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Old & Rare Whisky Show – Glasgow 2018

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Port Charlotte 2004. Bourbon Cask Up For Auction

Categories: Auction, Auction Highlights, Uncategorized, Whisky Tastings
Auction Port Charlotte-Cask

After last month’s rather staggering success of the two 1993 Macallan casks, we’re delighted to have another very interesting and desirable bonded cask of whisky up for auction. This time it’s a 2004 Port Charlotte. These Port Charlottes were sold back in 2001...

Old & Rare Whisky Show – Glasgow 2017

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Whisky-Online Auctions made our first ever official appearance at a whisky festival recently, with a stand at the inaugural Old & Rare Whisky Show in Glasgow.  The show took place in the city’s Grand Central Hotel, which has recently undergone an extremely painstaking...

Angus’s Birthday Bash Bottles – Part 3

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Angus's birthday bash

    Balvenie-Glenlivet. As We Get It. Macfarlane, Bruce & Co. Circa 1970. 102.9 proof. I love this series and the early ones by MB&C are almost all great. Hard to find nowadays. Colour: Oaked Chardonnay Nose: Gravel, chalk, seashore, dried seaweed and after a...

Angus’s Birthday Bash Bottles – Part 2

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Berry Brothers Choicest Liqueur Scotch Whisky ‘Of Great Age’. Bottled circa 1970. 70 proof. An old brand by Berry Brothers that was most likely a classy vatted malt with a decent bit of age. From a time when ‘of great age’ meant more than it probably would today. Colour:...

Angus’s Birthday Bash Bottles – Part 1

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Birthday Bash whisky tasting

  Last week I used the fact I turned 30 this year as a thinly veiled excuse to open a silly amount of old bottles I’d been stashing away these past few years with all my whisky pals. The brief was pretty simple, everyone turn up to the great Dornoch Castle Hotel for a...

Whisky-Online Exclusive | Ardmore 1993-2015 Tasting Notes

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Whisky-Online Exclusive

  A while back we figured it was high time that Whisky Online had another bespoke bottling done. After much dallying about we went to see the good folks at G&M. A week later four cask samples arrived then a couple of months after that this rather delicious bottling of...

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