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A Jubilant July for The Macallan

There was much cause for celebration in the month of July. Independence Day on the 4th of July was the first of such causes and many drams of The Macallan were raised across the USA and further afield. July also marked the start of Polo Season, the pinnacle event of which was the Cartier International Polo day that drew in celebrities and rock stars alike. More recently, single malt aficionados worldwide raised a dram to National Scotch Day – a celebration with unknown origins, but worthy of a fine glass of scotch nonetheless.

Here at The Macallan, we also celebrated the arrival of our new Brand Ambassador – Mr Charlie Whitfield. Charlie will be representing us in North East USA, so keep an eye out for him at our events in that area! If you'd like to read about what his favourite dram is or how he got into The Macallan, read his interview here. You can also get in touch with him via his Twitter profile.

There was much cause for celebration as we announced the winner and runners up of our Masters of Photography competition, as selected by Albert Watson himself. Once again, we'd like to congratulate the winners on their excellent photographs and we hope that they enjoy their prizes. If you didn't win this year, do not despair. We are planning the next Masters of Photography as we write this blog and you will hear all about it later on this year.

Whatever it is that you're celebrating, if you're venturing out to a bar, you'll want to make sure that it's a great whisky bar. Luckily, we have this covered too. We teamed up with our friends at Whisky Magazine to uncover the Great Whisky Bars of the World 2011. We asked you all to tell us your favourite whisky bar and we had some great suggestions, both on the blog and on our Facebook page. Congratulations to all those that received a free copy of the guide and we hope that we've provided you all with some inspiration for your next whisky bar visit.

Finally, it's time to announce our advocate of the month for July. The accolade goes to the esteemed Mike Kurfis. Mike is a devotee of The Macallan and always has a bottle of the Fine Oak 12yo on hand. To celebrate both his birthday and National Scotch Day, he poured some wee drams of our Fine Oak 21yo. Mike will be receiving two branded tumblers as a gift, so that he can celebrate in true Macallan style next time!

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Fresh mint is the clear favourite for our #CrowdSourcedCocktail. Next week...garnishes https://t.co/99yxrt4vyX

22 Jul 16
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Basil or mint? What will you add to our #CrowdSourcedCocktail? Vote in the pinned #twitterpoll on our profile https://t.co/RJYXREjYLd

20 Jul 16
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Need whisky inspiration? We're taking The Macallan to the next level over on Instagram https://t.co/BARVYcWKQj https://t.co/zLA5EjUcbU

19 Jul 16
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#CrowdSourcedCocktail - Round three, let's add a little twist to this serve

18 Jul 16
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The choice is made! It is the 15mls of olorosso sherry that goes into our #CrowdSourcedCocktail https://t.co/6huwQ8zq4M

15 Jul 16
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Sweet vermouth or olorosso sherry? Choose your favourite in our pinned #twitterpoll #CrowdSourcedCocktail https://t.co/loQfjeAHp7

14 Jul 16
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Over Silent Season distillery staff are given a break. Asked if this applies to social media team, no answer yet... https://t.co/2KR7lMluWJ

13 Jul 16
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Shhh...it's Silent Season at our distillery until July 26 to allow for maintenance and give our team a break https://t.co/y5gSN9SE4w

12 Jul 16
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#CrowdSourcedCocktail - Round two, time to choose what joins Fine Oak 12 Year Old in the glass

11 Jul 16
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#CrowdSourcedCocktail round one is over, Old Fashioned glass won. Check on Monday as we continue to build our serve https://t.co/bSATT16MHC

08 Jul 16
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Have you voted in our #CrowdSourcedCocktail poll yet? Head to the pinned tweet on our channel to choose glassware

07 Jul 16
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One to watch out for at the airport; The Macallan Classic Travel Range with photography from @xrayveasey https://t.co/v0uLqfYiv9

06 Jul 16
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#CrowdSourcedCocktail - Round one, time to choose your glassware

05 Jul 16
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The lighter style of The Macallan Fine Oak 12 y/o makes it a versatile whisky. Say hello to #CrowdSourcedCocktail https://t.co/Nis6LWGnE7

04 Jul 16
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Three culinary innovators, one extraordinary whisky. Take a look at our #IntoTheRare event hosted at @CanRocaCeller https://t.co/AVIeRDTjGO

04 Jul 16
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#Whisky lovers - we all like it neat but what's your classic #scotch cocktail of choice?

29 Jun 16
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#Sneaker fans; our final obsessive is one for you, head to our Instagram to learn more https://t.co/LOhjAEgLu8 https://t.co/u3jbL5ikUV

27 Jun 16
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Calling all #Leica fans: Visit our Instagram to see the latest in our series on #Obsessions https://t.co/jGp1wverbZ https://t.co/4Jxm3bTbWB

22 Jun 16
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Good news: Whisky emoji has launched Bad news: It's not on your phone yet Good news: Will have to stick with the real thing for now

22 Jun 16
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Dads: Our suggested activity for you this #FathersDay https://t.co/FFNlfB8mLe

19 Jun 16

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