The Latest And Greatest News From Whisky-Online Auctions

January Auction Results 2018

Every time you think these bonded casks can’t surprise you, they go right ahead and surprise you. The 1989 hogshead of Macallan in our latest auction finished up at an eye-watering £242,200. That’s the equivalent of £942 per bottle, and that’s without duty and bottling costs added on. This is the kind of price that…

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Macallan 1989 Cask Sells For £242,200

After an epic bidding battle that lasted over four hours past the scheduled finish, a cask of Macallan single malt whisky distilled in 1989 sold for an astounding £242,200 ($336,512) in our February auction. We reckon this is a world record for a cask of 1989 whisky! As you’ll know if you’ve been following our…

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December Auction Results 2017

Every auction throws up a few special or fascinating results but there’s always something just a little bit more intriguing about our annual Christmas auction. The fact it runs over the festive period for an extended time and usually features an extensive selection of truly special bottles always ups the excitement.  First up it seems…

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December Auction Highlights 2017

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 a 1940s Blair Athol was part of an estate…

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November Auction Results 2017

We should probably start with the somewhat unsurprising record price of £24,200 achieved for the Macallan 1949 50 year old Millennium decanter. What’s most amusing from a personal perspective is that it wasn’t so long ago that this sort of result (indeed this is the second time that Whisky Online has achieved a record price…

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November Auction Highlights 2017

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 speeds. Obviously the buyer of this cask should seek to…

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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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May Auction Results

May Whisky Auction Results

Our recent auction delivered some quite remarkable and interesting results. The obvious standout was of course the Bowmore 1967 Largiemeanoch. This is a bottling of serious renown, considered by those fortunate enough to have tasted it to be one of the greatest Bowmores ever bottled. I had a small dram of it once in France…

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February Auction Results

February Whisky Auction Results

Our latest auction featured some particularly impressive prices for old and rare bottlings showing the increasing demand for these kinds of bottles. One of the most striking was the Brora 1972 22 year old Rare Malts, a bottling which seems to be setting a new record event time it comes to auction. It finished up…

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Christmas Auction Results

Annual Extended Christmas Auction – Results

Last night saw the end of our big, annual Christmas auction. A special two-week extended auction that usually features some of the best bottles and prices of the year. Last night was no exception with strong results across the board. Immediate highlights were bottles such as the 1959 Bruichladdich Cadenhead Dumpy. This series just goes from strength to…

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