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AUGUST AUCTION – MORE CASKS HELD IN BOND – TASTING NOTES

Categories: Auction Highlights, Whisky Tastings

Two Tobermory Whisky Casks For Sale Joining the 1989 Macallan in our August whisky sale are two 1994 Tobermory casks. Cask #39 was originally filled on the 14/12/1994 into a First Fill Hogshead. This cask would currently yield approximately 244 x 70cl bottles of whisky...

December Auction Highlights 2017

Category: Auction Highlights

Whisky-Online Auctions December Auction Is Now Live! Old Oban Whisky Circa 1900 One of, if not the greatest and most fascinating bottles of whisky we’ve ever had the pleasure of auctioning. We collected this bottle from an elderly lady in West Brom. This bottle along with...

November Auction Highlights 2017

Category: Auction Highlights

Whisky-Online Auctions November Auction Is Now Live! If anyone is looking to have their own bottling, we have a very solid and very drinkable 20-year-old Arran in our November sale. It shows the delights of whiskies which reach naturally low cask strengths at often surprising...

October Auction Results 2017

Categories: Auction, Auction Results

Our recent auction was marked by yet another impressive result for bonded casks of Macallan. While not quite as staggering as last month’s results, these 1995 refill hogsheads both performed admirably fetching £52,100 a piece. Showing that any mature stock of Macallan in...

Angus’s Birthday Bash Bottles – Part 3

Category: Whisky Tastings
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

Categories: Auction, Whisky Tastings

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

Categories: Uncategorized, Whisky Tastings
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...

Old & Rare whisky Tasting at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society

Category: Whisky Tastings

Fancy tasting some old and rare drams courtesy of Whisky-Online Auctions this November? Our specialist Angus MacRaild will be hosting two very special whisky tastings next month in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Friday the 20th of November @ 7pm Angus will be showcasing seven...

Good Spirits Whisky Tasting – Hosted By WOA

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Whisky Tasting

Last Saturday I hosted a whisky tasting at the Good Spirits company in Glasgow. The premise of such events is to promote Whisky Online Auctions, educate people about old bottles that you can generally only find at auctions and for Good Spirits to get a bit of kudos for hosting...

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