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American Whiskey Blind Tasting Pt. 2

Category: Whisky Tastings

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,...

NOVEMBER AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS 2018

Categories: Auction, Auction Highlights

         Auction closes 28th November from 8 pm. Black Bowmore 1964 1st Edition If there’s ever a whisky worthy of the word ‘legendary’, it has to be the Black Bowmore. And if you’re ever going to splash out and buy one, I would certainly look no...

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...

Alex Barclay Miniature Auction Part 3

Categories: Auction, Auction Highlights

Whisky Miniature Auction Now Live! It’s time for the third of our auctions dedicated to the miniature collection of Alex Barclay, president of the Mini Bottle Club.  Back in the summer, the team travelled to Birmingham to collect over 5,000 miniatures from Alex – the...

OCTOBER AUCTION RESULTS 2018

Categories: Auction, Auction Results
whisky online auctions results

October whisky auction results Another raft of impressive prices were realised in our latest auction. The top item was, as expected, the cask of 1989 Macallan which fetched £90,100 – slightly higher than recent similar Macallan casks suggesting they may well be on the...

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 HIGHLIGHTS 2018

Categories: Auction, Auction Highlights

         Black Bowmore 1964 2nd Edition When it comes to dark, heavily sherried whiskies the first whisky that comes to mind has to be the Black Bowmore. There’s a lot of hype over certain whiskies and sometimes the romance can spoil one’s expectations –...

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...

SEPTEMBER AUCTION RESULTS 2018

Categories: Auction, Auction Results

September whisky auction results Last night’s auction finished with a slew of prices at the upper end of the sale that might once have been described as eye-popping. But think what it says about today’s secondary whisky market and how much things have changed in the space of...

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