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FREE WHISKY VALUATION DAY IN ELGIN, 22ND AUGUST

Categories: Auction, Selling Whisky

Our valuers Wayne & Harrison will be up in Elgin again this month offering free valuations and auction advise. It doesn’t matter whether you have a single bottle or a collection numbering in the hundred’s, Wayne & Harrison will be able to assist you. Where is it?...

JULY AUCTION RESULTS 2018

Categories: Auction, Auction Results, Records

The last time we sold a Dalmore 50-year-old was in May 2017 when it fetched an impressive £18,600. Fifteen months later, last night, bottle number one finished up at £28,000 on the nose. At one time such a result would have been pretty staggering but it says a lot about the...

JULY AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS 2018

Categories: Auction, Auction Highlights

         Dalmore 50 Year Old, Crystal Decanter Highlighting our July auction is the magnificent Dalmore 50 year old.  This whisky is regarded as the best Dalmore ever bottled and probably the best 50 year old in the World. This was distilled during the 1920s and bottled...

Berry Bros & Rudd Tasting Notes

Categories: New Products, Whisky Tastings

We’ve always rated Berry Bros & Rudd as excellent independent bottlers, so we were delighted recently to receive samples of some of their recent bottlings covering a spread of ages and vintages ranging from 1983 to 2002. Without further ado, here’s Tim’s tasting notes...

JOIN US ON OUR FIRST GIN TASTING

Categories: whisky Shop, Whisky Tastings

We’re excited to announce we will be teaming up with Halewood International to host our first ever Gin tasting. Halewood boast a quality selection of Gins with the following featuring on the evening. Whitley Neill Gin Whitley Neill Rhubarb and Ginger Gin Whitley Neill...

The Alex Barclay Dedicated Miniature Auction 2018

Categories: Auction, Auction Highlights

Auction 1 of 5 So, a few weeks ago Wayne, Harrison and Sarah traveled to Birmingham to pick up Alex Barclay’s miniature collection. With the help of Alex it took the four of them a solid 5 hours to carefully pick over 5,000 bottles off the shelves and pack them in to...

JUNE AUCTION RESULTS 2018

Categories: Auction, Auction Results

In our latest auction we saw what could be described as a curious mixture of solid consistency and the usual July quiet spell. Once again we had a couple of bonded casks of whisky at the top of the sale, this time a pair of delicious 1996 Ben Nevis butts. At £13,000 a piece...

JUNE AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS 2018

Categories: Auction, Auction Highlights

Baillie’s T.Y.O Scotch Whisky Ainslie, Baillie & Co Ltd. Highlighting our June auction is without a doubt this amazing bottle of Baillie’s T.Y.O. Scotch Whisky. It’s sure to be over 100 years old and not something we’ve ever come across before....

JUNE AUCTION – FULL CASKS HELD IN BOND – TASTING NOTES

Categories: Auction, Auction Highlights, Whisky Tastings

Whisky Online Auctions Tasting Notes: Ben Nevis 1996 cask #1458 Colour: Gold. Nose: As with many of these mid-late 1990s Ben Nevis which are currently reaching the market, this one possesses a typical richness. At first it is dominated by honey and freshly baked bread aromas....

Baillie’s T.Y.O. Scotch Whisky – The Clynelish Connection?

Categories: Auction, Auction Highlights

We just had to flag up one of the most interesting lots from our upcoming auction, which starts on Wednesday, 27th June: this rather fabulous bottling of Baillie’s Ten Years Old (T.Y.O.), bottled around a century ago by Ainslie, Baillie & Co. Quite aside from this...

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