December Auction Highlights 2019
Historic Irish Moonshine Found In Tyrone
It’s time to tell you all about something we’ve been keeping under wraps for a few weeks now – we reckon this might be the most exciting find of Irish whiskey ever. Towards the end of November, a team from Whisky-Online travelled over to Northern Ireland on the trail of a remarkable haul. Our own Wayne and Tim R got the redeye ferry over to Belfast, where they met up early one morning with freelance drinks writer and WOL collaborator Tim F, a native of the city along for the ride.
November Auction Results 2019
Unsurprisingly it was another Macallan that took the top spot in an overall rather excellent auction. This time the 1949 50-year-old millennium decanter was the winner with a hammer price of £25,100. Followed not too far away by the first edition of the Highland Park 50-year-old at £16,800 and the Macallan 1946 52-year-old at £12,700. All hefty and serious results.
November Auction Highlights 2019
It’s a bumper month for our whisky auction, with some of the most exciting bottles we’ve had all year! The boys were over on Islay recently for a spot of fishing and picked up a lot of fabulous bottles from local collectors for this auction. There are tons of great distillery-only and Feis Ile bottles from years gone by and lots of old favourites and rarely-seen bottlings as well, so the following is just a taster…