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Sell Your Cask of Auchentoshan Whisky with Mark Littler

Auchentoshan Cask Values & Valuations

Auchentoshan is one of the few distilleries that use a triple distillation and this sets casks of Auchentoshan apart from most other casks of single malt whisky on the market. As a result prices for casks of Auchentoshan are strong. Not many casks of Auchentoshan are in private ownership however, so if you are lucky enough to own a cask you the returns could be very good (depending on the ABV and RLA of course).

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

The most desirable Auchentoshan casks are fresh fill sherry oak casks, however, refill sherry casks are also in demand. Bourbon casks (quite common at Auchentoshan) do not command the same premium as sherry casks but can still sell well.

If you would like to know the value of your Auchentoshan cask use the form below to get in touch.

QUICK AUCHENTOSHAN CASK VALUATION

Are you looking for a quick valuation on a cask you own or are looking to sell?  Enter your details below and we will provide you with a free open market valuation of your cask.

Whisky Cask Valuation Form

Independent Whisky Cask Valuations

Sell Your Cask of Auchentoshan Whisky with Mark Littler

We have sold millions of pounds of casks for our customers, consistently achieving the best price for all types of whisky cask. We help you sell your cask for the best price by going direct to our extensive network of buyers.

We pride ourselves on our open and friendly approach to selling a cask of whisky. No question is too small and we are happy to offer complimentary valuations on your cask and expert advice on how to achieve the best price when selling your cask.

At Mark Littler we are committed to providing the foremost independent whisky brokerage service in the UK.

What affects the value of a cask of Auchentoshan whisky?

There are a large number of interlinking factors that impact the final valuation of a cask of whisky. It is a combination of all the following features that can make a cask expensive, or worthless:

Bottles & Mementos From Your Cask

After waiting decades for your cask of Auchentoshan to mature wouldn’t it be nice to keep a bottle or two? That’s what we think too and as long as we know the number of bottles you want to keep (up to 6 is normally fine) we can work that into the negotiations.  

We have worked with the award winning designer Tom Niklin to design an incredible label for our clients bottles. Tom has worked with the likes of Johnnie Walker, Singleton, Bulleit, Haig, Royal Lochnagar, Dalwhinnie, Lagavulin and Talisker.

This means that when you get your memento from your cask it will look like any other premium bottle of whisky you would find in a whisky retailer. We also have personalisation labels so you can use your bottles as special gifts.

Mark Littler Bespoke Bottles (2)

We worked with the award-winning designer Tom Niklin to design our bespoke labels for our client’s bottles.

How to Sell Your Auchentoshan Cask for the Best Price

We achieve market-beating prices for Auchentoshan casks by finding you the perfect end-user for your cask.  We work our networks in Europe, the USA, the Middle East, and Asia to find the person whose requirements perfectly match those of your cask.  This means it can take a few weeks for us to get offers for your cask, but as you most likely have waited several decades for the cask to mature we hope you can wait a few more weeks.

The majority of our clients are based in Asia where any form of Single Malt Scotch Whisky is now positioned as one of the most sought-after assets.  It is the demand from Asia that has driven record prices for bottles, culminating in the sale of a 1926 bottle of Macallan for £1,500,000 in 2019.  As whisky is now seen as a status symbol the ultra wealthy see casks of whisky as the ultimate status symbol.

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If you have a cask you would like valued please use the form below or contact Mark Littler direct at: [email protected]

Sell Your Auchentoshan Cask With Mark Littler Ltd.

The process for selling your Auchentoshan cask with Mark Littler Ltd is straightforward, we can offer help and advice at every stage of the journey.

The Cask Selling Process

Sell A Cask of Whisky (4)

Please send the details of your Auchentoshan cask to [email protected] alternatively please use the form below. 

Sell A Cask of Whisky (2)

Once we have the relevant details from your cask we provide an initial valuation, then work with our network of international buyers to negotiate the best offers for your consideration.

Sell A Cask of Whisky (3)

If you decide to proceed with the offer we will make sure you understand the process and issue you with a contract. At this stage we can work with you to draw off a number of bottles for personal use.

Sell A Cask of Whisky (1)

We manage all transfer paperwork and guide you through the selling process stage by stage. Once the paperwork has been transferred to the new owners we release the funds to you.

Reviews

Below are a few of the testimonials we have received from happy clients.  You can find these reviews and hundreds more on Google, Facebook and Yell.

Garry T.
1704194229
I was very happy with the service Mark provided in selling my cask, he got the target price that was agreed at the outset.
Thomas N.
1701003500
Great service from beginning to end when we wanted to sell our Ben Nevis cask.Buyer was found very quick and the transaction went smooth.We also got to keep six sample bottles which we finally got delivered, after some issues with swedish Customs (again great support from Hannah at ML).Thanks for everything!
Rena Z.
1700395543
I had several casks of Scotch for many years and wanted to sell them. I'm in the US and was completely unaware as to how to do so. I cannot recommend Mark Littler LTD highly enough. Mark walked me through the steps of the process of selling from start to finish and it was flawless. Communication was excellent. My casks were sold quickly and for a very fair price.
Gary B.
1699129136
I’ve waited a while to write a review but after 9 months of buying a cask of whiskey through mark littler ltd must say very happy how everything was explained and discussed mainly with HannahOnce we decided to go with mark littlerEverything was done extremely professional and quite quick always informed what was going onNow, very excited to let our cask mature over many years and hopefully both parties can earn a little bit of profit in the future thanks
Fredrik O.
1698768408
Helped with selling of my Bruichladdich whisky cask.Excellent services from first contact to payment.Good information and updates along the way.
Nick H.
1694427184
After 20 years I'm a bit maudlin at seeing my madeira butt go but the process was made easier by recruiting Mark Littler to assist.Communications with Mark and his team are quick and simple. What Mark says, he does, with openess and integrity which in these times of charlatanism is a relief to come across. His counsel and advice held water and helped me realise one of my ambitions.I contacted Mark after hearing him speak on the BBC's 'The Food Programme'. My thoughts were that if the BBC's... production team had vetted him and found all wholesome then he would be good enough for me. As a result, I can reccomend Mark wholeheartedly. I will be going back to Mark in 5 years time when those casks I bought for our children will need to be sold to help them onto their respective property ladders.Many thanks Mark and team.read more
Philip M.
1686554351
After my cask reached 10 years old I asked the distillery for a buy back price, which I thought was very low. Apparently they have no outlet for them. So deciding to sell privately I found Mark and contacted him based on previous reviews. I was not disappointed, he handled the sale from start to finish and sold my cask for 4x what the distillery had offered. When my next one comes of age Mark will be my first port of call.
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QUICK AUCHENTOSHAN CASK VALUATION

Are you looking for a quick valuation on a Auchentoshan cask you own or are looking to sell?  Enter your details below and we will provide you with a free, no-obligation, open market valuation of your cask.

Whisky Cask Valuation Form

Auchentoshan Cask Selling FAQ

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Mark Littler Whisky Broker

Why choose Mark Littler to Sell Your Whisky Cask?

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Trusted Brokers

At Mark Littler Ltd we sell your Auchentoshan cask to make a profit for you. We are an independent whisky broker and we are different from other cask selling services in that we help you sell your cask direct to the end user, which means we can get you the best price for your cask. Many other cask selling services buy your cask and then resell it themselves, which means it is not in their interest to get you the best price. Our fees are a flat 10% so you know exactly what to expect when you sell your cask through us.

Don’t just take our word for it. Mark Littler Ltd was established in 2016 and we have over 300 five-star reviews on Google, Facebook and Yell from our contented customers. We understand that selling a cask is significant transaction and can offer independent references on demand.

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Delivering Profit to Our Customers

Our international network of buyers ensures we can match your cask with the right consumer to get you the best possible price for your whisky cask. Our extensive network of buyers means we consistently deliver offers that are higher than those put forward by distilleries or other brokers. We work on a flat 10% commission rate, no hidden costs, just us ensuring you get the most out of your cask.

Already have an offer on your cask? Our advice is completely free and as part of our drive to increase transparency in the cask industry we would be more than happy for you to get in touch for a no-obligation chat about selling your whisky cask.

Invest Whisky Cask (19)

Experience Your Cask

As well as ensuring that selling your whisky cask is a straightforward experience, because of our exclusive industry contacts we can offer a series of unique opportunities when you sell your cask with us.

  1. Keep 1-6 bottles of your cask, at cost
  2. Have just a portion of your cask bottled
  3. Get a custom cask head as a memento of your cask

Bottle up to 6 bottles at cost (plus duty, VAT and bottling fees (aprox. £10-£20 per bottle for a bespoke label design), which can be deducted from the final profit from your cask. If you would like to bottle more than 6 bottles we can also arrange part bottling of your cask. If you would like any bottles from your cask please let us know at the start of the process so we can let any potential buyer know.

Independent Auchentoshan Whisky Cask Valuations

In order to provide you with an accurate valuation please provide as much of the below information as you can.

All of our valuations are without obligation.  You can also call the Mark Littler direct on 01260 218718

Whisky Cask Valuation Form

The History of Auchentoshan Distillery

Taking its name from the Gaelic language and meaning Of The Field, the Auchentoshan distillery is located in the west of the country, producing high quality single malt. Sometimes known as Glasgow’s malt whisky, the distillery is close to the city, and its whisky is sometimes called “the breakfast whisky” thanks to its delicate and sweet nature.

Originally, legalised whisky making began on the Clyde’s banks in 1817 when John Bulloch built the Duntocher distillery. Like most early whisky start ups, this distillery had a troubled early history, with Bulloch going bankrupt early in its development. However, his grandson was the co-founder of Bulloch Lade, one of the most well-known broking and blending firms of the 19th century.

In 1834, Alexander Filshie and John Hart purchased the distillery and it was at this time that its name was changed to Auchintoshan. In 1875 they sold the distillery on to a grain merchant from the local area and this led to it being passed between a number of owners for several years. In 1941, one of the distillery’s warehouses was hit by a bomb and sent blazing whisky streaming into the river. However, this tragedy was turned into a positive since a bomb crater is now the distillery pond.

Tennants, a Glasgow based company, owned the distillery between 1960 and 1969 when it was then sold on to Eadie Cairns, a publican, at which time it was completely rebuilt. In 1984 the distillery was then sold on to Morrison Bowmore distillers and a few years later in 1989, Suntory invested in the brand, going on to acquire all of its holdings in 1994. Suntory Holdings Ltd merged with Beam Inc in 2014 creating Beam Suntory Inc and this company now own the Auchentoshan distillery along with other Morrison Bowmore holdings.

Somewhat unusual for Scottish distilleries, the Auchentoshan distillery uses triple distillation with a third still called the Intermediate Still helping to boost the final spirit’s strength up to 81% ABV.It also helps to give the whisky a sweeter and more delicate flavour than most other Scotch whiskies. Usually maturation takes place in ex-sherry butts and ex-bourbon barrels, however some mature in ex French wine casks.

Periodically there are releases of special bottlings. The oldest of these was distilled in 1957 and was released in 200.

This distillery is still in operation and boasts its own visitors centre as well as conference facilities both of which were finished in 2005. Public tours take place every day of the week. Auchentoshan’s whiskies have traditionally performed well in competitions with both its 18 year old and 16 year old scotches having been awarded double gold at the San Francisco World Spirits competition in 2008.

Distillery Specific Pages

We can help sell casks from all distilleries, find out more about selling your specific cask of whisky on our specialised distillery pages.

Learn More

Sell Your Cask of Auchentoshan Whisky with Mark Littler

Auchentoshan Cask Values & Valuations

Auchentoshan is one of the few distilleries that use a triple distillation and this sets casks of Auchentoshan apart from most other casks of single malt whisky on the market. As a result prices for casks of Auchentoshan are strong. Not many casks of Auchentoshan are in private ownership however, so if you are lucky enough to own a cask you the returns could be very good (depending on the ABV and RLA of course).

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

The most desirable Auchentoshan casks are fresh fill sherry oak casks, however, refill sherry casks are also in demand. Bourbon casks (quite common at Auchentoshan) do not command the same premium as sherry casks but can still sell well.

If you would like to know the value of your Auchentoshan cask use the form below to get in touch.

QUICK AUCHENTOSHAN CASK VALUATION

Are you looking for a quick valuation on a cask you own or are looking to sell?  Enter your details below and we will provide you with a free open market valuation of your cask.

Whisky Cask Valuation Form

Independent Whisky Cask Valuations

Sell Your Cask of Auchentoshan Whisky with Mark Littler

We have sold millions of pounds of casks for our customers, consistently achieving the best price for all types of whisky cask. We help you sell your cask for the best price by going direct to our extensive network of buyers.

We pride ourselves on our open and friendly approach to selling a cask of whisky. No question is too small and we are happy to offer complimentary valuations on your cask and expert advice on how to achieve the best price when selling your cask.

At Mark Littler we are committed to providing the foremost independent whisky brokerage service in the UK.

What affects the value of a cask of Auchentoshan whisky?

There are a large number of interlinking factors that impact the final valuation of a cask of whisky. It is a combination of all the following features that can make a cask expensive, or worthless:

Bottles & Mementos From Your Cask

After waiting decades for your cask of Auchentoshan to mature wouldn’t it be nice to keep a bottle or two? That’s what we think too and as long as we know the number of bottles you want to keep (up to 6 is normally fine) we can work that into the negotiations.  

We have worked with the award winning designer Tom Niklin to design an incredible label for our clients bottles. Tom has worked with the likes of Johnnie Walker, Singleton, Bulleit, Haig, Royal Lochnagar, Dalwhinnie, Lagavulin and Talisker.

This means that when you get your memento from your cask it will look like any other premium bottle of whisky you would find in a whisky retailer. We also have personalisation labels so you can use your bottles as special gifts.

Mark Littler Bespoke Bottles (2)

We worked with the award-winning designer Tom Niklin to design our bespoke labels for our client’s bottles.

How to Sell Your Auchentoshan Cask for the Best Price

We achieve market-beating prices for Auchentoshan casks by finding you the perfect end-user for your cask.  We work our networks in Europe, the USA, the Middle East, and Asia to find the person whose requirements perfectly match those of your cask.  This means it can take a few weeks for us to get offers for your cask, but as you most likely have waited several decades for the cask to mature we hope you can wait a few more weeks.

The majority of our clients are based in Asia where any form of Single Malt Scotch Whisky is now positioned as one of the most sought-after assets.  It is the demand from Asia that has driven record prices for bottles, culminating in the sale of a 1926 bottle of Macallan for £1,500,000 in 2019.  As whisky is now seen as a status symbol the ultra wealthy see casks of whisky as the ultimate status symbol.

Mark-Littler-Whisky-Broker-Square SMALL

If you have a cask you would like valued please use the form below or contact Mark Littler direct at: [email protected]

Sell Your Auchentoshan Cask With Mark Littler Ltd.

The process for selling your Auchentoshan cask with Mark Littler Ltd is straightforward, we can offer help and advice at every stage of the journey.

The Cask Selling Process

Sell A Cask of Whisky (4)

Please send the details of your Auchentoshan cask to [email protected] alternatively please use the form below. 

Sell A Cask of Whisky (2)

Once we have the relevant details from your cask we provide an initial valuation, then work with our network of international buyers to negotiate the best offers for your consideration.

Sell A Cask of Whisky (3)

If you decide to proceed with the offer we will make sure you understand the process and issue you with a contract. At this stage we can work with you to draw off a number of bottles for personal use.

Sell A Cask of Whisky (1)

We manage all transfer paperwork and guide you through the selling process stage by stage. Once the paperwork has been transferred to the new owners we release the funds to you.

Reviews

Below are a few of the testimonials we have received from happy clients.  You can find these reviews and hundreds more on Google, Facebook and Yell.

Garry T.
1704194229
I was very happy with the service Mark provided in selling my cask, he got the target price that was agreed at the outset.
Thomas N.
1701003500
Great service from beginning to end when we wanted to sell our Ben Nevis cask.Buyer was found very quick and the transaction went smooth.We also got to keep six sample bottles which we finally got delivered, after some issues with swedish Customs (again great support from Hannah at ML).Thanks for everything!
Rena Z.
1700395543
I had several casks of Scotch for many years and wanted to sell them. I'm in the US and was completely unaware as to how to do so. I cannot recommend Mark Littler LTD highly enough. Mark walked me through the steps of the process of selling from start to finish and it was flawless. Communication was excellent. My casks were sold quickly and for a very fair price.
Gary B.
1699129136
I’ve waited a while to write a review but after 9 months of buying a cask of whiskey through mark littler ltd must say very happy how everything was explained and discussed mainly with HannahOnce we decided to go with mark littlerEverything was done extremely professional and quite quick always informed what was going onNow, very excited to let our cask mature over many years and hopefully both parties can earn a little bit of profit in the future thanks
Fredrik O.
1698768408
Helped with selling of my Bruichladdich whisky cask.Excellent services from first contact to payment.Good information and updates along the way.
Nick H.
1694427184
After 20 years I'm a bit maudlin at seeing my madeira butt go but the process was made easier by recruiting Mark Littler to assist.Communications with Mark and his team are quick and simple. What Mark says, he does, with openess and integrity which in these times of charlatanism is a relief to come across. His counsel and advice held water and helped me realise one of my ambitions.I contacted Mark after hearing him speak on the BBC's 'The Food Programme'. My thoughts were that if the BBC's... production team had vetted him and found all wholesome then he would be good enough for me. As a result, I can reccomend Mark wholeheartedly. I will be going back to Mark in 5 years time when those casks I bought for our children will need to be sold to help them onto their respective property ladders.Many thanks Mark and team.read more
Philip M.
1686554351
After my cask reached 10 years old I asked the distillery for a buy back price, which I thought was very low. Apparently they have no outlet for them. So deciding to sell privately I found Mark and contacted him based on previous reviews. I was not disappointed, he handled the sale from start to finish and sold my cask for 4x what the distillery had offered. When my next one comes of age Mark will be my first port of call.
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QUICK AUCHENTOSHAN CASK VALUATION

Are you looking for a quick valuation on a Auchentoshan cask you own or are looking to sell?  Enter your details below and we will provide you with a free, no-obligation, open market valuation of your cask.

Whisky Cask Valuation Form

Auchentoshan Cask Selling FAQ

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Mark Littler Whisky Broker

Why choose Mark Littler to Sell Your Whisky Cask?

Invest Whisky Cask (7)

Trusted Brokers

At Mark Littler Ltd we sell your Auchentoshan cask to make a profit for you. We are an independent whisky broker and we are different from other cask selling services in that we help you sell your cask direct to the end user, which means we can get you the best price for your cask. Many other cask selling services buy your cask and then resell it themselves, which means it is not in their interest to get you the best price. Our fees are a flat 10% so you know exactly what to expect when you sell your cask through us.

Don’t just take our word for it. Mark Littler Ltd was established in 2016 and we have over 300 five-star reviews on Google, Facebook and Yell from our contented customers. We understand that selling a cask is significant transaction and can offer independent references on demand.

Invest Whisky Cask (25)

Delivering Profit to Our Customers

Our international network of buyers ensures we can match your cask with the right consumer to get you the best possible price for your whisky cask. Our extensive network of buyers means we consistently deliver offers that are higher than those put forward by distilleries or other brokers. We work on a flat 10% commission rate, no hidden costs, just us ensuring you get the most out of your cask.

Already have an offer on your cask? Our advice is completely free and as part of our drive to increase transparency in the cask industry we would be more than happy for you to get in touch for a no-obligation chat about selling your whisky cask.

Invest Whisky Cask (19)

Experience Your Cask

As well as ensuring that selling your whisky cask is a straightforward experience, because of our exclusive industry contacts we can offer a series of unique opportunities when you sell your cask with us.

  1. Keep 1-6 bottles of your cask, at cost
  2. Have just a portion of your cask bottled
  3. Get a custom cask head as a memento of your cask

Bottle up to 6 bottles at cost (plus duty, VAT and bottling fees (aprox. £10-£20 per bottle for a bespoke label design), which can be deducted from the final profit from your cask. If you would like to bottle more than 6 bottles we can also arrange part bottling of your cask. If you would like any bottles from your cask please let us know at the start of the process so we can let any potential buyer know.

Independent Auchentoshan Whisky Cask Valuations

In order to provide you with an accurate valuation please provide as much of the below information as you can.

All of our valuations are without obligation.  You can also call the Mark Littler direct on 01260 218718

Whisky Cask Valuation Form

The History of Auchentoshan Distillery

Taking its name from the Gaelic language and meaning Of The Field, the Auchentoshan distillery is located in the west of the country, producing high quality single malt. Sometimes known as Glasgow’s malt whisky, the distillery is close to the city, and its whisky is sometimes called “the breakfast whisky” thanks to its delicate and sweet nature.

Originally, legalised whisky making began on the Clyde’s banks in 1817 when John Bulloch built the Duntocher distillery. Like most early whisky start ups, this distillery had a troubled early history, with Bulloch going bankrupt early in its development. However, his grandson was the co-founder of Bulloch Lade, one of the most well-known broking and blending firms of the 19th century.

In 1834, Alexander Filshie and John Hart purchased the distillery and it was at this time that its name was changed to Auchintoshan. In 1875 they sold the distillery on to a grain merchant from the local area and this led to it being passed between a number of owners for several years. In 1941, one of the distillery’s warehouses was hit by a bomb and sent blazing whisky streaming into the river. However, this tragedy was turned into a positive since a bomb crater is now the distillery pond.

Tennants, a Glasgow based company, owned the distillery between 1960 and 1969 when it was then sold on to Eadie Cairns, a publican, at which time it was completely rebuilt. In 1984 the distillery was then sold on to Morrison Bowmore distillers and a few years later in 1989, Suntory invested in the brand, going on to acquire all of its holdings in 1994. Suntory Holdings Ltd merged with Beam Inc in 2014 creating Beam Suntory Inc and this company now own the Auchentoshan distillery along with other Morrison Bowmore holdings.

Somewhat unusual for Scottish distilleries, the Auchentoshan distillery uses triple distillation with a third still called the Intermediate Still helping to boost the final spirit’s strength up to 81% ABV.It also helps to give the whisky a sweeter and more delicate flavour than most other Scotch whiskies. Usually maturation takes place in ex-sherry butts and ex-bourbon barrels, however some mature in ex French wine casks.

Periodically there are releases of special bottlings. The oldest of these was distilled in 1957 and was released in 200.

This distillery is still in operation and boasts its own visitors centre as well as conference facilities both of which were finished in 2005. Public tours take place every day of the week. Auchentoshan’s whiskies have traditionally performed well in competitions with both its 18 year old and 16 year old scotches having been awarded double gold at the San Francisco World Spirits competition in 2008.

Distillery Specific Pages

We can help sell casks from all distilleries, find out more about selling your specific cask of whisky on our specialised distillery pages.

Learn More