Macallan Folio 5

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Archival Series
Number of bottles
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
10 jan 2020 10:32 am by wbarchive_894779

Average value

€ 4458.08

66 × in wishlist

117 × member ratings

1244 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Macallan Folio 5

15 users have left 16 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 89.80 points.

  1. nicelifebert scored this whisky 94 points Newbie

    Towards Kawa_ZX6

    obvious you never tasted this whisky. I did and enjoy the contence. Life is too short to drink bad whisky. I do not understand what your suggestions are, but whisky;s are collected more than over 100 years. So buy a big boy trouser and buy quality whisky or buy the worst black energy poluting generated bitcoins. I really hate it to be personal, but you are an idiot. ! Buy big or go home. ! Life is to short to enjoy bad whisky; but quality, wich is nice; what ever the price. Grtz Nicelifebert. By the way, i dont sell or collect this whisky.

  2. nicelifebert scored this whisky 94 points Newbie

    Comparing to the Folio archival 4 better. Nice to drink. Allthough the price is not very pleasant. Its was a small taste holliday with my friends. Life is too short to drink bad whisky. ;-)

  3. vitezslav scored this whisky 94 points Member Senior

  4. Titelheld scored this whisky 94 points Member Senior

  5. Kawa_ZX6 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    guys, wanna fool each other of you newbies and rookies?

    Nearly all top ratings stink, but as long as you stay away with that sh*t from drinking bottles, have fun playing this game.

    But remember: there will be a time when all that Bitcoin- and hype whisky fake rating crap crashes ;) and Folio stuff, too.

  6. haz77 scored this whisky 94 points Newbie

  7. LiquidThoughts scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    To quote my comment from folio # 4:
    "Seldom seen such obvious moneymaking in the private market as with Folio # 4 and # 5 (the latter completely absurd with a 70% rating in the upper third of" newbies "in the base).
    Stick with it, Folio # 4 is still the best and closest to the "real" Macallan from # 3, # 4 and # 5, # 5 already has missing notes and I wouldn't even take it for 80 €, # 3 would be a nice one , very gentle, sweet thing for probably. 60-70 euros, funny story all that. "
    • Nose
      Not as pleasant as # 4, again much more modern, lighter, a lot of toffee, few figs, a tick of red apple, a little sulfur in between and Maggi has crept in (although not as bad as some "hyper" from UA with> 58% and dark like cola for a maximum of 10 years ...), red grapefruit, hazelnut, honey, a little flowering meadow and marzipan
    • Taste
      Significantly hotter and more alcoholic than # 3 and # 4, although the same%, nutmeg, ginger, red apple, honey, camphor, cardamom, Tick Maggi, grapefruit, angular, rather not nicely integrated malt and freshly varnished, also not so well integrated Oak chips
    • Finish
      Slightly unripe plums with stones, red apple, wet wood, camphor, medium length

  8. samouraï scored this whisky 94 points Newbie

  9. Herrmo scored this whisky 96 points Member Senior

    Good stuff. The charm of this enchanting single malt whisky consists of a rich aroma of dates and fresh figs, which give way to a sweet raisin with a warming ginger and wooden spices.

  10. melonwan did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    A NAS bottle with fancy packaging. Definitely not worth the secondary market price. I’d rather buy a yamazaki 18 or three bottle Macallan 18 than this marketing product.

  11. Carrein_14 scored this whisky 96 points Member Senior


  12. Wojtek1982 scored this whisky 93 points Newbie

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      93 93
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      94 94

  13. smejky scored this whisky 94 points Newbie

  14. ezioaudit scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  15. Guzzler scored this whisky 94 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      95 95
    • Finish
      94 94

  16. tondik85 scored this whisky 94 points Newbie


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