At Whisky-Online we endeavour to offer an exceptional array of old and rare whiskies including bottles rarely ever seen at auction before.
Firstly we will start with a super scares 1972 Ardbeg single cask, Named Ping No. 1 by Juuls Vinhandel of Denmark to commemorate the 30th Business Anniversary of Michael Madsen.
Another clutch of rare Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottling’s, we see for the first time a Port Ellen 43.2, not only is this a closed distillery the liquid itself is legendary. More early releases from SMWS include Ardmore 66.1 a Girvan G7.1 and many other great releases from this iconic series like Ardbeg, Laphroaig, Glenmoranige, Talisker, Glen Scotia, St Magdalene…
Making another reappearance is the Macallan 1946 52 year old, along with the Macallan 1938 and Macallan 1950 hand written labels. staying with Macallan we have two new faces from the Fine & Rare series with vintages from 1975 and 1971 followed with a huge selection of other great Macallans including vintage Anniversary Malts not forgetting a haul of indie bottling’s.
Other notable rarities from the 1940s and 1950s starting with an unusual Munros Extra Special Liqueur followed by an incredible selection of old White Horse including bottling from 1941, 1952, 1954, 1956, and two examples from 1957. More from the fifties comprising of several variants of Haig Gold Label, Black & White, Dewars. Johnnie Walker enthusiasts won’t be disappointed with the numerous directors blends from 2008, 2010 and 2011 releases.
It doesn’t end there, more rarities from Islay that include Ardbeg Manager Choice cask 2391, Caol Ila Mangers Dram, Port Ellen First Release followed by a 21 year old Malting’s Anniversary. From Bowmore we have a 1973 vintage label, 1972 27 year old from a marriage of three casks with a yield of only 466 bottles. You will also find a couple of ceramics like the 25 year old Seagulls, 30 year old Sea Dragon and the legendry Bicentenary. From the eighties there is a Laphroaig 10 year old a Lagavulin 12 year old White Horse and a no age statement Bruichladdich.
For our Abunadh fans we have numerous different batches running from batch 15 through to 35. There’s bag full of the infamous Managers Drams. Numerous other incredible drams including a Glenfiddich 1978 single cask, four different Glenfarclas 40 year olds bottled for the Taiwanese market. A 1964 Glendronach dumpy, two 1968s including the re-opening. A young high octane Talisker 1970 100 proof, and a beautiful dumpy Springbank 30 year old sherry cask.
From elsewhere around the world we have a L’Esprit De Courvoisier Cognac in a hand-cut Lalique decanter. A half bottle of Martel Cognac circa 1940, Delamain 1969 34 year old and a wonderful one pint J.A. Dougherty’s from the pre-prohibition era. From the Far East there’s several different Kavalans, the renowned Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2013 and a extremely hard to find Hakushu 25 Year Old in the rarely seen wooden box version where only around 100 bottles were ever released.
Whatever your tastes you’ll find something within this month’s selection and as always please get in touch if you have any questions, otherwise enjoy the auction, best of luck and happy bidding.
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The Whisky Online Auctions team