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APRIL AUCTION RESULTS 2018

Categories: Auction, Auction Results

Last night’s auction kicked off with a couple of record results. Firstly for the Macallan 1948, which finished up at £15,100. It’s not a bottle we often see anymore so it wasn’t much of a surprise to see it climb to such heights. Similarly, the Bowmore 1955 40 year old is...

Whisky Evaluation Day in Elgin, 23rd May

Categories: Auction, Selling Whisky

Wayne and Harrison from Whisky-Online Auctions will soon be travelling north of the border to offer free evaluations and auction advice, so if you live anywhere near Elgin and have some whiskies you’d like us to value, listen up! Whisky-Online Auctions will be holding a...

The Best Way To Get Your Bottle(s) To Us

Categories: Auction, Selling Whisky

So, you’re most likely here because you’ve received your free valuation and now wish to proceed. You have four options to choose from to get your bottle(s) to us – deciding which is  the best option for you will depend on what you’re auctioning. Here are...

A Brief History of Connoisseurs Choice

Categories: New Products, whisky Shop

You might already be aware that independent bottler Gordon & MacPhail has just announced a revamp of their ranges, with their Connoisseurs Choice line getting a smart new facelift.  What better excuse for a quick trawl through some of the bottlings in this historic series?...

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....

April Auction: SMWS Collection

Categories: Auction, Auction Highlights

Our April auction is upon us and we’ve got a very special group of lots – a remarkable collection of over seventy rare old bottlings from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society sourced from a private collector in Macclesfield. Most of these bottles were bought in the 1990s and...

April Auction Highlights 2018

Categories: Auction, Auction Highlights

Whisky-Online Auctions April 2018 Auction Is Now Live! Highlighting our April auction is an impressive haul of over 70 Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottlings. This collection was acquired over many years by the vendor, mainly from the mid 1990s through to the early 2000s ...

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...

March Auction Results 2018

Category: Auction Results

The territory felt both comfortable and familiar at the close of our most recent auction on Wednesday night. It’s been a while since Macallan bottles dominated the upper end of an auction so thoroughly so it was nice to see such a broad selection taking up most of the top...

March Auction Highlights 2018

Categories: Auction, Auction Highlights

Whisky-Online Auctions Third Auction Of 2018 Is Now Live! Back in the glory days not many distilleries had the facilities to bottle their own liquid and the likes of Macallan in particular would appoint independent companies such as Gordon & MacPhail with a licence to...

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