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Prometheus 28 Year Old 1988 Speyside Single Malt

Category: New Products
Prometheus 28 year old whisky

Today we’re trying Prometheus 28 year old, a 1988 vintage Speyside single malt bottled by the Glasgow Distillery Co. It’s fair to say that the GDC have been keeping themselves pretty busy since their foundation in 2014.  As so many new distilleries do, they decided to...

MAY AUCTION RESULTS 2019

Categories: Auction, Auction Results

WHISKY-ONLINE AUCTIONS MAY RESULTS 2019 Rather unsurprisingly, it was Macallan back near the top of the auction last night with the 1946 52-year-old – always a bottle we like to see – sitting very comfortably at £12,300. Slightly down on some previous results but...

MAY AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS 2019

Categories: Auction, Auction Highlights

Our May Whisky Auction Is Now Live Welcome to our May Auction Preview! As ever, we’ve got hundreds of great bottles in this month’s auction, so without further ado here’s a quick rundown of some of the most interesting lots. We’ve another cask this month – a...

MAY AUCTION , CASK HELD IN BOND, TASTING NOTES

Categories: Auction, Whisky Tastings

Tobermory Whisky Cask For Sale We’ve managed to source another whisky cask which will be featuring in our May 2019 whisky auction. This is the fourth cask we’ve had up for auction from the Tobermory distillery and possibly the most appetising to date. This cask would...

Alex Barclay Miniature Auction Part Four

Categories: Auction, Auction Highlights

Fourth Dedicated Alex Barclay Miniature Auction It’s time for the fourth of our series of auctions featuring the collection of the president of the Mini Bottle Club, Alex Barclay.  Last summer we collected over 5000 miniatures from Alex and he was kind enough to talk to us...

Whisky-Online at Limburg Whisky Fair

Category: Whisky Tastings

The Whisky-Online team were on the road again last weekend, with our first ever visit to the famous Whisky Fair in Limburg.  The show, which has been going since 2002 has a reputation for being the biggest event in the European whisky calendar, so we made sure to pack some...

APRIL AUCTION RESULTS 2019

Categories: Auction, Auction Results

Whisky-Online Auctions April Results 2019 The latest auction provided its usual variety of curiosities, eye-popping prices and interesting trend indicators. Perhaps most interesting was the Black Bowmore 1st Edition which sold for £16,100. This is a strong price for this...

MARCH AUCTION RESULTS 2019

Categories: Auction, Auction Results

Whisky-Online Auctions March Results 2019 Our latest auction featured a nice mix of the surprising and the consistent. The top lot being, rather predictably, the 1946 Macallan at £13,500. Down a little from our previous sale of this bottle at £15,100, and considering this was...

Gordon & MacPhail Whisky Tasting Part 1

Categories: New Products, whisky Shop, Whisky Tastings

Gordon & MacPhail Whisky Tasting We have had some great whisky tastings at Whisky-Online since we re-introduced them towards the end of 2018. Our first was hosted by Distel with some awesome whiskies from Bunnahabhain, Deanston and Ledaig. This was followed nicely by our...

FEBRUARY AUCTION RESULTS 2019

Categories: Auction, Auction Results

Our latest auction featured some results which were, in turn, impressive, some eye-watering, some illuminating and some unusual. However, the overall impression was yet another one of stable upwards trajectory in prices across the board. The top pair of this month’s auction...

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