Hello and welcome to our October Auction! If you’re here for the booos then you’ve come to the fright place.. Yes it’s nearly Halloween and we have a full cauldron of tricks and treats for you.
Straight out the coffin we have a fantastic bottling of SMWS 119.1 Yamazaki 1980 22 Year Old. This premier single malt from Japan's first bona fide whisky distillery is an older bottling from the indie bottlers who have dubbed this release ‘Prunes and mentholated teak oil’: it’s a lot nicer than it sounds!
Let’s also bring your attention to the bewitching Macallan M - 1824 Series. The malts in this special bottling date back to the Speyside distillery’s good old days having been matured in sherry casksto create a luxury trip down Macallan memory lane. The crystal decanter is fashioned by luxury goods designer Fabien Baron and Lalique.
If you’re a sucker for a colourful label then why not check out these trade bottlings of Ben Nevis 21 Year Old for Whisky Show 10th Anniversary. Originally one of three, the lenticular label offers the ‘retro-futuristic’ image to change as you move it and who doesn’t like that!
Well seeing as it's the time of year to celebrate the afterlife we ought to bring your attention some Halloween bottles. Released this October we have a few Glenrothes 13 Year Old Halloween Editions. The Glenrothes distillery is situated next to the town's graveyard and these limited editions have been distilled on Halloween! Since then it has been laid down to rest for 13 years in first fill sherry casks to become blood red in colour.
Winter is here and for all you Johnnie Walker collectors out there we have their latest release of White Walkers. This release is in collaboration with the HBO drama Game of Thrones, this time with the iconic Striding Man coated in the armour of the Night King with piercing blue eyes. Be in for a chilling surprise when frozen as an unexpected message materialises on the bottle.
SWA are delighted to be able to offer you a very special opportunity. During our 91st Auction, Prometheus 26 - an award-winning offering from the Glasgow Distillery Company - is available to purchase on our website. By using the ‘Buy It Now’ button throughout the auction you will be able to get your hands on a truly magnificent, mystery limited edition legendary single malt from Speyside.
So dust off those cobwebs and remember….don’t lose your bottle!