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FREE WHISKY VALUATION DAY, ELGIN, 20th MARCH 2019

Categories: Auction, Selling Whisky

Get your whisky valued for free by Whisky-Online Auctions Our valuer Harrison will be up in Elgin this month offering free valuations and auction advise. It doesn’t matter whether you have a single bottle or a collection numbering in the hundred’s, Harrison will be available...

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 –...

JANUARY AUCTION RESULTS 2019

Categories: Auction, Auction Results, Records

Whisky Auction Results January 2019 Our last auction ended with a hefty slew of impressive and interesting prices. Not least a Macallan Lalique 55-year-old second edition which crowned the auction off at £45,100. Not a record for this bottle but a sign of a significantly...

NOVEMBER AUCTION RESULTS 2018

Categories: Auction, Auction Results

November whisky auction results Our most recent auction revealed a quirky mix of results. For starters, the Macallan 1990 hogshead in bond finished up at £49,500 which, in the context of recent results for bonded casks of Macallan of this age, appears somewhat middling....

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
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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...

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