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Can we get a drum roll please…? This month we have broken our record - in fact a world record - with the largest amount of scotch ever sold in one single auction!! Yes, well over 10,000 bottles are on board the Scotch Whisky Malt Cruise.Let’s not keep you waiting as we have a lot to talk about in all things Scotch.

SWA are delighted to offer another release from Glasgow Distillery. During this auction, Glasgow Distillery 1770 Release No. 2 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 the 2019 release! This is a fantastic chance to own this latest release and is a one-time opportunity!

Okay whisky connoisseurs, sit down and get strapped in cos we’ve got some seriously aged whisky to talk about! I think we can all agree that Gordon & MacPhail are some of the finest curators of cask management. In this auction, we are lucky enough to have a healthy abundance of G&M’s finest Private Collection to date. To rattle off just a few, there is a Linkwood 1965 60 Year Old, Glenlivet 1943 70 Year Old, and a Mortlach 1939 75 Year Old! We also have a fantastic set of bottles from twin casks that were filled on the same day in 1965; however, as with the twin brothers Stuart and Richard Urquhart, the whiskies produced were distinctly different with one cask being a first fill American Oak Sherry hogshead and the other a first fill European Oak Sherry hogshead.

Speaking of some seriously matured juice, for the first time we have the Bowmore 1965 52 Year Old. This is the third release in Bowmore’s 50-Year-Old Vault Series and what a colour it is! This gem has been aging for over half a century in one single Oloroso Sherry cask and was some of the first spirit to pass through Bowmore’s then new steam-heated stills.

Another first for us here - and standing out to us because we love the label artwork - is a Macallan 1993 from German bottlers Sansibar. However, if this contemporary bottling doesn’t float your boat, then why not bust your buck out on a Macallan Select Reserve 1948 51 Year Old. Yet again this has been maturing for over half a century with each of the 366 bottles filled on a different day of the year.

Now lets not get too bogged down with all these mature bottles! We also would like to mention one of Highland Park’s first special bottlings for the Hotel Waldhaus am See, St Moritz. The Alpine hotel is home to a fantastic wine cellar and the world’s largest whisky bar with 2500 different whiskies. This is not a standard expression from the Orkney distillery and is considered extremely rare to match the illustriousness of the bar itself.

Finally another curveball, however certainly worth a victorious mention is The Great Islay Swim Explorer’s Cask with Corryvreckan Water. In July 2017, Explorers Club Members, Chad Anderson and Justin Fornal accompanied by Suntory Ambassador, Johnnie Mundell completed the world’s first swim around the 100-mile coastline of Islay carrying with them a 30 gallon oak cask, filling it incrementally at each of the island’s active distilleries. After marrying for several months, the whisky was bottled and sold with all proceeds going towards the RNLI in Islay. In keeping with their incredibly fundraising, proceeds from the sale of this bottle will go to the Finlaggan Trust. What a fantastic story and a perfect way to sail into this auction.

So let’s weigh anchor, set sail and don’t lose your bottle!

Found 10398 lots

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Black & White 1928Lot number: 096-10366Winning bid: £320.00
Black & White 75clLot number: 096-07003Winning bid: £25.00
Black & White 75clLot number: 096-06062Winning bid: £25.00
Black BottleLot number: 096-08955Winning bid: £30.00
Black Bottle 10 Year Old Old StyleLot number: 096-10025Winning bid: £35.00
Black Bull Special Reserve No.1Lot number: 096-02712Winning bid: £40.00
Black Friday 16 Year Old 2017 Edition Whisky ExchangeLot number: 096-05498Winning bid: £95.00
Black Friday 18 Year Old 2018 Edition Whisky ExchangeLot number: 096-01193Winning bid: £70.00
Black Friday 18 Year Old 2018 Edition Whisky ExchangeLot number: 096-05508Winning bid: £80.00
Black GrouseLot number: 096-02714Winning bid: £20.00
Black Grouse Alpha EditionLot number: 096-03519Winning bid: £30.00
Black Jack 6 Year Old 75clLot number: 096-06767Winning bid: £20.00
Black Prince 25 Year Old DecanterLot number: 096-00096Winning bid: £50.00
Black Velvet 5 Year Old 75clLot number: 096-07088Winning bid: £0.00
Bladnoch 10 Year OldLot number: 096-07696Winning bid: £60.00
Bladnoch 10 Year Old Limited ReleaseLot number: 096-05102Winning bid: £50.00
Bladnoch 11 Year OldLot number: 096-09429Winning bid: £60.00
Bladnoch 1988 Connoisseurs ChoiceLot number: 096-07689Winning bid: £75.00
Bladnoch 1992 22 Year Old Creative Whisky CoLot number: 096-02931Winning bid: £95.00
Bladnoch 1992 26 Year Old Cadenhead'sLot number: 096-05876Winning bid: £150.00
Bladnoch 23 Year OldLot number: 096-01291Winning bid: £100.00
Bladnoch 8 Year OldLot number: 096-03477Winning bid: £240.00
Bladnoch Minis 2 x 5clLot number: 096-01178Winning bid: £0.00
Bladnoch SamsaraLot number: 096-03407Winning bid: £50.00
Bladnoch SamsaraLot number: 096-03408Winning bid: £50.00
Blair Athol 18 Year Old BicentenaryLot number: 096-04446Winning bid: £110.00
Blair Athol 1978 Cadenhead'sLot number: 096-03051Winning bid: £160.00
Blair Athol 1988 26 Year Old SignatoryLot number: 096-09733Winning bid: £270.00
Blair Athol 1989 25 Year Old XOPLot number: 096-04411Winning bid: £150.00
Blair Athol 1995 23 Year Old Old Malt CaskLot number: 096-03646Winning bid: £75.00
Blair Athol Distillery Only 2010 ReleaseLot number: 096-07695Winning bid: £65.00
Blair Athol Distillery Only 2010 ReleaseLot number: 096-07262Winning bid: £55.00
Blair Athol Distillery Only 2010 ReleaseLot number: 096-07991Winning bid: £55.00
Blair Athol Stone Circle Sunhoney Edition Volume 2Lot number: 096-04954Winning bid: £130.00
Blanton's Gold EditionLot number: 096-00943Winning bid: £85.00
Blanton's Gold EditionLot number: 096-00944Winning bid: £85.00
Blanton's Gold EditionLot number: 096-02986Winning bid: £110.00
Blanton's Gold EditionLot number: 096-10212Winning bid: £85.00
Blanton's Gold EditionLot number: 096-00826Winning bid: £110.00
Blanton's Gold EditionLot number: 096-00827Winning bid: £100.00
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