a single malt Scotch whiskey, people start to talk. 38 comments. It's not overly-complicated; rather, it's a very basic scotch distinguished by its clean drinkability. Kirkland Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky 20 Years Old Sherry Cask Finish $45. Today we taste and review Kirkland Signature 20 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch and compare it to Macallan 12. Post Reply. #1 It’s also possible that the Kirkland’s Speyside 25-year-old bottling is Mortlach, Longmorn or even Macallan, the latter of whom Kirkland has openly partnered with in the past. Costco sells whisky under its private label, Kirkland Signature, which was introduced in 1992. Price includes delivery ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Compare Product. Post The price is no longer 700 but 399. “I do think that volume and control of two of the three tiers helps them tremendously.”. A 22 year single malt for $80? Post A single malt Scotch is simply the product of a single distillery, while blended Scotches often combine whiskeys from various spirit producers. MarcJ says: January 20, 2014 at 6:41 pm . What he means is, if Costco’s bottles of Jim Beam and Jack Daniel’s are already at cut-rate prices, the wholesale giant’s comparable house brands are intentionally sold for even cheaper than that. Meanwhile, the VP of sales claims it’s a well-known fact that Costco only makes a 13 percent gross profit on spirits, while 25 to 35 percent is considered the industry standard. Single Malt Scotch Whisky Made in Scotland With Viking Soul Since 1798. Post Price includes delivery ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Compare Product. For comparison, competitor Glenfiddich has a 40yr expression for $2,000. aaron goldbarb, scotch, spirits, whiskey, whiskey hub. Made from one of the most famous of scotch distilleries in Glenlivet and aged for a remarkably long 40 years, it prices out at a Costco-reasonable $700. Post by Dan.Gord0n » December 11th, 2013, 9:03 pm, #3 He tells me he know this happens with other big players, like Total Wine. The reason for this? by Dustin Buchko » December 12th, 2017, 10:14 pm, #16 90% Upvoted. Award Winning Whisky Crafted with Pride, Integrity & Independence. by c fu » May 25th, 2016, 8:46 pm, #9 Christopher Null is the founder and editor in chief of Drinkhacker. “Milk Caramel.”. Kirkland is the own branding of Costco, which is a chain gross market in the USA. “How do they get all the carrots in a supermarket to look like perfect carrots? This doesn’t mean that it’s of poor quality; it just has to do with flavor profiles.”, But Costco’s strategy is far more controlled than crossing their collective corporate fingers that some of the large distilleries will want to consistently sell off stock at favorable prices. The 46% abv is a nice bonus too. Christopher Null. In the second corner we have a bottle of Glenfiddich 18. Bumping this as I'm very curious as to if anyone has tried it. Country/Region : Scotland/Speyside. At that point it would most likely be a disappointment to many. We are independent reviewers. Hell yeah, thanks Costco. Discussion about beer, spirits, liquor - anything beverage non-wine related. Most of their lower-end bottlings come in the popular 1.75 liter “handle,” like Kirkland Signature Blended Scotch Whisky ($18) and Kirkland Signature Tennessee Straight Bourbon Whiskey “Premium Small Batch” ($30). Nothing spectacular, but well worth the $50 I paid for it. “It’s called undercutting their own undercutting,” the vice president of sales for a major spirits company told me [he didn’t wish to be identified]. Cask : Ex-bourbon, finished 6 mo. I've had a number of the other Kirkland/Alexander Murray aged single malts and they were fine. by JKim » December 11th, 2013, 4:31 pm, #2 by Jay $$ Winton » March 8th, 2017, 12:25 pm, #13 It’s also possible that the Kirkland’s Speyside 25-year-old bottling is Mortlach, Longmorn or even Macallan, the latter of whom Kirkland has openly partnered with in the past. Getting barrels out the door and sold is a top priority. Sort by. Tim says: February 11, 2014 at 9:11 pm . Nutty, grainy aromas of pine nut confection, medjool dates, young pineapple, sprouted grain bread, mustard, and green tomato with a satiny, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length crackers with apple butter finish. Anyone try the 25-yr Speyside, 24-yr blended or 16-yr Highland Kirkland Ex-Bourbon Barrel Scotches? And Highland Park’s 40-year-old comes out in minimal quantities each year for around $3,500. Likewise, Alexander Murray & Co. shipped out some 165,000 cases of Scotch in 2015. save. Post Post Has anyone ever seen this at their neighborhood Costco. Kinda intrigues me, supposedly priced at $700. The exact distillery is kept secret but is rumored to be Macallan or Aberlour. by Jack Johnson » May 25th, 2016, 8:43 pm, #8 Costco may be an impressive company, but they aren’t aging barrels of whisky in some Issaquah, Washington, warehouse next to the giant tubs of Hellmann’s and Jif. There is a lot to love in this well balanced bottle. The company sells a range of single malt Scotch whiskies from various regions, including 12-, 16-, 20- and 25-year-old expressions, as well as some blended Scotch whisky. Typically, whisky connoisseurs would want that 25-year-old Scotch to have some decent heft after all those years of concentrating in barrel. Yep, saw this or something like it at that price.....and laughed.....small market in that price range, smaller still at Costco and perhaps unrecognizable market with the Costco Kirkland label (though I could see someone giving a gift like this, just don't see a gift at this level with the Kirkland monicker). Too much water at 80 proof. “​Thank you for asking, but again, we don’t disclose how we develop Kirkland Signature,” wrote Annette Alvarez-Peters, Costco’s assistant general merchandise manager and the woman responsible for all the company’s alcohol purchases. They can’t use it for Macallan or their blends like Famous Grouse or Cutty Sark. For products like Johnnie Walker Blue or Macallan, it’s virtually impossible to beat Costco on price.”. Which Costco will readily admit only costs one penny an ounce. From the back of the bottle: “Combining the knowledge of some of Scotland’s master distillers, and using only the purest waters from Scotland’s Highland lochs, this Kirkland Signature Scotch Whisky was matured for almost a quarter of a century in hand-picked ex-Bourbon Oak casks. In one corner we have a bottle from Costco, the Kirkland Highland 18 Sherry. We are experiencing an error, please try again. That’s surely one reason they sell nearly $4 billion-worth of alcohol per year. Tullibardine sells their own 25-year-old Scotch for around $300 a bottle. Tasting : Neat in a Glencairn @ Home. by ERPark » May 27th, 2016, 7:10 pm, #10 You simply are not going to find something else at a similar age, with a similar complex profile, bottled at 46% anywhere else. A solid sherry-influenced Speyside Single Malt with a rich and chewy palate. Finally, one reason rarely considered for why Costco might be able to offer better pricing is proof. Kirkland Signature Glenlivet 40yr Single Malt scotch is the Costco version of a venerable, hugely expensive single malt scotch. It’s this downright impossible price that has the online geeks playing a guessing game as to not only where, exactly, these whiskies are coming from, but how Costco gets the prices—specifically on age-statement whiskies—so low. Jan 4, 2016 - Kirkland Signature™ Glenlivet Distillery 40-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky - Warehouse Item #746526 The California-based company has been buying Scotch barrels and releasing products since 2004; they helped start Trader Joe’s private whisky label that same year, and Kirkland’s in 2007. But all Kirkland Signature Scotches are sold at 80 proof, meaning that these whiskies are watered down to the absolute lowest legal limit and, thus, Costco is able to empty barrels into way more bottles. On the nostril, there’s a pronounced sherry cask affect of candy dried fruits and almond, adopted by notes of cask wooden, some licorice and only a trace of salinity. A forum community for those gone berserk over wine. “If Costco can control the importation of the whisky, get someone to distribute it to them at cost (or at very slim single-digit margins due to high volume) and then sell it at very low margins, then they’re golden,” explains a friend who is an independent bottler himself, though at a much smaller level. 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Kirkland 22 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky is an interesting one. In the past few years they’ve also offered a rotating, limited selection of premium Scotch, like a blended 24-year-old for $70 and a Speyside 25-year-old for just $89. Aaron Goldfarb lives in Brooklyn and is a novelist and the author of Hacking Whiskey. Whisky: Kirkland Signature Speyside 22 Year; ... Well for $80 I would say it is a pretty solid 22 year old single malt. ABV : 46%. Post “They agree to buy a certain amount of product at a certain price, which is far lower than everyone else is paying. Log in or sign up to leave a comment Log In Sign Up. The Macallan’s own 25 Year Old Sherry Oak Single Malt Scotch Whisky sells for $1500. Not any of the above, but I've been drinking the Kirkland 21, and it's pretty decent. Finish- very short, woody, bitter. I'm just one lost soul, swimming in a fish bowl, year after year. Bright golden amber color. Member Only Item . His writing has appeared in Esquire, Playboy, Whisky Advocate and more. ... ew_id=2255, https://scotchnsniff.com/2014/06/30/the-glenlivet-40/. Every time Costco’s Kirkland brand releases a single malt Scotch whisky without revealing the distillery that made it, tongues start to wag. by Alan Rath » March 8th, 2017, 10:31 am, #12 A veteran writer and journalist, he also operates Null Media, a bespoke content company. That makes it all the more surprising that, over the past year, there’s been a groundswell of support among geeks for the Kirkland Signature collection. Thanks for watching the Scotch Test Dummies. Post All of that said, today’s Scotch versus Scotch is a three way battle between some 18 year old offerings. “Macallan has very high standards and very particular barrels they’re looking for,” notes Clay Risen, a New York Times senior editor and author of American Whiskey, Bourbon & Rye. Post The name comes from the then location of its headquarters in Kirkland, Washington. “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. How the Breakfast Martini Became a Modern Classic, The Secret to a Silkier Cocktail? New York World Wine & Spirits Competition, How the Infinity Bottle Became a Whiskey Nerd Obsession, Down the Rare Bourbon Rabbit Hole With Sean Brock, How a Homemade Blend Became One of America’s Most Coveted Bourbons, Drunken Socialism: The "Break-Even Bottles" Bringing Rare Spirits to the People. Just How Important Is Sherry to Scotch Whisky? Post Likewise, many whiskey bloggers have noticed that Costco seems to obscure what they actually offer, with no master list available anywhere online. 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