Oldest Official Bottle of Brora Whisky Sold For £14,500

Brora Whisky

The oldest official bottle of Brora whisky, distilled in 1972, has been sold at auction by Bonhams in Hong Kong. The 44 Year Old, drawn straight from the cask, ex-sherry cask matured bottling, was sold to an unnamed buyer for £14,500.
This rare Brora bottling, is described as “a massive, brooding and drying old Brora that it is seemingly made of smoke, oak, pepper, dark fruit all encrusted in sea-salt then wrapped in seaweed and oilskins”.

Brora Whisky

The 1972 Brora bottling, was taken from a single cask that is a part of Diageo’s ‘Casks of Distinction’. As part of this programme, Diageo gives selected private clients the chance to purchase single casks that have extraordinary quality and character. As each cask is entirely unique, patrons become the sole owners of some of the rarest whiskies ever to be released from Diageo’s extensive collection.

Brora Whisky

Brora Whisky

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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.


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