Category: Whisky Tastings

Old & Rare Whisky Show 2019 Report

Category: Whisky Tastings

From Black Bowmore to Macallan via Port Ellen and Clynelish… Whisky-Online Auctions had a great time at The Whisky Show: Old & Rare in Glasgow Central Hotel a couple of weekends ago. The show was the third of its kind, and Whisky-Online has been at all of them –...

American Whiskey Blind Tasting Pt. 2

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Welcome back to the second part of my Blind American Whiskey tasting! As I explained in Part 1, I’m blind tasting a flight of bourbons and ryes from Hi-Spirits, the UK distribution arm of the Sazerac Company, owners of Buffalo Trace distillery and makers of Van Winkle,...

American Whiskey Blind Tasting Pt.1

Category: Whisky Tastings

Tasting notes for Sazerac and Buffalo Trace whiskeys including Eagle Rare bourbon, Sazerac Rye and E H Taylor.

NOVEMBER AUCTION – CASKS HELD IN BOND – TASTING NOTES

Categories: Auction Highlights, Whisky Tastings

Whisky Casks For Sale This month’s auction features three whisky casks that are currently maturing in Scotland. First up is a an excellent, and at times unusual Macallan. This would currently yield approximately 208 x 70cl bottles of whisky currently at 28 years old. Then...

Glengoyne & Tamdhu Tasting Notes

Categories: whisky Shop, Whisky Tastings

Founded in 1933, Ian MacLeod Distillers are one of the unsung independent distillers and bottlers in the UK, despite being the 10th-largest Scotch whisky company in the world.  This may be because much of the company’s business is behind the scenes – they are one of the...

OCTOBER AUCTION – CASK HELD IN BOND – TASTING NOTES

Categories: Auction Highlights, Whisky Tastings

Macallan Whisky Cask For Sale Maturing stock is becoming a regular feature in our monthly auctions now.  And this month we have another Macallan cask that will hit 30 years old in June next year.  Have a read of our tasting notes and let us know what you think… Cask...

Whisky Tasting – Friday 19th October 2018

Category: Whisky Tastings

Whisky Online – Distell Tasting 2018 We’re delighted to announce we will be teaming up with Distell International to host a malt whisky tasting. Our hosts Brian Houston (Deanston Head Tour Guide) and Stevie Clarkson (Brand Ambassador for Whisky) will educate us all and...

AUGUST AUCTION – MORE CASKS HELD IN BOND – TASTING NOTES

Categories: Auction Highlights, Whisky Tastings

Two Tobermory Whisky Casks For Sale Joining the 1989 Macallan in our August whisky sale are two 1994 Tobermory casks. Cask #39 was originally filled on the 14/12/1994 into a First Fill Hogshead. This cask would currently yield approximately 244 x 70cl bottles of whisky...

AUGUST AUCTION – FULL CASK HELD IN BOND – TASTING NOTES

Categories: Auction Highlights, Whisky Tastings

Macallan Whisky Cask For Sale Coming up in our August auction is a selection of casks held in bond. Highlighting the bunch is this 1989 Macallan. Originally filled on 06/03/1989 into a refill Hogshead with 249 bulk Litres.  This cask is held at Macallan Distillery, Easter...

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...

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