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September Auction – Full Casks Held in Bond – Tasting Notes

It has been quite remarkable seeing the results that these bonded casks of mature whisky – in particular Macallan – have achieved over the past few sales. So, we’re pleased to be able to offer the final two ex-sherry hogsheads of Macallan from this parcel of stock in our latest auction. The character of the…

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September Auction – Full Casks Held in Bond – Tasting Notes

It seems that the impressive recent results for casks of whisky still held in bond in our previous sales have unearthed some more tantalising examples for auction. Another pair of Macallan 1994 ex-sherry hogsheads and – intriguingly – a 1990 barrel of Littlemill. To see a name as sought after as Macallan come up for…

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Auction Port Charlotte-Cask

Port Charlotte 2004. Bourbon Cask Up For Auction

After last month’s rather staggering success of the two 1993 Macallan casks, we’re delighted to have another very interesting and desirable bonded cask of whisky up for auction. This time it’s a 2004 Port Charlotte. These Port Charlottes were sold back in 2001 – 2005 for what now looks like bargain basement prices. Very few…

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Old & Rare Whisky Show – Glasgow 2017

Whisky-Online Auctions made our first ever official appearance at a whisky festival recently, with a stand at the inaugural Old & Rare Whisky Show in Glasgow.  The show took place in the city’s Grand Central Hotel, which has recently undergone an extremely painstaking (read: expensive and time-consuming) facelift to restore it to its former glory….

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Angus's birthday bash

Angus’s Birthday Bash Bottles – Part 3

    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 minute glimmers of tropical fruits such as pineapple, papaya and…

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Angus’s Birthday Bash Bottles – Part 2

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: Light copper Nose: Take a box…

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Angus’s Birthday Bash Bottles – Part 1

  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 few…

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Whisky-Online Exclusive | Ardmore 1993-2015 Tasting Notes

  A while back we figured it was high time that Whisky Online had another bespoke bottling done. After much dallying about we went to see the good folks at G&M. A week later four cask samples arrived then a couple of months after that this rather delicious bottling of Ardmore arrived. So, without much…

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Old & Rare whisky Tasting at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society

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 exceptional and hard to find bottles at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society…

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Good Spirits Whisky Tasting – Hosted By WOA

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 the kind of tastings you…

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