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Whisky Basics 5- Distilling

Learn How to Boil A Kettle

Irish Whiskies Cask Conundrum- A Reply

Our Whiskey Specialist Sam gives some musings on a recent article about cask types and finishing in Irish Whiskey

Whisky Basics 4: Fermentation

Sam goes (maybe a little too) in depth discussing yeast and Fermentation.

Whisky Basics 3: Milling and Mashing

Explaining the processes of Milling and Mashing.

Japanese Whisky Law: What You Need To Know

Changes in Japanese whisky law come into effect: What are the new laws and how do they impact you?

Whiskey Basics 2: Malting

What is Malt? And How is it Made?

Whisky Basics 1: Barley and Other Grain

Are you Curious about corn? Wonder about wheat? Barmy about barley? learn more about the raw materials that goes into whiskey.

Tasting Whiskey

Sam Thompson, our Head of Whiskey, Ruminates on a visit to a Scottish distillery and discusses how to properly taste the drink.

How is Whisky Made

“How is whisky made?” Let's Explore

Midleton Very Rare Marks 40th Year

Midleton Very Rare releases a special edition bottle to celebrate it's 40th anniversary.

Discover Irish Pot Still

In the corner of a dank stone barn a lone figure is hunched over a smouldering peat fire tending carefully to the embers as a copper cauldron balances precariously on top. Bubbling within is a beer made with whatever grain was left unsold from a poor harvest. Precious clear liquid drips out of a homemade spout bolted to the top of the cauldron, collecting into a barrel placed underneath.

Most Expensive bottle of whiskey in the world is Irish, or is it?

Successful American pharmaceutical entrepreneur Mike Daley set a new benchmark for super premium whiskey investment. Putting his money where his mouth is to support his belief that “Irish whiskey is the future” Daley spent $2.8 Million on The Craft Irish Whiskey Co’s The Emerald Isle. This beat out the previous record of $2.7 Million for a bottle of The Macallan 1926. This is momentous news for Irish whiskey as a sector, as it shows that Irish whiskey can go toe to toe with Scotch amongst serious collectors and hold its own.

The Macallan Milestone: World's Most Expensive Bottle Fetches £2.1m

In the world of fine whisky, few names evoke as much reverence and admiration as The Macallan. Renowned for its exceptional craftsmanship, rich history, and unparalleled quality, The Macallan has long been synonymous with luxury and prestige. Recently, this esteemed distillery achieved a historic milestone when a rare 1926 bottle sold for a staggering £2.1 million, making it the world's most expensive bottle of Scotch whisky. Join us as we delve into the extraordinary story behind this remarkable achievement and explore the enduring allure of The Macallan.

The Great Debate: Irish vs Scottish Whisky for Whiskey Investment

When it comes to whiskey investment, the age-old debate between Irish and Scottish whisky aficionados rages on. Both Ireland and Scotland boast rich traditions of whiskey-making, each with its own distinctive characteristics and allure. As investors seek to diversify their portfolios with premium spirits, understanding the nuances of Irish and Scottish whiskey can be pivotal in making informed investment decisions. In this blog, we'll delve into the key differences between Irish and Scottish whisky and explore their respective merits as investment opportunities.

Exploring Whiskey Market Trends for 2024

As the whisky investment landscape continues to evolve, staying abreast of market trends is crucial for maximising returns and seizing lucrative opportunities. In 2024, the whiskey market is poised for dynamic shifts driven by consumer preferences, global economic factors, and emerging trends.

Exploring Clonakilty Distillery, Our Exclusive Whiskey Partner

At London Cask Co, we take pride in curating exceptional whiskey investment opportunities for our discerning clientele. Central to our commitment to excellence is our exclusive partnership with Clonakilty Distillery. Situated on the rugged shores of West Cork, Ireland, Clonakilty Distillery epitomises the craftsmanship, innovation, and tradition that define the world of whiskey.

Whiskey Investment and the Advantage of No Capital Gains Tax

In recent years, the allure of alternative investments has grown exponentially. Among these, whiskey investment stands out as a sophisticated and lucrative option for astute investors.