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Sell Your Single Malt Whisky

Are you looking to sell your Single Malt whisky but don’t know where to start?

At Mark Littler LTD we make the selling process as simple as possible by handling all of the logistics, paperwork and fully insured shipping.  We have been helping people sell their whisky for nearly 10 years and have hundreds of five star Google reviews.

Sell Your Single Malt Whisky With Mark Littler
Simply fill in the valuation form and we will see what offers we can get from our collection of private clients and send you a referral to a specialist whisky auctioneer.

Learn More About Your Bottle Of Single Malt Whisky

Click here to learn about the history of Single Malt whisky.
Click here to learn more about what affects the value of Single Malt whisky.

Sell Your Whisky Today

Please use the form below to submit images of your bottle and receive a free, no-obligation valuation from a specialist auctioneer. We will also actively seek the highest offer from our network of private collectors to help you sell your whisky.

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    How We Can Help You Sell Your Whisky

    Is bottled whisky a good investment?

    Our brokerage service is a simple, stress-free way to sell your bottles of whisky. We will broker the sale between you and one of our buyers. For this service, we charge a 10% commission (inc. VAT) of the final sale price of the item. This avenue is fast and simple. We will take care of everything for you.

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    Alternatively we can help you sell your bottles through auction.  With close to 30,000 bottles being sold at auction every month you have to be sure that your bottles are being sold in the right auction to achieve the highest price.  There is no charge for our assistance selling at auction

    What Our Customers Say

    Excellent5.0 Based on 367 reviews fromSee all reviewsb M.b M. ★★★★★ The service from the Littler team is exceptional. Many businesses make big promises and very very few deliver. Littler actually deliver. In addition. all the team that i dealt with were courteous and efficient and the service from start to finish was flawless. I cannot recommend them highly enoughkaren mc V.karen mc V. ★★★★★ Excellent service from initial email to sale completion. Highly recommend Mark and his team. Everything dealt with efficiently. Thank youJose V.Jose V. ★★★★★ I recently had the pleasure of working with Mark Littler to sell my collection of 14 high-end whisky bottles, which included my precious Karuizawa collection and a 40-year-old Port Ellen, and I couldn't be more pleased with the experience. From the initial consultation through to the final sale, Mark and his team demonstrated unparalleled professionalism and deep market knowledge. They provided expert advice on pricing and marketing strategies, ensuring that my collection reached the right buyers and secured the best possible price. It's clear that Mark Littler is exceptionally skilled in handling luxury collections, and I would highly recommend his services to anyone looking to sell high-value items with confidence and ease. Thank you, Mark, for making what could have been a daunting process, smooth and rewarding!Brian P.Brian P. ★★★★★ A very efficient sales service from quote through delivery to payment. All done with care and a smile. Thanks.Brian S.Brian S. ★★★★★ I had a bottle of 25 year Anniversary McAllan and was looking at the options available.Direct selling / via broker / go to auction?To be honest, I wasn't looking forward to this. I'd convinced myself that this whole process was going to be a bit of a pain.I'd envisioned bargaining back and forth with various entities, paying through the nose for commissions / insurance / postage etc...So, did some investigation, looked at number of these possibilities and decided to contact Mark Littler.No regrets.Quite simply: Great service from ML teamSo, what was good?Prompt communicationClear defined processesVery fair price offeredBottle Return process : Fully insured, solid packing materials provided.Contract clear & simple (client copy provided)Payment was completed within two days of them receiving my bottleSo thanks Matt & Rachel.Your professionalism and friendly service has been greatly appreciated.Kind regards,BrianEddie F.Eddie F. ★★★★★ I am so pleased with the service I have received from Mark and his team. He has guided me through the whole process of selling my Dad’s whisky collection, Including sending the less valuable stuff to auction. I’d highly recommend him without a doubt.Charles S.Charles S. ★★★★★ Excellent professional service - prompt, uncomplicated, efficientscott M.scott M. ★★★★★ I can’t recommend Mark and Katy enough. My whisky casks were sold for more than I expected. This was done with minimum fuss. Their communication was great and I shall be using them again.SusanSusan ★★★★★ Can you tell me the hallmark for this medalResponse from the ownerHi Susan. Please can you email images to [email protected] and we'll be happy to help. Tom H.Tom H. ★★★★★ Matt Tweats at Mark Littler has been super helpful and gone above and beyond to help me sell my whisky collection. Thank you very muchCharles L.Charles L. ★★★★★ It was a pleasure to deal with Mark and his team in the sale of my whisky cask. Excellent customer service, communication, professional, helpful, knowledgeable, and friendly.Overall, I would have no hesitation in endorsing Mark Littler Ltd in achieving the best price if you are looking to sell your cask.Geoffrey B.Geoffrey B. ★★★★★ I wanted to sell a couple of whisky casks and used Mark Littler Ltd as my whisky broker. Apparently it is a slow process but Mark Littler managed to push the sale through quickly and at a good price. I have no hesitation in leaving this 5* review for the company.js_loader

    Do You Remember This Story?

    In 2020 we sold a vertical of Macallan 18 year old for Matthew Robson for £44,000!

    The story went viral being covered from the BBC, to India, to the USA.  

    Matthew had been given a bottle every year from his father as a birthday gift and at the time of sale amounted to 28 bottles, all with their original boxes.

    Now We Can Help You

    It was a pleasure to work with Matthew, assisting him in obtaining the highest possible amount for his collection. Now, let us use our experience and connections to assist you.

    “I was looking to sell my whisky collection of 28 bottles of Macallan 18 year old to fund the purchase of my first house, so I got in touch with Mark.

    My father gave me 1 bottle each year for a birthday present so that by the time that I was 18 I would have 18 bottles of 18 year old Macallan. (Yes I’m that guy who was plastered over the media)

    Mark did a great job of getting professional photos taken of them and creating a PR buzz around the collection and I even ended up on BBC breakfast news, lad bible, and various radio stations around the world.

    At one point my story was the second most viewed story on BBC world wide news app for the whole weekend with over 2 million views.

    Needless to say within a day or two of this PR Campaign there was numerous offers.

    I would like to thank Mark for all his work and helping me with everything.”

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    What Is Your Whisky Worth

    Do you want to know what your whisky is worth but don’t know where to start?
    Use these guides to help you.

    What Is Your Whisky Worth? – An in-depth look at the factors affecting your bottle’s value.

    A Beginner’s Guide To Selling Whisky – Everything you need to get started selling your whisky.

    How To Sell Whisky Online – A rundown of all the online selling options available.

    Sell Your Whisky Today – A simple way to sell your whisky fast.

    Macallan Specific Guides

    The Complete Guide To Valuing Macallan Whisky – Selling Macallan? This is your starting point.

    What Is Macallan Whisky Worth? – Unsure of your Macallan’s value? Begin here

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    The History Of Single Malt Whisky

    Single malt whiskies are the most famous and popular whiskies to come out of Scotland. They are made by a single distillery (hence the ‘single’) and consist entirely of malted barley (hence the ‘malt). However, it is important to note that just because a single malt is produced by a ‘single’ distillery, it does not mean that the whisky is the product of a single distillation run or barrel; most distilleries use a very careful process of blending to ensure that their single malts are harmonious. This means that the distillery has complete control over the flavour profile of their whiskies.

    Single malt whisky is made by soaking barley in room temperature water before spreading it out on what is called a ‘malting floor’ to germinate. This breaks down the starch in the barley into sugars. The barley is then dried, sometimes over peat which gives peated malts their intense, smoky flavour.

    When the malt is dry it is ground into a coarse flour named ‘grist’ and mixed with hot spring water in a ‘mash tun’. The water that is used can also have an effect on the flavour of the whisky, which is why distilleries source their water from clear and crisp springs.

    The sugars in the malt dissolve in the hot water and create a liquid known as ‘wort’, which is then passed into a container known as a ‘washback’. At this point, yeast is added to the mixture and begins to turn the sugars into alcohol. The resulting liquid is known as ‘was’ and is usually about 8% ABV. This liquid is then (usually) double distilled in a copper pot where, upon heating, the alcohol vapours rise to the top of the pot and over the still before condensing back into liquid form – ‘low wine’ at 20% ABV. This process is then repeated again.

    Finally, the new make spirits are put into casks to mature for at least three years. The cask that is used makes all the difference, as it infuses the whisky with its distinctive flavour over time. For example, an ex-sherry cask will infuse the whisky with deep, fruity flavours, and an ex-bourbon cask will impart a caramel sweetness. After at least three years, normally longer, the liquid can be legally called Scotch whisky (as long as it is above 40% ABV) and is ready to be bottled and sold.