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Posted in Monthly Whisky Market Watch by Andy on November 1, 2016

October saw the second highest month on record from a supply perspective with 5,528 bottles of Single Malt Scotch hitting the secondary market in the UK, slightly behind August’s…

Posted in Monthly Whisky Market Watch by Andy on March 31, 2016

While volumes dipped, values did the opposite. March saw frankly incredible increases in some of the Rare Whisky indices. Increases which cannot be sustained in the medium to long…

Posted in Monthly Whisky Market Watch by Andy on March 1, 2016

5,467 bottles (full sized bottles, single lots of single malt) were sold at auction in the UK, that’s the highest volume of bottles seen on the open market in one month. Monthly…

Posted in Monthly Whisky Market Watch by Andy on September 7, 2015

We’ve said it before and we still maintain – we don’t believe in bubbles. Not with a physical asset anyway. The reason we don’t believe in bubbles is they burst instantly and leave…

Posted in Monthly Whisky Market Watch by Andy on June 5, 2015

Following April’s record month for the highest number of bottles sold on the open market (4,309), May cooled significantly at 3,304. That’s still a 6.37% year-on-year increase but…

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