Iconic record-breaking whisky auctions

24th September, 2020 by Melita Kiely

Teeling Single Pot Still

Teeling whiskey auctionWhen Teeling Distillery released its first single pot still Irish whiskey back in 2018, the first bottle set a new record for the most expensive whisk(e)y from a new distillery after fetching £10,000 (US$12,992) at auction.

Teeling Single Pot Still is made from a recipe of 50% unmalted barley and 50% malted barley. Distilled in 2015, the liquid was aged for more than three years in ex-Muscat wine casks.

It was the first release of a whiskey distilled at Teeling’s Dublin site – and also the first time an Irish whiskey distillery had auctioned its first bottling.

However, Teeling’s record sale has since been beaten as we’ll reveal on the next page…

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