Category: Whisky Tastings

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...

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....

Crabbie 30 Year Old Single Malt

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Tasting notes and history for Crabbie's 30 Year Old Single Speyside Malt Whisky, bottled at natural cask strength from a single refill oloroso sherry cask.

APRIL AUCTION – FULL CASKS HELD IN BOND – TASTING NOTES

Categories: Auction, Whisky Tastings

Whisky Online Auctions Tasting Notes: Bruichladdich cask 1641 Colour: White wine Nose: As is common with lower natural cask strength malts, this has a superb freshness about it. A light green fruitiness, some notes of crushed nettle, bath salts, minerals and wet pebbles....

Macallan 18 Year Olds – Tasting Notes

Categories: whisky Shop, Whisky Tastings

Following on from our triumphant appearance at Old & Rare Whisky Show in Glasgow, we thought it’d be a good idea to publish some tasting notes on some of the whiskies we had on offer at the Show, so that those of you who couldn’t make it can get an (online) taste of what...

Old & Rare Whisky Show – Glasgow 2018

Category: Whisky Tastings

Last weekend the Whisky-Online Auctions team headed to Glasgow for the second Old & Rare Whisky Show in Glasgow’s Grand Central Hotel, and it was another cracking event. The team for the weekend was headed by Harrison Ormerod from Whisky-Online, ably assisted by spirits...

January Auction – Full Cask Held in Bond – Tasting Notes

Category: Whisky Tastings

As another cask of Macallan in bond arrives for auction, it is worth remembering that this year the new Macallan distillery will open to the public. As full production commences at this new distillery the original Macallan distillery – where this very cask was...

September Auction – Full Casks Held in Bond – Tasting Notes

Category: Whisky Tastings

It has been quite remarkable seeing the results that these bonded casks of mature whisky – in particular Macallan – have achieved over the past few sales. So, we’re pleased to be able to offer the final two ex-sherry hogsheads of Macallan from this parcel of...

September Auction – Full Casks Held in Bond – Tasting Notes

Category: Whisky Tastings
Casks Held In Bond – Up For Auction

It seems that the impressive recent results for casks of whisky still held in bond in our previous sales have unearthed some more tantalising examples for auction. Another pair of Macallan 1994 ex-sherry hogsheads and – intriguingly – a 1990 barrel of Littlemill. To...

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