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Exit Strategies

All journeys have an end, and cask whiskey ownership is no exception. The following are ways to fruitfully end your cask ownership journey.

Option 1: Peer to Peer Sales

Casks of whiskey can take many years before they reach their full potential, if you can't wait the full period, there is someone who will. We facilitate these peer to peer sales with rates that make both parties happy.

Option 2: Sale to the
industry or syndicates.

Once the whiskey is ready to be bottled, if the owner does not wish to incur the expense themselves, we find the right people to bottle it. These may be independent bottling companies, or clubs who want to split the cost of bottling between all their members.

Option 3: Auctions and Private Sales

When it comes to sale of your cask, auctions and private sales can be viable options. If you wish to utilise your own network to sell your cask that is perfectly ok, or we can find the right auction house for you if that is your wish.


Find answers to frequently asked questions about exit strategies for investors.

What is an exit strategy?

An exit strategy is a plan that outlines how an investor intends to liquidate their investment and make a profit. It is important to have an exit strategy in place to minimize risks and ensure a successful investment outcome.

Why are exit strategies important?

Exit strategies are important because they provide investors with a clear plan for exiting an investment. They help investors manage risks, maximize returns, and ensure they achieve their investment goals.

How do I choose an exit strategy?

Choosing an exit strategy requires careful consideration of factors such as the investor's goals, risk tolerance, market conditions, and the nature of the investment. It is advisable to consult with financial advisors or experts to make an informed decision.

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Working with the best

We take pride in the relationships we build

We choose our partners carefully to bring a variety of casks to suit different customer needs, and one thing we do not compromise on is quality.

*One of our partners was awarded  Double Gold Medals at the 2020 World Spirits Competition.

Start with Free insurance

At Caskcap we want to offer peace of mind. That is why we ensure every cask we sell is covered by comprehensive insurance. And, because we are the giving type, we give 5 years of insurance for Free!

You can invest with confidence, knowing that your investment is protected and secure. It’s just one of the many ways we strive to provide exceptional value and peace of mind to our clients

Passion and Expertise

Knowledge is power. That is why we at Caskcap have a team dedicated to keeping up to date on the latest industry information and insight, so that we can offer all our casks with confidence in the market.

Safe storage of your cask

At Caskcap, we take the security of your asset seriously and we don’t just rely on insurance alone to guarantee its safety.

That’s why we go the extra mile by using only the best bonded warehouses in Ireland and Scotland. Our facilities are of the highest quality, and we continuously look for ways to improve the storage conditions for our clients.


Caskcap is a trading style of London Cask Co Ltd (Company Number - 13327177).

Caskcap are not tax experts or financial advisers. If you need further clarification or advice on cask whiskey purchasing please contact your financial adviserand tax specialist.

Caskcap is not a regulated entity and Cask Whiskey Investments are unregulated in the UK, therefore, any investment in Cask Whiskey is not subject toFinancial Conduct Authority (FCA), Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) or Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) protection.

1. Caskcap are not tax experts. If you need further clarification or advice on cask whiskey purchase please contact your tax specialist or accountant.

2. We are not financial advisers, and the information in our brochure and on our website is purely to inform you about the nature of the whiskey industry so that you can make an informed decision should you choose to purchase a cask. We recommend you to speak to your financial adviser in the first instance.

3. The value of cask whiskey can go up as well as down. If you wish to speak to someone regarding the cask buying process or any points raised in this guide or our website, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

4. Past and current performance does not imply that future trends will follow the same or similar pattern. Projections stated may not be achieved. This is  an unregulated product and therefore investing in this asset does not afford the same protection as regulated products, any investment is, therefore, speculative.

5. If you wish to sample or bottle your cask. Please be aware duty and VAT will be due before the whiskey has been bottled and the finished goods are removed  from the HMRC or The Revenue licence warehouse. This remains the responsibility of the cask owner.

6. It is advisable to perform regular health checks on your cask every 3 years. Cask services are chargeable to the client, these include, regauging, samples  and photographs.

7. Certain fees may apply – Please speak to one of our consultants to find out more.

8. Casks of whiskey are subject to the "Angel's Share" which is normal evaporation under warehouse conditions. Expected annual loss of strength and volume is 2%.