Scotch whisky

Macallan cask sets new world record at auction

A Sherry hogshead of 1987 The Macallan sold for HK$2.9 million earlier this month at Spink China’s sale of fine and rare spirits in Hong Kong, setting a new world record for a whisky cask sold at auction.

Gordon & MacPhail release wartime whisky in HK

Scotch whisky producer Gordon & MacPhail has bottled and released a 1943 Glenlivet, a whisky that has matured in a first-fill Sherry hogshead since the Second World War, in Hong Kong.

Rosebank distillery to reopen

With news earlier this week that Diageo is reopening Scotch whisky distilleries Brora and Port Ellen, Ian Macleod Distillers has announced it intends to reopen Rosebank as well.

Johnnie Walker releases ‘Blade Runner’ whisky in HK

Johnnie Walker has rolled out a limited-edition movie-themed whisky inspired by upcoming sci-fi blockbuster Blade Runner 2049, starring Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling, ahead of the movie’s official global premiere next month.

Whisky broker counsels caution

December 13th, 2016

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