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Sell Your Cask of Ardbeg Whisky

Sell your Cask of Ardbeg Whisky with Mark Littler

Ardbeg cask valuations

Famed for their numerous no age statement Committee Releases Ardbeg have a very deep following in the whisky world.  Like many other distilleries, Ardbeg sold casks to the public in the early 1990’s in order to finance operations until their sales and stock matured.  Arbeg made numerous attempts to buy casks back from their customers over the years, but if you still own you cask you are due for a windfall as the market for Ardbeg has never been stronger.

Ardbeg casks are most sought after by our buyers in Singapore, China and Hong Kong.  Early 1990’s Ardbeg casks can sell for over £20,000, and in exceptional circumstances over £30,000.  This is, of course, dependant on the RLA and the ABV of the cask.

We specialise in the sale and valuation of Ardbeg casks and have buyers all over the world ready to put forward a no-obligation offer.

The most desirable Ardbeg casks are fresh fill sherry oak casks, however, refill sherry casks are also in demand.  Bourbon casks do not command the same premium as sherry casks but still sell well.

Mark Littler at the Glengoyne No.1 Warehouse
Mark Littler at the Glengoyne No.1 Warehouse

The process of selling a cask of Ardbeg whisky through Mark Littler

The process to get a no-obligation valuation for your cask of Ardbeg whisky is easy.

  1. Send us details about your cask to [email protected]
  2. We receive offers from our clients
  3. We submit the best offer for your consideration

It really is as simple as that.  No catches, no obligations.  We are here to help you get the best deal for your cask.

Sell your Cask of Ardbeg Whisky with Mark Littler

How to sell a cask of Ardbeg whisky

Famed for their numerous no age statement Committee Releases Ardbeg have a very deep following in the whisky world.  Like many other distilleries, Ardbeg sold casks to the public in the early 1990’s in order to finance operations until their sales and stock matured.  Arbeg made numerous attempts to buy casks back from their customers over the years, but if you still own you cask you are due for a windfall as the market for Ardbeg has never been stronger.

Ardbeg casks are most sought after by our buyers in Singapore, China and Hong Kong.  Early 1990’s Ardbeg casks can sell for over £20,000, and in exceptional circumstances over £30,000.  This is, of course, dependant on the RLA and the ABV of the cask.

We specialise in the sale of Ardbeg casks and have buyers all over the world ready to put forward a no-obligation offer.

The most desirable Ardbeg casks are fresh fill sherry oak casks, however, refill sherry casks are also in demand.  Bourbon casks do not command the same premium as sherry casks sadly but still sell well.

Mark Littler at the Glengoyne No.1 Warehouse
Mark Littler at the Glengoyne No.1 Warehouse

The process of selling a cask of whisky through Mark Littler

The process to get a no-obligation quote for your cask of whisky is easy.

  1. Send us details about your cask to [email protected]
  2. We receive offers from our clients
  3. We submit the best offer for your consideration

It really is as simple as that.  No catches, no obligations.  We are here to help you get the best deal.

What is my cask of Ardbeg whisky worth?

Cask Whisky Valuation Form

Ardbeg Whisky History

With a name that has been derived from the Scottish Gaelic words for Small Promontory, Ardbeg Whisky has a long and illustrious history which dates all the way back to the late 18th century.

The Ardbeg distillery is located in Ardbeg on the isle of Islay, in Argyll & Bute in the Inner Hebrides. Owned by Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy, this distillery is known for produced a peaty Islay whisky using malted barley which has been sourced from maltings in Port Ellen.

Having been producing fine whisky since 1798, the Ardbeg distillery started its commercial production a few years into the 19th century, in 1815. For much of its long history, similar to most other Scottish distilleries, it produced whisky to be used in blended whiskies, instead of as a single malt. By the end of the 19th century, the distillery was producing an impressive 300,000 gallons of whisky every year and had 60 workers.

In 1981, production temporarily came to a halt, however in 1989 it resumed once more, albeit on a limited basis, and went on at a low level until 1997 when the distillery was finally purchased and then reopened by Glenmorangie Plc. Full production resumed a year later and the distillery has continued to thrive ever since.

Ardbeg’s whiskies have earned a number of highly regarded awards over recent years, including the Whisky Bible 2008 award for Scotch Single Malt of the Year and World Whisky of the Year for the Tens Years Old expression. Ardbeg Galileo also won the category of World’s Best Single Malt Whisky at the World Whiskies Awards in 2013.

Ardbeg distillery has participated in numerous interesting marketing campaigns and takes part every summer in Islay’s festival of music and malt whisky, Feis Ile. In 2011, there were 20 vials of Ardbeg sent up to the ISS (International Space Station) to see how they interacted. They returned to Earth 3 years later.

Interestingly, there are numerous cultural references to the Ardbeg distillery. In 2003, Ardbeg inspired Osmo Tapio Raihala, a Finnish contemporary music composer, to compose a symphonic poem which was then recorded in 2011 and offered for sale in 2014. It has also featured in several TV series and movies, with John Constantine, played by Keanu Reeves, drinking Ardbeg in the movie Constantine in 2005. Harry Pearce, a character in the BBC TV series Spooks, is also seen regularly drinking the whisky.

Ardbeg Whisky History

With a name that has been derived from the Scottish Gaelic words for Small Promontory, Ardbeg Whisky has a long and illustrious history which dates all the way back to the late 18th century.

The Ardbeg distillery is located in Ardbeg on the isle of Islay, in Argyll & Bute in the Inner Hebrides. Owned by Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy, this distillery is known for produced a peaty Islay whisky using malted barley which has been sourced from maltings in Port Ellen.

Having been producing fine whisky since 1798, the Ardbeg distillery started its commercial production a few years into the 19th century, in 1815. For much of its long history, similar to most other Scottish distilleries, it produced whisky to be used in blended whiskies, instead of as a single malt. By the end of the 19th century, the distillery was producing an impressive 300,000 gallons of whisky every year and had 60 workers.

In 1981, production temporarily came to a halt, however in 1989 it resumed once more, albeit on a limited basis, and went on at a low level until 1997 when the distillery was finally purchased and then reopened by Glenmorangie Plc. Full production resumed a year later and the distillery has continued to thrive ever since.

Ardbeg’s whiskies have earned a number of highly regarded awards over recent years, including the Whisky Bible 2008 award for Scotch Single Malt of the Year and World Whisky of the Year for the Tens Years Old expression. Ardbeg Galileo also won the category of World’s Best Single Malt Whisky at the World Whiskies Awards in 2013.

Ardbeg distillery has participated in numerous interesting marketing campaigns and takes part every summer in Islay’s festival of music and malt whisky, Feis Ile. In 2011, there were 20 vials of Ardbeg sent up to the ISS (International Space Station) to see how they interacted. They returned to Earth 3 years later.

Interestingly, there are numerous cultural references to the Ardbeg distillery. In 2003, Ardbeg inspired Osmo Tapio Raihala, a Finnish contemporary music composer, to compose a symphonic poem which was then recorded in 2011 and offered for sale in 2014. It has also featured in several TV series and movies, with John Constantine, played by Keanu Reeves, drinking Ardbeg in the movie Constantine in 2005. Harry Pearce, a character in the BBC TV series Spooks, is also seen regularly drinking the whisky.