While whisky lovers have enjoyed a recent flood of exceptionally old drams over the past few months, they’ve also seen some exceptional prices. Recently a cask of Ardbeg, estimated to contain fewer than 450 bottles, sold for a record £16m. That included the costs of bottling, tax and so on but still equates to a […]
The remarkable revival of Irish whiskey – once the globally dominant style – continues with a limited-edition release celebrating a remarkable 135-year tradition. Traditionally, Irish retailers sold their own distinctive blend of whiskey from casks purchased from a local distiller. But as the Irish industry was rationalised (aka closed down) these idiosyncratic one-offs were tragically […]
It’s the distilleries oldest expression to date.