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Whisky collection of over 9000 bottles worth £3.9m up for auction - including rare Bowmore, Port Ellen and Caperdonich

Posted On: 25 Sep 2020   |   Posted By: Scotsman

A whisky novice, who has a collection of over 9,000 bottles, is set to put the whole lot up for auction.
The collector, known as Pat because he is a private man who wishes to remain anonymous, bought his first whiskies based on the recommendation of a colleague.
Pat's goal was gathering bottles to be opened, enjoyed and shared with others.
However, his determination to explore every area of whisky soon outstripped his ability to open the bottles he was acquiring and so began not only his collection but his pursuit to create one of the most complete libraries of whisky ever amassed by a single collector.
The collection
Fifteen years later, Pat's Whisk(e)y Collection is the largest private whisky collection ever to go to auction.
It consists of over 9,000 bottles from more than 150 Scottish distilleries as well as bourbon, rare Scotch releases from sought-after independent bottlers in Europe and whisky from other distilleries across the globe.
The first offering from this collection is now on sale on Whisky...

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